From community-building to celebrations of the arts, Fairmount is a place where you’re guaranteed to find a variety of engaging events.

“Pull Back the Curtain” Speaker Series

Curious about the ARTS? This is your opportunity to go “behind the scenes” with local experts. Programs designed for adults, but family-friendly.

Speaker Series programs are FREE and open to the community, but registration is required; we invite you to register online (below) and/or by calling us at 440-338-3171.

Speaker Series program made possible due to the generous support of Toby and Melanie Maloney.

Arts and Architecture with Steven Litt

Via Zoom

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Sunday, December 13, 3-4pm

About Steven Litt: Steven Litt has been the art and architecture critic of The Plain  Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, since 1991, covering art museums  and galleries, plus architecture, urban design, and city and  regional planning in Cleveland, Northeast Ohio and the  industrial Midwest. He previously worked at several newspapers  in New York State and in North Carolina, including The News  & Observer in Raleigh. His work has appeared in ARTnews,  Metropolis, Architecture, Landscape Architecture and other  magazines. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Brown  University, a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia  University and a master’s degree in city planning from  Cleveland State University. 

Steve’s honors include a Helena Rubenstein Fellowship in the  Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of  American Art in New York and a Michigan Journalism  Fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he studied  architecture and city planning. Steve has been named best critic  in Ohio 11 times since 2004 either by the Ohio Society of  Professional Journalists or the Cleveland Press Club. He is a  2010 winner of the Cleveland Arts Prize, a 2016 inductee into  the Cleveland Press Club Hall of Fame and the 2019 winner of  the Centennial Award of the Ohio Chapter of the American  Planning Association. In 2020, Steve was a winner of the  national Leo Rabkin Prize for arts journalism.