• Learn the names of our 44 board presidents going back to 1907

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: March 1, 2023
  • The Cliff Dwellers selected Miss Alex White of White Mystery as an Artist-in-Residence at the Club.

    Categories: MusicPublished On: February 24, 2023
  • We remember our great friend and colleague Robert W. Thiebout. May 6, 1923 – April 23, 2013

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: April 23, 2013
  • Our Club was named after the novel The Cliff Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller. Fuller however refused to join the Club and does not appear to have used it after it was established. Why did he refuse to join and what does this action tell us about the Club?

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: April 14, 2003
  • Enter the welcoming ambiance of this private club and you sense the reassuring familiarity of a second home. And, indeed it is a home — call it a comfortable refuge for those who’ve made the fine arts a valued part of their lives, a premiere social site nurtured by nearly a century of active interest and participation.

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: February 28, 2001
  • There are 31 marble steps from the eighth floor of Orchestra Hall up to the Cliff Dwellers' penthouse. Even when you're alone on them, people keep looking over your shoulder.

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: October 27, 1994
  • It was the purpose of the founders of The Cliff Dwellers to establish a place where people seriously interested in the arts, both professionally and, so to speak as committed observers, could come together in a congenial and friendly way. The moving spirit was the writer Hamlin Garland, who is remembered for such books as Main-Travelled Roads and Son of the Middle Border.

    Categories: HistoryPublished On: February 28, 1990