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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

Off the Page

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apr 18, 2017 through Oct 1, 2017

Red to Bronze: The Story of Reds Statues

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
Apr 18, 2017 through Oct 1, 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.Hours Note:Open until 2 hours after game for... Read more

This exhibit chronicles and celebrates eight Reds legends and the bronze statues of them created by local artist Tom Tsuchiya.Hours Note:Open until 2 hours after game for day games.Open until 8 p.m. for night games.Open until 5 p.m. on non-game days.

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.

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 21, 2017 through May 19, 2017

You Are Here

People's Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location
Apr 21, 2017 through May 19, 2017

You Are Here

People's Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Hand drawn map of Cincinnati covering walls of globe gallery by Phil Rowland, graphic artist winner of globe grant.

Hand drawn map of Cincinnati covering walls of globe gallery by Phil Rowland, graphic artist winner of globe grant.

Apr 11, 2017 through Apr 30, 2017

Juried Art Exhibition

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location
Apr 11, 2017 through Apr 30, 2017

Juried Art Exhibition

Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

East

Approximately 3.65 miles from your location

Exhibition showcases collection of fine art works produced by women from Tristate area.

Exhibition showcases collection of fine art works produced by women from Tristate area.

Apr 22, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017

Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.83 miles from your location
Apr 22, 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.

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.

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.

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
Mandela Journey to Ubuntu
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apr 26, 2017 through Nov 5, 2017

More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

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

More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Crafted by contemporary South African artist William Kentridge, this powerful film installation encircles the viewer with seven screens, on which a procession of travelers... Read more

Crafted by contemporary South African artist William Kentridge, this powerful film installation encircles the viewer with seven screens, on which a procession of travelers passes across a charcoal-drawn animated landscape. The immersive panorama hints at multiple histories, evoking a danse macabre, a jazz funeral, an exodus and... Read More

Mar 25, 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
Mar 25, 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 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.

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.

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.

Apr 13, 2017 through Jun 10, 2017

Entropy-Fusion: Paul Schranz and Rowland Augur

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location
Apr 13, 2017 through Jun 10, 2017

Entropy-Fusion: Paul Schranz and Rowland Augur

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Delicate digital content of Schranz and strong molten media of Augur. Through June 10.

Delicate digital content of Schranz and strong molten media of Augur. Through June 10.

Apr 13, 2017 through Apr 29, 2017

Danielle Ledonne: Photography and Digital Art

Sharonville Cultural Arts Center

North

Approximately 12.38 miles from your location
Apr 13, 2017 through Apr 29, 2017

Danielle Ledonne: Photography and Digital Art

Sharonville Cultural Arts Center

North

Approximately 12.38 miles from your location

Apr 14, 2017 through May 19, 2017

Half Price Sit Fees

The Pottery Place

North

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location
Apr 14, 2017 through May 19, 2017

Half Price Sit Fees

The Pottery Place

North

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location

Half price sit fees every Friday from 5-9 p.m.

Half price sit fees every Friday from 5-9 p.m.

Apr 21, 2017 through May 5, 2017

Senior Thesis Exhibition

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 6.49 miles from your location
Apr 21, 2017 through May 5, 2017

Senior Thesis Exhibition

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 6.49 miles from your location

Heavy Breathing

Senior thesis shows on exhibit in the public galleries.

Senior thesis shows on exhibit in the public galleries.

Apr 28, 2017

Joseph Rogers Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location
Apr 28, 2017

Joseph Rogers Art Exhibit

Mary Ran Gallery

East

Approximately 3.89 miles from your location

Work by Cincinnati-based artist known for paintings of marine scenes.

Work by Cincinnati-based artist known for paintings of marine scenes.

Apr 28, 2017

April Art After Dark: Spring Fling

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location
Apr 28, 2017

April Art After Dark: Spring Fling

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Approximately 6.68 miles from your location

Live entertainment from Midwest Latino, cash bar, appetizers for purchase and exclusive access to entire museum. Free parking.

Live entertainment from Midwest Latino, cash bar, appetizers for purchase and exclusive access to entire museum. Free parking.

Apr 28, 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
Apr 28, 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.

Mar 31, 2017 through Dec 29, 2017

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Mar 31, 2017 through Dec 29, 2017

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Artwork from over 250 artists in 4 buildings available for purchase.

Artwork from over 250 artists in 4 buildings available for purchase.

Apr 28, 2017

Opening Reception

1305 Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Apr 28, 2017

Opening Reception

1305 Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Works by JK Smith IV and Scottie Bellissemo.

Works by JK Smith IV and Scottie Bellissemo.

Apr 28, 2017

Nate Ricciuto: The Curiosity Motive and Signature Series Retrospective of Works of Michael Scheurer

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Apr 28, 2017

Nate Ricciuto: The Curiosity Motive and Signature Series Retrospective of Works of Michael Scheurer

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Exhibits continue through June 18.

Exhibits continue through June 18.

Mar 25, 2017 through Apr 29, 2017

Wine and Canvas Paint Party

Wine and Canvas Florence

South

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Mar 25, 2017 through Apr 29, 2017

Wine and Canvas Paint Party

Wine and Canvas Florence

South

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Apr 28, 2017

Exiled: Ohio's Indian Removal

Heritage Village Museum

North

Approximately 12.77 miles from your location
Apr 28, 2017

Exiled: Ohio's Indian Removal

Heritage Village Museum

North

Approximately 12.77 miles from your location

Xavier University and Heritage Village partnered to create exhibit exploring Indian removal in Ohio. Dr. Karim Tiro and his public history students on hand to speak with... Read more

Xavier University and Heritage Village partnered to create exhibit exploring Indian removal in Ohio. Dr. Karim Tiro and his public history students on hand to speak with visitors. Refreshments served.

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.

Apr 15, 2017 through May 13, 2017

Young Rembrandts: Cartoon Drawing Class (Grades 1-6)

Northern Kentucky University

South

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location
Apr 15, 2017 through May 13, 2017

Young Rembrandts: Cartoon Drawing Class (Grades 1-6)

Northern Kentucky University

South

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location

Young artists learn to incorporate sound and action onto paper.

Young artists learn to incorporate sound and action onto paper.

Apr 29, 2017

Spring Pottery Sale

Queen City Clay

East

Approximately 4.42 miles from your location
Apr 29, 2017

Spring Pottery Sale

Queen City Clay

East

Approximately 4.42 miles from your location

Over 50 local artists sell pottery, sculpture and gifts.

Over 50 local artists sell pottery, sculpture and gifts.

Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 29, 2017

Brazee Street Studios: Glassroom

Brazee Street Studios

East

Approximately 5.00 miles from your location
Mar 4, 2017 through Apr 29, 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.

Apr 15, 2017 through May 13, 2017

Young Rembrandts: Drawing Class (Grades K-6)

Northern Kentucky University

South

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location
Apr 15, 2017 through May 13, 2017

Young Rembrandts: Drawing Class (Grades K-6)

Northern Kentucky University

South

Approximately 6.50 miles from your location

Teaches drawing in entertaining and positive setting that ensures success for every child.

Teaches drawing in entertaining and positive setting that ensures success for every child.

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