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Apr 4, 2017 through Jul 31, 2017

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Lloyd Library and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Apr 4, 2017 through Jul 31, 2017

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Lloyd Library and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Brings to life 300-year-old treasures by botanical illustrator and pioneering woman of science, Maria Sibylla Merian. Taxidermist Jeremy Johnson of Meddling with Nature... Read more

Brings to life 300-year-old treasures by botanical illustrator and pioneering woman of science, Maria Sibylla Merian. Taxidermist Jeremy Johnson of Meddling with Nature combines preserved plants, animals and insect specimens inspired by Merian's work to accompany her illustrations.

May 12, 2017 through Jun 1, 2017

Power of Us: A Celebration of Female Power

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location
May 12, 2017 through Jun 1, 2017

Power of Us: A Celebration of Female Power

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location

Curated by Pam Kravitz, group exhibition features wide range of artists and mediums. Continues through June 1.

Curated by Pam Kravitz, group exhibition features wide range of artists and mediums. Continues through June 1.

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
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
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.

Apr 18, 2017 through May 30, 2017

Adult Coloring

Boone County Main Library

South

Approximately 17.78 miles from your location
Apr 18, 2017 through May 30, 2017

Adult Coloring

Boone County Main Library

South

Approximately 17.78 miles from your location

Coloring supplies provided.

Coloring supplies provided.

May 19, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

National Geographic Photo Ark

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

North

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location
A federally threatened koala, Phascolarctos cinereus, with her babies at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. Part of National Geographic Photo Ark, natgeophotoark.org © Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark
May 19, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

National Geographic Photo Ark

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

North

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

Featuring the work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore, the completed National Geographic Photo Ark will include portraits of over 12,000 species... Read more

Featuring the work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore, the completed National Geographic Photo Ark will include portraits of over 12,000 species representing several animal classes, including birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

May 16, 2017 through May 16, 2017

Red to Bronze: The Story of Reds Statues

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location
May 16, 2017 through May 16, 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.

May 25, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Star Wars And The Power of Costume

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location
Star Wars and the Power of Costume at Cincinnati Museum Center. (Photo credit: 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.)
May 25, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Star Wars And The Power of Costume

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location

Iconic costumes from a galaxy far, far away are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition.

Iconic costumes from a galaxy far, far away are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition.

May 19, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017

Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.83 miles from your location
May 19, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017

Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.83 miles from your location

Impact of food from diverse immigrant populations on Northern Kentucky's social and cultural development is focus of exhibit developed by students in NKU's Public History... Read more

Impact of food from diverse immigrant populations on Northern Kentucky's social and cultural development is focus of exhibit developed by students in NKU's Public History Graduate Program, featuring variety of cuisines from different countries, their origins and traditions.

Apr 1, 2017 through Aug 13, 2017

Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
The Reader - Tiffany Exhibit
Apr 1, 2017 through Aug 13, 2017

Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

As painter, Louis C. Tiffany was captivated by interplay of light and color ultimately expressing this in glass “paintings”. Explore iconic Tiffany windows and... Read more

As painter, Louis C. Tiffany was captivated by interplay of light and color ultimately expressing this in glass “paintings”. Explore iconic Tiffany windows and lamps that highlight contributions of Tiffany Studio artists including chemist Nash and designers Northrop, Wilson and Driscoll.

May 25, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location
Mandela Journey to Ubuntu
May 25, 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.

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.

May 27, 2017 through Jun 16, 2017

Chuck Marshall Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location
May 27, 2017 through Jun 16, 2017

Chuck Marshall Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location

Known for impressionistic landscapes, still life pieces and figurative works, Marshall has won several awards for his plein air paintings, which he creates on-site,... Read more

Known for impressionistic landscapes, still life pieces and figurative works, Marshall has won several awards for his plein air paintings, which he creates on-site, immersed in beauty of surroundings. Through June 16.

Apr 26, 2017 through Nov 5, 2017

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Apr 26, 2017 through Nov 5, 2017

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by... Read more

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by brass band.

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.

May 30, 2017

Pattern: Cascade Strip Plate Class

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location
May 30, 2017

Pattern: Cascade Strip Plate Class

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location

Glass cutting experience required. Expand cutting skills in advanced cutting workshop.

Glass cutting experience required. Expand cutting skills in advanced cutting workshop.

May 30, 2017 through Jul 11, 2017

Wearable Mosaics

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

North

Approximately 23.33 miles from your location
May 30, 2017 through Jul 11, 2017

Wearable Mosaics

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

North

Approximately 23.33 miles from your location

Learn to create mini-mosaic that can be turned into pendent or key chain. While all supplies are included, students may bring own tiny beads or tiles. Ages 13 and up.

Learn to create mini-mosaic that can be turned into pendent or key chain. While all supplies are included, students may bring own tiny beads or tiles. Ages 13 and up.

Jan 4, 2017 through Jun 28, 2017

Oil Painting with Jan Boone

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
Jan 4, 2017 through Jun 28, 2017

Oil Painting with Jan Boone

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

For beginning and intermediate painters. Instruction covers basic painting techniques, good drawing and creative use of color.

For beginning and intermediate painters. Instruction covers basic painting techniques, good drawing and creative use of color.

May 10, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

Ugo Rondinone: Let's Start This Day Again

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Contemporary Arts Center
May 10, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

Ugo Rondinone: Let's Start This Day Again

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Exhibition celebrates new iteration of Swiss-born, NY-based artist's color spectrum series that congregates art, gallery architecture and visitors as collaborators in all-... Read more

Exhibition celebrates new iteration of Swiss-born, NY-based artist's color spectrum series that congregates art, gallery architecture and visitors as collaborators in all-encompassing experience.

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.

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.

Apr 5, 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
Apr 5, 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.

May 3, 2017 through Jun 10, 2017

Demolition Man: Selected Works from the Raymond Thunder-Sky Archives and Wordly: John M. Bennett, Fred Ellenberger and Avril Thurman

The Carnegie

South

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location
May 3, 2017 through Jun 10, 2017

Demolition Man: Selected Works from the Raymond Thunder-Sky Archives and Wordly: John M. Bennett, Fred Ellenberger and Avril Thurman

The Carnegie

South

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Two shows. Demolition Man features works from Raymond Thunder-Sky, Wordly examines visualized language. Exhibits continue through June 10.

Two shows. Demolition Man features works from Raymond Thunder-Sky, Wordly examines visualized language. Exhibits continue through June 10.

Apr 5, 2017 through May 12, 2016

A Day in the Life: As the Betts Family Lived in the Mid 19th Century

Betts House

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location
Betts House
Apr 5, 2017 through May 12, 2016

A Day in the Life: As the Betts Family Lived in the Mid 19th Century

Betts House

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Exhibit features materials and programs showing how adults and children entertained themselves in mid 19th century.

Exhibit features materials and programs showing how adults and children entertained themselves in mid 19th century.

Apr 19, 2017 through Apr 26, 2017

Piecemakers Quilting Group

Boone County Public Library - Scheben Branch

South

Approximately 18.53 miles from your location
Apr 19, 2017 through Apr 26, 2017

Piecemakers Quilting Group

Boone County Public Library - Scheben Branch

South

Approximately 18.53 miles from your location

Learn basics or share expertise in quilting.

Learn basics or share expertise in quilting.

May 31, 2017

Family Nights at Krohn: Butterfly Pajama Parties

Krohn Conservatory

Downtown

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location
May 31, 2017

Family Nights at Krohn: Butterfly Pajama Parties

Krohn Conservatory

Downtown

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location

Family fun activities and crafts for all ages.

Family fun activities and crafts for all ages.

May 31, 2017 through Aug 30, 2017

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location
May 31, 2017 through Aug 30, 2017

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Breaking Away.

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change.

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change.

May 18, 2017 through Nov 12, 2015

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting for Adults with Mary Lou Holt

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
May 18, 2017 through Nov 12, 2015

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting for Adults with Mary Lou Holt

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

Learn line drawing techniques, basic eye/hand coordination and how to identify positive and negative shapes. Runs May 18-July 6.

Learn line drawing techniques, basic eye/hand coordination and how to identify positive and negative shapes. Runs May 18-July 6.

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