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You’ll never be able to say there’s nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! Search thousands of events in our online database. We make it easy for you to filter by category – like visual arts – and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your getaway. There’s always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in the Cincinnati region!

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Apr 17, 2020 through Jun 30, 2020

Ancient Caves

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

Downtown

Apr 17, 2020 through Jun 30, 2020

Ancient Caves

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

Downtown

Ancient Caves follows paleoclimatologist Dr. Gina Moseley on a mission to unlock the secrets of the Earth’s climate in the most unlikely of places: caves. Moseley and her team of cave explorers travel the world exploring vast underground worlds in search of stalagmite samples...

Ancient Caves follows paleoclimatologist Dr. Gina Moseley on a mission to unlock the secrets of the Earth’s climate in the most unlikely of places: caves. Moseley and her team of cave explorers travel the world exploring vast underground worlds in search of stalagmite samples...

Apr 19, 2020

Art & Poetry

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 19, 2020

Art & Poetry

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Celebrate National Poetry Month at an outdoor event featuring some of our city’s most talented spoken word poets competing for cash prizes, while also experiencing the wealth of art and craft talent our region has to offer when fiber artists, potters, painters and jewelry...

Celebrate National Poetry Month at an outdoor event featuring some of our city’s most talented spoken word poets competing for cash prizes, while also experiencing the wealth of art and craft talent our region has to offer when fiber artists, potters, painters and jewelry...

Now through Apr 19, 2020

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 19, 2020

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 70+ local Cincinnati artists.

Art show featuring fine art and handmade goods for sale from 70+ local Cincinnati artists.

Apr 19, 2020

3rd Sunday Funday | Magic in the Air

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

Downtown

Apr 19, 2020

3rd Sunday Funday | Magic in the Air

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

Downtown

Bring the whole family to the Taft Museum of Art to experience a free afternoon of great art, hands-on fun, family-friendly performances, and animal encounters. Most activities are ongoing throughout the afternoon, so stop by when you have time and stay as long as you can....

Bring the whole family to the Taft Museum of Art to experience a free afternoon of great art, hands-on fun, family-friendly performances, and animal encounters. Most activities are ongoing throughout the afternoon, so stop by when you have time and stay as long as you can....

Apr 24, 2020

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer: First Person Program Series

Heritage Village Museum
11450 Lebanon Rd, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Apr 24, 2020

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer: First Person Program Series

Heritage Village Museum
11450 Lebanon Rd, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer was an artist, international business owner, and philanthropist. She is best known as the founder of the Rookwood Pottery Company. She envisioned Cincinnati as a center for arts and culture to rival the great cities of Europe and used her talents,...

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer was an artist, international business owner, and philanthropist. She is best known as the founder of the Rookwood Pottery Company. She envisioned Cincinnati as a center for arts and culture to rival the great cities of Europe and used her talents,...

Apr 26, 2020

Chamber Music with the CCO

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

Downtown

Apr 26, 2020

Chamber Music with the CCO

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

Downtown

Chamber Music is a spring tradition at the Taft! For our 67th season, we have partnered with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra to bring you four months of beautiful music.   This is a FREE event. Due to popularity, reservations recommended. Call (513) 684-4516 for more...

Chamber Music is a spring tradition at the Taft! For our 67th season, we have partnered with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra to bring you four months of beautiful music.   This is a FREE event. Due to popularity, reservations recommended. Call (513) 684-4516 for more...

Apr 29, 2020

Lunch and Learn | Holocaust and Humanity Center: One Survivor's Story

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

Downtown

Apr 29, 2020

Lunch and Learn | Holocaust and Humanity Center: One Survivor's Story

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

Downtown

The last Wednesday of each month, this ongoing series features local experts showcasing a range of topics related to art, history, and Cincinnati-area culture.This month, join us for a talk featuring a representative from the Holocaust and Humanities Center.   Have lunch...

The last Wednesday of each month, this ongoing series features local experts showcasing a range of topics related to art, history, and Cincinnati-area culture.This month, join us for a talk featuring a representative from the Holocaust and Humanities Center.   Have lunch...

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 Oct 31, 2020

Celene Hawkins

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 31, 2020

Celene Hawkins

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

There is a strong tradition of grand or dramatic depictions of landscape in art. I am interested, instead, in details of the landscape that are often overlooked. I use a range of materials and practices to explore order and entropy in Nature. Some of the works shown here are...

There is a strong tradition of grand or dramatic depictions of landscape in art. I am interested, instead, in details of the landscape that are often overlooked. I use a range of materials and practices to explore order and entropy in Nature. Some of the works shown here are...

Now through May 22, 2020

Women and Nature

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 22, 2020

Women and Nature

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In the year our country celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Lloyd Library’s spring exhibition, Women and Nature in the Arts, Sciences and Letters, opens on March 6. It is a tribute to the female scientists, authors, artists, and illustrators represented...

In the year our country celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Lloyd Library’s spring exhibition, Women and Nature in the Arts, Sciences and Letters, opens on March 6. It is a tribute to the female scientists, authors, artists, and illustrators represented...

May 01, 2020 through Sep 27, 2020

An Unfinished Revolution: Women and the Vote

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

Downtown

May 01, 2020 through Sep 27, 2020

An Unfinished Revolution: Women and the Vote

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

Downtown

An Unfinished Revolution: Women and the Vote commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, showcasing the courage and resilience of women who have fought for the right to vote. The exhibition tells the story of years of struggle and sacrifice to...

An Unfinished Revolution: Women and the Vote commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, showcasing the courage and resilience of women who have fought for the right to vote. The exhibition tells the story of years of struggle and sacrifice to...

May 01, 2020 through Sep 07, 2020

Maya

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

Downtown

May 01, 2020 through Sep 07, 2020

Maya

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

Downtown

A sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest Immerse yourself in the genius of the Maya – early disrupters living in cities of stone carved into the rainforest. By studying the stars they developed a calendar more accurate than any other in the world....

A sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest Immerse yourself in the genius of the Maya – early disrupters living in cities of stone carved into the rainforest. By studying the stars they developed a calendar more accurate than any other in the world....

Now through May 10, 2020

From Rituals to Runways: The Art of the Bead

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through May 10, 2020

From Rituals to Runways: The Art of the Bead

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

If you don’t have tickets for Cher’s Cincinnati concert on April 7 (or even if you do!) you can still get an up-close look at some of the music icon’s glittering and glamorous costumes at Behringer-Crawford Museum. Four of Cher’s dazzling beaded outfits will be on...

If you don’t have tickets for Cher’s Cincinnati concert on April 7 (or even if you do!) you can still get an up-close look at some of the music icon’s glittering and glamorous costumes at Behringer-Crawford Museum. Four of Cher’s dazzling beaded outfits will be on...

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

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

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

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

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Tania Candiani: Cincinnati Project

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

Downtown

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Tania Candiani: Cincinnati Project

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

Downtown

Cincinnati Project is a solo exhibition by Mexico City-based artist Tania Candiani (b. 1974) that reimagines the Cincinnati Industrial Expositions that took place between 1870 and 1888. Candiani investigates site and history for each exhibition she creates. For Cincinnati...

Cincinnati Project is a solo exhibition by Mexico City-based artist Tania Candiani (b. 1974) that reimagines the Cincinnati Industrial Expositions that took place between 1870 and 1888. Candiani investigates site and history for each exhibition she creates. For Cincinnati...

Now through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils: Haze

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

Downtown

Now through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils: Haze

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

Downtown

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

May 01, 2020 through Jul 19, 2020

Built to Last: The Taft Historic House at 200

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

May 01, 2020 through Jul 19, 2020

Built to Last: The Taft Historic House at 200

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

Explore the history of downtown Cincinnati’s oldest surviving wooden residence still in its original location. The Baum-Longworth-Sinton-Taft house turns 200 this year! Constructed around 1820 by entrepreneur Martin Baum, the National Historic Landmark became a public museum...

Explore the history of downtown Cincinnati’s oldest surviving wooden residence still in its original location. The Baum-Longworth-Sinton-Taft house turns 200 this year! Constructed around 1820 by entrepreneur Martin Baum, the National Historic Landmark became a public museum...

Now through May 03, 2020

N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives

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

Downtown

Now through May 03, 2020

N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives

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

Downtown

This exhibition showcases the work of N. C. Wyeth (1882–1945), the patriarch of one of America’s most prominent artistic families. Co-organized by the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, this exhibition brings...

This exhibition showcases the work of N. C. Wyeth (1882–1945), the patriarch of one of America’s most prominent artistic families. Co-organized by the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, this exhibition brings...

May 01, 2020 through Jun 07, 2020

Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970

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

Uptown

May 01, 2020 through Jun 07, 2020

Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970

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

Uptown

This dazzling presentation of exceptional silver and mixed-metal wares casts new light on the legacy of Gorham and reflects the industry, artistry, innovation, and technology of the manufactory for 120 years. Adeptly coupling art and industry, Gorham boldly rose from a small...

This dazzling presentation of exceptional silver and mixed-metal wares casts new light on the legacy of Gorham and reflects the industry, artistry, innovation, and technology of the manufactory for 120 years. Adeptly coupling art and industry, Gorham boldly rose from a small...

Now through May 24, 2020

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

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

Uptown

Now through May 24, 2020

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

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

Uptown

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series reunites for the first time thirty vibrant collages from this renowned series. In 1977, a “Profile” of Bearden by Calvin Tomkins in the New Yorker provoked the artist to reflect upon his childhood and maturity...

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series reunites for the first time thirty vibrant collages from this renowned series. In 1977, a “Profile” of Bearden by Calvin Tomkins in the New Yorker provoked the artist to reflect upon his childhood and maturity...

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