Museum Events

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Friday, July 20

Cincinnati Art Museum

Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey celebrates the writer/illustrator whose classic books captured generations of imaginations.  Exhibit remains on display through Sept. 17. 

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

Behringer Crawford Museum

POPP=D Art brings its gallery on wheels to the museum for an interactive evening. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 21

Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center

Shari the “Bag Lady” turns grocery bags into plastic yarn, and makes mats for the homeless, backpacks for youth, and more.  Join her for a day-long workshop of crocheting with yarn. 

$ Categories: Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Take a closer look at the special feature Jane Busse: Innovations in Weaving before creating your own weaving project. Children must be at least 6 years old, children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Sunday, July 22

Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center

Bring your young animal lovers to celebrate the health and wellness of your four-legged family members. 

$ Categories: Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Wednesday, July 25

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to the Rosenthal Education Center for a morning of art-themed stories, songs and activities. 

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

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton

Visit Pyramid Hill and enjoy some fun creating and playing your own musical instrument! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Music Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 26

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Camp out under some man-made stars found in the installation, From Any Point.  Pitch a tent, set up a campfire, and make some night-sky inspired art. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Make collages and sculptures using recycled newspaper as your primary material. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: Teens

Friday, July 27

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Join Raptor Inc. for a special presentation on some amazing creatures of the sky. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 28

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Stop by for a giant block party inspired by the UnMuseum’s interactive artwork. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, July 29

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

Ages 3 – 10 will combine beads and embroidery to create texture in their sewing projects. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Wednesday, August 1

EnterTRAINment Junction

Thomas fans will enjoy themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunts, coloring and crafts, through Sept. 16. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to the Rosenthal Education Center for a morning of stories, songs and art activities. 

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

Thursday, August 2

Contemporary Arts Center

Learn about the artist Tracy Featherstone and her wearable, interactive art, then design your own structures to decorate your body, add some (nonpermanent) color to your hair, and see what new fashionable forms you can create. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years

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Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Enjoy an evening of live music from Aaron Levin & Heaters (Aug. 2) and The Company (Aug. 9). 

$ Categories: Museum Events, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, August 4

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

As part of Covington Outdoors Weekend, families are invited to hunt for fairies and their tiny homes along the Springhouse Trail in Devou Park.  Meet at NaturePlay@BCM to hear Santa talk about how to recognize when a fairy is near, then take a walk to look for yourself.  (No strollers please.)

Categories: Museum Events, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, August 5

Heritage Village Museum, Cincinnati

Visit the Village and learn more about the programming, then check out a vintage baseball game played by 1869 rules, make a craft, and more. 

Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Living History, Museum Events, Outdoor Activities, Sports Ages: All ages

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

Combine design, engineering and art to work together to build something great like an interactive game or toy. 

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

Thursday, August 9

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Learn about the artist Firelei Baez and create artwork inspired by her work, then stick around for some kid-friendly yoga. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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