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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 Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

In the Audubon Tradition

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

Downtown

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

Explore a legacy of discovery through the brushstrokes of legendary artists.   Explore Cincinnati Museum Center's 200-year history through the artwork of John James Audubon, John A. Ruthven and the next generation of wildlife artists. The exhibition features original...

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 Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 20, 2019

A Bread Maker's Garden

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Imagine a garden that melds the majesty of floral excellence with the joy of bread. Come see the grains that have nourished mankind since the dawn of civilization. Enjoy them growing among colorful chrysanthemums and bold blue asters. Bask in the glow of ‘Early Sunrise’...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

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 Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

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...

Sep 20, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

Sep 20, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young

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

Downtown

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Multimedia artist Alice Pixley Young’s immersive installations bring together a wide range of materials including cut paper, cast glass, ash, and salt, intermingled with video projections, sound, light, and shadow. Her work invokes 19th-century landscape traditions while...

Sep 21, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Charley Harper Quilts--11th Annual Show

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

North

Sep 21, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Charley Harper Quilts--11th Annual Show

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

North

100 small quilts that interpret the art of Charley Harper and Edie Harper using fabric, embellishment, embroidery, piecing and applique quilts. In addition, the Guild Quilt Challenge presents fairy tale or story book places. Fun, free, and family friendly.

100 small quilts that interpret the art of Charley Harper and Edie Harper using fabric, embellishment, embroidery, piecing and applique quilts. In addition, the Guild Quilt Challenge presents fairy tale or story book places. Fun, free, and family friendly.

Now through Nov 16, 2019

FotoFocus: AutoUpdate

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Now through Nov 16, 2019

FotoFocus: AutoUpdate

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

FotoFocus is pleased to present its first juried group exhibition, AutoUpdate, and an accompanying day-long symposium, AutoUpdate: Photography in the Electronic Age, in partnership with The Carnegie, Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue. The exhibition and...

FotoFocus is pleased to present its first juried group exhibition, AutoUpdate, and an accompanying day-long symposium, AutoUpdate: Photography in the Electronic Age, in partnership with The Carnegie, Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue. The exhibition and...

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 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...

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 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 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 Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

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

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

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

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Sep 27, 2019

Chinese Festival

Uptown Park
N Main St & E High St, Oxford, OH 45056

North

Sep 27, 2019

Chinese Festival

Uptown Park
N Main St & E High St, Oxford, OH 45056

North

The Miami University Confucius Institute hosts the annual Chinese Festival every September. All are invited to participate in the Chinese Festival to learn more about Chinese culture and language. This event is free and open to the public.   Schedule of Events...

The Miami University Confucius Institute hosts the annual Chinese Festival every September. All are invited to participate in the Chinese Festival to learn more about Chinese culture and language. This event is free and open to the public.   Schedule of Events...

Sep 27, 2019

Art After Dark: Get Into the Groove

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

Uptown

Sep 27, 2019

Art After Dark: Get Into the Groove

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

Uptown

Bust out your spandex, leg warmers and acid wash jeans! Our popular silent disco is back, and this time, we’re kicking it 80’s style. Enjoy food for purchase from Fusian and Busken Bakery, specialty cocktails and docent-led tours. 

Bust out your spandex, leg warmers and acid wash jeans! Our popular silent disco is back, and this time, we’re kicking it 80’s style. Enjoy food for purchase from Fusian and Busken Bakery, specialty cocktails and docent-led tours. 

Sep 27, 2019

Family Game Night, Smores, & Movie

Fleckenstein Park
3834 Mason Montgomery Rd., Mason, OH 45040

North

Sep 27, 2019

Family Game Night, Smores, & Movie

Fleckenstein Park
3834 Mason Montgomery Rd., Mason, OH 45040

North

Enjoy board games and smores with friends and family, then relax under the stars for the movie!    (Board Games and smores will be provided at the park shelter from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Movie begins at dusk - approximately 7:20pm.)   This is a free community...

Enjoy board games and smores with friends and family, then relax under the stars for the movie!    (Board Games and smores will be provided at the park shelter from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Movie begins at dusk - approximately 7:20pm.)   This is a free community...

Now through Dec 27, 2019

Final Friday

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 27, 2019

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 28, 2019

Over-the-Rhine Walking Tour: Tenement Life North of Liberty

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 28, 2019

Over-the-Rhine Walking Tour: Tenement Life North of Liberty

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

TENEMENT LIFE NORTH OF LIBERTY Do you know what a tenement is or how people lived in them? Our North of Liberty tour takes participants through Over-the-Rhine, north of Liberty Street, paying special attention to how people lived in this neighborhood in the late 1800s and early...

TENEMENT LIFE NORTH OF LIBERTY Do you know what a tenement is or how people lived in them? Our North of Liberty tour takes participants through Over-the-Rhine, north of Liberty Street, paying special attention to how people lived in this neighborhood in the late 1800s and early...

Now through Sep 28, 2019

DIY Days

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Sep 28, 2019

DIY Days

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Saturday mornings in The Square for DIY Days all summer long. Liberty Center will be hosting a variety of art classes led by local artists and businesses to get your creative juices flowing! Classes will begin at approximately 10:00 AM and may last up to two hours. No artistic...

Saturday mornings in The Square for DIY Days all summer long. Liberty Center will be hosting a variety of art classes led by local artists and businesses to get your creative juices flowing! Classes will begin at approximately 10:00 AM and may last up to two hours. No artistic...

Sep 28, 2019 through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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

Downtown

Sep 28, 2019 through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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

Downtown

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

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