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.


    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 by October 31st (also extended due to exhibit being extended until Nov 3rd). Drawing will be announced in our members' newsletter The Journal as well as on our blog! Happy Hunting!


    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 Nov 3rd 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.


    Unfortunately this film series has been postponed - check back to our website for more details on when it will be rescheduled! 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 sugg…

  • JOB VACANCY - P/T Weekend Docent

    We are seeking a Sunday docent to help visitors on Sunday afternoons and the first Saturday of the month. Job vacancy will remain open until filled. Museum Docent. The initial job duties the Employee will be expected to perform will be the following: Handle reception, opening and closing duties. Ensure that the property and museum are in good order and safe for the public. Greet visitors, sell tickets, manage sales in the gift shop and record details of the events of the day. Check voice messag…

  • Condolences to the MAYHUGHS

    We extend our sincerest condolences to the Mayhugh family on the passing of dear Arlene. Many of you may know Arlene as the mother of Ryan and mother in law of Neema, who we honored as Emerging Movers and Shakers two years ago - or perhaps you knew her as the ceramic artist who produced wonderful Spirit Tree plates, cups, lamps, baskets and garlic graters (to name a few). She also served many years on our Board of Trustees and was a longstanding volunteer and member of our society. Arlene - you …