New Contact Information

September 21st, 2014


Cleveland Cultural Gardens

Mailing Address:

163 E 40th St

Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216. 321.7807



Walking Tours and Group Events

Mary Hamlin

Coordinator for Cultural Gardens Tours and Speakers


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1954 book about the Cleveland Cultural Gardens is republished

July 25th, 2014

How cool is it that The Creative Endeavors of Jared Bendis (One World Day Festival’s  guru of all things web & social) republished this out-of-print 1954 book about the Cleveland Cultural Gardens called “Their Paths Are Peace: The Story of Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens”.


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Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden

July 12th, 2014

You’re invited to a Free Concert this Sat July19th at 4:00PM. in the Hungarian Cultural Garden of Cleveland located between Martin Luther King Drive and East Blvd at 1070 E. Blvd. Free street parking.

There will be a strolling violinist and accordion player to entertain you while you stroll through the Gardens. They will also play in the main concert as well a string quartet from Chagrin Studio who will play Kodaly and costumed Hungarian Dancers will perform the third part of the event. Bring a picnic basket and a folding chair and experience the beauty of the Garden.  Gregory Polyak will be the MC.  You don’t have to be Hungarian to enjoy great music and costumed dancers. You don’t even have to pay for plane fare to go to Hungary. Just come to the Hungarian Cultural Garden and enjoy!


Photo: Gregory Polyak

Photo: Brent Durken

Photo: Brent Durken

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Croatian Cultural Garden- Phase II Dedication

July 8th, 2014

Here is the official notice for our Phase II dedication. Please join us for the Dedication of Viseslav Krstionica and the completion of Phase II in the Croatian Cultural Garden on August 10, 2014 at 2 P.M. It promises to be a fun filled afternoon of entertainment!!! Limited seating so please bring your own lawn chair. For more information, please call 440.946.2044.



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“Grand Piano in the Russian Garden”

June 26th, 2014

Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland

Sunday, 24 August 2014 3:00-4:30 PM.

730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Russian Cultural Garden and Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation present the first annual Grand Piano in the Russian Garden concert , which will take place on the site of a future Russian Cultural Garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Rockefeller Park (across the street from the Armenian Cultural Garden, North of the Serbian Cultural Garden).

This concert will start the annual events “Grand Piano in the Russian Garden”, which, we hope, will become another lovely tradition, same as Opera in the Italian Garden or Liszt Festival in the Hungarian Garden. This year concert’s theme is Music and Musicians of the Cultural Gardens of Cleveland. There are thirteen busts of the famous musicians installed in seven different Gardens at Rockefeller Park. Their music will be presented by our performers.

Pieces by composers, honored in the Cultural Gardens of Cleveland, such as Chopin (Polish Garden), Liszt (Hungarian Garden), Verdi (Italian Garden), will be performed by brilliant Cleveland musicians (CIM, class of Sergey Babayan) Dmitry Tyurin and Nara Avetisyan , celebrity pianist from Russia - Second Prize and Russian Prize winner of 2013 Cleveland International Piano competition Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, and famous tenor, Laureate of International Contests, Honored Artist of Russia Mikhail Urusov.

FREE for public. Concert starts at 3:00 pm. 150 chairs will be provided but we expect more music lovers to come. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy!
Members of the Friends of the Russian Cultural garden Club are entitled for 2 reserved seats for this concert. Membership is $25/ year. You may pay via


Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland 730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland 730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

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