Quality Inn Wickliffe - Cleveland East
28611 Euclid Ave.
Wickliffe, OH 44092
Phone: (440) 944-4030
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Arts & Museums
Arts Collinwood houses a community center, art gallery, and a cafe located in the heart of the historic Waterloo Arts District of Cleveland, Ohio. It is supported by a group of artists, educators, activists and citizens and it offers a wide variety of cultural activities for all ages. The venue hosts various events, including live music, poetry, and DJs, as well as exhibitions of regional and national artists.
The James A. Garfield National Historic Site is a National Historic Site of the United States that cover 4.9 acres (2.0 hectares) of land. Tours to the Garfield Home is conducted many times a day for an hour each. Along with the visit to the Garfield Home, monthly tours are organized like 'Behind the Scenes' and 'Garfield in the Civil War'. These tours attract several people and visitors from all over to take a look at the house and enjoy every bit of it.
Pennello Gallery features a great selection of art and crafts from Canada, the United States, and Israel. Contemporary works are available for purchase here; you'll find great gifts for weddings and other special occasions. Sculpture, ceramics, glass, clocks, paintings, and other fine, expertly crafted goods line the shelves here. The style of the works features here ranges from abstract to humorous and includes everything in between, so you're sure to find something that catches your eye.
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage traces back the history of Jewish immigrants to the state. On display here are artifacts and collectibles that relate to the art, culture and heritage of the people. The museum is active in bringing the community together and conducts numerous workshops and activities for both the young and old. For more information, call ahead or check their website.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as the MOCA, has been credited with helping change the contemporary art scene in the city. MOCA features artwork from local, national and international artists. You will come across works by the likes of Iona Rozeal Brown, Julian Stanczak and Christain Wulffen. Apart from the permanent exhibits, the gallery also has temporary exhibits. The artwork displayed at MOCA redefines the art scene in Cleveland with its bold and outspoken displays.
Learn about the history of transportation and Ohio's role in it at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum. Historically important, cars, aircraft, bicycles, and other vehicles are displayed here. Whether you're a history buff or a car aficionado, you'll find plenty of interesting activities and exhibits at this museum. The museum boasts 37 cars that are over 100 years old, antique carriages, and more.
As the name would suggest, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History showcases exhibits on the wonders of nature. You will get to see different types of dinosaurs along with rare plants and animals. If stars and constellations interest you more, then visit the museum's Nathan and Fannye Shafran Planetarium that opened in 2002. This is a highly informative and interesting center that appeals to all ages.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, housed in a historic building dating back to 1916, displays some very precious paintings by renowned artists. You can check out the works of the Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams and Mario Avati. If you do not have the time to leisurely browse through all the exhibited works, sign up for guided tours which give you details of all the major exhibits. After you have explored the place, stop by the cafe for refreshments. To get information on the temporary exhibits and rotating showcases, check the website.
Ever wondered how medicine was practiced in the past, before the advent of modern technology? Dittrick Medical History Center, located within Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University, takes visitors through the origins and advancement in this branch of science. The history center is home to archives, rare books and a museum, making it an ideal place for science enthusiasts, be it researchers or the layman. The collection includes doctor's offices from various eras, instruments, microscopes and more. The Contraception Gallery featuring Percy Skuy Collection, is a popular feature of this center.
Trace the history of medicine at the Dittrick Museum of Medical History. Housed inside the Dittrick Medical History Center, the museum is a storehouse of rare medical books, records and objects that are fascinating to say the least. Browse through the collection of surgical equipment, medical instruments and exhibits. There are replicas of a doctor's cabin dating back to 1875 and 1930 that reinvents the old-world charm complete with a human skeleton and a fireplace. A gallery exhibits the history of contraception in the country as well.
Kids get the chance to learn, explore, and play at The Children's Museum of Cleveland. Toddlers will love the Big Red Barn, where they can play in tunnels, climb ramps, and watch barn animal puppets. Older kids will love Splish! Splash!, an exhibit about weather and the water cycle. Raincoats are available for kids here to prevent their clothes from getting wet. Family events are frequently held here, so check the website to see if there's anything special coming up soon.
Gallery One is an innovative part of The Cleveland Museum of Art, integrating art and technology for a unique museum experience. Works by the likes of Pablo Picasso and Chuck Close can be found here, but what really sets the gallery apart is the Collection Wall, a 40-foot (12-meter) multi-touch screen where guests can explore exhibits, learn more about works, and plan their visit. The screen is updated throughout the day with visitor information gathered through ArtLens, the gallery's iPad application.