Parade Podcast: Behind-the-Scenes at Parade the Circle

In celebration of the Cleveland Museum of Art's upcoming 26th Parade the Circle on June 13, go behind the scenes in these exclusive podcast interviews highlighting the incredible stories and people behind Parade.

This first clip, featuring Robin Van Lear, Artistic Director of Community Arts at the museum and founder of Parade the Circle, and members of her Parade team, Robin Heinrich, Marlon Hatcher, and Story Lee Rhinehart, takes a look at the workings of the creative studio in the flats. If you ever find yourself missing the Parade during the colder months of the year, don’t fret, because the museum's community arts is a yearlong endeavor. Have you ever been curious to know what goes into making a costume, the natural dying process, or what’s it’s like to work at the Parade Studios? Listen to the podcast below and find out!



Since its beginning in 1989 some things around the Parade tent have changed while other remain the same. In this continuation of Cleveland Museum of Art's Parade the Circle podcast, Anne Cubberly, Mark Jenks, and Jess Rhinehart give a play-by-play of what tent life is like inside the Parade Tent and share the length that these long time Parade lover will go to for the art! This podcast is the second in a series of interviews featuring Parade the Circle staff.



Wrapping up our podcast series on Parade the Circle is a hilarious interview with staff and outreach artists, Wendy Mahon, Jan Stickney-Kleber, Debbie Apple-Presser, and Ian Petroni. The group discuss how they got started with Parade, what it’s like to work inside the tent and how projects has influenced their family and personal lives. 


> Don't miss the Cleveland Museum of Art's Parade the Circle on Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.!


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