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’s coming up at Fairmount!

The Fairmount 500 Raffle Ticket Event- WIN $15,000 and support the ARTS!

Want a chance to win $15,000 AND support Fairmount Center for the Arts’ mission of enriching lives through the arts?  The Fairmount 500 provides you the opportunity to do both!

Purchase a ticket for $100 and have a 1 in 500 chance to win $15,000! Additionally, the Fairmount 500 provides a second prize winning ($2,000) and a third prize opportunity ($1,000)!

Only 500 tickets are available and sales will begin in June and end August 26, 2022 at 5:00pm (OR when all 500 tickets have been sold).

Fairmount’s “Pull Back the Curtain” Speaker Series fall line-up is HERE!

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.

Advance registration requested, space is limited.

The Tale of Genji: Wives, Demons, and Lovers
Sunday, September 18, 3-4pm
Marjorie Williams, Independent Scholar
The Tale of Genji, a Japanese literary classic, written around 1000 AD, chronicles the life of Prince Genji and his wives, mistress, and lovers. Shikibu Murasaki, a lady at the Heian court, wrote the world’s first and longest novel, to entertain the women at the court. This lecture introduces the novel, the narrative, and its importance in Japanese art.

Through the Eyes of the Artist: Henri Matisse
Sunday, October 9, 3-4pm
Felicia Zavarella Stadelman, Through the Eyes of the Artist
Many people consider Henri Matisse the greatest innovator of the 20th century. Although constantly pushing experimentation, his paintings represent pure calm and harmony.

In Conversation: John Ewing
Sunday, November 13, 3-4pm
John Ewing, Director of Cinematheque, Cleveland Institute of Art
Engage in dialogue and learn about art films and the Cinematheque, one of the best repertory movie theaters in the United States, with John Ewing.

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