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ARTbar featuring Jackie Warren and Ensemble

September 29th at 7pm We will again mix cocktails, music, and art in our beautiful space on Lee Road with our next ARTbar on September 29th. This event will feature renowned local pianist Jackie Warren with Sammy DeLeon on percussion, and Patricia…

SPOTLIGHT: Jackie Miller

Moments without Context     When we look at a work of narrative art, we see one fleeting moment of a story that the artist has captured.  When we know the story, the moment is easily placed in context. (“Oh, David has killed…

Impagination

Visual artists have long been fascinated by books, often as a way to distribute reproductions of original works. This exhibition is not about reproductions, but about books that themselves are one-of-a-kind works of art, designed to be held in the hands and…

August Musical Artist of the Month – Tim McDonald

A proud native of Cleveland Heights, saxophonist Tim McDonald got his start in the NE Ohio music scene in high school playing with local swing and blues groups. He quickly became obsessed with the sounds of Black American Music and began listening…

August Literary Artist of the Month – Ariel Alexander Fiore

Ariel Alexander Fiore is a Cleveland based poet currently in search of himself. Hopefully one day they will meet. With 20 years of writing experience, life is a story to be written. Ariel was a part of The People Poetry Slam scene…

August Visual Artist of the Month – Natalie Rich

Tesori dal Lago is handcrafted jewelry by Natalie Rich of Lakewood, Ohio. Composed of drilled objects found along the shores of Lake Erie (mostly Edgewater), Natalie chooses the best pieces to fashion into everyday, wearable treasures. Stones, glass, pottery, and brick are…

Heart in the Heights LIVE Raffle Drawing and Entertainment Event

August 7th at 7:00pm Heights Arts will celebrate the culmination of its Heart in the Heights campaign with a live-streamed raffle drawing from Heights Arts. This FREE event will feature a cash bar, light bites, poetry, music, and artist talks from various…

Ways to Engage

Heights Arts invests in the arts community and asks that participants invest back by joining as members. You can help extend the reach of Heights Arts’ efforts to bring the arts to your community by doing any or all of the following:…

July 2022 Literary Artist of the Month – Bill Newby

Bill Newby was born and raised in Cleveland Heights, a teacher and administrator at Shaker Heights High School, and an academic advisor and lecturer at Cleveland State University. He wrote his first short story, “Private Eyeballs – the Detective,” in Mrs. Hahn’s…