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 ZoomRegister Now
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.