VISUAL ARTS

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Behringer-Crawford Museum
Behringer-Crawford Museum

Take a virtual 3D tour of the museum that honors Northern Kentucky heritage. Join Northern Kentucky History Hour on Zoom and Facebook Live to learn more about the area’s history with local authors, historians and archaeologists. Or listen in on a Curator’s Chat featuring the museum’s Curator of Collections discussing some of the museum’s lesser-known artifacts. Kids will love monthly Chippie’s Sensational Science Labs – experiments that can be done from home.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Van Gogh at Cincinnati Art Museum
Van Gogh at Cincinnati Art Museum

Thousands of works of art from the permanent collection are available to view online. With more than 67,000 pieces in the permanent collection, new items are being added and updated so be sure to check back more than once! Every few weeks the Cincinnati Art Museum enlists people from all walks of life to discuss art and culture on its Art Palace Podcast. You can also join CAM Connect, a Facebook group that provides videos, art-making activities and more for art aficionados. 

Taft Museum of Art

Taft Museum of Art (photo: Taft Museum of Art)
Taft Museum of Art (photo: Taft Museum of Art)

Curators take visitors on an audio tour of the top 10 highlights of the museum’s permanent collection, which includes European and American master paintings and sculptures, Chinese porcelains, 19th-century American furniture and more. Or listen in on Taft Chats to learn more about special exhibitions and the permanent collection. Virtual Family Fundays gets the whole family in on the art action with hands-on art activities that can be streamed at any time. Virtual Studios are also another great way to stay connected to and inspired by the arts at Taft Museum of Art. 

PERFORMING ARTS

The Carnegie

Exterior of the Carnegie (photo: Matt Steffen)
The Carnegie (photo: Matt Steffen)

Get your live performance fix with The Carnegie’s all-new Tiny Concert Series. Local performers sing everything from Broadway and Cabaret to soul music as well as one-person shows. The theater is limiting in-person attendance and providing the opportunity to watch an online live stream from home for extra safety and comfort.

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Jacqueline And The Beanstalk (photo: The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati)
Jacqueline And The Beanstalk (photo: The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati)

Families can still enjoy the magic of theater even without physically sitting in the audience! The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is offering an online streaming option for upcoming productions via Broadway on Demand. Some shows even have an Interactive Pick-A-Path option where the viewers direct the action of the play! Upcoming shows include The Velveteen Rabbit, Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale and more.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

A Midsummer Night's Dream (photo: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (photo: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company)

Get your fill of the Bard and Classics with virtual offerings like the one-hour radio rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and War of the Worlds. Once a week, the theatre, an accomplished Shakespeare scholar and rotating panel of guests explore all things Shakespeare in the entertainment world on its podcast, "The Good, The Bard, and The Ugly."

Know Theatre

Know Theatre (photo: @dan_c_woodburn)
Know Theatre (photo: @dan_c_woodburn)

Let your ears take over and listen up to Radio Know: Audio Plays To Go. The theater, known for producing shows that represent the typically underrepresented and pushing boundaries, is also taking many of its productions online with streaming options.

Playhouse in the Park

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (photo: Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates)
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (photo: Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates)

Playhouse in the Park is taking advantage of technology with its Pod Plays – The Aviators and Richie and Blanche. Listeners are guided through a location in the region as an original audio play unfolds, encouraging them to interact with the same views and space as the characters in the story! The theater’s Off the Hill program is also offering virtual productions great for families and kids. And the theater's radio production of its annual A Christmas Carol is still availablefor listening on WVXU's website.

MUSIC

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (photo: Mikki Schaffner)
Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (photo: Mikki Schaffner)

Enjoy CCO @ Home with audio recordings and videos of eConcerts performed by the small ensemble known for its intimate experiences that allow listeners to connect to the music in a unique way. Be sure to stay tuned for new content coming from the orchestra in partnership with its arts partners!

Cincinnati Opera

Production of Frida by Cincinnati Opera (photo: Philip Groshong)
Production of Frida by Cincinnati Opera (photo: Philip Groshong)

Opera at Home lets you join in on the singing without any judgment! Enjoy performances like Cincinnati Opera at 100 – the 100th Centennial celebration of the organization. Opera at Home features Cincinnati Opera artists singing in a series from their own homes and sharing close-to-the-heart musical moments, as well as a new virtual Opera Storybook Hour story time series for kids with opera-themed books followed by a performance. 

Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

Tune your computer audio for the new Digital Concert Series by Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras. Performances are free for the premiere and for the following 24 hours. 

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra offers its subscription and educational series virtually as well as in person. If you purchase all five programs, you will get two bonus performances! Your admission ticket includes a seat in the hall or a key code to watch from home, so you won’t miss a note!