Shaker Historical Society

We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the Shaker Heights story and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.

  • Amber Ford GALLERY OPENING

    Amber Ford brings to the Lissauer Gallery her exceptional photography this month. This free Gallery Reception is Friday, July 12, 6-8pm. The artist will be present and will say a few words about her work around 7pm. She is a recent graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art. Parking behind the museum or on the NORTH side of South Park Blvd. (our side has fire hydrants and it is illegal to park on the south side.) Any questions or to let us know you are coming - please call 216.921.1201

  • TUDOR ROSE COMPETITION!

    Win a TUDOR REVIVAL GIFT BASKET and a 2020 Family memberhsip to the Shaker Historical Society by entering our "SPOT THE TUDOR ROSE" in Shaker Heights Photo competition! Find a Tudor Rose on a building in Shaker Heights, photograph it, and email it to wpetznick@shakerhistory.org by Sept 1. Drawing will be announced in our members' newsletter The Journal as well as on our blog! Happy Hunting!

  • TUDOR CITY EXHIBIT EXTENDED to AUG 15

    What is Tudor Revival? Are you sure you know? Do come to the Shaker Historical Museum to see its latest exhibit Tudor City - extended until Aug 15th. Brick - diapering - half timbering - emblazoned? Learn how to identify the two major types of Tudor Revival architecture as expressed in Shaker Heights! The museum is open Wed thru Fri 11am - 5pm, Sun 2-5 and the FIRST SATURDAY 12-5.

  • SHS to host PAUL NEWMAN FILM SERIES

    The Shaker Historical Society is pleased to present a Paul Newman Film Series, in celebration of this extraordinary resident of Shaker Heights. Newman became famous as an actor, then a sports car driver... and later in life as a generous philanthropist food producer making popcorn and salad dressings with proceeds going to charity. Thanks to J. Holden Gibbons who suggested this project, we are raising money to produce a statue of one of our famous residents and erect it in the new Van Aken Distr…

  • HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

    We will be closed in honor of Independence Day. Enjoy! We will be open again on Friday July 5 11am - 4pm and on Saturday July 6 12-5.