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Mar 17, 2017 through Jun 4, 2017

Eirinn go Brach: A Tribute to Cincinnati's Irish Heritage

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Mar 17, 2017 through Jun 4, 2017

Eirinn go Brach: A Tribute to Cincinnati's Irish Heritage

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Years before waves of Irish immigrantsmade their way to Cincinnati to escape theGreat Famine in Ireland, many had alreadyfound a home and began to make their mark inthe... Read more

Years before waves of Irish immigrantsmade their way to Cincinnati to escape theGreat Famine in Ireland, many had alreadyfound a home and began to make their mark inthe Queen City. Éirinn go Bràch explores thecity's Irish sons and daughters' manycontributions to our cultural, political, religiousand industrial heritage.

Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 22, 2017

The Return To Beauty: Asian Influences on Contemporary Landscape Art

Cincinnati Art Galleries

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location
Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 22, 2017

The Return To Beauty: Asian Influences on Contemporary Landscape Art

Cincinnati Art Galleries

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

Examines influences of traditional Chinese and/or Japanese art on work of 16 regional artists, mainly painters, but also two photographers and two printmakers curated by... Read more

Examines influences of traditional Chinese and/or Japanese art on work of 16 regional artists, mainly painters, but also two photographers and two printmakers curated by area writer/editor/curator Daniel Brown.

Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 9, 2017

Cincinnati Public Schools City-Wide Art Exhibition 2017

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 9, 2017

Cincinnati Public Schools City-Wide Art Exhibition 2017

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Annual exhibition of artwork from kindergarten through 12th-grade students. Students compete to exhibit their work. Awards given to top students.

Annual exhibition of artwork from kindergarten through 12th-grade students. Students compete to exhibit their work. Awards given to top students.

Aug 9, 2016 through Mar 31, 2017

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location
Seahorses Unbridled Newport Aquarium
Aug 9, 2016 through Mar 31, 2017

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location

A new, interactive exhibit where guests can discover 10 species of seahorses, sea dragons, trumpetfish, shrimpfish and pipefish.With a head like a horse, snout like an... Read more

A new, interactive exhibit where guests can discover 10 species of seahorses, sea dragons, trumpetfish, shrimpfish and pipefish.With a head like a horse, snout like an aardvark and belly pouch like a kangaroo- seahorses are anything but ordinary. The way the exhibit is designed; guests will be completely immersed in the world... Read More

Feb 11, 2017 through Jun 18, 2017

Noel Anderson: Blak Origin Moment

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Contemporary Arts Center
Feb 11, 2017 through Jun 18, 2017

Noel Anderson: Blak Origin Moment

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Noel Anderson is a Louisville, KY-born artist and a professor at the University of Cincinnati, presently working in New York City. He is known for complex investigations... Read more

Noel Anderson is a Louisville, KY-born artist and a professor at the University of Cincinnati, presently working in New York City. He is known for complex investigations into the evolving make-up of black male identity translated through a variety of textiles – from old rugs to digitally produced tapestries.

Mar 10, 2017 through Apr 2, 2017

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location
Vikings: Beyond the Legend at Cincinnati Museum Center
Mar 10, 2017 through Apr 2, 2017

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location

In collaboration with The Swedish History Museum, Vikings uses the latest archaeological finds and incredible original artifacts to break down the Viking stereotype and... Read more

In collaboration with The Swedish History Museum, Vikings uses the latest archaeological finds and incredible original artifacts to break down the Viking stereotype and replace it with a more accurate image of a people and culture with sophisticated knowledge of metalworking, shipbuilding, navigation and trade.

Mar 20, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Senior Thesis Exhibitions

Xavier University Art Gallery

East

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
Mar 20, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Senior Thesis Exhibitions

Xavier University Art Gallery

East

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

Features Natalie Braun, Anne Donahue, Michaela Fettig and Lydia Reagan.

Features Natalie Braun, Anne Donahue, Michaela Fettig and Lydia Reagan.

Mar 2, 2017 through Apr 20, 2017

Watercolors

Cancer Support Community

North

Approximately 9.30 miles from your location
Mar 2, 2017 through Apr 20, 2017

Watercolors

Cancer Support Community

North

Approximately 9.30 miles from your location

Join Laurie Arshonsky, local watercolorist, learn basics. Explore color, value, composition other techniques to stimulate creativity. Limited to 8 students.

Join Laurie Arshonsky, local watercolorist, learn basics. Explore color, value, composition other techniques to stimulate creativity. Limited to 8 students.

Feb 11, 2017 through Jun 18, 2017

Andrea Bowers: Womxn Workers of the World Unite!

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Contemporary Arts Center
Feb 11, 2017 through Jun 18, 2017

Andrea Bowers: Womxn Workers of the World Unite!

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Andrea Bowers is an Ohio-born, Los Angeles-based artist who works at the provocative, often disruptive intersection of art-making, social justice and political activism.

Andrea Bowers is an Ohio-born, Los Angeles-based artist who works at the provocative, often disruptive intersection of art-making, social justice and political activism.

Mar 1, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Glimpse Art Exhibit

Harrison Branch Library

North

Approximately 24.91 miles from your location
Mar 1, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Glimpse Art Exhibit

Harrison Branch Library

North

Approximately 24.91 miles from your location

Harrison High School art students hold exhibit of selected works from variety of art courses offered at school.

Harrison High School art students hold exhibit of selected works from variety of art courses offered at school.

Feb 4, 2017 through Apr 9, 2017

Lineillism Revealed

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.83 miles from your location
Feb 4, 2017 through Apr 9, 2017

Lineillism Revealed

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.83 miles from your location

In 2000, artist Jim J.C. Hall suffered attack of shingles which caused him to see world in vertical bands of color. He began painting what he saw and created new art form... Read more

In 2000, artist Jim J.C. Hall suffered attack of shingles which caused him to see world in vertical bands of color. He began painting what he saw and created new art form, Lineillism. Exhibit follows Hall's journey as artist and features 10 of his Lineillism works.

Mar 14, 2017 through Apr 2, 2017

Red to Bronze: The Story of Reds Statues

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location
Mar 14, 2017 through Apr 2, 2017

Red to Bronze: The Story of Reds Statues

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

This exhibit chronicles and celebrates eight Reds legends and the bronze statues of them created by local artist Tom Tsuchiya.

This exhibit chronicles and celebrates eight Reds legends and the bronze statues of them created by local artist Tom Tsuchiya.

Mar 4, 2017 through May 27, 2017

Batesville Area Historical Society Display: Capturing Moments in Time: A Perfect Likeness

Batesville Area Historical Society

South

Approximately 47.57 miles from your location
Mar 4, 2017 through May 27, 2017

Batesville Area Historical Society Display: Capturing Moments in Time: A Perfect Likeness

Batesville Area Historical Society

South

Approximately 47.57 miles from your location

Display of cameras from years gone by, Related equipment, rarely seen-glass negatives, dark room equipment, a photo enlarger and more.

Display of cameras from years gone by, Related equipment, rarely seen-glass negatives, dark room equipment, a photo enlarger and more.

Dec 10, 2016 through Jun 11, 2017

The Poetry of Place: William Clift, Linda Connor, and Michael Kenna

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Dec 10, 2016 through Jun 11, 2017

The Poetry of Place: William Clift, Linda Connor, and Michael Kenna

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Featuring lyrical interpretations rather than documentary fragments, their black-and-white photographs reveal moments steeped in history.

Featuring lyrical interpretations rather than documentary fragments, their black-and-white photographs reveal moments steeped in history.

Nov 5, 2015 through May 11, 2017

Creative Underground Gallery

Daryl Urig's Creative Underground

North

Approximately 15.36 miles from your location
Nov 5, 2015 through May 11, 2017

Creative Underground Gallery

Daryl Urig's Creative Underground

North

Approximately 15.36 miles from your location

Select contemporary paintings of Daryl Urig.

Select contemporary paintings of Daryl Urig.

Feb 11, 2017 through May 7, 2017

Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms & Armor

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Dressed to Kill
Feb 11, 2017 through May 7, 2017

Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms & Armor

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Exhibition introduces Japanese samurai culture and arts from 16th to 19th centuries. 130 warrior-related objects includes full suits of armor, variety of arms and art... Read more

Exhibition introduces Japanese samurai culture and arts from 16th to 19th centuries. 130 warrior-related objects includes full suits of armor, variety of arms and art works.

Feb 11, 2017 through May 14, 2017

Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location
Bijoux Parisiens
Feb 11, 2017 through May 14, 2017

Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location

Explores intersection of French art, fashion, and history. See 75 pieces of jewelry by Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Lalique.

Explores intersection of French art, fashion, and history. See 75 pieces of jewelry by Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Lalique.

Mar 17, 2017 through Jun 25, 2017

Color and Rhythm: New Paintings by Cedric Michael Cox

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location
Taft Museum of Art
Mar 17, 2017 through Jun 25, 2017

Color and Rhythm: New Paintings by Cedric Michael Cox

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location

New series of paintings inspired by works in Taft collection.

New series of paintings inspired by works in Taft collection.

Feb 11, 2017 through May 7, 2017

Transcending Reality: The Woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Kosaka Woodcuts
Feb 11, 2017 through May 7, 2017

Transcending Reality: The Woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Museum's Howard and Caroline Porter Collection is largest repository of woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin outside family in Tokyo, Japan. Exhibition celebrates his prints... Read more

Museum's Howard and Caroline Porter Collection is largest repository of woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin outside family in Tokyo, Japan. Exhibition celebrates his prints capturing beauty of Japan's landscape and architectural monuments.

Mar 24, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location
Eternal Flame at Freedom Center
Mar 24, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

World premiere exhibition in partnership with Matthew Willman, South African documentary photographer commissioned by Nelson Mandela Foundation.

World premiere exhibition in partnership with Matthew Willman, South African documentary photographer commissioned by Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Mar 23, 2017 through May 6, 2017

Emergence: Works by Amber Stucke and Edina Tokodi

Wave Pool Gallery

West

Approximately 9.10 miles from your location
Mar 23, 2017 through May 6, 2017

Emergence: Works by Amber Stucke and Edina Tokodi

Wave Pool Gallery

West

Approximately 9.10 miles from your location

Exhibit continues through May 6.

Exhibit continues through May 6.

Oct 20, 2016 through Sep 7, 2017

Lunch and Learn at the Gallery

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

East

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location
Oct 20, 2016 through Sep 7, 2017

Lunch and Learn at the Gallery

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

East

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

20-minute mini-tour of gallery and current exhibition. Preorder meal from Kitchen 452 by 11 a.m. on Tuesday prior to event and receive discount.

20-minute mini-tour of gallery and current exhibition. Preorder meal from Kitchen 452 by 11 a.m. on Tuesday prior to event and receive discount.

Feb 27, 2017 through Jun 9, 2017

Anne Frank: A History for Today Exhibit

Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education

North

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location
Center for Holocaust and Humanities
Feb 27, 2017 through Jun 9, 2017

Anne Frank: A History for Today Exhibit

Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education

North

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Life history of Anne and her family is leading thread running through exhibition. Developed by Anne Frank House and sponsored in North America by Anne Frank Center for... Read more

Life history of Anne and her family is leading thread running through exhibition. Developed by Anne Frank House and sponsored in North America by Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.

Feb 24, 2017 through Apr 8, 2017

Constructing Modern Memories

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location
Feb 24, 2017 through Apr 8, 2017

Constructing Modern Memories

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Photographer Guennadi Maslov, multimediaist Andrey Kozakov share perspectives as Ukrainians, Cincinnatians, artists.

Photographer Guennadi Maslov, multimediaist Andrey Kozakov share perspectives as Ukrainians, Cincinnatians, artists.

Mar 11, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Tres Chic: Eclectic Group Exhibition by Three Female Artists

Sharonville Cultural Arts Center

North

Approximately 12.38 miles from your location
Mar 11, 2017 through Mar 31, 2017

Tres Chic: Eclectic Group Exhibition by Three Female Artists

Sharonville Cultural Arts Center

North

Approximately 12.38 miles from your location

Colorful selection of acrylic paintings.

Colorful selection of acrylic paintings.

Mar 9, 2017 through Apr 27, 2017

Brazee Street Studios: Glassroom

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location
Mar 9, 2017 through Apr 27, 2017

Brazee Street Studios: Glassroom

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location

Students will use colorful glass to design and create their own glass projects, choosing from a range of plates, bowls, necklaces, platters and more.

Students will use colorful glass to design and create their own glass projects, choosing from a range of plates, bowls, necklaces, platters and more.

Sep 8, 2016 through May 25, 2017

After School Art Club

Art on Fire of Cincinnati

North

Approximately 15.42 miles from your location
Sep 8, 2016 through May 25, 2017

After School Art Club

Art on Fire of Cincinnati

North

Approximately 15.42 miles from your location

Kids learn and use variety of mediums, working on different projects each week. Discounts offered when paying monthly.

Kids learn and use variety of mediums, working on different projects each week. Discounts offered when paying monthly.

Mar 30, 2017

Uncanny

Visionaries + Voices Gallery

North

Approximately 9.83 miles from your location
Mar 30, 2017

Uncanny

Visionaries + Voices Gallery

North

Approximately 9.83 miles from your location

Portraiture show questions preconceptions on what is real and how reality is represented. Food, drinks, meet artists. Exhibit continues through May 25.

Portraiture show questions preconceptions on what is real and how reality is represented. Food, drinks, meet artists. Exhibit continues through May 25.

Mar 30, 2017

Elevate: Celebrating Inspiring Art

1628 Ltd.

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Mar 30, 2017

Elevate: Celebrating Inspiring Art

1628 Ltd.

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Highlights work of 11 artists, featuring works from permanent collection and items on loan from Wave Pool's Corporate Art Loan Program.

Highlights work of 11 artists, featuring works from permanent collection and items on loan from Wave Pool's Corporate Art Loan Program.

Mar 30, 2017

Woodshop Classes

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location
Mar 30, 2017

Woodshop Classes

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location

Runs through May 4.

Semi-traditional wood shop class. Patrick Walker guides participants through steps of building piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Takes place on Thursday... Read more

Semi-traditional wood shop class. Patrick Walker guides participants through steps of building piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Takes place on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Mar 30, 2017

Drawing Class

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location
Mar 30, 2017

Drawing Class

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location

Session focuses on value studies with objects and still life. Runs March 30-May 4.

Session focuses on value studies with objects and still life. Runs March 30-May 4.

Jan 19, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Paint and Sip Painting Parties

Pinot's Palette Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Jan 19, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Paint and Sip Painting Parties

Pinot's Palette Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Enjoy art and wine, meet new people and bond with friends. No-experience-required art class directed by trained, local artists. Supplies included.

Enjoy art and wine, meet new people and bond with friends. No-experience-required art class directed by trained, local artists. Supplies included.

Mar 30, 2017

Facing Darkness, A True Story of Faith: Saving Dr. Brantly from Ebola in Africa

Springdale 18: Cinema de Lux

North

Approximately 15.17 miles from your location
Mar 30, 2017

Facing Darkness, A True Story of Faith: Saving Dr. Brantly from Ebola in Africa

Springdale 18: Cinema de Lux

North

Approximately 15.17 miles from your location

Compelling documentary shown in select cinemas nationwide for 1-night event.

Compelling documentary shown in select cinemas nationwide for 1-night event.

Mar 31, 2017 through May 25, 2017

Uncanny

Visionaries + Voices Gallery

North

Approximately 9.83 miles from your location
Mar 31, 2017 through May 25, 2017

Uncanny

Visionaries + Voices Gallery

North

Approximately 9.83 miles from your location

Portraiture show questions preconceptions on what is real and how reality is represented. Food, drinks, meet artists. Exhibit continues through May 25.

Portraiture show questions preconceptions on what is real and how reality is represented. Food, drinks, meet artists. Exhibit continues through May 25.

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