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Events: Nov 06, 2014 @ Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH

Unruly Engagements Conference

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Student Life . Our Campus . Neighborhood 

The Neighborhood

CIA’s campus is in the heart of University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural district. Chosen by Forbes magazine as “one of the ten prettiest neighborhoods in the country,” University Circle is home to over 8,000 students from Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and CIA. Here, you’ll enjoy a wealth of art and culture that includes botanical gardens, a symphony orchestra, six museums, and a planetarium.

The CIA campus is also part of the Uptown Project, an exciting new development that includes restaurants, retail shopping and a grocery store. In short, it’s a fantastic place to live, learn, and be inspired.

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland, OH 44016

http://www.cbgarden.org/

Artists are often inspired by the beauty of nature. CIA students are fortunate to be surrounded by spacious parks and tranquil lagoons, as well as the uniquely designed Cleveland Botanical Garden, located just across the street. It features five distinct gardens with more than 3,000 species of trees, perennials and shrubs.

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10am-5pm

Sunday
12-5pm

Wednesday
10am-9pm
(5/31 - 9/6)

Closed Monday

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, Oh 44106

http://www.clevelandart.org/

For visual art beyond CIA's own resources, students have access to the world renown Cleveland Museum of Art, conveniently located across the street from the Gund Building. The Museum's collection is rich in work from Asia and medieval Europe, along with Old Master, Impressionist and Modern masterpieces.

Hours
Tuesday, Thursday,
Saturday, Sunday
10am-5pm

Wednesday, Friday
10am-9pm

Closed Monday

Constantino's Market

Constantino's Market

11473 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://www.constantinosmarket.com/university-circle/

Hours
Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm
Saturday: 9am-10pm
Sunday: 9am-6pm

Kelvin Smith Library

Kelvin Smith Library

Kelvin Smith Library
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://library.case.edu/ksl

The Kelvin Smith Library, completed in the summer of 1996, is the center of information at Case Western Reserve University. This striking building represents the "library of the future." Stressing emerging technology, this library is the latest in electronic information management.

Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9am-5:30pm
Sunday: Closed

Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland

Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland

11400 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://www.mocacleveland.org

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland moved to University Circle with an iconic new building designed by the architect Farshid Moussavi.

Hours
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-9pm
Monday: Closed

Peter B Lewis Building

Peter B Lewis Building

Peter B Lewis Building
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://weatherhead.case.edu/about/facilities/lewis/

The facility for the Weatherhead School of Management was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. The Peter B. Lewis Building is equipped with classrooms, study rooms and the fastest computing network at any US B-school. The building depicts "Gehry's vision of a gleaming waterfall splashing over boulders in a mountain stream," according to critic Steven Litt, of The Plain Dealer.

Severance Hall

Severance Hall

Severance Hall
Cleveland, OH 44016

http://www.clevelandorchestra.com/

Severance Hall is home to the internationally renown Cleveland Orchestra. CIA students have the opportunity to see the symphony orchestra perform from September through May. Severance Hall is located just one short block from CIA.

Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday: 3 hours prior to concerts at Severance Hall

The Barking Spider Tavern

The Barking Spider Tavern

11310 Juniper Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://www.barkingspidertavern.com

The Barking Spider Tavern serves up an eclectic assortment of imported and domestic beers along with LIVE entertainment seven days a week!

Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am-6pm

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://www.cmnh.org/

Ohio's oldest and largest natural history museum is just a short walk from CIA. The Museum includes exhibits on human ecology, prehistoric creatures, and the formation of the earth, rocks and gems. The museum also features a planetarium and an outdoor area that is home to bald eagles, foxes and other wildlife.

Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-10pm
Sunday: 12Noon-5pm

Closed: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Museum will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Thwing Center

Thwing Center

Thwing Center
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://students.case.edu/thwing

Thwing Center at Case Western Reserve University blends old and new architectural styles into an award-winning facility that includes a food court, school newspaper, and many student organizations. It is often thought of as a social hub, where CIA and CWRU intersect.

Hours
Monday - Sunday: 8am - 5pm

Western Reserve Historical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH 44106

http://www.wrhs.org/

CIA students have access to a unique blend of the region's history through the Western Reserve Historical Society. Housed in two 20th-Century mansions, the History Museum contains extensive collections of furniture, decorative arts, costumes and artifacts. The connecting Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum contains more than 120 vintage automobiles, motorcycles and aircraft.

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12-5pm

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Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

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Uptown Residence Hall

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