Ongoing Attractions: Museum Exhibits, Features in Northeast Ohio

Ongoing Attractions: Museum Exhibits, Features in Northeast Ohio

Looking for a fun, educational outing with your kids? Check out the following family-friendly attractions this month in the Greater Cleveland/Akron area. 

Check individual websites for special hours and COVID-19 health & safety precautions.

AKRON ZOO
ONGOING
Wild Asia. See the newest habitat area, the Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia. Visit Sumatran tigers, red pandas and white-cheeked gibbons in addition to the more than 250 other species who call the Akron Zoo home. 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550, akronzoo.org

AKRON ART MUSEUM
THROUGH 5/15/22
The 10,000 Things. The 10,000 Things interweaves inspirations from traditional Chinese painting, Japanese manga and anime, video games and comic books with graphic design, iconographies, and Wong’s philosophical musings. The work is as metaphorical as it is referential, containing themes of perseverance, triumph, belonging, and growth. 1 S. High St., 330-376-9185, akronartmuseum.org

AKRON FOSSILS & SCIENCE CENTER
ONGOING
Creation Education Museum. Dedicated to comparing and contrasting scientific models like evolution and intelligent design on the origin of the universe, and catastrophism and uniformitarianism models on the geologic record. 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Copley, 330-665-3466, akronfossils.com

CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN
ONGOING
Costa Rica Glasshouse. Take a trip to the tropics — in Cleveland. Experience the year-round exuberance you can only find in a Central American rainforest. Their towering trees, ever-blooming shrubs, and rich vegetation lend a lovely, tropical retreat. 11030 East Blvd., 216-721-1600, cbgarden.org

CLEVELAND HISTORY CENTER
ONGOING
Cleveland Starts Here. A place for Northeast Ohioans to locate their own stories and place themselves in the rich story of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. A place for schoolchildren to experience, firsthand, the history of Cleveland and the region. 10825 East Blvd., 216-721-5722, wrhs.org

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
Opens Saturday, October 16
Picturing Motherhood Now. Brings together works by a diverse range of contemporary artists who reimagine the possibilities for representing motherhood. Drawing on a range of feminisms, it challenges familiar archetypes of motherhood, construing motherhood as a multivalent term. Picturing Motherhood Now focuses on art made in the past two decades, while integrating work by significant pioneers to narrate an intergenerational and evolving story of motherhood. 11150 East Blvd., clevelandart.org

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
ONGOING
Wildlife Rescue: Miracles in Conservation. In this traveling exhibition, explore the innovative ways wildlife rescuers capture, raise and release endangered species back to the wild, and care for animals after natural disasters. 1 Wade Oval Dr., cmnh.org

GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER
ONGOING
Youth Exhibits. Science is all around us, and no one is too young to start exploring! Feed young scientists’ curiosity with special exhibits like Polymer Funhouse, Port Polymer, early childhood workshops and a new infant area. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216-694-2000, greatscience.com

GREATER CLEVELAND AQUARIUM
ONGOING
Shark Gallery & Sea Tube. With 230,000 gallons of water, this impressive space features three species of sharks, stingrays, eels and many other species of fish. Walk through the 175-foot underwater sea tube. 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, 216-862-8803, greaterclevelandaquarium.com

MALTZ MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE
ONGOING
An American Story. Visitors to the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage step into a world filled with inspiring and moving stories of Jewish immigrants — perhaps even their own ancestors — and modern-day heroes. State-of-the-art computer interactives, film, special effects, individual stories and oral histories. 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, 216-593-0575, maltzmuseum.org

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
ONGOING
Cleveland Amplified. This exclusive exhibit features artifacts that speak to the long-standing connection between music and sports. 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland, 216-781-7625, rockhall.com

STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS
ONGOING
Restoration: If This Hall Could Talk. Celebrates the extensive restoration projects completed throughout the estate since 2015. Funded by the 2nd Century Campaign, these restoration projects are complete after six years of tireless and dedicated work. 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, 330-863-5533, stanhywet.org

 

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