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.