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Now through Sep 21, 2018

Exhibition of Quilts and Prints by the Women from Gee’s Bend

Carl Solway Gallery
424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Downtown

Now through Sep 21, 2018

Exhibition of Quilts and Prints by the Women from Gee’s Bend

Carl Solway Gallery
424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Downtown

Exhibit includes 21 etchings and 3 large-scale quilts. These etchings, directly relating to the renowned quilt imagery, are a result of collaboration between the women of Gee’s Bend with master printers. The prints exhibited are made by four different Gee’s Bend women, Mary...

Exhibit includes 21 etchings and 3 large-scale quilts. These etchings, directly relating to the renowned quilt imagery, are a result of collaboration between the women of Gee’s Bend with master printers. The prints exhibited are made by four different Gee’s Bend women, Mary...

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

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

Downtown

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

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

Downtown

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

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

Downtown

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Kahlil Joseph: Until the Quiet Comes

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

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Kahlil Joseph: Until the Quiet Comes

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

Kahlil Joseph is an American filmmaker and video artist who marries the style and seduction of the music video genre with poignant meditations on both the beauty and peril of contemporary African-American life. This exhibition features the 2014 dual-channel film work m.A.A.d in...

Kahlil Joseph is an American filmmaker and video artist who marries the style and seduction of the music video genre with poignant meditations on both the beauty and peril of contemporary African-American life. This exhibition features the 2014 dual-channel film work m.A.A.d in...

Now through Oct 21, 2018

Vanessa German: Running With Freedom

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 21, 2018

Vanessa German: Running With Freedom

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Vanessa German empowers people through visual art and performance. German’s mixed-media sculptures and reliefs will be featured in the Sinton Gallery and the Longworth Foyer as part of the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program. Constructed from found objects including doll...

Vanessa German empowers people through visual art and performance. German’s mixed-media sculptures and reliefs will be featured in the Sinton Gallery and the Longworth Foyer as part of the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program. Constructed from found objects including doll...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World

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

Uptown

Explores the prominence and pervasiveness of calligraphy in the arts of the Islamic world. Through the display of individual folios and complete manuscripts that date from the ninth through the twentieth century, the exhibition emphasizes the craftsmanship and skill evident in...

Explores the prominence and pervasiveness of calligraphy in the arts of the Islamic world. Through the display of individual folios and complete manuscripts that date from the ninth through the twentieth century, the exhibition emphasizes the craftsmanship and skill evident in...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

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

Uptown

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Sep 21, 2018 through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018 through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

Sep 21, 2018

Ombré Gallery Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Ombré Gallery
1511 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018

Ombré Gallery Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Ombré Gallery
1511 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join us to celebrate for our Grand Re-Opening in our new location in Over-the-Rhine! Our ribbon cutting with city officials will start at 4pm, and our celebration with gourmet bites, drinks, live music, specials & giveaways will follow! A portion of the proceeds will benefit...

Join us to celebrate for our Grand Re-Opening in our new location in Over-the-Rhine! Our ribbon cutting with city officials will start at 4pm, and our celebration with gourmet bites, drinks, live music, specials & giveaways will follow! A portion of the proceeds will benefit...

Now through Oct 06, 2018

I.C.I. Kids 2018 Fall Painting & Drawing Series for ages 5-13

I.C.I. Studio, 10754 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
10754 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Now through Oct 06, 2018

I.C.I. Kids 2018 Fall Painting & Drawing Series for ages 5-13

I.C.I. Studio, 10754 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
10754 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Fall Painting & Drawing Series for ages 5-13 Saturdays from 10:00am-11:15am (ages 5-8) 12:00pm-1:15pm (ages 9-13)  September 8 (Painting) September 15 (Drawing) September 22 (Painting) September 29 (Drawing) October 6 (Painting)  Cost: $75 ($15...

Fall Painting & Drawing Series for ages 5-13 Saturdays from 10:00am-11:15am (ages 5-8) 12:00pm-1:15pm (ages 9-13)  September 8 (Painting) September 15 (Drawing) September 22 (Painting) September 29 (Drawing) October 6 (Painting)  Cost: $75 ($15...

Sep 22, 2018 through Sep 30, 2018

Harper Quilt Show

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

North

Sep 22, 2018 through Sep 30, 2018

Harper Quilt Show

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

North

Drop in to enjoy Charley Harper’s artwork represented in a unique medium: quilts! The local RiverCity Quilt Guild has created many quilts featuring his designs. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the guild created a quilt of Harper fabrics that you can win! 

Drop in to enjoy Charley Harper’s artwork represented in a unique medium: quilts! The local RiverCity Quilt Guild has created many quilts featuring his designs. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the guild created a quilt of Harper fabrics that you can win! 

Sep 22, 2018

Twilight in the Gardens of Baker Hunt

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center
620 Greenup St., Covington, KY 41011

Riverfront

Sep 22, 2018

Twilight in the Gardens of Baker Hunt

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center
620 Greenup St., Covington, KY 41011

Riverfront

Baker Hunt's Annual Fundraiser! Join us for a magical evening of music, food, art and fun, as The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center celebrates 96 years of building community. Featuring food by Funky's Catering, bourbon tasting byt Liquor City Uncorked, music by Burning...

Baker Hunt's Annual Fundraiser! Join us for a magical evening of music, food, art and fun, as The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center celebrates 96 years of building community. Featuring food by Funky's Catering, bourbon tasting byt Liquor City Uncorked, music by Burning...

Sep 22, 2018

William Shatner

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 22, 2018

William Shatner

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying...

Enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying...

Now through Oct 27, 2018

Saturday Cinema

The Video Archive
965 E. McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Now through Oct 27, 2018

Saturday Cinema

The Video Archive
965 E. McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Enjoy themed movie nights out on the patio every Saturday. 21+ only

Enjoy themed movie nights out on the patio every Saturday. 21+ only

Now through Oct 20, 2018

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Oct 20, 2018

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Enjoy the cult classic film acted out with Cincinnati shadowcast, The Denton Affair. This film is all about audience participation so feel free to come in costume, sing along, and dance to the Time Warp! MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY: NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 17 WILL BE PERMITTED...

Enjoy the cult classic film acted out with Cincinnati shadowcast, The Denton Affair. This film is all about audience participation so feel free to come in costume, sing along, and dance to the Time Warp! MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY: NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 17 WILL BE PERMITTED...

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