Online Learning


Virtual Course: Italian Language Lessons

The Cleveland History Center is taking its Italian Language Class series online! This series of basic Italian Language Classes will be taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels in several local universities.

Timeframe: Saturdays, June 27 – Aug. 22

Virtual Course: Golden Doors & Border Walls: An Overview of Immigration to the United States

This six-session course will examine the history of immigration and migration to what is now the United States from the time of the first peoples to the present. Led by Dr. John Grabowski, students will examine the shifting patterns of global immigration and migration to North America, and particularly Northeast Ohio, over time and examine, in detail, the historical issues and events that created those patterns.

Timeframe: Thursdays, July 9 – Aug. 13

Speaking of Cleveland Series

Our Speaking of Cleveland virtual speakers bureau series features the intriguing, curious and oft-forgotten tales from Cleveland’s past. Pulled directly from the nationally-recognized collections of the Western Reserve Historical Society, these stories showcase the innovation, the grit and the pride that characterize Cleveland’s past, present and future.

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Virtual Exhibit: Si Jolie: French Fashion in Cleveland

Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland is about French fashion and all of the stories in between. It highlights how Paris fashion motivated some Clevelanders to travel abroad, influenced local fashion, inspired the golden age of department stores, and how significant fashion was socially. This exhibit will take you back in time to experience how fashion and travel have evolved over time.

More opportunities coming soon!