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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.

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 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 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 26, 2018

Small Stories

Amelia Branch Library

North

Now through Apr 26, 2018

Small Stories

Amelia Branch Library

North

Ages 0-3, along with their parents or caregivers, share stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.

Ages 0-3, along with their parents or caregivers, share stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.

Now through Feb 22, 2018

Story Time with Miss Alicia

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

Now through Feb 22, 2018

Story Time with Miss Alicia

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

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 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.

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.

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 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 Apr 26, 2018

Toddlertime Storytime at the Union Township Library

Union Township Branch Library

North

Now through Apr 26, 2018

Toddlertime Storytime at the Union Township Library

Union Township Branch Library

North

Ages 18 months-3 years, along with their caregivers experience fun of reading with stories, rhymes and songs with playtime.

Ages 18 months-3 years, along with their caregivers experience fun of reading with stories, rhymes and songs with playtime.

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.

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 26, 2018

Preschool Storytime at the Union Township Library

Union Township Branch Library

North

Now through Apr 26, 2018

Preschool Storytime at the Union Township Library

Union Township Branch Library

North

Ages 3-5 along with their caregivers experience fun of reading with stories, rhymes and songs.

Ages 3-5 along with their caregivers experience fun of reading with stories, rhymes and songs.

Now through Mar 24, 2018

Trauth and Hoffman: Warmth and Light

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Mar 24, 2018

Trauth and Hoffman: Warmth and Light

Wash Park Art Gallery

Downtown

Paintings of Barbara Widmeyer Trauth and photography by Ron Hoffman.

Paintings of Barbara Widmeyer Trauth and photography by Ron Hoffman.

Feb 22, 2018

Linton PB&J Concert: Hit It

John P. Parker School

East

Feb 22, 2018

Linton PB&J Concert: Hit It

John P. Parker School

East

Feel beat and explore world of percussion.

Feel beat and explore world of percussion.

Feb 22, 2018

Teen Writing Club

Loveland Branch Library

North

Feb 22, 2018

Teen Writing Club

Loveland Branch Library

North

For teen writers interested in meeting other teen writers or looking for feedback from others.

For teen writers interested in meeting other teen writers or looking for feedback from others.

Now through Mar 22, 2018

Lenten Services featuring Taize Worship

St. John United Church of Christ - Reading

North

Now through Mar 22, 2018

Lenten Services featuring Taize Worship

St. John United Church of Christ - Reading

North

Lenten Services featuring taize worship.

Lenten Services featuring taize worship.

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park

South

Now through Mar 31, 2018

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park

South

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

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

Now through Jun 07, 2018

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille

North

Now through Jun 07, 2018

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille

North

Live trivia with music name that tune rounds. Prizes for top 3 teams. Food and beer specials during trivia.

Live trivia with music name that tune rounds. Prizes for top 3 teams. Food and beer specials during trivia.

Now through Mar 03, 2018

ManaTots

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

Now through Mar 03, 2018

ManaTots

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

East

Stories and songs for children up to age 4.

Stories and songs for children up to age 4.

Feb 23, 2018

Art After Dark: Love is in the Hair

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Feb 23, 2018

Art After Dark: Love is in the Hair

Cincinnati Art Museum

Downtown

Live music from Young Heirlooms, interactive love-themed tours from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, braid bar and light style refreshing by AV Beauty Bar, cash bars, food for purchase and exclusive access to museum after hours.

Live music from Young Heirlooms, interactive love-themed tours from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, braid bar and light style refreshing by AV Beauty Bar, cash bars, food for purchase and exclusive access to museum after hours.

Now through Jun 29, 2018

Free Friday Planetarium Shows

Northern Kentucky University

South

Now through Jun 29, 2018

Free Friday Planetarium Shows

Northern Kentucky University

South

Shows consist of live tour of current night sky and fulldome video.

Shows consist of live tour of current night sky and fulldome video.

Feb 23, 2018 through Mar 23, 2018

Armchair Program

West Chester Township Hall

North

Feb 23, 2018 through Mar 23, 2018

Armchair Program

West Chester Township Hall

North

Local travelers tell tales and show pictures from favorite adventures.

Local travelers tell tales and show pictures from favorite adventures.

Feb 23, 2018

JAG

Club Trio

North

Feb 23, 2018

JAG

Club Trio

North

Feb 24, 2018

Trail Run

Miami Whitewater Forest

North

Feb 24, 2018

Trail Run

Miami Whitewater Forest

North

Enjoy trails at quicker speed. Bring own water and gear. Advance registration required.

Enjoy trails at quicker speed. Bring own water and gear. Advance registration required.

Feb 24, 2018

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

St. George Catholic Church

East

Feb 24, 2018

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

St. George Catholic Church

East

A transformative educational program that explores the challenges facing humanity at this critical moment in time and the opportunities we as a human family have to create a new future.

A transformative educational program that explores the challenges facing humanity at this critical moment in time and the opportunities we as a human family have to create a new future.

Feb 24, 2018

Cardinal Bazaar Vendor & Craft Fair

Colerain High School

North

Feb 24, 2018

Cardinal Bazaar Vendor & Craft Fair

Colerain High School

North

Shop over 100 vendors and crafters. Food for sale through our culinary students. Raffle tickets for sale for items donated by our vendors and crafters.

Shop over 100 vendors and crafters. Food for sale through our culinary students. Raffle tickets for sale for items donated by our vendors and crafters.

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