Welcome to Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc.

Made by Gloria Ebratt

IGMA School 2017

Taught by Deb Mackie

NAME C-066

Charter Club of the 

National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts 

About Us

  •  Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc.  (CMS) was founded in Cleveland, Ohio on April 18, 1971 as a non-profit organization 
  •  We are the second oldest miniature club in the world 
  • Cleveland Miniaturia Society is a Charter Club of the National Association of Miniature Enthusisasts (NAME C-066)
  •  CMS provides a supportive and social atmosphere to promote interest in scaled miniature dollhouses, furnishings and accessories
  •  members represent all skill levels, from collector to beginner to advanced artisan
  •  membership is opened to adults age 18 and older although consideration is given to younger persons when accompanied by an adult.
  • CMS  provides opportunities for participation in activities and classes to learn and to share individual talents and knowledge in 1", 1/2" & 1/4" scale miniatures 
  •  monthly meetings feature a project taught by an experienced member to highlight a skill or technique.
  •  activities include picnics, holiday parties, visits to view members' collections, trips to museums, specialty shops, miniature shows 
  •  members have also restored dollhouses for the Western Reserve Historical Society and Clague Museum 
  •  members have constructed a miniature operating suite to help hospitalized children understand and become more comfortable with their hospital stay 
  •  members have exhibited at the Cleveland Home & Flower show, the Cleveland Garden Center, Festival of Trees, the Cuyahoga County Fair and the Shaker Historical Society Museum.                 

Annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale

  •   Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc.  (CMS) sponsors an annual dollhouse show and sale in mid October.
  •  Begun in Cleveland, Ohio in 1971, it is the longest continuous miniature show in the United States 
  •  Scaled miniature artisans, manufacturers and dealers from around the country present their products for purchase and enjoyment. 
  •  Each year, a raffle at the annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale benefits a local charitable organization 
  •  Organizations benefiting from this raffle in the past have included: Ronald Mcdonald House, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Providence House, Aluminum Cans for Burned Children's Camp, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Achievement Center for Children Camp Cheerful, Cleveland Foodbank, Cleveland Animal Protective League, WAGS 4 WARRIORS, and services for Domestic Violence victims in Cleveland in 2017.