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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 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...

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Now through Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

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

Downtown

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

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 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 Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

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 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 Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

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

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moore: Felt Embrace

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moore: 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Joomi Chung: Image Space/Memory Space

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Lauren Henkin Props

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Tom Schiff: Surrounded by Art

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 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...

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