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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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Now through Dec 18, 2020

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 18, 2020

Final Friday

Pendleton Art Center
1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demenostrations and...

Studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. Meet artists, view and purchase their artwork, attend lectures, watch live demenostrations and...

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Jun 06, 2020

Rock The Natural Hair Show Competition

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 06, 2020

Rock The Natural Hair Show Competition

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Every year Natural Woman Magazine teams up with the Midwest Regional Sweet & Natural Fest to bring you the Rock Your Natural Hair Competition. A Hair show where the most unique natural hair style wins the prize. This year we are giving away prizes valued up to  $500 to...

Every year Natural Woman Magazine teams up with the Midwest Regional Sweet & Natural Fest to bring you the Rock Your Natural Hair Competition. A Hair show where the most unique natural hair style wins the prize. This year we are giving away prizes valued up to  $500 to...

Jun 09, 2020

Second Screens: NSFW

The Lodge
231 6th Ave., Dayton, KY 41074

South

Jun 09, 2020

Second Screens: NSFW

The Lodge
231 6th Ave., Dayton, KY 41074

South

Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood NSFW (Animation For Adults) is a short animation screening that considers the various ways that sex and the human form are represented in both historical and contemporary styles of animation. The program, curated by C. Jacqueline Wood, ranges in...

Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood NSFW (Animation For Adults) is a short animation screening that considers the various ways that sex and the human form are represented in both historical and contemporary styles of animation. The program, curated by C. Jacqueline Wood, ranges in...

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...

Jun 16, 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

Jun 16, 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...

Jun 16, 2020 through Sep 07, 2020

Maya

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

Downtown

Jun 16, 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....

Jun 16, 2020 through Jun 30, 2020

Ancient Caves

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

Downtown

Jun 16, 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...

Jun 16, 2020 through Aug 09, 2020

One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissaro and Friends

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

Uptown

Jun 16, 2020 through Aug 09, 2020

One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissaro and Friends

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

Uptown

This one-gallery exhibition features still life paintings by five celebrated French painters, all created in the mid-1860s–the formative years of Impressionism. Joining the Cincinnati Art Museum’s great painting by Paul Cézanne are sterling examples from the hand of...

This one-gallery exhibition features still life paintings by five celebrated French painters, all created in the mid-1860s–the formative years of Impressionism. Joining the Cincinnati Art Museum’s great painting by Paul Cézanne are sterling examples from the hand of...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Tania Candiani: Cincinnati Project

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

Downtown

Jun 17, 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...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

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

Jun 17, 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...

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...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 30, 2020

A Splendid Century: Cincinnati Art 1820–1920

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

Downtown

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 30, 2020

A Splendid Century: Cincinnati Art 1820–1920

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

Downtown

Two hundred years ago, a grand white mansion was built on the eastern edge of Cincinnati. Over the first half of its life, the building housed some of the city’s most prominent families, finally becoming an art museum in 1932. A Splendid Century celebrates the bicentennial of...

Two hundred years ago, a grand white mansion was built on the eastern edge of Cincinnati. Over the first half of its life, the building housed some of the city’s most prominent families, finally becoming an art museum in 1932. A Splendid Century celebrates the bicentennial of...

Now through Jun 18, 2020

Museum on Tap

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

Downtown

Now through Jun 18, 2020

Museum on Tap

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

Downtown

Learning doesn’t have to be dry. So grab a drink and loosen up with friends, local experts and topics that are a little saucy, a little spicy and always fascinating. Cincinnati Museum Center’s Museum on Tap is a series for those curious learners 21 and up that explores the...

Learning doesn’t have to be dry. So grab a drink and loosen up with friends, local experts and topics that are a little saucy, a little spicy and always fascinating. Cincinnati Museum Center’s Museum on Tap is a series for those curious learners 21 and up that explores the...

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