We Want to Support You,

Our Local Visual, Musical and Literary Artists!

Heights Arts is always looking for new artists from Northeast Ohio to promote through our ongoing Visual Arts, Music and Literary programming. We aim to connect these groups with audiences by providing exhibitions, concerts, poetry events, a year-round and Holiday Store, and programs which support the creativity that is our community.

Interested in volunteering at one of our events? Learn more here.

Community Call for Artists, Musicians, Poets and YOU!

Applications accepted until April 2023

Gallery Concert Series

Heights Arts presents a number of concerts each year in our main gallery. Concerts feature local ensembles and are free to the public. The audience enjoys these musical performances amongst exhibitions by local visual artists.

Learn more and apply to perform in our 2023 Gallery Concert Series.

Booking dates for 2023

Random Acts of Art LIVE!

Born during the pandemic, the series features concerts at private homes and in partnership with community organizations. It provides meaningful work for Cleveland professional musicians in outdoor setting beyond the gallery setting in your own neighborhoods. Let us connect you with musicians from a wide range of genres! Private bookings for these performances start at $200.00 for Heights Arts members and $250.00 for non-members, and can be tailored based upon preference or size. Apply to be a RAAL Host/Organizational partner or a Performer


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Applications reopen in 2026

Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

Poets across northeast Ohio are eligible to apply. Heights Arts, in collaboration with Cleveland Heights City Council, has supported this Poet Laureate program for over 20 years.

Learn more

Applications accepted  year-round


We welcome artists from our region to submit artwork for inclusion in our gallery exhibitions. Heights Arts presents five group shows and five solo artist shows per year. Solo artists do not have to be members to apply, but must become members if they are accepted.

Learn more and apply to be featured in a future group or spotlight exhibition.


Applications accepted  year-round and by invitation for our annual Holiday Store

Year-Round Store

Heights Arts’ galleries include our store, where we sell jewelry, glassware, photographs, and other hand-crafted work by local artists. In addition, we fill our gallery space from November through December for our yearly Holiday Store event. Applications recieved between October-December will be reviewed in the following year.


Learn more and apply to sell your work in our year-round Store.


Applications reopen in December 2023

Ekphrastacy (artists talk + poets respond)

Ekphrastacy is Heights Arts’ yearly series of poetry programs. Poets compose new poems inspired by exhibitions on view in our galleries and participate in a public reading of their work. Selected poets will collaborate with our Poet Laureate for each program.

Learn more and apply to participate in our Ekphrastacy Series.

Applications accepted  year-round and by invitation

Volunteer with us

Heights Arts is looking for volunteers with professional experience and / or connections with our community of the literary, musical and visual arts. These Volunteer Community Teams represent each of our disciplines and provide a valuable link to our local arts community. Team members provide expertise, programming ideas, and connections to poets, musicians and artists for inclusion in our programs each year. Applications are open until openings are filled.

Apply to be a member of one of our Volunteer Community Teams


Call for Random Acts of Art!

Random Acts of Art is an open call for artists, musicians / composers, poets and community members to share work as part of a Heights Arts digital exhibition during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April, 28, 2020


EXHIBIT IN OUR GALLERY SPACE Interested in curating or being part of an exhibition at Heights Arts? We accept proposals for guest curators and exhibitions year-round, from individuals as well as groups residing in Northeast Ohio.     About our planning and…

January 1, 2020

Call for Musicians

Call for 2023 Gallery Concert Series performers COMING SOON! If you are professional ensemble of any genre in Northeast Ohio, we welcome your application to perform in Heights Arts Gallery Concert series. Please see information and requirements below. Please note: Applications will…

January 1st - April 1st 2023


    SELL YOUR WORK IN OUR ART + GIFT SHOP Located in the popular Cedar Lee entertainment district and open five days a week year-round (and every day in November and December), our shop sells and markets the creative output of …

January 1, 2020