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Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

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 Oct 27, 2019

Yoga with Art

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Yoga with Art

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Find your inner peace at 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati’s weekly Sunday yoga series. Perfect the art of oneness as you work through a variety of poses. Sessions are just $5 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Modo Yoga. Attendees should bring their own mat or...

Find your inner peace at 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati’s weekly Sunday yoga series. Perfect the art of oneness as you work through a variety of poses. Sessions are just $5 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Modo Yoga. Attendees should bring their own mat or...

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

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

Downtown

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Now through Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

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 Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

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 Sep 15, 2019

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style

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

Uptown

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style

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

Uptown

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style celebrates the enduring influence of the kimono on fashion. Inspired by materials, forms and decorative motifs since the opening of Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, western fashion designers, alongside other artists, have produced...

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style celebrates the enduring influence of the kimono on fashion. Inspired by materials, forms and decorative motifs since the opening of Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, western fashion designers, alongside other artists, have produced...

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 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 Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

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

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

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

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Sep 15, 2019

Freedom 55 Film Series: Spies of Mississippi

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

Downtown

Sep 15, 2019

Freedom 55 Film Series: Spies of Mississippi

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

Downtown

Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission (MSSC), formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain “the Mississippi way of life,” white supremacy, during the 1950s and ‘60s.  The...

Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission (MSSC), formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain “the Mississippi way of life,” white supremacy, during the 1950s and ‘60s.  The...

Now through Oct 11, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 11, 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...

Sep 15, 2019

Purls & Pints

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 15, 2019

Purls & Pints

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Are you an avid knitter? Or looking to learn? Come out and make new friends by joining us at Purls & Pints!   We’re welcoming all levels to this free event, plus you can bring your significant other, children or just anyone interested in observing or having a few...

Are you an avid knitter? Or looking to learn? Come out and make new friends by joining us at Purls & Pints!   We’re welcoming all levels to this free event, plus you can bring your significant other, children or just anyone interested in observing or having a few...

Sep 15, 2019

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Hotel Covington
638 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011

South

Sep 15, 2019

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Hotel Covington
638 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011

South

The MOST fabulous movie returns to Hotel Covington this fall!  Join at Hotel Covington's open-air Courtyard to watch Rocky Horror Picture Show! They've got the drinks and the popcorn, all they need is you!    No cover! All ages welcome! 

The MOST fabulous movie returns to Hotel Covington this fall!  Join at Hotel Covington's open-air Courtyard to watch Rocky Horror Picture Show! They've got the drinks and the popcorn, all they need is you!    No cover! All ages welcome! 

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

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 Nov 09, 2019

World War I at Home and Abroad

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Nov 09, 2019

World War I at Home and Abroad

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

As the 100th anniversary of World War I comes to an end, Harmon Museum has mounted an exhibit honoring America’s involvement in the war. World War I at Home and Abroad tells not only the soldiers’ stories but also the war effort at home. The exhibit runs through November 11,...

As the 100th anniversary of World War I comes to an end, Harmon Museum has mounted an exhibit honoring America’s involvement in the war. World War I at Home and Abroad tells not only the soldiers’ stories but also the war effort at home. The exhibit runs through November 11,...

Now through Oct 08, 2019

Fiber IS Art

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Now through Oct 08, 2019

Fiber IS Art

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Local and regional members of the international Studio Art Quilt Associates join members of the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati to present an exhibition which concludes that Fiber is Art. Manipulating a variety of materials consisting of natural or synthetic fibers, these...

Local and regional members of the international Studio Art Quilt Associates join members of the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati to present an exhibition which concludes that Fiber is Art. Manipulating a variety of materials consisting of natural or synthetic fibers, these...

Now through Oct 15, 2019

Cocktails & Cameras - Learn Your Camera & Connect With Others

North End Studio
48 W. Foster Maineville Rd, Maineville, OH 45039

North

Now through Oct 15, 2019

Cocktails & Cameras - Learn Your Camera & Connect With Others

North End Studio
48 W. Foster Maineville Rd, Maineville, OH 45039

North

If you’ve ever looked at the LCD on your expensive, new camera like, “I wish I knew how to use this thing better,” keep reading. Imagine creating a photo that takes you back to those favorite moments with your children that seemed like yesterday. These are the photos that...

If you’ve ever looked at the LCD on your expensive, new camera like, “I wish I knew how to use this thing better,” keep reading. Imagine creating a photo that takes you back to those favorite moments with your children that seemed like yesterday. These are the photos that...

Sep 17, 2019

New Art Collectors’ Supper Club

Metropole
609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 17, 2019

New Art Collectors’ Supper Club

Metropole
609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join Metropole and 21c Cincinnati for their upcoming New Art Collectors’ Supper Club, an evening centered around dining with art and supporting local businesses.   Start or add to your art collection with a limited edition silk screened print by design trio, Pull Club,...

Join Metropole and 21c Cincinnati for their upcoming New Art Collectors’ Supper Club, an evening centered around dining with art and supporting local businesses.   Start or add to your art collection with a limited edition silk screened print by design trio, Pull Club,...

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