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Wednesday, November 14

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Behringer-Crawford Museum

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 27th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

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

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Taft Museum of Art

The stockings are hung with care and the halls are all 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

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Cincinnati Art Museum

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, November 15

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the CAC for a nature themed Art Play inspired by the exhibition, No Two Alike. We’ll be creating botanical sun prints, designing clay nature nests and making portraits using natural materials. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga in the UnMuseum following each Art Play session.

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

Saturday, November 17

Cincinnati Museum Center KidSPACE

Join the Sisters of SCPA for a fun art project.

$$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Cincinnati Museum Center

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains is pulling into its new home. Now, a new generation can celebrate one of Cincinnati’s most loved holiday traditions. Step into a children’s storybook and get a new perspective on the expanded, more-accessible Duke Energy Holiday Trains. Holiday Junction will have limited extended hours on select dates, please visit cincymuseum.org for… Read more »

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

Cincinnati Museum Center, Banfield Pet Hospital

Meet local therapy dogs and receive a stethoscope to use on your pets at home during this fun and educational Pet Academy Program at the Banfield Pet Hospital. 

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

Sunday, November 18

Cincinnati Museum Center, KidSPACE

Pull your own screen print designed by Able Projects with the art of Charley Harper. 

$$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, November 20

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Get ready to decorate your Thanksgiving table with a turkey, pumpkin or other fall creation crafted by you during this fun program. 

Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Friday, November 23

Cincinnati Museum Center Rotunda

Kick off the holidays with Santa’s arrival to Cincinnati Museum Center! 

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

Saturday, November 24

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Cincinnati Art Museum

This program is designed for families with children who have autism or other developmental disabilities to explore the museum in a comfortable environment. Families will be given a map indicating multisensory learning centers, which are led by specially trained docents. Be sure to stop by the Rosenthal Education Center to participate in an all-ability art… Read more »

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the UnMuseum for this photo inspired Family Festival! Experiment with various forms of photography, design camera necklaces and decorate some yummy camera cookies.

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

Sunday, November 25

Taft Museum of Art

Start the holiday season off right at this free Taft Museum of Art event. Enjoy festive displays from the Antique Christmas exhibit, take a photo with Santa, make an ornament and holiday card, meet a penguin from the Newport Aquarium and enjoy holiday stories in the Music Room. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Museum Center KidSPACE

Can you create a structure out of newspaper that can hold the weight of a heavy book? Can you build one that can support your own weight? Learn some tips and tricks to designing a super strong structure. 

$$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Wednesday, November 28

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

This open house style program for preschoolers includes storytelling, touchable objects and more for a fun and memorable learning experience. Join the CAM for these great, FREE, themed pre-school programs: 10/31/18: HalloWEEn 11/28/18: Finding Patterns 1/30/19: Making Faces 2/27/19: Wee Cincinnatians 3/27/19: Bonjour! 4/24/19: Bugs and Flowers 5/29/19:All the Colors of the Rainbow

Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Saturday, December 1

Sunday, December 2

Behringer Crawford Museum

The Covington Carolers in Victorian garb will fill the halls of BCM with holiday songs.

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

Thursday, December 6

Taft Museum of Art

Happy Holidays from the Taft Museum of Art. Enjoy a holiday story, make an ornament and explore the Antique Christmas decorations on display. For children aged 3-5 years old, and their caregivers. 

RSVP $ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, December 8

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Heritage Village Museum

Meet Mother Christmas and enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and fruit. This cozy holiday experience also includes story time and balloon art. Bring your camera for a Mother Christmas photo op! Breakfast will be served at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. each day.

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

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