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Now through Jul 31, 2019

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Jul 31, 2019

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show features works that utilize illusion to entice, entertain, and explore the terrain between fact and fiction, presence and absence, reality and imagination.

Truth or Dare: A Reality Show features works that utilize illusion to entice, entertain, and explore the terrain between fact and fiction, presence and absence, reality and imagination.

Now through Feb 28, 2019

The World Illuminated

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 28, 2019

The World Illuminated

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In the early part of the 20th century the Library began collecting lantern slides, which were loaned to customers and used for Library programming, such as lectures. Highlights from this vast collection are on display at the Main Library throug

In the early part of the 20th century the Library began collecting lantern slides, which were loaned to customers and used for Library programming, such as lectures. Highlights from this vast collection are on display at the Main Library throug

Now through Mar 22, 2019

Thoughts Made Visceral

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Mar 22, 2019

Thoughts Made Visceral

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

C. M. Turner curates a group show of artists and writers addressing the parallels between marginalia and marginalization.

C. M. Turner curates a group show of artists and writers addressing the parallels between marginalia and marginalization.

Now through Apr 05, 2019

Dominic Guarnaschelli: Incognitum

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 05, 2019

Dominic Guarnaschelli: Incognitum

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dominic Guarnaschelli draws inspiration from the fields of natural history, religion, education, and museological display. Through an array of sculptural and image-based work, he produces an evocative environment that recalls a museum yet whose subject remains out of reach.

Dominic Guarnaschelli draws inspiration from the fields of natural history, religion, education, and museological display. Through an array of sculptural and image-based work, he produces an evocative environment that recalls a museum yet whose subject remains out of reach.

Now through Apr 07, 2019

Migiwa Orimo: Proximity of Syllable

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 07, 2019

Migiwa Orimo: Proximity of Syllable

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Using disparate material and techniques in her installations, Migiwa Orimo (Yellow Springs, OH) focuses on words/texts that are hidden, erased, redacted, or invisible from public view. She has compiled various lists and texts that purport to communicate as they disappear in...

Using disparate material and techniques in her installations, Migiwa Orimo (Yellow Springs, OH) focuses on words/texts that are hidden, erased, redacted, or invisible from public view. She has compiled various lists and texts that purport to communicate as they disappear in...

Now through Jul 24, 2019

Sandra Cinto

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

Downtown

Now through Jul 24, 2019

Sandra Cinto

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

Downtown

Throughout her career, Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto has developed a rich vocabulary of symbols and lines to create lyrical landscapes that swirl between fantasy and reality. Using drawing as her point of departure, Cinto evokes mesmerizing environments including turbulent...

Throughout her career, Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto has developed a rich vocabulary of symbols and lines to create lyrical landscapes that swirl between fantasy and reality. Using drawing as her point of departure, Cinto evokes mesmerizing environments including turbulent...

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Calcagno Cullen, Amanda Curreri and Lindsey Whittle

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

Downtown

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Calcagno Cullen, Amanda Curreri and Lindsey Whittle

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

Downtown

Calcagno Cullen is an artist, curator, and the executive director of an experimental arts space and socially-engaged residency program that has turned the arts organization into an art practice. Amanda Curreri is an artist and professor whose work is interdisciplinary and...

Calcagno Cullen is an artist, curator, and the executive director of an experimental arts space and socially-engaged residency program that has turned the arts organization into an art practice. Amanda Curreri is an artist and professor whose work is interdisciplinary and...

Now through Apr 28, 2019

Art Academy of Cincinnati at 150: A Celebration in Drawings and Prints

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

Uptown

Now through Apr 28, 2019

Art Academy of Cincinnati at 150: A Celebration in Drawings and Prints

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

Uptown

The Art Museum celebrates 150 years of creativity with this exhibition of works on paper by alumni and faculty of the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC). Selected from the museum’s collection, more than 90 masterful drawings and prints reflect the intrinsic connections between...

The Art Museum celebrates 150 years of creativity with this exhibition of works on paper by alumni and faculty of the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC). Selected from the museum’s collection, more than 90 masterful drawings and prints reflect the intrinsic connections between...

Now through May 04, 2019

Giorgione’s La Vecchia

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

Uptown

Now through May 04, 2019

Giorgione’s La Vecchia

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

Uptown

Giorgione’s painting of an old woman is among the most startling and engaging images of the Italian Renaissance. Depicted in half-length with her body turned to the side, the wizened figure looks directly at us and points to herself. Her mouth is open, as though speaking, and...

Giorgione’s painting of an old woman is among the most startling and engaging images of the Italian Renaissance. Depicted in half-length with her body turned to the side, the wizened figure looks directly at us and points to herself. Her mouth is open, as though speaking, and...

Now through Mar 30, 2019

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park
7500 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042

South

Now through Mar 30, 2019

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park
7500 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042

South

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through December 31st. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through December 31st. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2019

Freedom 55: Remembering Emmett Till

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

Downtown

Feb 21, 2019

Freedom 55: Remembering Emmett Till

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

Downtown

With award-winning filmmaker Keith Beauchamp.  In 1999, Beauchamp founded Till Freedom Come Productions, a company devoted to socially significant projects that both educate and entertain. He has devoted the past nine years of his life to pursuing justice for Emmett Till....

With award-winning filmmaker Keith Beauchamp.  In 1999, Beauchamp founded Till Freedom Come Productions, a company devoted to socially significant projects that both educate and entertain. He has devoted the past nine years of his life to pursuing justice for Emmett Till....

Now through Apr 06, 2019

Live Jazz at the Symphony Hotel

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar
210 W. 14th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 06, 2019

Live Jazz at the Symphony Hotel

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar
210 W. 14th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Come listen to live jazz and enjoy a seasonal cocktail in our lounge! We feature like jazz every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night and there is NEVER a cover. Thursdays also feature complimentary valet parking. Friday and Saturday nights valet is also available for a nominal...

Come listen to live jazz and enjoy a seasonal cocktail in our lounge! We feature like jazz every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night and there is NEVER a cover. Thursdays also feature complimentary valet parking. Friday and Saturday nights valet is also available for a nominal...

Feb 22, 2019

150: AAC Future Tense Present

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson Street, cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 22, 2019

150: AAC Future Tense Present

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson Street, cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

AAC Future Tense Present The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) is a community of radiant, radical, forward-thinking artists and designers who have helped mold the creative landscape for 150 years. To celebrate, the Art Academy of Cincinnati presents, “AAC Future Tense...

AAC Future Tense Present The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) is a community of radiant, radical, forward-thinking artists and designers who have helped mold the creative landscape for 150 years. To celebrate, the Art Academy of Cincinnati presents, “AAC Future Tense...

Feb 22, 2019 through Dec 27, 2019

Final Friday

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

Downtown

Feb 22, 2019 through Dec 27, 2019

Final Friday

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

Downtown

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demenostrations and...

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demenostrations and...

Feb 22, 2019

Still I Rise: An Art Exhibition Honoring African American Women

Fathom House Art
4008 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Feb 22, 2019

Still I Rise: An Art Exhibition Honoring African American Women

Fathom House Art
4008 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Join for the first show opening in a new space! They are excited to welcome one of their favorite artists, Daria Love, as the curator for this exhibition honoring African American women! Several local artists will have their work displayed as well as several live performances of...

Join for the first show opening in a new space! They are excited to welcome one of their favorite artists, Daria Love, as the curator for this exhibition honoring African American women! Several local artists will have their work displayed as well as several live performances of...

Feb 22, 2019

Tropical Disco @ Rhinegeist Brewery

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 22, 2019

Tropical Disco @ Rhinegeist Brewery

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Get down, getaway-style as Rhinegeist transforms into a Tropical Disco! Blacklight dance floor, live rotating DJ sets, face painting, and a stellar slate of brews (including Swizzle, our latest cider). Dust off your neon & glow-in-the-dark garb and join us on the 22nd from...

Get down, getaway-style as Rhinegeist transforms into a Tropical Disco! Blacklight dance floor, live rotating DJ sets, face painting, and a stellar slate of brews (including Swizzle, our latest cider). Dust off your neon & glow-in-the-dark garb and join us on the 22nd from...

Now through Apr 13, 2019

ArtsWave Days

Multiple venues
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 13, 2019

ArtsWave Days

Multiple venues
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Each Saturday from February 9th through April 13th, ArtsWave Days will feature a set of curated events with a different theme, focus and venue. There will be six events as part of ArtsWave Days this year, with more than 200 performances and activities. For a full schedule of...

Each Saturday from February 9th through April 13th, ArtsWave Days will feature a set of curated events with a different theme, focus and venue. There will be six events as part of ArtsWave Days this year, with more than 200 performances and activities. For a full schedule of...

Now through Feb 24, 2019

Maple Sugar Days

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve
3455 Poole Road, Colerain Township, OH 45251

North

Now through Feb 24, 2019

Maple Sugar Days

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve
3455 Poole Road, Colerain Township, OH 45251

North

This popular event demonstrates the tradition of maple sugaring that has been passed down through the generations. Families can discover how the sticky sap from the maple tree is turned into a sweet delicacy with fun activities, crafts, hikes and a sampling of tasty maple...

This popular event demonstrates the tradition of maple sugaring that has been passed down through the generations. Families can discover how the sticky sap from the maple tree is turned into a sweet delicacy with fun activities, crafts, hikes and a sampling of tasty maple...

Feb 23, 2019

Taste of the Nations

Endeavor Elementary School
4400 Smith Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Feb 23, 2019

Taste of the Nations

Endeavor Elementary School
4400 Smith Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Come celebrate the world and the beauty of its diverse cultures through food, dance, music, and entertainment.   It is time for the 4th annual Taste of the Nations. While attending this free event, you will be able to travel the world in ONE place! You will be offered a...

Come celebrate the world and the beauty of its diverse cultures through food, dance, music, and entertainment.   It is time for the 4th annual Taste of the Nations. While attending this free event, you will be able to travel the world in ONE place! You will be offered a...

Feb 23, 2019

Wild Things Antiques - Mid Century Art Glass After Party

Wild Things Antiques
2809 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206

East

Feb 23, 2019

Wild Things Antiques - Mid Century Art Glass After Party

Wild Things Antiques
2809 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206

East

Wild Things Antiques in East Walnut Hills is set to host the Second Annual Art Glass After Party. This event is the unofficial after party for the 20th Century Cincinnati being hosted at the Sharonville Convention Center. Wild Things focuses on fun, funky, and fresh vintage and...

Wild Things Antiques in East Walnut Hills is set to host the Second Annual Art Glass After Party. This event is the unofficial after party for the 20th Century Cincinnati being hosted at the Sharonville Convention Center. Wild Things focuses on fun, funky, and fresh vintage and...

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Sunday Brunch with Todd Tepburn on the 88's

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Sunday Brunch with Todd Tepburn on the 88's

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Todd Zook Hepburn and BrewRiver's New Orleans Brunch go together like Forest and Jenny! Join BrewRiver each Sunday for piano and blues and the best damn brunch in town!

Todd Zook Hepburn and BrewRiver's New Orleans Brunch go together like Forest and Jenny! Join BrewRiver each Sunday for piano and blues and the best damn brunch in town!

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