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Now through Sep 09, 2018

Kader Attia

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Sep 09, 2018

Kader Attia

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Over the last few years the notion of “repair” as both a physical and symbolic act has been at the core of Algerian-French artist Kader Attia's (b. 1970 Seine-Saint-Denis, France) practice. His work is often driven by exchanges with sympathetic thinkers in fields...

Over the last few years the notion of “repair” as both a physical and symbolic act has been at the core of Algerian-French artist Kader Attia's (b. 1970 Seine-Saint-Denis, France) practice. His work is often driven by exchanges with sympathetic thinkers in fields...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Firelei Baez: To See Beyond

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Firelei Baez: To See Beyond

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.

Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Alison Crocetta: A Circus of One

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Alison Crocetta: A Circus of One

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid...

A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid...

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Scratching the Surface: Exploring Space in Intaglio Prints

Miami University Art Museum

North

Now through Jun 30, 2018

Scratching the Surface: Exploring Space in Intaglio Prints

Miami University Art Museum

North

Now through Jun 24, 2018

Eternal Blooms: Chinese Painted Enamels on Copper

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Now through Jun 24, 2018

Eternal Blooms: Chinese Painted Enamels on Copper

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Celebrate springtime with a lavish array of brightly colored flowers, fruits, and insects, all found decorating small utilitarian objects such as plates, bowls, and boxes. In the 17th century, Jesuit missionaries exported the painted enamel technique, which originated in...

Celebrate springtime with a lavish array of brightly colored flowers, fruits, and insects, all found decorating small utilitarian objects such as plates, bowls, and boxes. In the 17th century, Jesuit missionaries exported the painted enamel technique, which originated in...

Now through Sep 16, 2018

Ansel Adams: A Photographer's Evolution

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

Now through Sep 16, 2018

Ansel Adams: A Photographer's Evolution

Taft Museum of Art

Downtown

This exhibit traces the photographer’s path to his signature style, beginning with rare early works and ending with prints Adams made late in life. In his earliest photographs, made in the 1920s, Adams embraced the prevailing Pictorialist style with intimately sized,...

This exhibit traces the photographer’s path to his signature style, beginning with rare early works and ending with prints Adams made late in life. In his earliest photographs, made in the 1920s, Adams embraced the prevailing Pictorialist style with intimately sized,...

Now through Aug 12, 2018

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Now through Aug 12, 2018

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Experience warriors of ancient China through 120 works of art including arms and armor, ritual bronze vessels, gold and silver pieces, jade ornaments, jewelry and ceramics.

Experience warriors of ancient China through 120 works of art including arms and armor, ritual bronze vessels, gold and silver pieces, jade ornaments, jewelry and ceramics.

Now through Jul 22, 2018

Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Now through Jul 22, 2018

Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Guido Cagnacci’s Death of Cleopatra, painted in oil on a canvas over five feet wide, will be the centerpiece of this tightly focused exhibition. The painting, which normally hangs in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, is one of Cagnacci’s most intriguing and important works....

Guido Cagnacci’s Death of Cleopatra, painted in oil on a canvas over five feet wide, will be the centerpiece of this tightly focused exhibition. The painting, which normally hangs in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, is one of Cagnacci’s most intriguing and important works....

Now through Sep 09, 2018

Mission Aerospace

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Downtown

Now through Sep 09, 2018

Mission Aerospace

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Downtown

Prove you have the right stuff to lead the future of space exploration. Over a dozen experiments, puzzles and activities are packed into an a-maze-ing journey of twists and turns. Learn about the history of rockets and flight, explore the technology that supports modern-day...

Prove you have the right stuff to lead the future of space exploration. Over a dozen experiments, puzzles and activities are packed into an a-maze-ing journey of twists and turns. Learn about the history of rockets and flight, explore the technology that supports modern-day...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Winold Reiss: Studies for the Union Terminal Worker Murals

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Winold Reiss: Studies for the Union Terminal Worker Murals

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

A series of photographic, gouache, and crayon studies of the worker murals created by German-born American artist and designer Winold Reiss for Union Terminal in the 1930s will be presented by the Weston Art Gallery in collaboration with Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition...

A series of photographic, gouache, and crayon studies of the worker murals created by German-born American artist and designer Winold Reiss for Union Terminal in the 1930s will be presented by the Weston Art Gallery in collaboration with Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Matt Lynch & Curtis Goldstein: Work/Surface

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Matt Lynch & Curtis Goldstein: Work/Surface

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial...

Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial...

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Botany Through The Ages

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Botany Through The Ages

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Discover books on botany from all over the world and during different time periods.

Discover books on botany from all over the world and during different time periods.

Now through Aug 02, 2018

Free Movies for Kids

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Now through Aug 02, 2018

Free Movies for Kids

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Enjoy free movies this summer.

Enjoy free movies this summer.

Now through Jul 24, 2018

Midcentury Modern Exhibit Benefitting Hyde Park Center for Older Adults

Mary Ran Gallery

Uptown

Now through Jul 24, 2018

Midcentury Modern Exhibit Benefitting Hyde Park Center for Older Adults

Mary Ran Gallery

Uptown

Join us for an exhibit of Midcentury Modern artists including Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Henry Sharp, Charley Harper, Herbert Barnett, Jack Meanwell, Paul Chidlaw, Leo Murphy, Robert Fabe, and more. The exhibit will be comprised of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, and...

Join us for an exhibit of Midcentury Modern artists including Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Henry Sharp, Charley Harper, Herbert Barnett, Jack Meanwell, Paul Chidlaw, Leo Murphy, Robert Fabe, and more. The exhibit will be comprised of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, and...

Jun 25, 2018

Artisan's Apprentice: DIY Sari Scarf Craft

Ten Thousand Villages

Uptown

Jun 25, 2018

Artisan's Apprentice: DIY Sari Scarf Craft

Ten Thousand Villages

Uptown

The Artisan’s Apprentice: Have you ever wondered what goes into making some of the beautiful handmade products in our store? Join us for Artisan’s Apprentice, our series of DIY craft classes featuring techniques from around the world. Part necklace, part scarf, learn how to...

The Artisan’s Apprentice: Have you ever wondered what goes into making some of the beautiful handmade products in our store? Join us for Artisan’s Apprentice, our series of DIY craft classes featuring techniques from around the world. Part necklace, part scarf, learn how to...

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 Jul 13, 2018

Confederate Currency: The Color of Money

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Now through Jul 13, 2018

Confederate Currency: The Color of Money

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

This exhibit investigates the importance of slavery in the economy of the South.

This exhibit investigates the importance of slavery in the economy of the South.

Now through Jul 13, 2018

Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Now through Jul 13, 2018

Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Examines historical memory and the lasting legacy of the Confederacy, addressing revisionist history and the national Confederate symbols debate.

Examines historical memory and the lasting legacy of the Confederacy, addressing revisionist history and the national Confederate symbols debate.

Now through Dec 18, 2018

Life Drawing Group Sessions

Oxford Community Arts Center

North

Now through Dec 18, 2018

Life Drawing Group Sessions

Oxford Community Arts Center

North

Includes 2-hour drawing session with live model followed by optional sharing and feedback time. Music, coffee, light refreshment, BYOB. No reservations required.

Includes 2-hour drawing session with live model followed by optional sharing and feedback time. Music, coffee, light refreshment, BYOB. No reservations required.

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Movies Under Moonlight

Liberty Center

North

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Movies Under Moonlight

Liberty Center

North

Pre-event entertainment begins two hours prior to showtime and varies each week. No alcohol is permitted. Movies are subject to delays and cancellations due to weather. Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs.

Pre-event entertainment begins two hours prior to showtime and varies each week. No alcohol is permitted. Movies are subject to delays and cancellations due to weather. Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs.

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

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. 

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