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Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

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

Downtown

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Now through Nov 27, 2019

Noir November

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Nov 27, 2019

Noir November

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Head to the Esquire Theatre this November for a selection of classic noir films back on the Big Screen! 

Head to the Esquire Theatre this November for a selection of classic noir films back on the Big Screen! 

Nov 27, 2019

Art After Dark: Girl Power

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

Uptown

Nov 27, 2019

Art After Dark: Girl Power

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

Uptown

Who run the world? GIRLS! Join Wednesday, November 27 (the night before Thanksgiving) as we celebrate special exhibition Women Breaking Boundaries and the #PowerofHer. Enjoy live music from female-fronted punk band Leggy, food for purchase, specialty cocktails and docent-led...

Who run the world? GIRLS! Join Wednesday, November 27 (the night before Thanksgiving) as we celebrate special exhibition Women Breaking Boundaries and the #PowerofHer. Enjoy live music from female-fronted punk band Leggy, food for purchase, specialty cocktails and docent-led...

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 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...

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 20, 2019

​Kevin Harris' FOOTPRINTS: A Retrospective of Explorations of the Landscape in Printmaking

Harmon Museum
105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Footprints is a retrospective of over 30 years of work by Kevin Harris ranging from woodcuts to digital prints, combining traditional methods and contemporary technology. The exhibition is a record of Kevin’s observations of his familiar surroundings as well as a visual log of...

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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

Downtown

Now 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...

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 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...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

John Humphries: Rules, Recipes, and Mythology—Works on Paper

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

John Humphries: Rules, Recipes, and Mythology—Works on Paper

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

John Humphries’s (Cincinnati, OH) exquisite watercolors investigate tectonic ideas of space, narrative, texture, order/disorder, and connection through architectural interventions that explore the relationship between mythology, landscape, and the built environment. In this...

John Humphries’s (Cincinnati, OH) exquisite watercolors investigate tectonic ideas of space, narrative, texture, order/disorder, and connection through architectural interventions that explore the relationship between mythology, landscape, and the built environment. In this...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moore: Felt Embrace

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Emily Moore: Felt Embrace

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In her intricate and ethereal installations, Emily Moores (Cincinnati, OH) investigates the affective dimensions of texture: the intimate interaction with an individual’s feelings and body without physical touch. Responding to the vertical expanse of the Weston’s...

In her intricate and ethereal installations, Emily Moores (Cincinnati, OH) investigates the affective dimensions of texture: the intimate interaction with an individual’s feelings and body without physical touch. Responding to the vertical expanse of the Weston’s...

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Joomi Chung: Image Space/Memory Space

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Feb 02, 2020

Joomi Chung: Image Space/Memory Space

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Joomi Chung (Oxford, OH) unfolds an abstract landscape-map in an immersive installation combining objective representation and subjective experiences of places and moments. Her work explores the idea of memory-space from multiple angles: as long scrolls of multi-referential...

Joomi Chung (Oxford, OH) unfolds an abstract landscape-map in an immersive installation combining objective representation and subjective experiences of places and moments. Her work explores the idea of memory-space from multiple angles: as long scrolls of multi-referential...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Lauren Henkin Props

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Lauren Henkin Props

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

Downtown

The work of Lauren Henkin, which spans photography, video and sculpture, questions the relations that may exist between extant, architectural forms and the natural or urban landscapes in which they sit. Concerned with notions of placement and scale, her photographic body of...

The work of Lauren Henkin, which spans photography, video and sculpture, questions the relations that may exist between extant, architectural forms and the natural or urban landscapes in which they sit. Concerned with notions of placement and scale, her photographic body of...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Tom Schiff: Surrounded by Art

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Mar 01, 2020

Tom Schiff: Surrounded by Art

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

Downtown

The desire to represent the world in an all-encompassing, immersive experience has sparked the creativity of painters and photographers for many centuries. This drive led to the invention of artistic panoramas which were especially popular during the 19th century in Europe and...

The desire to represent the world in an all-encompassing, immersive experience has sparked the creativity of painters and photographers for many centuries. This drive led to the invention of artistic panoramas which were especially popular during the 19th century in Europe and...

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 Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

The Poetry of Nature

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

Downtown

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

The paintings in The Poetry of Nature reveal the natural wonders that sparked the first artistic movement in the United States. The American landscape inspired a loosely knit group of 19th-century artists to create paintings that present nature as spiritually renewing and...

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...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Nov 24, 2019 through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Nov 24, 2019 through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Now through Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 19, 2020

Treasures of the Spanish World

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

Uptown

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

The exhibition tells a rich story of the cultures of Spain across the past three millennia, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish colonies. With over 200 works of art and historical documents, the highlights of the Hispanic Society of...

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

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

Downtown

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

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

Downtown

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

Now through Feb 02, 2020

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South

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

Uptown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South

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

Uptown

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South presents a body of photographs by Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, West Bengal, India) in which the artist explores themes of connection, perspective and place. The landscapes and portraits of The Levee trace Hura’s travel along the...

The Levee: A Photographer in the American South presents a body of photographs by Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, West Bengal, India) in which the artist explores themes of connection, perspective and place. The landscapes and portraits of The Levee trace Hura’s travel along the...

Now through Dec 21, 2019

Gallery Gifts - Fine Arts and Fine Crafts for Holiday Giving

Off Ludlow Gallery
3408 Ormond Street, cincinnati, OH 45220

Now through Dec 21, 2019

Gallery Gifts - Fine Arts and Fine Crafts for Holiday Giving

Off Ludlow Gallery
3408 Ormond Street, cincinnati, OH 45220

This year give an artfully created gift. 25 local artists will display for sale gift sized and gift prices items for Holiday Giving. Photography - Steve Barger, Kent Krugh + Glass - Shelby Hines + Ceramics - Gail Lungren, CRC Ceramic Class, Audra Daniels + Bookarts - Judith...

This year give an artfully created gift. 25 local artists will display for sale gift sized and gift prices items for Holiday Giving. Photography - Steve Barger, Kent Krugh + Glass - Shelby Hines + Ceramics - Gail Lungren, CRC Ceramic Class, Audra Daniels + Bookarts - Judith...

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