Past Events from January 8, 2023 – April 21 › Speaker series › – Fairmount Center for the Arts

Speaker Series: In Conversation- with Chef Douglas Katz

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Sunday, December 11, 3-4pm Join us for a conversation about food, restaurants, and travels with acclaimed Chef Katz, owner of Zhug, Amba, and Chimi.

Free

Speaker Series: In Conversation- with Yaron Kohlberg

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Sunday, January 8, 2023, 3-4pm Yaron Kohlberg, renowned pianist and President of Piano Cleveland, will perform and discuss his career.

Free

Speaker Series: In Conversation- with Kari Gunter-Seymour (Virtual)

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Sunday, February 19, 2023, 3-4pm Kari Gunter-Seymour, Poet “Where I Come From It’s Pronounced “Ap-Uh-Lach-Uh!” Learn more in this online event about Appalachia and being Ohio’s Poet Laureate from Kari Gunter-Seymour.

Free

Speaker Series: In Conversation- with Dr. Margaret Carlson

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Sunday, March 12, 2023, 3-4pm Dr. Margaret Carlson, Verb Ballets Learn about what goes into creating a production with Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director of Verb ‘Ohio Contemporary Ballet’.

Free

Speaker Series- “How We Won the House that Rock Built”

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Michael Benz will share stories about the founding of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/680436974307?aff=oddtdtcreator

Free

SOLD OUT! Speaker Series: “Public Space Revolution: The Fight to Make Cleveland a Livable City – 1978-2023”

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Once considered a frill, high-quality parks, trails, waterfronts, and streetscapes are now viewed as a necessity in Cleveland's battle against decline. The city's public space movement, led by planners, neighborhoods, foundations, and elected officials, has achieved big victories over 45 years, but much work lies ahead. With speaker Steven Litt, …

Free

Speaker Series: “Everything I Know About Life I Learned from Musicals”

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Everybody knows that musicals are entertaining—but oh, they can be so much more! Bill Rudman, founder of The Musical Theater Project, has spent most of his life exploring this uniquely American art form, and he will tell you that musicals can also run deep, showing us life in ways that …

Free

Speaker Series: “Long Shot or Up Close: Collecting Photography at the Cleveland Museum of Art”

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

With over 8,200 photographic prints, books, and videos, the photography department is the second-largest collection at the Cleveland Museum of Art. This is surprising, given that the first photograph did not enter the art collection until 1935; the first purchase of a photograph did not occur until 1963; and a …

Free

Speaker Series: “Designs in Buttercream”

Fairmount Center for the Arts OH, United States

Learn about how arts and the environment inspire the iconic cake and cupcake designs of White Flower Cake Shoppe. Lauren Bozich & Marianne Carroll, co-owners and designers, will share more about her process and background, engaging in dialogue with the audience.

Free