Experience the Arts

The arts are more accessible than ever in the Gordon Square Arts District!

Check out the free or low-cost programming at our theatres and arts organizations. Then plan your visit!


Contemporary, groundbreaking performances

Choose What You Pay for every ticketed performance 
cptonline.com | 216.631.2727 x501

Free youth education programs
Cleveland Act Now (CAN) Academy and Summer Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP)

6415 Detroit Avenue
Two ADA accessible theatres with restrooms


Intergenerational, community-based musicals

Pay What You Can ticketing for every show
nearwesttheatre.org | 216.961.6391

Free youth programs
Summer tech workshop, Drag Queen Story Hour, youth chorus and more

6702 Detroit Avenue
All spaces are wheelchair accessible; sensory-friendly and ASL performances


New and classic movies at Cleveland’s 100-year-old cinema

$5 Bargain Mondays (excluding special screenings) and $1 Summer Family Films
clevelandcinemas.com | 216.651.7295

1390 West 65th Street
Main theatre is ADA accessible; all theatres equipped with Assisted Listening Devices


Imaginative, original works for children

Pay-what-you-choose performances and scholarships for classes & workshops
talespinnercle.org | 216.264,9680

5209 Detroit Ave
ADA accessible theatre; sensory and disability accommodations


Experimental, interdisciplinary performances and installations

Free ACTIVATE outdoor artwork/performances
maelstromcollaborativearts.org | 440.941.1482

5403 Detroit Ave


Largest fine arts complex in the region

Free Third Friday art walks
78thstreetstudios.com | 440.503.5506

1300 W 78th St