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National History Day Exhibits

March 17, 2014 Guest blogger: Laura Steefel-Moore, Director of Volunteers & Visitor Services As the Maltz Museum’s Director of Volunteers and Visitor Services, I was lucky enough to serve as a History Day judge this past Saturday alongside two of

10 Things You Didn’t Know Were in Our Permanent Collection…


March 10, 2014(or “So…You Didn’t Know We Had a Permanent Collection”) I recently had a phone call from a woman who was interested in bringing a group of her friends to tour the Museum for the first time.  She mentioned

Dreyfus Affair Exhibition Recap


January 23, 2014There’s only two weeks remaining in the run of our special exhibition TRAITOR! Spies, Lies and Justice Denied: The Dreyfus Affair. Since the exhibition opened back in October, the Museum has seen more than 5800 visitors from throughout Ohio

Meet the Museum Staff


December 6, 2013It’s time for another installment of Meet the Museum Staff, our ongoing introduction of the people behind the scenes that make things happen.  This time I would like to introduce you to Laura Kulber Mintz, the Museum’s Director

5 Recipe Ideas for Thanksgivukkah


November 27, 2013Something special is happening this Thursday, something that has not happened since 1888.  Thanksgiving will happen during Hanukkah (the first day to be exact; Thanksgiving did occur during Hanukkah in 1899, on the fourth night).  Some have calculated

5 Things to Look Forward to in 2014


November 14, 2013Can you believe there are only six weeks left in the year?  It’s time to start looking ahead to the New Year and getting excited about all the cool things that will be happening at the Maltz Museum. 

Meet the Mu-scree-um Staff: Halloween Edition


October 30, 2013Happy Halloween, ladies and ghouls.  We take the time now for an inquisition of our Visitor Services Coordinator Katie Cvelbar… What is your all-time favorite scary movie?The Texas Chain Saw Massacre What is the first horror movie you

Happy Belated Birthday!


October 16, 2013It was just like the John Hughes’ film Sixteen Candles – you know the one, where Molly Ringwald’s family forgets her sixteenth birthday because everyone is focused on her older sister’s wedding?  The same thing happened here last week.  The Maltz

5 Things You Didn’t Know
About the Dreyfus Affair


October 3, 2013On Tuesday, October 8, the Maltz Museum world premieres the exhibition TRAITOR! Spies, Lies and Justice Denied: The Dreyfus Affair.  Before I list things you may not know about this French political scandal that happened more than 100

Meet the Museum Staff


September 26, 2013…well, sort of.  This week I would like to introduce to you Sean Martin, the associate curator for Jewish history at the Western Reserve Historical Society, one of the Museum’s partner organizations.  Since the Maltz Museum does not