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Now through Mar 09, 2018

Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us)

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Now through Mar 09, 2018

Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us)

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Downtown

Social experiment featuring 200 artists from 16 countries. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones.

Social experiment featuring 200 artists from 16 countries. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones.

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Swoon

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Feb 25, 2018

Swoon

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Major survey of era-defining artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, showcases dimensions of multi-faceted practice, including new large-scale public installation, re-stagings of past landmark projects and survey of her socially-driven work in countries like Haiti and...

Major survey of era-defining artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, showcases dimensions of multi-faceted practice, including new large-scale public installation, re-stagings of past landmark projects and survey of her socially-driven work in countries like Haiti and...

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Glenn Kaino

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Glenn Kaino

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

The chameleon-esque practice of Japanese-American artist Glenn Kaino utilizes sculpture, spectacle, video and performance to convey political restlessness and the uncanny blurring of news with fallacy.

The chameleon-esque practice of Japanese-American artist Glenn Kaino utilizes sculpture, spectacle, video and performance to convey political restlessness and the uncanny blurring of news with fallacy.

Now through May 20, 2018

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Now through May 20, 2018

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by brass band.

Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge's powerful film installation encircles viewer with 7 screens as travelers pass across animated landscape accompanied by brass band.

Now through Mar 04, 2018

Ana England: Kinship

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Now through Mar 04, 2018

Ana England: Kinship

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Artist is fascinated by foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that connections between us are much stronger than that which separates us.

Artist is fascinated by foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that connections between us are much stronger than that which separates us.

Now through Apr 08, 2018

Malcolm Cochran: Requiem

Cincinnati Arts Association

Downtown

Now through Apr 08, 2018

Malcolm Cochran: Requiem

Cincinnati Arts Association

Downtown

Memorial to deaths from genocide, massacres, warfare, and human suffering from social and economic injustices and exploitation. Exhibit continues through April 8.

Memorial to deaths from genocide, massacres, warfare, and human suffering from social and economic injustices and exploitation. Exhibit continues through April 8.

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more! Enjoy ChristmasTime at the...

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more! Enjoy ChristmasTime at the...

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Art on Vine

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Art on Vine

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 60+ local Cincinnati artists.

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 60+ local Cincinnati artists.

Now through Mar 15, 2018

Romancing the Stacks

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Now through Mar 15, 2018

Romancing the Stacks

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Take look at history of love stories and romance novels with books from library's collection.

Take look at history of love stories and romance novels with books from library's collection.

Now through Mar 29, 2018

Show and Tell on the Farm

Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

North

Now through Mar 29, 2018

Show and Tell on the Farm

Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

North

Each program is different with special guest stars, some furry and some feathery, and fun activities.

Each program is different with special guest stars, some furry and some feathery, and fun activities.

Now through May 27, 2018

Leo Coffeehouse

Queen City Balladeers

East

Now through May 27, 2018

Leo Coffeehouse

Queen City Balladeers

East

Weekly venue of live acoustic folk, Americana, bluegrass, and roots music. Scheduled performances begin at 7 p.m. Informal song circle jam starts at 5:30 p.m. Open mic every first and third Sunday. Free to members. Donations welcome from non-members.

Weekly venue of live acoustic folk, Americana, bluegrass, and roots music. Scheduled performances begin at 7 p.m. Informal song circle jam starts at 5:30 p.m. Open mic every first and third Sunday. Free to members. Donations welcome from non-members.

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Two + Two

Greenwich House Gallery

East

Now through Feb 24, 2018

Two + Two

Greenwich House Gallery

East

Featuring 2 rooms, each with 2 of Cincinnati's leading artists: Lisa Schuster, Jeannine Dostal, Megan Triantafillou and Stephanie Evans. Continues through Feb. 24.

Featuring 2 rooms, each with 2 of Cincinnati's leading artists: Lisa Schuster, Jeannine Dostal, Megan Triantafillou and Stephanie Evans. Continues through Feb. 24.

Feb 19, 2018 through Feb 26, 2018

Maker Mondays

Loveland Branch Library

North

Feb 19, 2018 through Feb 26, 2018

Maker Mondays

Loveland Branch Library

North

Create with supplies provided by library.

Create with supplies provided by library.

Feb 19, 2018

Beads and Bangles

Loveland Branch Library

North

Feb 19, 2018

Beads and Bangles

Loveland Branch Library

North

Make simple jewelry with Cathy Richardson. Supplies provided.

Make simple jewelry with Cathy Richardson. Supplies provided.

Now through Jun 04, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub Taylor Mill

South

Now through Jun 04, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub Taylor Mill

South

Feud-style trivia with prizes.

Feud-style trivia with prizes.

Now through Jun 04, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub Taylor Mill

South

Now through Jun 04, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub Taylor Mill

South

Feud-style trivia with prizes.

Feud-style trivia with prizes.

Now through Apr 07, 2018

Exhibition for New Collectors

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

Now through Apr 07, 2018

Exhibition for New Collectors

Carl Solway Gallery

Downtown

50 works drawn from gallery's 50-year collection. Special pricing. Continues through April 7.

50 works drawn from gallery's 50-year collection. Special pricing. Continues through April 7.

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

ManaTotzzz

Sleepy Bee Cafe

East

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

ManaTotzzz

Sleepy Bee Cafe

East

Join Miss Sarah for great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs. Most appropriate for ages under 4.

Join Miss Sarah for great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs. Most appropriate for ages under 4.

Feb 20, 2018

Loveland Book Club

Loveland Branch Library

North

Feb 20, 2018

Loveland Book Club

Loveland Branch Library

North

Call branch for details.

Call branch for details.

Now through Feb 27, 2018

Beginning Bridge

Boone County Public Library - Scheben Branch

South

Now through Feb 27, 2018

Beginning Bridge

Boone County Public Library - Scheben Branch

South

Designed for new players and those whose skills are rusty.

Designed for new players and those whose skills are rusty.

Feb 20, 2018 through Apr 17, 2018

AARP Tax-Aide Preparation Service

Newport Branch Library

South

Feb 20, 2018 through Apr 17, 2018

AARP Tax-Aide Preparation Service

Newport Branch Library

South

Tax-Aide Volunteers available to prepare individual tax returns. Appointments available on first come, first served basis.

Tax-Aide Volunteers available to prepare individual tax returns. Appointments available on first come, first served basis.

Now through Mar 10, 2018

Bern Porter

Clay Street Press Gallery

Downtown

Now through Mar 10, 2018

Bern Porter

Clay Street Press Gallery

Downtown

Works from underground artist-writer-philosopher-scientist spanning 1941-1993. Includes collages, found objects, photographs, books, prints and more. Exhibit continues through March 10.

Works from underground artist-writer-philosopher-scientist spanning 1941-1993. Includes collages, found objects, photographs, books, prints and more. Exhibit continues through March 10.

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Telling a People's Story: African- American Children's Illustrated Literature

Miami University Art Museum

North

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Telling a People's Story: African- American Children's Illustrated Literature

Miami University Art Museum

North

First major museum exhibition devoted to art found within pages of African-American children's picture books. Exhibition emphasizes strength of illustrations as visual narrative representations of African-American experience.

First major museum exhibition devoted to art found within pages of African-American children's picture books. Exhibition emphasizes strength of illustrations as visual narrative representations of African-American experience.

Feb 20, 2018 through May 29, 2018

Music Live at Lunch

Christ Church Cathedral

Downtown

Feb 20, 2018 through May 29, 2018

Music Live at Lunch

Christ Church Cathedral

Downtown

Patrons may bring lunch or buy one for $5.

Patrons may bring lunch or buy one for $5.

Feb 20, 2018

Virtual Reality for Teens

Franklin Public Library

North

Feb 20, 2018

Virtual Reality for Teens

Franklin Public Library

North

Participants learn basics of virtual reality and have opportunity to try this amazing technology.

Participants learn basics of virtual reality and have opportunity to try this amazing technology.

Feb 20, 2018 through Jun 05, 2018

Jazz at Dusk - Combo

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Feb 20, 2018 through Jun 05, 2018

Jazz at Dusk - Combo

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Feb 20, 2018

Virtual Reality for Adults

Franklin Public Library

North

Feb 20, 2018

Virtual Reality for Adults

Franklin Public Library

North

Participants learn basics of virtual reality usage and have opportunity to try this amazing technology for themselves. Waiver mus be signed.

Participants learn basics of virtual reality usage and have opportunity to try this amazing technology for themselves. Waiver mus be signed.

Feb 20, 2018 through May 15, 2018

Family Literacy Night at the Felicity Library

Felicity Branch Library

North

Feb 20, 2018 through May 15, 2018

Family Literacy Night at the Felicity Library

Felicity Branch Library

North

Enjoy library books while reading together as family. Read AR books, then complete reading log to turn in to teacher to take quizzes following day at school and log Library Star activities.

Enjoy library books while reading together as family. Read AR books, then complete reading log to turn in to teacher to take quizzes following day at school and log Library Star activities.

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

Family Literacy Night at the Felicity Library

Felicity Branch Library

North

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

Family Literacy Night at the Felicity Library

Felicity Branch Library

North

Read library books together as family. Read AR books, then complete reading log to turn in to teacher to take quizzes following day at school. Log Library Star activities.

Read library books together as family. Read AR books, then complete reading log to turn in to teacher to take quizzes following day at school. Log Library Star activities.

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

Kickstart Your Art with a Colored Pencil Class with John Middick

Union Township Branch Library

North

Feb 20, 2018 through Feb 27, 2018

Kickstart Your Art with a Colored Pencil Class with John Middick

Union Township Branch Library

North

Award-winning artist discusses core principles and secrets to creating drawings in colored pencil.

Award-winning artist discusses core principles and secrets to creating drawings in colored pencil.

Now through Jul 17, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub

South

Now through Jul 17, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub

South

Feb 20, 2018

CCM Presents A View from the Edge

Cohen Family Studio Theater

Uptown

Feb 20, 2018

CCM Presents A View from the Edge

Cohen Family Studio Theater

Uptown

Music by CCM student composers.

Music by CCM student composers.

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