Makers and Mentors Summer Camps

June: STEAM Visual Arts for grades 5-9. July: Theater and Dance for grades 3-8. August: Superhero Multi-Arts for grades 5-9.


CAL awarded NEA Big Read grant for 2018-'19.

NEA Big Read returns to Cleveland!

CAL awarded NEA Big Read grant for 2018-'19. Community to read and celebrate Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine in February 2019.


CAL awarded 2018 Governor’s Award for Arts Education!

Presented by the Ohio Arts Council and Ohio Citizens for the Arts, the award recognizes significant contributions through leadership and creativity to advance arts education in Ohio's schools and community organizations.

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CAL announces opening of Inspiration Center

Introducing the Inspiration Center!

CAL's new 21st century creative space for on-site community arts programming.

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Who Are We?

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning unites art and education to change lives. Our professional teaching artists use the arts to:

  • Teach Problem Solving and Creative Thinking
  • Build on Curricular Needs
  • Engage and Inspire Students
  • Motivate Students to Succeed

Programs are available for PreK-12 Grade students, are aligned core curriculum, and can be customized for curricular needs. Programs are available during school, after-school, and out-of-school time.

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