The historic ARK in Berea, home of the sustainable global Environmental Arts Movement, helped inaugurate the green building trend that is now sweeping America. In 2000, mainly because of their heightened talent to match ability with vision, David and Renate were the ideal avant-guides to help lead the Nation into the next Millennium when they spent six months in Europe at EXPO2000, the World's Fair in Hanover, Germany as American Cultural Ambassadors.
Over the years, ICEA has gained a reputation for excellence based upon a unique library of specialized, current information on global importance and a wide range of imaginative programming and collaborations with other organizations to meet the needs of a broad constituency. With affiliates across the globe, the ICEA supports research, information sharing and effective action promoting a sustainable culture of Peace.
SERVICES PROVIDED: ICEA is a place where people are encouraged to develop their own unique individual skills and talents for themselves, their community, nation and the world. The ARK in Berea as a retreat, provides a healthy holistic environment to aid people in their social, emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual as well as artistic growth. Sustainable business leadership training programs are available to corporate and community organizations. Consultants and Speakers are available for all topics relating to the Humanities, Arts, and the Environment.
The ARK in Berea Museum a member in good standing with the Northeastern Ohio Inter-Museum Council.
in 1942, The Northeastern Ohio Inter-Museum Council serves over 140
institutional members in Cuyahoga and six adjacent counties. Members
range from large, internationally renowned museums in major urban
centers to metro parks, nature facilities and small local history
museums spread across parts of the Western Reserve.
The purpose of this organization is to enable its members to preserve
history and works of art, to advance science and natural history, or to
study and display works of art, minerals, animal, and plant life. NEOIMC
members work together to find solutions to their shared concerns in the
fields of finance, legislation, public relations, education, personnel
and related fields, and do what is necessary and proper to carry out the
purposes for which individual member organizations were created.
The Council provides a group forum for airing common goals and issues;
sponsors educational workshops for museum staff and volunteers; hosts
general meetings at member museums.