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Ingenuity Cleveland ignites the creative spark among artists, entrepreneurs, and innovators through joy and collaboration to foster community progress.
For 15 years, the annual IngenuityFest has pushed boundaries, inspired audiences, and uplifted urban places. At our year-round home in St. Clair-Superior we nurture makers, doers, and learners of all types, welcoming the neighborhood and all Clevelanders to come and fire up their imagination.
HEADLINE PERFORMANCES BY GRAMMY AWARD WINNING TALENT, MAINSTAGE ENTERTAINMENT BY KARAMU HOUSE AND A FIREWORKS FINALE BY CL3 ALLIANCE!
Residents and visitors who attend the family-friendly Juneteenth festivities will experience a full-day of cultural and educational programming, show-stopping performances, and more on Downtown Cleveland’s Mall C
PERFORMANCES BY TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON + SOCIAL SCIENCE AND LISA FISCHER, PLUS MUMU FRESH, KARAMU HOUSE, AND LOCAL FAVORITES!
Set to take place on Saturday, June 19 from 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Mall C in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, the city-wide, family-friendly celebration and commemoration of Juneteenth will feature headline performances by GRAMMY Award winning performers Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science and Lisa Fischer, and GRAMMY nominated Mumu Fresh; “Freedom on Juneteenth: Songs of Liberation,” a mainstage performance by Karamu House, the country’s oldest Black producing theatre; and a fireworks finale made possible by CL3 Alliance, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Browns, and Cleveland Indians.
VENDORS, COMMUNITY EXHIBITORS, HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, ART + FUN 'N GAMES!
Festivities will also include the JACK Casino vendor village to spotlight Black businesses and entrepreneurs; community programming and education supported by The Sherwin-Williams Company, The Good Community Foundation and AKA Team Construction; and spoken-word performances, interactive art demonstrations, food trucks, and beverage concessions.
INGENUITY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES WITH FAMICOS FOUNDATION, SAINT CLAIR SUPERIOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, BIKE CLEVELAND AND CHEERS LAKEFRONT DEVELOPMENT STUDY!
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Times may seem dark, but you and your organization can help light the way. More than ever, your help today means resilience and rebirth for our entire community as we enter the 2021 programming season.
When you support Ingenuity, you're not just bolstering the mission, programs, and day-to-day operations of one organization - you are reaching all of our IngenuityLabs Incubator tenants, Ignite! Impact Award winners, and Ingeneers, too!
Through these unusual times, Ingenuity has been hard at work on socially distanced programming, IngenuityLabs upgrades, virtual offerings, equity-building initiatives and more. In 2021, expect more from our #VoicesofCLE public art initiative to amplify voices of color across Cleveland, our new Ignite! Neighbor Nights launching in Saint Clair Superior in partnership with Famicos Foundation and Saint Clair Superior CDC, monthly offerings from partners at 48 Hour Virtual Music Fest, and announcements about a super special time IngenuityFest weekend, September 24-26, 2021!
Help be a Light at the End of the Tunnel!