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Monday, December 16

Happening thru:

Neusole Glassworks , Forest Park

Looking for a truly unique way to celebrate the harvest season? Join professional glassblowers to create a pumpkin out of hot molten glass! For children ages 5 and up. Register a 30 minute  slot for each participant. Glass pumpkins will be ready for pickup in 7 days. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

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Cincinnati Museum Center- Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

Little one’s can stop by the museum to create a masterpiece each week; young artists will have fun, make friends and develop fine motor skills. This program is available on Mondays and Thursdays with a new theme offered each week! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Tuesday, December 17

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Explore the visual culture of Spain and Latin America over 4,000 years; artworks in this exhibit include sculptures, Mexican featherwork mosaics, textiles, paintings, metalwork and more. 

$$ Categories: Art, Exhibits Ages: All ages

Wednesday, December 18

Happening thru:

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

The stockings are hung with care and the halls have all been decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Get your little ones excited for art with this 30 minute class in the Rosenthal Education Center. Young artists will hear art-themed stories, sing songs and explore the world around them through sensory activities. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Thursday, December 19

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Teens, help make the gift giving experience a little more unique and personal. Take the elevator up to the 6th floor of the CAC to create wrapping paper and printed cards that are sure to make a loved one smile. Supplies and snacks will be provided by the CAC. 

Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: Teens

Thursday, December 26

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Happy (almost) New Year’s! Stop by for a fabulous toddler-friendly New Year’s Bash filled with crafts and fun with friends. Kiddos will decorate party hats, create firework paintings and sip on some sparkly celebratory grape juice. Don’t miss out on the dramatic balloon drop and countdown to 11:00 am!

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Playgroups, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, All ages

Thursday, January 2

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Simple lines can make something amazing! Head to the Taft to hear a story about a boy who uses a line to go on an adventure, practice looking skills by seeking lines in Taft paintings then create line art by using strings. 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Main Library , Cincinnati

Head to the library to create sweet decorations like trees, wreaths and ornaments using gumdrops, marshmallows and toothpicks. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 4

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Celebrate the special exhibit, Treasures of the Spanish World, all day long! Families will enjoy free and fun activities such as a special scavenger hunt, performances, hands-on art making and so much more. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Madeira Branch , Cincinnati

Paint a wooden lizard with a custom design- all supplies provided. 

RSVP Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: Teens

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Families can explore the CAM and enjoy hands-on-activities at an interactive art cart. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Monday, January 6

Main Library, Cincinnati

Join Erin Holland from the Taft Museum of Art at the library to celebrate the New Year and create a beautiful paper lantern!

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 11

Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati

Artist Joomi Chung will inspire families to make their own image-map creations with flipbooks, stereoscopes, zoescopes and stop-motion techniques. 

RSVP $ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Sunday, January 19

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Get active this winter during a free family friendly event at the Taft; create an action painting, learn about poses at the Art Cart and join Mission2Move at 2 or 3 p.m. for an interactive program featuring stretching, dancing and lots of fun. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits Ages: All ages

Friday, January 24

Norwood Branch , Cincinnati

Artist Lucia Fainzilber will be presenting an artistic experience to guide participants to complete a masterpiece. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years, All ages, Teens

Saturday, January 25

Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Explore the CAM in a comfortable environment! Be sure to pick up a map at the Visitor Center and discover docent-led sensory learning centers throughout the galleries, then stop by the REC for an all-abilities art making activity.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Families will have a fun and frosty day during this festival! Create a snow painting, meet a real live penguin from the WAVE foundation (12 – 2 p.m.), participate in an indoor snowball fight, design a frozen crown and warm up with a tasty cup of hot cocoa with yummy toppings. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Watch as zany court jesters Winx and Jinx tell some hilariously twisted fairy tales including Hansel and Gretel, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Little Pigs.

$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Tuesday, January 28

Symmes Township Branch , Loveland

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Stop by the library to participate in hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building on what you’ve discovered. 

RSVP Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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