Ongoing Attractions: Museum Exhibits, Features in Northeast Ohio


Want a fun and educational outing with your children? Check out the following family attractions this month in the Greater Cleveland/Akron area.

Check individual websites for special hours and health and safety precautions related to COVID-19.

AKRON ZOO
IN PROGRESS
Legends of nature. How did the jaguar get its spots? How the Andean Condor carry the sun in the sky? Learn the answers to the legends of these animals and more in Legends of the Wild. Travel across South America with the jaguar and capybaraMadagascar with lemurs and the Himalayan mountains with snow leopards and himalayan tahr. 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550, akronzoo.org

AKRON ART MUSEUM
UNTIL May 15
The 10,000 things. The 10,000 Things blends inspirations from traditional Chinese painting, Japanese manga and anime, video games and comics with Wong’s graphic design, iconography and philosophical musings. The work is as metaphorical as it is referential, containing the themes of perseverance, triumph, belonging and growth. 1 S. High St., 330-376-9185, akronartmuseum.org

AKRON FOSSIL AND SCIENCE CENTER
IN PROGRESS
Creation Education Museum. Dedicated to comparing and contrasting scientific models like evolution and intelligent design on the origin of the universe, and models of catastrophism and uniformitarianism on the geological record. 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley, 330-665-3466, akronfossils.com

CANTON ART MUSEUM
UNTIL March 6
Tom Franco and The Ice-Creams: Beyond Struggle, When The Future Hello Meets Identities Deep Roots. This art exhibit explores the practice of finding peace by tapping into self-identity through family storytelling, role-playing with masks of power, meditating beyond technology, and embracing virtues. that affirm life. Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton, 330-453-7666, cantonart.org

CLEVELAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
IN PROGRESS
City of adventure. From a market to a double-decker climber to a construction site, our largest exhibit space invites children to build, work, climb and explore this bustling city. This multi-level environment, made up of cozy nooks and high vantage points, encourages pretend play and limitless imagination. 3813 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, cmccleveland.org

CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN
UNTIL March 13
Orchids forever. Escape the cold and explore the beautiful variety of orchids at the popular annual flower show at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Orchids forever. 11030 East Blvd., 216-721-1600, cbgarden.org

CLEVELAND HISTORY CENTER
IN PROGRESS
Cleveland starts here. A place where Northeast Ohioans can locate their own stories and place themselves in the rich history of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. A place where school children can experience the history of Cleveland and the region firsthand. 10825 East Blvd., 216-721-5722, wrhs.org

THE CLEVELAND ART MUSEUM
IN PROGRESS
Imagine motherhood now. Brings together works from a wide range of contemporary artists who are reinventing the possibilities of representing motherhood. Imagine motherhood now focuses on art made over the past two decades, while integrating the work of significant pioneers to tell an intergenerational and evolving story of motherhood. 11150 East Blvd., clevelandart.org

CLEVELAND METROPARKS ZOO
IN PROGRESS
Australian Adventure. Visit koalas year-round at Gumleaf Hideout, where they roost on live eucalyptus trees in indoor and outdoor habitats! Watch kangaroos and wallabies roam Wallaby Walkabout and visit Kookaburra Station for close animal encounters in the contact yard with sheep, goats, miniature donkeys and other farm animals. 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-635-3391, futureforwildlife.org

CLEVELAND NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
IN PROGRESS
Moon rock. On long-term loan from NASA since 1998, the 253-gram (half-pound) rock is the top third of a larger specimen originally collected by Bean, and one of 69 total samples collected over the course of of the Apollo 12 mission. 1 Wade Oval Drive, cmnh.org

GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER
IN PROGRESS
Youth exhibitions. Science is all around us, and no one is too young to start exploring! Feed the curiosity of young scientists with special exhibits for young people like the Polymer Funhouse, Port Polymer, early childhood workshops and a new space for infants. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216-694-2000, greatscience.com

GREATER CLEVELAND AQUARIUM
IN PROGRESS
Gallery of sharks and marine tube. With 230,000 gallons of water, this impressive space is home to three species of sharks, stingrays, eels, and many other species of fish. Take a walk through the 175 foot underwater tube. 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, 216-862-8803, Greaterclevelandaquarium.com

MALTZ MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE
Until February 27
Survival stories: object. Picture. Memory. A historical exhibit that features more than 60 never-before-seen personal items brought to America by survivors of the Holocaust and genocide. 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, 216-593-0575, maltzmuseum.org

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