Black History on Tap: Living Legacies

Explore the past, present, and future legacies of African American women who have helped to shape our city, state and country.

 

ADMISSION:

$15 member open bar wristband  (Advance online purchase only)

$25 non-member open bar wristband (Advance online purchase only)

 

DAY OF – Regular admission prices

$10 adults

$9 seniors

$5 kids

FREE for WRHS Members

 

Beverage Cost:

$7 cocktail

$5 wine

$4 GLBC bottle beer

 

Click here for a full list of upcoming History on Tap dates

Talk & Tours: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Explore the Stokes Brothers exhibit on their early lives and careers and hear about the brothers’ lasting legacy in Cleveland and beyond.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Talk & Tours: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

 

THIS TALK & TOUR: The Stokes Brothers’ Legacy

Explore the Stokes Brothers exhibit on their early lives and careers and hear about the brothers’ lasting legacy in Cleveland and beyond.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today

Talk & Tours: Garret Morgan Invents

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Garret Morgan Invents

Do you know about Cleveland’s Civic-Minded inventor Garret Morgan? Learn about the man whose inventions helped a city and would shape a nation—despite intense racial discrimination.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Garret Morgan Invents

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Garret Morgan Invents

Do you know about Cleveland’s Civic-Minded inventor Garret Morgan? Learn about the man whose inventions helped a city and would shape a nation—despite intense racial discrimination.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Black History on Tap: Living Legends

Come raise a glass with some of Cleveland’s Living Legends! Explore the stories of Ruby Terry, Reverend E.T. Caviness, George Forbes, and other African Americans who have inspired and shaped our community. Celebrate with live performances, a curator-led tour of new exhibit, Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness: Church, Community, Cleveland, and an exclusive look at WRHS collections.

 

General Admission Prices

$4 Beer

$5 Wine

$7 Signature Cocktail

$20 Open Bar Wrist Band

 

THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY

NEW EXHIBIT OPENING: Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness

Explore the life of one of Cleveland’s most impactful community builders, Rev. Emmitt Theophilus Caviness. His move from Texas to Cleveland in 1961 brought him to the Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland’s Glenville Community where he continues to marry social activism and spirituality today. Discover his role in the Civil Rights Movement, feel the power of his preaching and music, and learn about his dedication to family and community engagement.

 

Learn more about Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness: Church, Community, Cleveland here or by joining us for the ribbon cutting ceremony today at noon.

George L. Forbes Day – Community Celebration

On Sunday, October 14, 2018 – George L. Forbes Day | Community Celebration, the Cleveland History Center opens its doors to the community for a day of celebration including a proclamation from Cleveland City Council, live entertainment, inter-generational activities, and a display celebrating the career and legacy of George L. Forbes, Esq. Doors open at 10 a.m.with activities continuing until 5 p.m.

 

 

George L. Forbes Day Community Celebration
Date: October 14, 2018

Location:
Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland History Center
10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

FREE ADMISSION 

Free admission on George L. Forbes Community Day is made possible by

 

ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:

Tours of Cleveland Starts Here® sponsored by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation
Storyboards highlighting George L. Forbes, Esq. life & career
Research Library – View materials from the African American Archives; Begin family history research
Enjoy a taste of Cleveland with local food vendors
Engage with Local Vendors & Sponsors
Cuyahoga Community College Children’s Village – Kidzibits Playzone, Bounce House, Facepainting, Hands-on activities with Cleveland History Center education team

CENTER STAGE: Located in Crawford Upper Gallery | Programming Noon – 4pm

12:15-3pm – Local Entertainment Featuring:

Musical Performances by:
– Nia
– Charles Sullen
Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word
Individual spoken word performances by:
–  Tierra Kahli
– Orlando Watson
– Councilman Basheer Jones
The A Cappella Camp | Tri-C
Karamu Performance “George L. Forbes: The Heavy Lifting”, written by Daniel Gray Kontar, directed by Tony F. Sias, President & CEO, Karamu House

3:00pm – FEATURE PROGRAM: “A Conversation with Mr. George L. Forbes, Esq.”moderated by Brent Larkin, Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

 

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