This summer, Cuyahoga County residents and visitors to Public Square in downtown Cleveland will be able to enjoy a variety of free arts and culture events. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture will support nine new projects in Public Square with funding from National Endowment for the Arts and Group Plan Commission and in partnership with LAND studio. Arts & Culture in the Square will take place from May to August 2017 and programs and events will be free and open to the public.

 

View a list of all events below, and click each event to learn more.

June

Tuesday, June 20, 7-8 p.m. – Crossing Borders: Immigrant Natives (Literary Cleveland)

Thursday, June 22, 12-2 p.m. – Poetry for the People (Daniel Gray-Kontar)

Friday, June 30, 6-8 p.m. – Story Building in the Square (Lake Erie Ink)

July

Saturday, July 8, 3-5 p.m. – Story Building in the Square (Lake Erie Ink)

Wednesday, July 12, 12-1 p.m. – Crossing Borders: Immigrant Natives (Literary Cleveland)

Friday, July 14, 12-2 p.m. – Poetry for the People (Daniel Gray-Kontar)

Saturday, July 15, 1-8 p.m. – Fiesta Latina in the Square! (Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center)

Friday, July 21, 6-8 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots: Eric Seddon Quartet (Roots of American Music)

Saturday, July 22, 2:30 p.m. – Incendiaries in the Square Pandora Robertson)

Thursday, July 27, 7-8 p.m. – Crossing Borders: Immigrant Natives (Literary Cleveland)

Friday, July 28, 6-8 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots: Zydeco Kings (Roots of American Music)

Saturday, July 29, 3-5 p.m. – Story Building in the Square (Lake Erie Ink)

August

Friday, August 4, 6-8 p.m. – Evelyn Wright Quartet (Roots of American Music)

Sunday, August 6, 5-8 p.m. – An Evening of Jazz and Blues (Karamu House)

Saturday, August 12, 3-5 p.m. – Story Building in the Square (Lake Erie Ink)

Sunday, August 13, 1 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Instrument Building (Roots of American Music) 

Sunday, August 13, 2:30 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Guitar and Ukulele workshop for beginners (Roots of American Music) 

Tuesday, August 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Down the Road String Band (Roots of American Music)

Sunday, August 20, 1 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Instrument Building (Roots of American Music) 

Sunday, August 20, 2:30 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Guitar and Ukulele workshop for beginners (Roots of American Music) 

Tuesday, August 22, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – SpYder Stompers (Roots of American Music)

Friday, August 25, 6-8 p.m. – Opera for All (Cleveland Opera)

Saturday, August 26, 1 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Instrument Building (Roots of American Music) 

Saturday, August 26, 1-3 p.m. - Story Building in the Square (Lake Erie Ink)

Saturday, August 26, 2:30 p.m. – Rust Belt Roots Family Activities: Guitar and Ukulele workshop for beginners (Roots of American Music) 

Saturday, August 26, 7-9 p.m. – Poetry for the People (Daniel Gray-Kontar)