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Now through Feb 10, 2019

Akram Zaatari: The Fold- Space, time and image

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 10, 2019

Akram Zaatari: The Fold- Space, time and image

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

Downtown

Acclaimed Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari combines the roles of image-maker, archivist, curator, filmmaker and critical theorist to explore the role photography plays in both instituting and fabricating identity. For this exhibition he positions the seemingly simple fold as a...

Acclaimed Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari combines the roles of image-maker, archivist, curator, filmmaker and critical theorist to explore the role photography plays in both instituting and fabricating identity. For this exhibition he positions the seemingly simple fold as a...

Now through Feb 10, 2019

Mamma Andersson Memory Banks

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 10, 2019

Mamma Andersson Memory Banks

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

Downtown

Painters often draw from 
existing visual materials, such as photographs and reproductions of past works of art, to inspire and construct their work. Swedish artist Mamma Andersson (born 1962)—known for her dreamlike, faintly narrative compositions inspired by Nordic...

Painters often draw from 
existing visual materials, such as photographs and reproductions of past works of art, to inspire and construct their work. Swedish artist Mamma Andersson (born 1962)—known for her dreamlike, faintly narrative compositions inspired by Nordic...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

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 Feb 20, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
150 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 20, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
150 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Now through Apr 14, 2019

Travels with Turner

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

Downtown

Now through Apr 14, 2019

Travels with Turner

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

Downtown

Follow nineteenth-century British painter J. M. W. Turner on his travels throughout the United Kingdom and Europe—through his watercolors and an interactive digital map. On his journeys, Turner filled sketchbook after sketchbook, gathering reference material he would later...

Follow nineteenth-century British painter J. M. W. Turner on his travels throughout the United Kingdom and Europe—through his watercolors and an interactive digital map. On his journeys, Turner filled sketchbook after sketchbook, gathering reference material he would later...

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Cincinnati Golf Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Cincinnati Golf Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Professional instruction, golf equipment for sale, club fittings, seminars and free computerized swing analysis. Coincides with the first weekend of Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show.

Professional instruction, golf equipment for sale, club fittings, seminars and free computerized swing analysis. Coincides with the first weekend of Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show.

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott

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

Downtown

In Paris in the 1920s, the young American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898–1991) encountered the elderly French photographer Eugène Atget (1857–1927). Their contact would have profound and lasting effects on the careers and legacies of both artists. Through a sequence of...

In Paris in the 1920s, the young American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898–1991) encountered the elderly French photographer Eugène Atget (1857–1927). Their contact would have profound and lasting effects on the careers and legacies of both artists. Through a sequence of...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

More than 300 displays and exhibits. Boats, equipment, gear, seminars, guides, outfitters and more.

More than 300 displays and exhibits. Boats, equipment, gear, seminars, guides, outfitters and more.

Now through Mar 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

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

Downtown

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

Now through Jan 25, 2019

Synthetica

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 25, 2019

Synthetica

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Artists are often at the leading edge of innovation and experimentation with new materials that spur creative development. Synthetica is a group exhibition of artists working with chemically engineered materials in unconventional ways. Working on two-dimensional surfaces with...

Artists are often at the leading edge of innovation and experimentation with new materials that spur creative development. Synthetica is a group exhibition of artists working with chemically engineered materials in unconventional ways. Working on two-dimensional surfaces with...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Alex Hibbitt: Rhizome

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Alex Hibbitt: Rhizome

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Alex Hibbitt constructs complex modular and suspended sculptures of cast porcelain intersected with cut felt shapes that explore ideas of complexity, connectivity, and the relationships between two- and three-dimensional forms.

Alex Hibbitt constructs complex modular and suspended sculptures of cast porcelain intersected with cut felt shapes that explore ideas of complexity, connectivity, and the relationships between two- and three-dimensional forms.

Now through Apr 14, 2019

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 14, 2019

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 70+ local Cincinnati artists.

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 70+ local Cincinnati artists.

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof

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

Downtown

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and...

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and...

Jan 20, 2019

3rd Sunday Funday Vive la France

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

Downtown

Jan 20, 2019

3rd Sunday Funday Vive la France

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

Downtown

Celebrate all things French at the Taft. See Paris to New York before it closes, practice your French at the Art Cart, and create a photo transfer project to take home. Look for a wandering mime from Cincinnati Circus, 2–4 p.m. Learn about French macarons in a...

Celebrate all things French at the Taft. See Paris to New York before it closes, practice your French at the Art Cart, and create a photo transfer project to take home. Look for a wandering mime from Cincinnati Circus, 2–4 p.m. Learn about French macarons in a...

Now through Feb 28, 2019

The World Illuminated

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 28, 2019

The World Illuminated

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

Downtown

In the early part of the 20th century the Library began collecting lantern slides, which were loaned to customers and used for Library programming, such as lectures. Highlights from this vast collection are on display at the Main Library throug

In the early part of the 20th century the Library began collecting lantern slides, which were loaned to customers and used for Library programming, such as lectures. Highlights from this vast collection are on display at the Main Library throug

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Pops in Space

Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 20, 2019

Pops in Space

Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

JMR and the Pops inspire wonder with this all-new program celebrating the marvels of the universe. Experience favorite selections from Holst's The Planets, plus Star Wars, Star Trek and more, accompanied with jaw-dropping NASA images by creative partner Lightborne. The Pops...

JMR and the Pops inspire wonder with this all-new program celebrating the marvels of the universe. Experience favorite selections from Holst's The Planets, plus Star Wars, Star Trek and more, accompanied with jaw-dropping NASA images by creative partner Lightborne. The Pops...

Now through Feb 16, 2019

Ripcord

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Now through Feb 16, 2019

Ripcord

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman ... by any means necessary. A...

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman ... by any means necessary. A...

Now through Feb 02, 2019

Red Bike

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2019

Red Bike

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now.

What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now.

Now through Apr 05, 2019

Cincinnati Cyclones

Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey
US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 05, 2019

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...

Jan 21, 2019

King Legacy Awards Breakfast

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

Downtown

Jan 21, 2019

King Legacy Awards Breakfast

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

Downtown

The National Underground Railrood Freedom Center will host the 2019 King Legacy Awards Breakfast this year. Doors open at 7:30am, and breakfast begins at 8am. The program begins at 9am with keynote speaker Dr. Holly Y. McGee, Assistant Professor of History at the University of...

The National Underground Railrood Freedom Center will host the 2019 King Legacy Awards Breakfast this year. Doors open at 7:30am, and breakfast begins at 8am. The program begins at 9am with keynote speaker Dr. Holly Y. McGee, Assistant Professor of History at the University of...

Jan 21, 2019

MLK Day 2019: It Stops With Us

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

Downtown

Jan 21, 2019

MLK Day 2019: It Stops With Us

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

Downtown

10:00 a.m. Commemorative Civil Rights March begins at the Freedom Center 11: 00 a.m. Fountain Square, Interfaith Prayer Service followed by march to Music Hall 12 p.m. Music Hall, MLK Commemorative Celebration

10:00 a.m. Commemorative Civil Rights March begins at the Freedom Center 11: 00 a.m. Fountain Square, Interfaith Prayer Service followed by march to Music Hall 12 p.m. Music Hall, MLK Commemorative Celebration

Now through Feb 11, 2019

Mitten Mondays

Fountain Square Ice Rink
Fifth and Vine streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 11, 2019

Mitten Mondays

Fountain Square Ice Rink
Fifth and Vine streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bring a pair of mittens or a hat and scarf to donate for our mitten tree and get free skate rental! Admission rate of $6 still applies. Amenities include lockers, benches, a warming tent, and a full-service concessions tent with hot and cold snacks, and alcoholic and...

Bring a pair of mittens or a hat and scarf to donate for our mitten tree and get free skate rental! Admission rate of $6 still applies. Amenities include lockers, benches, a warming tent, and a full-service concessions tent with hot and cold snacks, and alcoholic and...

Jan 21, 2019

Freedom Center Free Admission Day

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

Downtown

Jan 21, 2019

Freedom Center Free Admission Day

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

Downtown

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will open to the public at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21 with free general admission to the museum’s permanent exhibitions and special programming.   Visitors may immerse themselves in The Rosa Parks Experience for an...

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will open to the public at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21 with free general admission to the museum’s permanent exhibitions and special programming.   Visitors may immerse themselves in The Rosa Parks Experience for an...

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