Museum Events

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Wednesday, May 30

Cincinnati Art Museum

Preschoolers and their parents will enjoy learning stations in the galleries, storytellers and an art project that’s all about music and noise. 

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

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

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

Thursday, May 31

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate National Donut Day by painting giant cardboard donuts, building donut sculptures, and of course, eating donuts! 

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

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Stop by for a free drop-in art making program to experiment with mix media materials and make new friends. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: Teens

Saturday, June 2

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Take a docent-led interactive tour with fun facts and hands-on activities for all ages. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, June 3

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Interact with “touchable” art objects at stations throughout the galleries. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, June 6

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

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

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

Thursday, June 7

Contemporary Arts Center

The artist Erwin Redi created beautiful swinging lights for the CAC lobby. Use his work as inspiration as you experiment with light pads and design glow necklaces. 

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

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Teens and young adults are invited to practice drawing without looking at the paper, then finalize their works with vibrant watercolors. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: Teens

Friday, June 8

Behringer Crawford Museum

Test your Harry Potter knowledge in this gathering hosted by ALIVE!, BCM’s new young professionals group.

RSVP $$ Categories: Museum Events Ages: Parents Only

Saturday, June 9

Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center

Learn tricks, tips and techniques from a working artist from the West End Art Gallery, and work together to create a large Paint-n-Peel work of art, then make a work of your own. 

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Discover new ways of looking at the CAM’s collection with the help of a docent.

RSVP Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, June 10

Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center

Ages 3 – 12 will learn about the materials and methods used to create natural history models and taxidermy mounts with Exhibits Coordinator Dave Might. 

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

Behringer Crawford Museum

Explore the newest exhibit that is a tribute to all the activities we enjoy outdoors — camping, fishing and more.  See old sports equipment, along with Boy and Girl Scout uniforms, then learn to fly-fish, row a canoe and more.  Exhibit remains on display through Oct. 1. 

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

Tuesday, June 12

Behringer Crawford Museum

RSVP by June 10. Ages 3 – 5 will explore science with water and ice games.

RSVP $$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Thursday, June 14

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Make a gift for Dad or Grandpa — decorate a unique tie or bow tie and make yourself a matching mini-version too!  Or hand-paint a sunglasses case to keep his sunnies protected!

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

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

RSVP by June 10. Grandparents and grandchildren can spend the day together explore the new exhibit, The Great Outdoors, including time in the NaturePlay@BCM, crafts, and outdoor cooking. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Contemporary Arts Center

Teens can learn about the ancient art of Suminagashi, or “floating ink.”  This marbling process will result in quick prints that are unpredictable and unique. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: Teens

Saturday, June 16

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Take a closer look at The Visitors and Scenes from Western Culture by Ragnar Kjartansson and create a piece of collaborative video art using your cell phone camera. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate.

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

Sunday, June 17

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Celebrate Dad by meeting the dads of the Taft collection, test your puzzle-solving skills at the Art Cart, and work with Dad (or other special adult) on a project to take home.  Enjoy Sunrock Farm’s petting zoo from 1 – 2 p.m., and get into a party mood with a dance demonstration and workshop with… Read more »

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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