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Now through Jul 31, 2019

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Jul 31, 2019

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show features works that utilize illusion to entice, entertain, and explore the terrain between fact and fiction, presence and absence, reality and imagination.

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show features works that utilize illusion to entice, entertain, and explore the terrain between fact and fiction, presence and absence, reality and imagination.

Now through Nov 25, 2018

Simply Home Exhibit

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, 41099

South

Now through Nov 25, 2018

Simply Home Exhibit

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, 41099

South

Shelter is a basic human need. Having quality, stable housing is the foundation for all successful life outcomes, but many of our friends, coworkers, and neighbors struggle to afford their homes. Simply Home is an exhibit about how affordable housing creates good neighbors and...

Shelter is a basic human need. Having quality, stable housing is the foundation for all successful life outcomes, but many of our friends, coworkers, and neighbors struggle to afford their homes. Simply Home is an exhibit about how affordable housing creates good neighbors and...

Now through Dec 07, 2018

Minumental

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 07, 2018

Minumental

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Art Academy of Cincinnati Alumni Association is hosting the 31st Annual Minumental Exhibition, celebrating the Art Academy's 150th anniversary, November 9-December 7. Original works of art no larger than 2″ by 2″ will be for sale to the public one night only, November...

The Art Academy of Cincinnati Alumni Association is hosting the 31st Annual Minumental Exhibition, celebrating the Art Academy's 150th anniversary, November 9-December 7. Original works of art no larger than 2″ by 2″ will be for sale to the public one night only, November...

Now through Feb 28, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 28, 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 13, 2019

Holiday [email protected]

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Jan 13, 2019

Holiday [email protected]

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

The holidays are off to a festive start at Behringer-Crawford Museum on Saturday, November 10, when the Holiday Toy Trains launch their 27th year of delighting generations with more than 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and...

The holidays are off to a festive start at Behringer-Crawford Museum on Saturday, November 10, when the Holiday Toy Trains launch their 27th year of delighting generations with more than 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and...

Now through Jan 06, 2019

A Crystal Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

A Crystal Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

During the cold time at the Conservatory, magic halls upon the greenhouse! Come and see beautiful poinsettias, evergreens, botanical building replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains on display, and a family-friendly tree lighting ceremony on November 30th!

During the cold time at the Conservatory, magic halls upon the greenhouse! Come and see beautiful poinsettias, evergreens, botanical building replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains on display, and a family-friendly tree lighting ceremony on November 30th!

Now through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

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 Jan 06, 2019

Chocolate: The Exhibition

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Chocolate: The Exhibition

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

Downtown

Tracks the rich history of the cacao bean, from its beginning as a royal — even divine — Mayan drink to its current role as a romantic gesture, guilty pleasure and global commodity. Follow the history of chocolate culture and science from the 10th century rainforest to the...

Tracks the rich history of the cacao bean, from its beginning as a royal — even divine — Mayan drink to its current role as a romantic gesture, guilty pleasure and global commodity. Follow the history of chocolate culture and science from the 10th century rainforest to the...

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Create a holiday tradition for your family! See the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole”, where you can can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself.

Create a holiday tradition for your family! See the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole”, where you can can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself.

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa Photos

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa Photos

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Santa will be taking photos with families and spreading magic throughout the holiday season in The Living Room located inside the Foundry.

Santa will be taking photos with families and spreading magic throughout the holiday season in The Living Room located inside the Foundry.

Now through Jan 06, 2019

The Fabric of India

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

The Fabric of India

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

Uptown

This exhibition is the first to fully explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India. The exhibition showcases the finest examples from the V&A’s world-renowned collection together with masterpieces from international partners, leading...

This exhibition is the first to fully explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India. The exhibition showcases the finest examples from the V&A’s world-renowned collection together with masterpieces from international partners, leading...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Life: Gillian Wearing

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Life: Gillian Wearing

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

Uptown

Wearing, who won the Turner Prize in 1997 and was appointed O.B.E. in 2011 for services to art, is best known for documenting strangers’ thoughts and confessions through film and photography, as well as re-presenting herself as other artists or family members through the use...

Wearing, who won the Turner Prize in 1997 and was appointed O.B.E. in 2011 for services to art, is best known for documenting strangers’ thoughts and confessions through film and photography, as well as re-presenting herself as other artists or family members through the use...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

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

Uptown

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World

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

Uptown

Explores the prominence and pervasiveness of calligraphy in the arts of the Islamic world. Through the display of individual folios and complete manuscripts that date from the ninth through the twentieth century, the exhibition emphasizes the craftsmanship and skill evident in...

Explores the prominence and pervasiveness of calligraphy in the arts of the Islamic world. Through the display of individual folios and complete manuscripts that date from the ninth through the twentieth century, the exhibition emphasizes the craftsmanship and skill evident in...

Now through Nov 30, 2018

Fotofocus: Arbus, Frank, Penn Masterworks of Post-War American Photography

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through Nov 30, 2018

Fotofocus: Arbus, Frank, Penn Masterworks of Post-War American Photography

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, and Irving Penn were respected photojournalists with published work in fashion magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. However, they would gain notoriety by turning their lens on the overlooked, unseen, and ostracized in society in the 1950s and...

Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, and Irving Penn were respected photojournalists with published work in fashion magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. However, they would gain notoriety by turning their lens on the overlooked, unseen, and ostracized in society in the 1950s and...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Mansion
213 Fifth St., Aurora, IN 47001

South

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Mansion
213 Fifth St., Aurora, IN 47001

South

Tour Hillforest and experience warmth and charm of 163-year-old Hillforest as it is decorated for true Christmas Past.

Tour Hillforest and experience warmth and charm of 163-year-old Hillforest as it is decorated for true Christmas Past.

Now through Aug 04, 2019

Three-Course Seafood Night

Meritage Restaurant
40 Village Square, Cincinnati, OH 45246

North

Now through Aug 04, 2019

Three-Course Seafood Night

Meritage Restaurant
40 Village Square, Cincinnati, OH 45246

North

Choose appetizer, salad and entree.

Choose appetizer, salad and entree.

Now through Jan 01, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 01, 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 Jan 01, 2019

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Jan 01, 2019

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 36th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of more than 2.5 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland...

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 36th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of more than 2.5 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland...

Now through Jan 04, 2019

Light Up the Fair

Boone County Fair Grounds
5819 Idlewild Rd, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Now through Jan 04, 2019

Light Up the Fair

Boone County Fair Grounds
5819 Idlewild Rd, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Light Up The Fair is a new drive thru light show synchronized to music located at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This event will be a mile long display with over 1/2 a million lights! Gates: Gates open at 5:30 and the show will begin at dark.

Light Up The Fair is a new drive thru light show synchronized to music located at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This event will be a mile long display with over 1/2 a million lights! Gates: Gates open at 5:30 and the show will begin at dark.

Now through Dec 18, 2018

Life Drawing Group Sessions

Oxford Community Arts Center
10 S. College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Now through Dec 18, 2018

Life Drawing Group Sessions

Oxford Community Arts Center
10 S. College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Includes 2-hour drawing session with live model followed by optional sharing and feedback time. Music, coffee, light refreshment, BYOB. No reservations required.

Includes 2-hour drawing session with live model followed by optional sharing and feedback time. Music, coffee, light refreshment, BYOB. No reservations required.

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser lights display.

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser lights display.

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Holiday in Lights 2018 presented by Frisch's and produced by The Alleen Company, is an established Cincinnati Holiday tradition for over 28 years. It is an outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own...

Holiday in Lights 2018 presented by Frisch's and produced by The Alleen Company, is an established Cincinnati Holiday tradition for over 28 years. It is an outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own...

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Now through Dec 11, 2018

Board of Education Meeting Calendar

Deer Park Community City Schools
4131 Matson Ave., Sycamore Township, OH 45236

North

Now through Dec 11, 2018

Board of Education Meeting Calendar

Deer Park Community City Schools
4131 Matson Ave., Sycamore Township, OH 45236

North

Board of Education regular meetings.

Board of Education regular meetings.

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Nov 21, 2018 through Nov 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Eve and Black Friday Camp

Perfection Gymnastics School
5637 Union Center Dr, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Nov 21, 2018 through Nov 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Eve and Black Friday Camp

Perfection Gymnastics School
5637 Union Center Dr, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Are the kids off this holiday? Why not send them over to for two days full of games, crafts, and plenty of gymnastics fun!

Are the kids off this holiday? Why not send them over to for two days full of games, crafts, and plenty of gymnastics fun!

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 Jan 13, 2019

Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff: No Two Alike

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 13, 2019

Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff: No Two Alike

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

Downtown

The exhibition, held at the Warren Gallery in London, celebrated the launch of their two books Art Forms in Nature and Beyond This Point. A surprising pair, Blossfeldt and Bruguière intrigued critics as being “quite different from the usual run of photographic shows.” No...

The exhibition, held at the Warren Gallery in London, celebrated the launch of their two books Art Forms in Nature and Beyond This Point. A surprising pair, Blossfeldt and Bruguière intrigued critics as being “quite different from the usual run of photographic shows.” No...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Celebrate the holidays at the Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys, and decorations. Each year the Taft Museum of Art has totally new offerings of vintage Christmas treasures, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year’s exhibition...

Celebrate the holidays at the Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys, and decorations. Each year the Taft Museum of Art has totally new offerings of vintage Christmas treasures, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year’s exhibition...

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 Dec 12, 2018

Arts Academy at Artsville

Artsville
5021 Whetsel Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Dec 12, 2018

Arts Academy at Artsville

Artsville
5021 Whetsel Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Students are invited to explore, experiment, and develop their creativity through music, visual art, theater and dance at Arts Academy at Artsville, a free, weekly, after-school program hosted by Artsville and the Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. Arts Academy at Artsville...

Students are invited to explore, experiment, and develop their creativity through music, visual art, theater and dance at Arts Academy at Artsville, a free, weekly, after-school program hosted by Artsville and the Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. Arts Academy at Artsville...

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