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When the Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American exhibition opened at the Maltz Museum this summer, we started learning things about our volunteers, funders, co-workers and visitors. People who experience the exhibition began sharing stories about their favorite baseball memories

Look for these 5 Artifacts in Chasing Dreams

Look for these 5 Artifacts in Chasing Dreams

If you haven’t found an opportunity to explore Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American, time is running out. This National Museum of American Jewish History exhibition examining how issues of culture, community and identity have played out through our national

A League (Park) of their Own

Member Reception at Baseball Heritage Museum

One of the best aspects of working at a Museum that brings special exhibitions to the region is the exciting opportunity to collaborate. From a hidden baseball history tour to programs that featured the likes of Carlos Baerga, Jack Corrigan

Straight to the Toppings: Savoring the Dog Days of Summer

Straight to the Toppings: Kosher Hotdog Cookout Challenge

On Sunday, August 9, Friends of the Maltz Museum hosted Straight to the Toppings: Kosher Hotdog Cookout Challenge. More than 500 visitors turned out that sunny afternoon for a friendly competition. Local teams concocted their perfect hotdog using very creative condiments such

Lots of New Faces: Volunteer Orientation & Training Underway

Docent Training

On July 9 we kicked off orientation for a new group of tour guides. During this session, the volunteers were introduced to what docents do here at the Maltz Museum. Since then, we’ve offered various training sessions on topics such

5 Things I Learned about Women in Baseball

5 Things I Learned about Women in Baseball

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American, the exhibition on view at the Maltz Museum now, explores how issues around values, identity and race have played out on baseball across America. As a summer intern, I’ve been reading about game-changers in

5 Books about Females on the Field

Women in Baseball Books

The Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American exhibition on view at the Museum now points out how some of the greats did more than play the game, they changed it. Still, there are barriers that remain to be broken on

Emerging Leaders Explore the Maltz Museum

LEADS

Tal Rothstein, Young Leadership Director for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, organized the kick-off meeting of Leadership Education Development Series (LEADS) at the Maltz Museum on Monday.  LEADS is designed to foster professional and a volunteer leadership skills. The group

For the Love of the Game: Baseball Artist Margie Lawrence

Baseball artist Margie Lawrence

Chicago artist Margie Lawrence’s subjects range from forgotten players like Chief Meyers to the iconic Joe DiMaggio or the barrier-breaking Jackie Robinson. Lawrence has even painted (and later met) legendary Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller. “I showed him a painting

$125 Million & 300 Organizations

Photo by Beth Segal Photography

We know a vibrant arts and culture scene draws people to our community. Praise for Cleveland as a top place to visit on prestigious lists such as Fodor’s “25 Must-See Travel Destinations for 2015” applauds the city’s offerings for “art