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Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Now through Nov 27, 2019

Herman and Bessie Wessel Collection

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 27, 2019

Herman and Bessie Wessel Collection

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Art Galleries is pleased to announce an historically important exhibition highlighting the works of Cincinnati artists Herman and Bessie Wessel featuring paintings from the Helen Wessel Estate opening Friday, October 25th from 5-8pm through Nov. 27th. Helen was the...

Cincinnati Art Galleries is pleased to announce an historically important exhibition highlighting the works of Cincinnati artists Herman and Bessie Wessel featuring paintings from the Helen Wessel Estate opening Friday, October 25th from 5-8pm through Nov. 27th. Helen was the...

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Men of Change: Power.Triumph.Truth.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Men of Change: Power.Triumph.Truth.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

MEN OF CHANGE: POWER. TRIUMPH. TRUTH. profiles the revolutionary men—including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B Du Bois, and Kendrick Lamar—whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the country. The achievements of the men are woven within...

MEN OF CHANGE: POWER. TRIUMPH. TRUTH. profiles the revolutionary men—including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B Du Bois, and Kendrick Lamar—whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the country. The achievements of the men are woven within...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Explore 9,000 square feet of trains, including displays from the early 1900s and 1930s. Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, and the return of Cincinnati's iconic Duke Energy Holiday Trains, a tradition for more than 70 years and counting. LEGO lovers will delight in...

Explore 9,000 square feet of trains, including displays from the early 1900s and 1930s. Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, and the return of Cincinnati's iconic Duke Energy Holiday Trains, a tradition for more than 70 years and counting. LEGO lovers will delight in...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Now through Apr 04, 2020

Cincinnati Cyclones

Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey
US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 04, 2020

Cincinnati Cyclones

Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey
US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Cincinnati Cyclones are Cincinnati's Kelly Cup Championship winning hockey team and ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres. Cincinnati Cyclones hockey games are more than just a game! Non-stop action, affordable family entertainment, and intermission activities provide...

The Cincinnati Cyclones are Cincinnati's Kelly Cup Championship winning hockey team and ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres. Cincinnati Cyclones hockey games are more than just a game! Non-stop action, affordable family entertainment, and intermission activities provide...

Now through Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Now through Nov 22, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Nov 22, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Mean Girls

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Mean Girls

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde) and director CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon). The story of a naïve newbie...

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde) and director CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon). The story of a naïve newbie...

Now through Nov 16, 2019

The Lifespan of a Fact

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 16, 2019

The Lifespan of a Fact

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway play, this fast-paced story explodes with blistering comedy and timely relevance. Facts become blurry when they’re twisted into fiction in the high-stakes world of publishing. Emily Penrose, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high-end...

A critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway play, this fast-paced story explodes with blistering comedy and timely relevance. Facts become blurry when they’re twisted into fiction in the high-stakes world of publishing. Emily Penrose, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high-end...

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Truth VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery Tours
1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Truth VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery Tours
1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You want the Truth? Join for an exclusive tour that takes a deep dive into every detail of our stolid, generously hopped flagship IPA, Truth. Participants will taste through four variants of Truth, as well as Truth fresh out of the tank. Each tour participant will take home a...

You want the Truth? Join for an exclusive tour that takes a deep dive into every detail of our stolid, generously hopped flagship IPA, Truth. Participants will taste through four variants of Truth, as well as Truth fresh out of the tank. Each tour participant will take home a...

Nov 13, 2019

Talk with Tyler Shields

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 13, 2019

Talk with Tyler Shields

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy time with Tyler Shields at the Contemporary Arts Center Black Box Theater. Learn why Sotheby’s calls Shields “the Warhol of his generation.”   Admission is free and open to the public. Please call Miller Gallery for more details: 513-871-4420

Enjoy time with Tyler Shields at the Contemporary Arts Center Black Box Theater. Learn why Sotheby’s calls Shields “the Warhol of his generation.”   Admission is free and open to the public. Please call Miller Gallery for more details: 513-871-4420

Nov 13, 2019

The Independent Eye: Cincinnati's Counter-Culture Alternative Press

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 13, 2019

The Independent Eye: Cincinnati's Counter-Culture Alternative Press

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A retrospective and panel discussion of the "Independent Eye", a progressive counterculture newspaper published out of Cincinnati (via Yellow Springs) from 1968-1975.   Original newspapers/photography exhibit on display, and a panel discussion includes Ellen Bierhorst...

A retrospective and panel discussion of the "Independent Eye", a progressive counterculture newspaper published out of Cincinnati (via Yellow Springs) from 1968-1975.   Original newspapers/photography exhibit on display, and a panel discussion includes Ellen Bierhorst...

Nov 13, 2019 through Dec 01, 2019

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 13, 2019 through Dec 01, 2019

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The bawdy, bombastic, and chronically cash-poor Sir John Falstaff has been raising hell in the quiet town of Windsor. When his massive bar tab outstrips his meager means, he needs to raise some cash—and quick. He hatches a plan to seduce two of Windsor's most wealthy married...

The bawdy, bombastic, and chronically cash-poor Sir John Falstaff has been raising hell in the quiet town of Windsor. When his massive bar tab outstrips his meager means, he needs to raise some cash—and quick. He hatches a plan to seduce two of Windsor's most wealthy married...

Nov 13, 2019

Chris Thile

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 13, 2019

Chris Thile

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, and now the host of the radio program, Live from Here, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. With his broad outlook, Thile transcends the borders of...

Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, and now the host of the radio program, Live from Here, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. With his broad outlook, Thile transcends the borders of...

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