A Cincinnati Opera world premiere, this collaboration with the Ohio Innocence Project and the Young Professionals Choral Collective follows the true stories of six exonerees freed by the Ohio Innocence Project. Showing June 14-19, 2019.
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"No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" takes over the Cincinnati Art Museum. This exhibit has been called "an experience in the collective dreaming" and has a captivating collection of oversized sculptures. The opening will take place April 26, 2019 and have a second installation June 7, 2019, both closing September 2, 2019.
Preview the Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style exhibition with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles, and enjoy the musical expressions of Tomiko Ford on the koto from the third-floor terrace of the Cincinnati Art Museum. Japanese musical instruments will be out of storage for the evening! Opening event on June 13, and the exhibit will be available for viewing June 28-September 15, 2019.
Join the whole city as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the oldest professional team in baseball, the Cincinnati Reds! Multiple events will be taking place all season long at Great American Ball Park, the Reds Hall of Fame, and more! Events to look out for include 15 throwback uniforms being worn by players at select home games, more than 20 Mr. Redlegs benches around town in the different uniforms, reopening of the renovated Reds Hall of Fame, and the Reds Rockin’ 150 Open House Birthday Bash on July 5th.
With the November 2018 reopening of this classic Cincinnati work of art, the Cincinnati Museum Center is ready to explore. See the newly renovated Rotunda, first phase of the Museum of Natural History & Science’s Dinosaur Hall and Cincinnati History Museum’s Public Landing.
Dinosaur Hall includes new displays of six gigantic prehistoric creatures. Explore the late Jurassic period with the help of state-of-the-art interactive elements! Take a look at a vast collection of fossils to study the life and evolution of dinosaur biology. Also new to the Museum of Natural History & Science is the Science Interactives Gallery. In this hands-on STEM-inspired exhibit visitors can engage with pulley systems, watch clouds form, knock down targets with concentrate walls of air and even games of tug-of-war!
Make sure to also stop by The Duke Energy Children’s Museum and the remastered Robert D. Lindner Family OMINMAX Theater, now featuring brand new, next-generation laser technology. Recently reopened in the the Spring of 2019, Cincinnati in Motion which has repaired and cleaned S-guage train models, new lighting, sounds and more! Dive into The Cave exhibit, making a comeback with a full replica limestone cavern. Also, in the Fall the new Space Exploration Gallery will celebrate the Apollo legacy!
Joining the newest roller coaster, Mystic Timbers, Kings Island welcomes back a beloved favorite, the antique car rides. In the new Kings Mills Antique Autos family ride, guests board replica classic touring cars and take a leisurely drive around a scenic track equipped with a small rail to keep the car on the path. The ride is comparable to the original Les Taxis antique car ride, combining nostalgia with new enhancements.
Kings Mills Antique Autos is located in Coney Mall, across from the Juke Box Café and alongside The Racer roller coaster. The cars are 2/3 scale replicas of the 1911 Ford Model T; though all-new, they will retain the vintage feel of the original Les Taxis. The ride's name, as well as theming throughout the attraction, enhances the nostalgic experience for riders.
Located within the walls of historic Union Terminal, the exact station where many Holocaust survivors passed through Cincinnati to begin their new lives, The Holocaust and Humanity Center teaches lessons from the past to inspire action for the future in today’s society. Learn through storytelling, interactive experiences, and genuine artifacts the struggle and hardships individuals faced during one of the darkest times of human history, and see how individuals now are taking action to ensure equality and create positive change in our community.
New Culinary Experiences
Eat & Drink at these New Hot Spots
The Cincinnati region continues to be a popular destination for foodies. Here are just some of the new restaurants, breweries, and bars that have opened in the past year: Sonder Brewing, Maize, Karrikin Spirits Co., Galla Park, Pins Mechanical OTR, Sam Adams Taproom, Rich’s Proper Food & Drink, zundo Ramen and Donburi, Cobblestone OTR, and Station + Family BBQ.