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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 Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

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 Aug 28, 2019

The Legacy of the Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 28, 2019

The Legacy of the Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has been a dynamic force in cultivating a wealth of artists here in the Queen City and beyond. Artists included in this exhibition include the following: Tom Bacher, Terry Boyle, Paul Chidlaw, Jim Dine, Frank Duveneck, Kim Flora, Tim Folzenlogen,...

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has been a dynamic force in cultivating a wealth of artists here in the Queen City and beyond. Artists included in this exhibition include the following: Tom Bacher, Terry Boyle, Paul Chidlaw, Jim Dine, Frank Duveneck, Kim Flora, Tim Folzenlogen,...

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Chinese Transcontinental Railroad Workers Exhibits

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Chinese Transcontinental Railroad Workers Exhibits

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Chinese Railroad Workers Photography Exhibit will be on display at the downtown location of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County from August 1 to August 31 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Transcontinental Railroad completion and the...

The Chinese Railroad Workers Photography Exhibit will be on display at the downtown location of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County from August 1 to August 31 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Transcontinental Railroad completion and the...

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 Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

Now through Aug 25, 2019

Andrew Leicester: Cincinnati Gateway Revisited

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Aug 25, 2019

Andrew Leicester: Cincinnati Gateway Revisited

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cincinnati Gateway sculpture created as the entry to Cincinnati’s Bicentennial Commons in 1988, award-winning artist and sculptor Andrew Leicester (Minneapolis, MN) returns to create a new work that revisits the once controversial public...

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cincinnati Gateway sculpture created as the entry to Cincinnati’s Bicentennial Commons in 1988, award-winning artist and sculptor Andrew Leicester (Minneapolis, MN) returns to create a new work that revisits the once controversial public...

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

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 Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

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

Downtown

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Joan Tanner: Flaw

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

Downtown

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Joan Tanner: Flaw

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

Downtown

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 Sep 14, 2019

L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 14, 2019

L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters

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

Downtown

Meant to stop people in their tracks with bold colors and seductive imagery, French advertising posters of the turn of the 20th century ultimately became highly collectible works of art. L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters presents the work of five innovative...

Meant to stop people in their tracks with bold colors and seductive imagery, French advertising posters of the turn of the 20th century ultimately became highly collectible works of art. L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters presents the work of five innovative...

Now through Sep 01, 2019

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

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

Uptown

Now through Sep 01, 2019

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

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

Uptown

Burning Man attracts more than 70,000 active participants from all over the globe who gather in the desert outside Reno, Nevada. This thriving temporary metropolis is a hotbed of artistic expression and innovation through its shared principles. Both a cultural movement and an...

Burning Man attracts more than 70,000 active participants from all over the globe who gather in the desert outside Reno, Nevada. This thriving temporary metropolis is a hotbed of artistic expression and innovation through its shared principles. Both a cultural movement and an...

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style

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

Uptown

Now through Sep 15, 2019

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style

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

Uptown

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style celebrates the enduring influence of the kimono on fashion. Inspired by materials, forms and decorative motifs since the opening of Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, western fashion designers, alongside other artists, have produced...

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style celebrates the enduring influence of the kimono on fashion. Inspired by materials, forms and decorative motifs since the opening of Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, western fashion designers, alongside other artists, have produced...

Now through Aug 24, 2019

Special Tours

Heritage Village Museum
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Aug 24, 2019

Special Tours

Heritage Village Museum
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

These tours will feature the architecture seen on the buildings throughout the Village and popular architectural styles from the 19th century. Also, on Wednesday, August 21 and Saturday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m. the tour will be given by a Spanish speaker. 

These tours will feature the architecture seen on the buildings throughout the Village and popular architectural styles from the 19th century. Also, on Wednesday, August 21 and Saturday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m. the tour will be given by a Spanish speaker. 

Now through Oct 11, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 11, 2019

Cuba: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean

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

Downtown

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

In association with BBC Earth, and filmed exclusively for OMNIMAX screens, discover a land preserved in time, yet continually poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Dive into the culture of the largest island in the Caribbean, a vibrant mix of meticulously maintained colonial...

Now through Aug 21, 2019

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 21, 2019

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. 

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...

Aug 22, 2019

Colorlust - An Exploration Artist Talk, Demo & Reception

Queen City Clay
3130 Wasson Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

East

Aug 22, 2019

Colorlust - An Exploration Artist Talk, Demo & Reception

Queen City Clay
3130 Wasson Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

East

Queen City Clay's Artist in Residence Joshua R. Maier will be discussing the work produced for Colorlust - An Exploration. Josh's work uses expressive mono-printing in an exciting way. Learn about his techniques including surface transfer with colored slips while he talks about...

Queen City Clay's Artist in Residence Joshua R. Maier will be discussing the work produced for Colorlust - An Exploration. Josh's work uses expressive mono-printing in an exciting way. Learn about his techniques including surface transfer with colored slips while he talks about...

Aug 22, 2019

Summer Blooms Floral Arrangement Class with Sadie Blossoms

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

East

Aug 22, 2019

Summer Blooms Floral Arrangement Class with Sadie Blossoms

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

East

Send off summer in style and arrange your own wildflower bouquet at this professionally-led flower arranging class hosted by Sadie Blossoms.   Each ticket includes:   - A large variety of local wildflowers, summer roses and other blooms, plus greenery - All...

Send off summer in style and arrange your own wildflower bouquet at this professionally-led flower arranging class hosted by Sadie Blossoms.   Each ticket includes:   - A large variety of local wildflowers, summer roses and other blooms, plus greenery - All...

Aug 22, 2019

Summermusik: Historical Commentary & Film Screening of Amadeus

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Aug 22, 2019

Summermusik: Historical Commentary & Film Screening of Amadeus

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

The 1985 winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Amadeus is a film that Roger Ebert called “magnificent.” Based on a play by Peter Shaffer, who also wrote the script, the film is set in Vienna during the latter half of the 18th century. It details a...

The 1985 winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Amadeus is a film that Roger Ebert called “magnificent.” Based on a play by Peter Shaffer, who also wrote the script, the film is set in Vienna during the latter half of the 18th century. It details a...

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