PEACE Pops is a quarterly celebration of art and community.

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PEACE Pops is held the last Friday of January, April, July and October!

Our next PEACE Pops is on Friday, April 26th, 6-9 pm.


Live Music

Open Studios




2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Hts., OH 44118

Join us on Friday, Apr. 26th from 6-9 pm for our Spring PEACE Pops.

PEACE Pops is a quarterly celebration of art and community. The last Friday of January, April, July and October, we invite the community into our building to tour open studios, listen to live music, participate in hands-on art making and a variety of other activities to keep your creative spirit flourishing. It is a special way in which we can connect our community with our member organizations and artists – like Lake Erie Ink, ARTFUL, Singers’ Club of Cleveland, Robin VanLear & more!

This event is free and open to the public. Free snacks and refreshments will be available.



  • Object Commentary Art Exhibit by ARTFUL Executive Director, Shannon Morris
  • ARTFUL Open Studios
  • Poetry Open Mic with Lake Erie Ink
  • Zen Blend: Yoga Infusion and Tea Exploration Workshop with ARTFUL artist Tondi Allen
  • Music with EJ DJ
  • Modern Line Dancing Workshops with Dancing Giant Elephants (by Robin VanLear & her Art Acts, Ltd. performers) led by Dr. Alicia Sloan of Nova’s Performing Arts Center
  • Dance performance by students of Nova’s Performing Arts Center
  • Photo booth


PEACE Pops is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Object Commentary Art Exhibit


6-9 pm

Opening reception featuring solo works by ARTFUL's Executive Director, Shannon Morris.

Poetry Open Mic with Lake Erie Ink


6-8 pm

This popular workshop is open to all ages. Come and workshop new writings and/or perform them during the Open Mic session. The evening will feature performances by Raja Belle Freeman, SammieB, artists from The Sparrow's Fortune: Morgan Paige, Quiet Kid, Q in the Stu, Kalil "Just C.O.S." Cage and Lake Erie Ink Youth Poets.

Music with EJ DJ


6-9 pm

Dance the night away with EJ DJ!

Zen Blend: Yoga Infusion and Tea Exploration Workshop


6-9 pm

ARTFUL artist Tondi Allen invites you to embark on a journey of tranquility and sensory discovery with our Zen Blend workshop. Immerse yourself in gentle yoga movements guided by an experienced instructor, fostering inner peace and mindfulness. Then, delve into the art of tea exploration, sampling a variety of exquisite blends while learning about their origins and health benefits. Join us for a harmonious fusion of body and spirit, designed to rejuvenate the mind and soothe the soul. Bring your yoga mat and self-discovery.

ARTFUL open studios

6-9 pm

The ARTFUL artists invite you to come and tour their studios, see their works in progress, or purchase special pieces that catch your eye.

Giant Dancing Elephants, Line Dancing Workshops & Dance Performance


6-9 pm

Periodically throughout the evening you will be entertained by Robin VanLear and her Art Acts Ltd. performers in their giant Dancing Elephant costumes. EJ DJ will keep the music flowing so you can join in on the dancing and learn modern line dances led by Dr. Alicia Sloan from Nova's Performing Art Center. Be sure to catch Dr. Sloan's students as they perform for us in between music sets.

Photo Booth


6-9 pm


Be sure to commemorate the evening by snapping some photos at our creative photo booth.

What is PEACE Pops?

Take a peek at this video to see a sample of a previous PEACE Pops event.

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