BLINK® | Illuminated by ArtsWave
Where We're Located
Downtown Cincinnati, Over-the-Rhine and Covington, Kentucky
150 E. Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-579-3100Get Directions
Dates and Times
BLINK® | Illuminated by ArtsWave is a four-day light and art event that premiered in 2017 and returns October 10-13, 2019. BLINK® will span from Findlay Market in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood through downtown Cincinnati and into Covington, Kentucky – bridging two states, and spanning 30 city blocks and the Ohio River. The only U.S. event of its kind, BLINK® will feature large-scale projection mapping, murals by international artists, interactive light sculptures and diverse entertainment. BLINK parade participants and light-based installation artists.
BLINK® 2019 will feature 39 projection mappings created by 36 organizations or artist groups and curated by BLINK® partner, Brave Berlin of Cincinnati. The artists come to BLINK® from six countries and seven U.S. cities, including 21 from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Sixteen new murals will be created for BLINK® in 2019, curated by BLINK® partner, The AGAR, of Cincinnati. The muralists represent eight countries and six U.S. cities, including Xylene of Cincinnati.
The BLINK® Future City Spectacular Parade, presented by Skyline Chili and curated by ArtWorks, will kick-off the BLINK art, light and culture event, Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. The parade will move south on Vine Street in Downtown Cincinnati from Eighth Street to Rosa Parks Street and West Freedom Way at The Banks.
Architects of Air debuts a new immersive luminarium at Washington Park for the duration of BLINK®. Twist and wind through a maze of paths inside domes that show visitors architect from different genres. Admission fees do apply.
Click here for even more details about enjoying the four nights of BLINK® plus ideas to fill the daytime with amazing activities.