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Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

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

Downtown

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

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

Downtown

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Kahlil Joseph: Until the Quiet Comes

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

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Kahlil Joseph: Until the Quiet Comes

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

Kahlil Joseph is an American filmmaker and video artist who marries the style and seduction of the music video genre with poignant meditations on both the beauty and peril of contemporary African-American life. This exhibition features the 2014 dual-channel film work m.A.A.d in...

Kahlil Joseph is an American filmmaker and video artist who marries the style and seduction of the music video genre with poignant meditations on both the beauty and peril of contemporary African-American life. This exhibition features the 2014 dual-channel film work m.A.A.d in...

Now through Nov 16, 2018

Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 16, 2018

Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Recognizing photography’s central role in collage, Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds includes artists who manipulate and recompose imagery to recontextualize narratives drawn from our current social, political, and cultural climate. These multimedia artists blur the lines...

Recognizing photography’s central role in collage, Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds includes artists who manipulate and recompose imagery to recontextualize narratives drawn from our current social, political, and cultural climate. These multimedia artists blur the lines...

Now through Nov 18, 2018

Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 18, 2018

Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

An ongoing series from photographer Chris Engman, Prospect and Refuge investigates the medium of photography through complicated man-made juxtapositions. This body of work explores the relationship between illusion and materiality, nature and the man-made universe, and moment...

An ongoing series from photographer Chris Engman, Prospect and Refuge investigates the medium of photography through complicated man-made juxtapositions. This body of work explores the relationship between illusion and materiality, nature and the man-made universe, and moment...

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...

Oct 20, 2018

The Phenomenon Bruno Gröning

The Center for Spiritual Living
5701 Murray Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

Oct 20, 2018

The Phenomenon Bruno Gröning

The Center for Spiritual Living
5701 Murray Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

The Documentary Film, “The Phenomenon Bruno Gröning: On the Tracks of the Miracle Healer,” shows the dramatic events of that time objectively. Original film and sound documents, archive material, over 50 eyewitness interviews, and also containing large-scale re-enactment...

The Documentary Film, “The Phenomenon Bruno Gröning: On the Tracks of the Miracle Healer,” shows the dramatic events of that time objectively. Original film and sound documents, archive material, over 50 eyewitness interviews, and also containing large-scale re-enactment...

Now through Oct 20, 2018

Through the Lens of Time, Documentary Screening

The Mini Microcinema
1329 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 20, 2018

Through the Lens of Time, Documentary Screening

The Mini Microcinema
1329 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnatian and long-time photographer, Ann Segal turns the camera on herself with Through The Lens of Time, a documentary debuting in October at the Cincinnati Mini Microcinema. As part of FotoFocus Biennial 2018, a month-long international photography exhibition that has...

Cincinnatian and long-time photographer, Ann Segal turns the camera on herself with Through The Lens of Time, a documentary debuting in October at the Cincinnati Mini Microcinema. As part of FotoFocus Biennial 2018, a month-long international photography exhibition that has...

Now through Oct 27, 2018

Saturday Cinema

The Video Archive
965 E. McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Now through Oct 27, 2018

Saturday Cinema

The Video Archive
965 E. McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Enjoy themed movie nights out on the patio every Saturday. 21+ only

Enjoy themed movie nights out on the patio every Saturday. 21+ only

Oct 21, 2018

Art on Vine at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oct 21, 2018

Art on Vine at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, 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 Dec 13, 2018

House Party

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 13, 2018

House Party

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

Downtown

Start the weekend early.   Open invite. Crash at our house after work and explore our home. Bring your crew or come solo—there’s something for everyone. We’ll keep the lights on for you!   Escape the hustle. Chill outside under our tent and have a cocktail...

Start the weekend early.   Open invite. Crash at our house after work and explore our home. Bring your crew or come solo—there’s something for everyone. We’ll keep the lights on for you!   Escape the hustle. Chill outside under our tent and have a cocktail...

Oct 26, 2018

FotoFocus: Body Double

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Oct 26, 2018

FotoFocus: Body Double

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, OH 45202

In conjunction with the 2018 FotoFocus Biennial, the Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present Body Doubles, an exhibition by photographer Whitney Hubbs. Please join us for a public reception on Friday, October 26th, from 5—8pm (an artist’s lecture will also take place...

In conjunction with the 2018 FotoFocus Biennial, the Art Academy of Cincinnati is pleased to present Body Doubles, an exhibition by photographer Whitney Hubbs. Please join us for a public reception on Friday, October 26th, from 5—8pm (an artist’s lecture will also take place...

Now through Oct 26, 2018

Art After Dark: Diwali: Festival of Lights

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

Uptown

Now through Oct 26, 2018

Art After Dark: Diwali: Festival of Lights

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

Uptown

Enjoy live music, performances, arts & crafts, cash bars, food for purchase, and access to the museum after hours.

Enjoy live music, performances, arts & crafts, cash bars, food for purchase, and access to the museum after hours.

Now through Dec 28, 2018

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 28, 2018

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Artwork from over 250 artists in 4 buildings available for purchase.

Artwork from over 250 artists in 4 buildings available for purchase.

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