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Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

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 Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

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 Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Now through Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through Dec 30, 2019

Pumpkin Blow Event

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

With help from our professional glassblowers, you will sculpt your own pumpkin from hot molten glass! Everyone must be 5 years or older. Reservations required by phone (513-751-3292). Scheduled in 30 minute increments per person. $40 per person. Payment due upon scheduling....

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Ghosts of Nature's Past

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Ghosts of Nature's Past

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Experience the creatures that once walked, flew and stalked Hamilton County’s forests with creepy crafts, ghastly games and alarming activities for the whole family.

Experience the creatures that once walked, flew and stalked Hamilton County’s forests with creepy crafts, ghastly games and alarming activities for the whole family.

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Men of Change: Power.Triumph.Truth.

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Men of Change: Power.Triumph.Truth.

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

Downtown

MEN OF CHANGE: POWER. TRIUMPH. TRUTH. profiles the revolutionary men—including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B Du Bois, and Kendrick Lamar—whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the country. The achievements of the men are woven within...

MEN OF CHANGE: POWER. TRIUMPH. TRUTH. profiles the revolutionary men—including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B Du Bois, and Kendrick Lamar—whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the country. The achievements of the men are woven within...

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Now through Nov 09, 2019

World War I at Home and Abroad

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Nov 09, 2019

World War I at Home and Abroad

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

As the 100th anniversary of World War I comes to an end, Harmon Museum has mounted an exhibit honoring America’s involvement in the war. World War I at Home and Abroad tells not only the soldiers’ stories but also the war effort at home. The exhibit runs through November 11,...

As the 100th anniversary of World War I comes to an end, Harmon Museum has mounted an exhibit honoring America’s involvement in the war. World War I at Home and Abroad tells not only the soldiers’ stories but also the war effort at home. The exhibit runs through November 11,...

Now through Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Cultivars (The Dead Don't Die)

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Cultivars (The Dead Don't Die)

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cultivars (The Dead Don’t Die) is composed of scans from 35mm slides taken by the artist’s grandfather between 1967 and 1995 of Wood’s grandmother’s Amaryllis flower specimens. It explores the role of analogue media in the digital age by resurrecting images taken long...

Cultivars (The Dead Don’t Die) is composed of scans from 35mm slides taken by the artist’s grandfather between 1967 and 1995 of Wood’s grandmother’s Amaryllis flower specimens. It explores the role of analogue media in the digital age by resurrecting images taken long...

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 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 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 Oct 15, 2019

Cocktails & Cameras - Learn Your Camera & Connect With Others

North End Studio
48 W. Foster Maineville Rd, Maineville, OH 45039

North

Now through Oct 15, 2019

Cocktails & Cameras - Learn Your Camera & Connect With Others

North End Studio
48 W. Foster Maineville Rd, Maineville, OH 45039

North

If you’ve ever looked at the LCD on your expensive, new camera like, “I wish I knew how to use this thing better,” keep reading. Imagine creating a photo that takes you back to those favorite moments with your children that seemed like yesterday. These are the photos that...

If you’ve ever looked at the LCD on your expensive, new camera like, “I wish I knew how to use this thing better,” keep reading. Imagine creating a photo that takes you back to those favorite moments with your children that seemed like yesterday. These are the photos that...

Now through Oct 29, 2019

Free Scary Movie Nights

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium
4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

North

Now through Oct 29, 2019

Free Scary Movie Nights

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium
4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

North

Taft's is featuring a free horror flick every Tuesday night leading up to Halloween. Movies will begin at 7:00PM, but come early to grab a few brews and order pizza!   Unlimited Halloween candy and popcorn will be provided!   Full schedule of movies for the month...

Taft's is featuring a free horror flick every Tuesday night leading up to Halloween. Movies will begin at 7:00PM, but come early to grab a few brews and order pizza!   Unlimited Halloween candy and popcorn will be provided!   Full schedule of movies for the month...

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