Final Days: About the Right of Being Different at Maltz Museum

Progressive Art Exhibition to close June 26

Cleveland, Ohio – June 13, 2011 – “Spectacular”.  “Edgy”.  “Not to be missed”.  These are several of the ways About The Right of Being Different: The Art of Diversity and Inclusion at Progressive has been described.  Soon “no longer showing” will be added to that list.  The exhibition at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage will close on Sunday, June 26.

 

This provocative show of contemporary art from the collection of The Progressive Corporation has challenged and enlightened thousands of visitors. The stunning collection explores themes of diversity and tolerance, with artworks ranging from painting and sculpture to video installation. Works from well-established artists with international recognition share space with works from emerging artists, all curated exclusively for the Maltz Museum.

 

Who: Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

What: About the Right of Being Different

Where: 2929 Richmond Rd. Beachwood, OH 44122

When: Through June 26, 2011

How: One admission cost gives you unlimited access to the entire Museum

$12 Adults, $10 Seniors (60+), $10 Students (12+), $5 Children (5-11)

FREE for Museum members or children under 5

OR

 Special $5 Admission for ALL every Friday through August 26

 

This exhibition is presented through the generosity of Presenting Sponsor Baker Hostetler with support from The Alvin, Lottie, Rachel and Azzizi Gray Fund, Toby Devan Lewis and Stewart and Donna Kohl.  The Museum is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.  Additional support from the Ohio Arts Council, which helps fund the Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

 

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About the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage: The Museum of Diversity and Tolerance

Opened in 2005, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage introduces visitors to the beauty and diversity of that heritage in the context of the American experience, promotes an understanding of Jewish history, religion and culture and builds bridges of tolerance and understanding with people of all religions, races, cultures and ethnic backgrounds.  It includes An American Story, tracing Ohio’s immigrant history and heritage, and The Temple-Tifereth Israel Gallery, an internationally-recognized collection of Judaica.  One admission fee includes unlimited access, and all levels of membership include unlimited admission.  The Museum was created as a partnership of The Maltz Family Foundation, the Jewish Community Federation’s Centennial Initiative and The Temple-Tifereth Israel, with research support from the Western Reserve Historical Society.

 

About Progressive

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy, and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever, and however it’s most convenient for them—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, or in-person with a local agent.

 

Progressive offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance, and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressivedirect.com.au.

 

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, the Snapshot DiscountSM, and a concierge level of claims service.

 

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.

 

Your paid admission also includes access to the special exhibition.

 

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