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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 Mar 01, 2020

Tom Schiff: Surrounded by Art

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Tom Schiff: Surrounded by Art

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

Downtown

The desire to represent the world in an all-encompassing, immersive experience has sparked the creativity of painters and photographers for many centuries. This drive led to the invention of artistic panoramas which were especially popular during the 19th century in Europe and...

The desire to represent the world in an all-encompassing, immersive experience has sparked the creativity of painters and photographers for many centuries. This drive led to the invention of artistic panoramas which were especially popular during the 19th century in Europe and...

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Lauren Henkin Props

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Lauren Henkin Props

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

Downtown

The work of Lauren Henkin, which spans photography, video and sculpture, questions the relations that may exist between extant, architectural forms and the natural or urban landscapes in which they sit. Concerned with notions of placement and scale, her photographic body of...

The work of Lauren Henkin, which spans photography, video and sculpture, questions the relations that may exist between extant, architectural forms and the natural or urban landscapes in which they sit. Concerned with notions of placement and scale, her photographic body of...

Now through Mar 08, 2020

Bloom and Grow

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Mar 08, 2020

Bloom and Grow

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

You would have to travel a long distance to visit a rainforest or a desert – or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati Parks’ nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Our permanent collection includes desert plants, tropical...

You would have to travel a long distance to visit a rainforest or a desert – or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati Parks’ nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Our permanent collection includes desert plants, tropical...

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 Mar 14, 2020

Journey to Freedom: Art Quilts by Cynthia Lockhart

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 14, 2020

Journey to Freedom: Art Quilts by Cynthia Lockhart

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

Downtown

Cynthia Lockhart’s textile creations invite viewers to embark on a journey of discovery. Composed of colorful fabrics arranged in dynamic patterns, her fiber art tells a story—one that encourages people to more deeply understand the diversity of people, cultures, and beauty...

Cynthia Lockhart’s textile creations invite viewers to embark on a journey of discovery. Composed of colorful fabrics arranged in dynamic patterns, her fiber art tells a story—one that encourages people to more deeply understand the diversity of people, cultures, and beauty...

Now through Feb 02, 2020

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South

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

Uptown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South

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

Uptown

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South presents a body of photographs by Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, West Bengal, India) in which the artist explores themes of connection, perspective and place. The landscapes and portraits of The Levee trace Hura’s travel along the...

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South presents a body of photographs by Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, West Bengal, India) in which the artist explores themes of connection, perspective and place. The landscapes and portraits of The Levee trace Hura’s travel along the...

Now through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Now through Feb 01, 2020

Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show

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

Uptown

Now through Feb 01, 2020

Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show

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

Uptown

The work of local artists will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from January 25—February 1, 2020 during the Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show.   The Art Show is open to all registered athletes with Special Olympics Hamilton County. The show encompasses...

The work of local artists will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from January 25—February 1, 2020 during the Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show.   The Art Show is open to all registered athletes with Special Olympics Hamilton County. The show encompasses...

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 Feb 02, 2020

Joomi Chung: Image Space/Memory Space

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Joomi Chung: Image Space/Memory Space

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Joomi Chung (Oxford, OH) unfolds an abstract landscape-map in an immersive installation combining objective representation and subjective experiences of places and moments. Her work explores the idea of memory-space from multiple angles: as long scrolls of multi-referential...

Joomi Chung (Oxford, OH) unfolds an abstract landscape-map in an immersive installation combining objective representation and subjective experiences of places and moments. Her work explores the idea of memory-space from multiple angles: as long scrolls of multi-referential...

Now through Apr 05, 2020

Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor

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

Downtown

Now through Apr 05, 2020

Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor

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

Downtown

Slavery is commonly thought to be a thing of the past. Yet human trafficking persists and prospers in the world today, including right here in the United States. Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor is a multi-media art installation that aims to educate visitors...

Slavery is commonly thought to be a thing of the past. Yet human trafficking persists and prospers in the world today, including right here in the United States. Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor is a multi-media art installation that aims to educate visitors...

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moores: Felt Embrace

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moores: Felt Embrace

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In her intricate and ethereal installations, Emily Moores (Cincinnati, OH) investigates the affective dimensions of texture: the intimate interaction with an individual’s feelings and body without physical touch. Responding to the vertical expanse of the Weston’s...

In her intricate and ethereal installations, Emily Moores (Cincinnati, OH) investigates the affective dimensions of texture: the intimate interaction with an individual’s feelings and body without physical touch. Responding to the vertical expanse of the Weston’s...

Now through Feb 02, 2020

John Humphries: Rules, Recipes, and Mythology—Works on Paper

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

John Humphries: Rules, Recipes, and Mythology—Works on Paper

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

John Humphries’s (Cincinnati, OH) exquisite watercolors investigate tectonic ideas of space, narrative, texture, order/disorder, and connection through architectural interventions that explore the relationship between mythology, landscape, and the built environment. In this...

John Humphries’s (Cincinnati, OH) exquisite watercolors investigate tectonic ideas of space, narrative, texture, order/disorder, and connection through architectural interventions that explore the relationship between mythology, landscape, and the built environment. In this...

Jan 26, 2020

Jurassic Geist VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 26, 2020

Jurassic Geist VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Ever wanted to look at a Saber Tooth Tiger tooth while drinking Saber Tooth Tiger? On January 26th, join Cincinnati Museum Center's (CMC) Dr. Glenn Storrs — the Paleontologist that led the excavation of the Galeamopus dinosaur skeleton that resided in our taproom last summer...

Ever wanted to look at a Saber Tooth Tiger tooth while drinking Saber Tooth Tiger? On January 26th, join Cincinnati Museum Center's (CMC) Dr. Glenn Storrs — the Paleontologist that led the excavation of the Galeamopus dinosaur skeleton that resided in our taproom last summer...

Now through Feb 08, 2020

Butterfly & Moth Pinning Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Feb 08, 2020

Butterfly & Moth Pinning Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

These delicate critters can seem like a daunting challenge for a first timer, but with a little knowledge and a guiding hand, you will be able to start collecting specimens and mounting them yourself!   We will talk about several preservation methods and also different...

These delicate critters can seem like a daunting challenge for a first timer, but with a little knowledge and a guiding hand, you will be able to start collecting specimens and mounting them yourself!   We will talk about several preservation methods and also different...

Now through Feb 20, 2020

Treasures of the Lloyd Exhibition

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 20, 2020

Treasures of the Lloyd Exhibition

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In the spirit of the holidays, when we bring out special things to share with family and friends, the Lloyd Library is proud to display its most treasured items this winter. John Uri Lloyd, Nelson Ashley Lloyd, and Curtis Gates Lloyd, three brothers who grew up in Boone County,...

In the spirit of the holidays, when we bring out special things to share with family and friends, the Lloyd Library is proud to display its most treasured items this winter. John Uri Lloyd, Nelson Ashley Lloyd, and Curtis Gates Lloyd, three brothers who grew up in Boone County,...

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