Maltz Museum Blog

Make a Difference, Volunteer!

We are seeking outgoing, curious and friendly individuals to join our community of volunteer docents. Oftentimes, docents are the main point of interaction for museum-goers and docents allow guests to have a fuller understanding of the museum’s collection and mission.

YOUR POINT OF VIEW: Photo Contest Winners

Photo Contest Winners

Inspired by the powerful work of the photographers featured in This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, we asked the community to share original photographs that touch on a topic related to freedom, equality or civil rights.

FOR OR AGAINST: Anxiety Manifesting as Hatred

Mayor Jackson, City Council & Stop the Hate® Finalists

Yesterday Mayor Frank Jackson—as he has for the past several years—graciously welcomed the Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out essay finalists into his office. These lucky 11-12th graders hailing from Bay Village to John Hay, Gilmour, Solon, Brush and beyond, got

MIRIAM’S CUP: Contemplating Water

Miriam's cup

Though not a religious tradition, some Jews have added the recent custom of including a Miriam’s cup filled with water to the Passover Seder table and service.  In the Torah, during the days when the Israelites were wandering through the

LELYVELD’S LEGACY: Rabbi Joshua L. Caruso

Rabbi Lelyveld's Legacy

In his book, The Steadfast Stream: An Introduction to Jewish Social Values, Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld reflects on the power of values: “One would think that values are social vitamins and that properly administered they will counteract delinquency…But values are not

YOUTH SING OUT: Voices Unite for Social Change

Stop the Hate® Youth Sing Out

More than 1,000 students from 14 schools collaborated within their classes to pen and perform songs for the Stop the Hate® Youth Sing Out competition. Youth Sing Out is an arts-integrated learning initiative that asks students to write a song that

STOKES50CLE: Celebrating Successes, Identifying Barriers Yet To Be Broken Down

#Stokes50CLE

We understand the extraordinary power of collaboration. On the heels of the transcendent Violins of Hope Cleveland project, the Maltz Museum is a key partner in another major regional initiative. Led by Cuyahoga Community College’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel

LINKING PAST & PRESENT: Exploring Civil Rights History in the Classroom

Facing History and Ourselves Civil Rights Workshop

In October, 50 Northeast Ohio educators gathered at The Temple-Tifereth Israel to discuss how to teach our students about the legacies of the American Civil Rights Movement. In partnership with the Maltz Museum, Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland conducted a

CONNECTION & REFLECTION: Sharing a Moment of Humanity

©1965 Bob Adelman, Courtesy CDEA

Leon Bibb came by today to talk about the exhibition This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers from the Civil Rights Movement for his WEWS-TV show “My Ohio.” After being interviewed about the exhibition content and why this history and civil

FAMILY-FRIENDLY HANUKKAH: Sharing Our Traditions

University CircleFest

It was great to be a part of Holiday CircleFest on December 4.  This annual event is a terrific opportunity for families to spend quality time together.  University Circle cultural and educational institutions opened their doors free of charge and