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Jun 10, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

The Strange & Exotic World of Lafcadio Hearn

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Hearn Cover
Jun 10, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

The Strange & Exotic World of Lafcadio Hearn

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Hearn was the first westerner to translate Japanese stories and fairytales into English. In the 1950s, Vickers' family donated his personal collection of Hearn... Read more

Hearn was the first westerner to translate Japanese stories and fairytales into English. In the 1950s, Vickers' family donated his personal collection of Hearn material to the Library. Selections from the collection will be on view in the Joseph S. Stern, Jr. Cincinnati Room.

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
Ugo Rondinone
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... 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.

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
Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
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.

Jun 8, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Kenner And The Building Of An Empire

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location
Jun 8, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Kenner And The Building Of An Empire

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Approximately 8.78 miles from your location

Relive childhood with story of how Cincinnati changed toy industry. Features over 150 toys including original Star Wars action figures.

Relive childhood with story of how Cincinnati changed toy industry. Features over 150 toys including original Star Wars action figures.

Jul 15, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Predecessors

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Jul 15, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Predecessors

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Exhibition unites artist's seminal series, bringing together individual pieces from London, Johannesburg, New York and Los Angeles. Continues through Oct. 1.

Exhibition unites artist's seminal series, bringing together individual pieces from London, Johannesburg, New York and Los Angeles. Continues through Oct. 1.

Jul 15, 2017 through Oct 22, 2017

Jane Benson: Half-Truths

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Contemporary Arts Center
Jul 15, 2017 through Oct 22, 2017

Jane Benson: Half-Truths

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Story of 2 Iraqi brothers who escaped from Baghdad in early 2002 becomes vehicle for British-born, NY-based artist to explore social reverberations caused by geo-cultural... Read more

Story of 2 Iraqi brothers who escaped from Baghdad in early 2002 becomes vehicle for British-born, NY-based artist to explore social reverberations caused by geo-cultural separation. Continues through Oct. 22.

May 4, 2017 through Jul 29, 2017

Brazee Street Glassroom: Drop in and Create

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location
May 4, 2017 through Jul 29, 2017

Brazee Street Glassroom: Drop in and Create

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location

Students select from range of glass projects, such as plates, platters, coasters, ornaments and more to decorate and design. No experience necessary.

Students select from range of glass projects, such as plates, platters, coasters, ornaments and more to decorate and design. No experience necessary.

Jun 9, 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.)
Jun 9, 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.

Jun 24, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Gallery Selections

Cincinnati Art Galleries

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location
Jun 24, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Gallery Selections

Cincinnati Art Galleries

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

Recent works by local gallery artists and selection of newly acquired turn-of-the-century paintings. Exhibit continues through Aug. 19

Recent works by local gallery artists and selection of newly acquired turn-of-the-century paintings. Exhibit continues through Aug. 19

Jun 6, 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
Jun 6, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017

National Geographic Photo Ark

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

North

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

Features work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. Portraits of over 12,000 species representing several animal classes, including birds, fish,... Read more

Features work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. Portraits of over 12,000 species representing several animal classes, including birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

Jun 10, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Treasures from the Berger Collection: British Paintings 1400-2000

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location
Treasures
Jun 10, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Treasures from the Berger Collection: British Paintings 1400-2000

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location

50 paintings span 6 centuries in this who's who of British painting. Highlights from Berger Collection, housed in Denver Art Museum, convey history of British artistic... Read more

50 paintings span 6 centuries in this who's who of British painting. Highlights from Berger Collection, housed in Denver Art Museum, convey history of British artistic achievement.

Jun 16, 2017 through Sep 3, 2017

A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America
Jun 16, 2017 through Sep 3, 2017

A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Art created by self-taught or minimally trained artists from 1800 to 1925.

Art created by self-taught or minimally trained artists from 1800 to 1925.

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.

Jul 14, 2017 through Nov 5, 2017

Small Paintings from the Taft Collection

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location
Taft Museum of Art
Jul 14, 2017 through Nov 5, 2017

Small Paintings from the Taft Collection

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Approximately 6.86 miles from your location

Group of diminutive oils features landscape, portrait, and figure paintings by artists from United States, France, and Holland.

Group of diminutive oils features landscape, portrait, and figure paintings by artists from United States, France, and Holland.

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
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 lamps that... 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.

Jun 16, 2017 through Jan 28, 2018

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
William Kentridge, More Sweetly Play the Dance
Jun 16, 2017 through Jan 28, 2018

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.

Jun 17, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Anila Quayyum Agha: All The Flowers Are For Me

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Cincinnati Art Museum
Jun 17, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Anila Quayyum Agha: All The Flowers Are For Me

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Pakistani-American artist creates immersive installations by manipulating light.

Pakistani-American artist creates immersive installations by manipulating light.

Jun 10, 2017 through Nov 11, 2017

Glendale During WWI: Doing Our Bit

Glendale Heritage Museum

North

Approximately 12.92 miles from your location
Jun 10, 2017 through Nov 11, 2017

Glendale During WWI: Doing Our Bit

Glendale Heritage Museum

North

Approximately 12.92 miles from your location

Exhibit features stories about Glendale citizens during WWI, those who worked for war effort at home and those who served overseas.

Exhibit features stories about Glendale citizens during WWI, those who worked for war effort at home and those who served overseas.

Jun 9, 2017 through Aug 5, 2017

Tony DeVarco and Mayako Nakamura: ReGenerations

Marta Hewett Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Jun 9, 2017 through Aug 5, 2017

Tony DeVarco and Mayako Nakamura: ReGenerations

Marta Hewett Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Exhibit runs through Aug. 5.

Exhibit runs through Aug. 5.

Jul 29, 2017 through Sep 2, 2017

Paul Chidlaw Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017 through Sep 2, 2017

Paul Chidlaw Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location

Exhibition by Cincinnati's first abstract expressionist.

Exhibition by Cincinnati's first abstract expressionist.

Jul 29, 2017 through Jul 29, 2017

Mason Jar Painting Class

Macy's-Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017 through Jul 29, 2017

Mason Jar Painting Class

Macy's-Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location

Interactive painting class. Apron and Easels demonstrate how to add personal flair to mason jar mugs or lanterns. Tasty treats included. Choose from 2 class times.

Interactive painting class. Apron and Easels demonstrate how to add personal flair to mason jar mugs or lanterns. Tasty treats included. Choose from 2 class times.

Jun 17, 2017 through Sep 16, 2017

Distant Horizons: Pioneers in Psychedelic Art

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 8.10 miles from your location
Jun 17, 2017 through Sep 16, 2017

Distant Horizons: Pioneers in Psychedelic Art

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 8.10 miles from your location

Curated by Carlo McCormick and featuring artists Isaac Abrams, Ira Cohen, Tony Martin, USCO and Gerd Stern. Through Sept. 16.

Curated by Carlo McCormick and featuring artists Isaac Abrams, Ira Cohen, Tony Martin, USCO and Gerd Stern. Through Sept. 16.

Jul 29, 2017 through Jul 30, 2017

Etiquette and the Art of the Fan

Hueston Woods Pioneer Farm

North

Approximately 38.04 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017 through Jul 30, 2017

Etiquette and the Art of the Fan

Hueston Woods Pioneer Farm

North

Approximately 38.04 miles from your location

Learn etiquette and language of fan.

Learn etiquette and language of fan.

Jul 15, 2017 through Jul 30, 2017

Dave Laug Exhibit: Mo'Vida

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
Jul 15, 2017 through Jul 30, 2017

Dave Laug Exhibit: Mo'Vida

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

Artist describes painting style as energetic with goal to put more life into paintings through color and movement. Visitors welcome during summer camp classes in gallery.

Artist describes painting style as energetic with goal to put more life into paintings through color and movement. Visitors welcome during summer camp classes in gallery.

May 13, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

CAC at 21c

21c Museum Hotel

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
21c Museum Hotel
May 13, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

CAC at 21c

21c Museum Hotel

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati collaborates with Contemporary Arts Center for docent-led 30-minute guided tour through 21c galleries followed by 30-minute tour of CAC.

21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati collaborates with Contemporary Arts Center for docent-led 30-minute guided tour through 21c galleries followed by 30-minute tour of CAC.

Jul 29, 2017 through Aug 26, 2017

Human Figure Drawing Class

University of Cincinnati, Victory Parkway Campus

East

Approximately 6.17 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017 through Aug 26, 2017

Human Figure Drawing Class

University of Cincinnati, Victory Parkway Campus

East

Approximately 6.17 miles from your location

Class designed for both beginners and practicing artists looking to brush up on fundamental skills. Bring sketch book and pencil.

Class designed for both beginners and practicing artists looking to brush up on fundamental skills. Bring sketch book and pencil.

Jul 29, 2017

Create a One-hour Leather Bracelet with Marsha Polk

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017

Create a One-hour Leather Bracelet with Marsha Polk

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

All materials supplied (can make second bracelet for additional $12). Professional quality and finished within hour.

All materials supplied (can make second bracelet for additional $12). Professional quality and finished within hour.

Jul 14, 2017 through Sep 23, 2017

Midsummer Dreams: We Are Such Stuff

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location
Jul 14, 2017 through Sep 23, 2017

Midsummer Dreams: We Are Such Stuff

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Shakespeare's poetic observations inspire visual voyage through landscapes-enchanted and real, and dreams-light and dark. Exhibit continues through Sept. 23.

Shakespeare's poetic observations inspire visual voyage through landscapes-enchanted and real, and dreams-light and dark. Exhibit continues through Sept. 23.

Jul 29, 2017

Summer Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Cold Spring Branch Library

South

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Jul 29, 2017

Summer Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Cold Spring Branch Library

South

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Make tie dye t-shirt to wear during new school year. Space limited.

Make tie dye t-shirt to wear during new school year. Space limited.

Jul 20, 2017 through Aug 24, 2017

Woodshop Classes

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location
Jul 20, 2017 through Aug 24, 2017

Woodshop Classes

Springfield Township Senior and Community Center

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location

Semi-traditional wood shop class. Patrick Walker guides participants through steps of building piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Runs May 25-June 29.

Semi-traditional wood shop class. Patrick Walker guides participants through steps of building piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Runs May 25-June 29.

Jul 13, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Paint and Sip Painting Parties

Pinot's Palette Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Jul 13, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Paint and Sip Painting Parties

Pinot's Palette Kenwood

North

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

No-experience-required art class directed by trained, local artists. Supplies included.

No-experience-required art class directed by trained, local artists. Supplies included.

Jul 22, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Saturday Night Cinema

Mount Healthy City Park

North

Approximately 13.21 miles from your location
Jul 22, 2017 through Aug 19, 2017

Saturday Night Cinema

Mount Healthy City Park

North

Approximately 13.21 miles from your location

Bring lawn chairs or blanket. Movie begins at dusk. Light refreshments available for purchase.

Bring lawn chairs or blanket. Movie begins at dusk. Light refreshments available for purchase.

Jul 30, 2017

Mo'Vida: the Art of David Laug

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
Jul 30, 2017

Mo'Vida: the Art of David Laug

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

Laug describes painting style as energetic; his goal is to put more life into paintings through color, movement and way it all comes together.

Laug describes painting style as energetic; his goal is to put more life into paintings through color, movement and way it all comes together.

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