Museum News

Aaron Petersal Named Executive Director of The Maltz Museum

BEACHWOOD – May 1, 2024 – The Board of Trustees of the Maltz Museum announced today the appointment of Aaron Petersal as the next Executive Director, effective June 1, 2024, after a national search. Petersal succeeds David Schafer who announced

Student Winners Named in Maltz Museum’s Stop The Hate Contest at Awards Ceremony Held on April 3, 2024

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, April 4, 2024 – The Maltz Museum is proud to announce the winners of 2024 Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out and Youth Sing Out contest. The contest annually awards $100,000 to Northeast Ohio middle and high school

Free Admission to Maltz Museum in April Supported by Ohio Holocaust & Genocide Memorial & Education Commission

In honor of Genocide Awareness Month, the Ohio Holocaust and Genocide Memorial and Education Commission (OHGMEC) will sponsor free general admission to the Maltz Museum throughout April 2024. The Maltz Museum, located in Beachwood, is currently featuring the renowned traveling

Student Finalists Named in Maltz Museum’s Stop The Hate® Contest: Winners To Be Announced at Ceremony on April 3, 2024

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, March 13, 2024 – The Maltz Museum is proud to announce the 2024 Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out and Youth Sing Out Awards finalists. Winners will be named on Wednesday, April 3, at an awards ceremony to

David Schafer to Retire as Maltz Museum Managing Director

Beachwood – February 21, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Maltz Museum announced today that David Schafer plans to step down as Managing Director later this year. He has served in this position since 2017 and with the Maltz

Free for the Holidays? Maltz Museum Offers Free Events During Winter Season

The Maltz Museum opens its doors at no-cost or low-cost this winter during special holiday events! From celebrating Chanukah with traditional songs and candle lighting to making welcome cards for refugees and new immigrants on Christmas Day to engaging in

Applications Now Being Accepted: New Community Grants Supporting Anti-bias Education Initiatives

Applications are now being accepted as part of the Maltz Museum’s annual Stop the Hate program and contest, which provides Northeast Ohio students, teachers, and their schools with a total of $100,000 in scholarships, prizes, and grants. New to the

Statement From Maltz Museum on the Attack on Israel

We are living through history and watching it unfold. One day, our children and grandchildren will stand in a Jewish Museum like ours studying artifacts that teach them about this horrific war – a war that is reflective of historic

Joanie and Tom Adler to receive 2024 Maltz Heritage Award May 20 at Cleveland Museum of Art

The Maltz Museum is delighted to announce that Joanie and Tom Adler have been selected as the distinguished honorees of the 2024 Maltz Heritage Award. This prestigious award celebrates individuals whose exceptional leadership, visionary contributions, and unwavering humanity have brought

Stop the Hate Scholarship Contest Open for Submissions

The Maltz Museum’s 16th Annual Stop the Hate Contest and Program has officially launched for the 2023/2024 school year. Each year, approximately 8,000 students participate in the Stop the Hate program through workshops and tours and about 3,000 students enter

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