Special Events

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

Read on to see what special events are coming up at Fairmount!

Fairmount’s “Pull Back the Curtain” Speaker Series

Join us for our FREE Speaker Series lectures featuring experts in the arts sharing their knowledge. Past Speaker Series include presentations on Pablo Picasso, Dale Chihuly, Bruce Springsteen, and more! Speaker Series events may be presented in-person or online. Lectures are family-friendly, but are geared towards adult (18+) audiences.

All speaker series programs are provided free and open to the public courtesy of the generosity of Toby and Melanie Maloney.

How We Won the House that Rock Built

October 22, 2023
Michael Benz, Executive Advisor, Ciuni and Panichi

Public Space Revolution: The Fight to Make Cleveland a Livable City – 1978-2023

November 12, 2023
Steven Litt, Art & Architecture Critic, The Plain Dealer

Everything I Know About Life I Learned from Musicals

December 3, 2023
Bill Rudman, Founding Artistic Director, The Musical Theatre Project

Save the date for these talks coming up in 2024!

Barbara Tannenbaum

Chair of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs and Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art
January 21, 2024

Lauren Bozich

Owner/Designer, White Flower Cake Shoppe
February 25, 2024

Lauren Heroux

Glass Artist, Glass Asylum
March 24, 2024

Mike Wendt

Production Coordinator, Greater Cleveland Film Commission

April 21, 2024

We thank the Western Reserve Junior Service League for their support via purchasing new chairs for the Pull Back the Curtain Speaker Series.

To learn more about all our events, visit us on Eventbrite.

Learn more about our programs by visiting visual arts, music, dance, fitness, and theatre.