AAWR Visitor Safety Protocol
The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is open to the public and available for limited, safe visitation! In order to maintain the safety of our guests, staff and community, we are strictly adhering to the following state recommended guidelines (read more...)
Exhibitions & Events
As a continuation of our goal to increase the visibility of Ohio’s African American artists, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve has established a fund to overcome financial barriers that can inhibit regional artists of color from archiving their work... (read more & donate today!)
The 2021 Annual Members Meeting will be held on Friday, May 7th 7:00 – 8:30pm. To ensure the safety of our community, this year’s meeting will take place online via the Zoom meeting platform. The Annual Members Meeting will include reports by the AAWR Board, Committee Chairs, and an election of ...
May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Moderator: Michael Gill (Executive Director- Collective Arts Network, Editor / Publisher- CAN Journal) Panelists: Henry Adams (Professor of Art History- Case Western Reserve University) Key Jo Lee (Director of Academic Affairs and Associate Curator of Special Projects- Cleveland Museum of Art) Ste...
May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
On March 24, 2021 the Artists Archives hosted Women of the Archives: Oral Histories Premiere & Virtual Artist Talk featuring a live conversation with Archived Artists Charlotte Lees, Lee Heinen, Gloria Plevin, and Judy Takács and the premiere of 3 oral history videos created by Cleveland film maker Ted Sikora (read more...)
Now Available for Purchase
The Archives Speak is our landmark publication and the definitive information source guide for our first 62 Archived Artists. Edited by Rotraud Sackerlotzky & Roger Welchans. Copyright © 2014 Buy your copy HERE