Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

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December 2022 Events

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2

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

02 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

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6

10:30 AM

Art Play Hike: LaBoiteaux Woods

06 December
2022

Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Art Play Hike: LaBoiteaux Woods

Art Play Hike: LaBoiteaux Woods

7

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

07 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

8

10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Identity Building

08 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Identity Building

Thursday Art Play: Identity Building

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Inspired by Baseera Khan: Weight on History

08 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Inspired by Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Young Adult Lab: Inspired by Baseera Khan: Weight on History

6:00 PM

One Night One Craft: Holiday Wreathmaking

08 December
2022

Thursday
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

One Night One Craft: Holiday Wreathmaking

One Night One Craft: Holiday Wreathmaking

9

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

09 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

10

11:00 AM

Family Festival: Please Play

10 December
2022

Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Family Festival: Please Play

Family Festival: Please Play

1:00 PM

CAC@21C

10 December
2022

Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CAC@21C

CAC@21C

6:00 PM

Feminine Ener-G, a Fashion experience by ChiChi

10 December
2022

Saturday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Feminine Ener-G, a Fashion experience by ChiChi

Feminine Ener-G, a Fashion experience by ChiChi

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14

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

14 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

11:00 AM

Homeschool Wednesday: Weight on History Tour

14 December
2022

Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Homeschool Wednesday: Weight on History Tour

Homeschool Wednesday: Weight on History Tour

15

10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

15 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Holiday Card and Gift Making

15 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Holiday Card and Gift Making

Young Adult Lab: Holiday Card and Gift Making

16

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

16 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

5:00 PM

Spaghetti Midwestern Exhibition Opening

16 December
2022

Friday
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spaghetti Midwestern Exhibition Opening

Spaghetti Midwestern Exhibition Opening

17

1:00 PM

Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project

17 December
2022

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project

Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project

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22

10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

22 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

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28

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

28 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

29

10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Happy (Almost) New Year's Party!

29 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Happy (Almost) New Year's Party!

Thursday Art Play: Happy (Almost) New Year's Party!

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: It's the End of the Year As We Know It

29 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: It's the End of the Year As We Know It

Young Adult Lab: It's the End of the Year As We Know It

30

4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

30 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

10:00 AM

Final Friday at the CAC

30 December
2022

Friday
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Final Friday at the CAC

Final Friday at the CAC

7:00 PM

CAC@21C

30 December
2022

Friday
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CAC@21C

CAC@21C

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December 2022 Events

30 November
2022

Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

02 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

06 December
2022

Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Art Play Hike: LaBoiteaux Woods

Art Play Hike: LaBoiteaux Woods

Art Play Hike is an outdoor series in partnership with the Cincinnati Parks. Department Join us this month as we explore LaBoiteaux Woods and take part in hands-on art making. This program is designed for children ages 2-7 and their parent or caregiver. Families will meet at the LaBoiteaux Woods outdoor...

07 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

08 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Identity Building

Thursday Art Play: Identity Building

Join us Thursday mornings for creative playtime at the CAC. This family program uses hands-on art making activities and yoga to excite and educate our youngest visitors. Learn about the CAC exhibition by Baseera Khan and create artwork inspired by their work. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga following each...

08 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Inspired by Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Young Adult Lab: Inspired by Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Join us every Thursday in the Creative Learning Center on the 6th floor at the CAC for Young Adult Lab, a free drop-in art making program! This week we’ll make art inspired by the current exhibit, Baseera Khan: Weight on History. Artists and educators will be on hand to show...

08 December
2022

Thursday
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

One Night One Craft: Holiday Wreathmaking

One Night One Craft: Holiday Wreathmaking

Artist, advocate, and educator Kelsey Nihiser makes her fabulous return to One Night, One Craft with a Holiday Wreathmaking workshop! Make your own circular cornucopia of celebration and enjoy a festive environment of craft and merry making. These living wreaths make excellent gifts, in addition to beautiful adornments for your...

09 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

10 December
2022

Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Family Festival: Please Play

Family Festival: Please Play

Come out and play at the Contemporary Arts Center’s new Creativity Center! Join us as we celebrate some unique works of art that encourage interactive play. Design your own 3-D game with clay foam, collaborate on a giant maze and send a fleet of mini robots through it, then noodle...

10 December
2022

Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CAC@21C

CAC@21C

Join CAC docents for a half-hour guided tour of the 21C galleries followed by a half-hour tour of the Contemporary Arts Center exhibitions. After the tour, continue your exploration of the CAC! Meet in the lobby of the 21C. Free.

10 December
2022

Saturday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Feminine Ener-G, a Fashion experience by ChiChi

Feminine Ener-G, a Fashion experience by ChiChi

Sisters Sanika and Angel Howell are the owners of ChiChi, Cincinnati's premier women's fashion boutique located in Over the Rhine. Since childhood they have both enjoyed art and fashion. As little girls they enjoyed making paper dolls and designing outfits for them to wear out of paper. Angel went on...

14 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

14 December
2022

Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Homeschool Wednesday: Weight on History Tour

Homeschool Wednesday: Weight on History Tour

Join us for a private tour of the FotoFocus Baseera Khan: Weight on History exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center. Following the tour students will create their own unique artwork inspired by the work they explored in the gallery. This program is designed for children ages 6-12 and their parents...

15 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Join us Thursday mornings for creative playtime at the CAC. This family program uses hands-on art making activities and yoga to excite and educate our youngest visitors. Bring your little ones to Art Play and make some one-of-a-kind presents sure to make a loved one smile. Stick around for some...

15 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Holiday Card and Gift Making

Young Adult Lab: Holiday Card and Gift Making

Join us every Thursday in the Creative Learning Center on the 6th floor of the CAC for Young Adult Lab, a free drop-in art making program! With our holiday spirits at an all-time high, let’s show the folks we love we care by making them gifts and cards! Artists and...

16 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

16 December
2022

Friday
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spaghetti Midwestern Exhibition Opening

Spaghetti Midwestern Exhibition Opening

Join DUMPTRUCK for the grand opening of their Community Gallery exhibition Spaghetti Midwestern. Attendies will be able to engage in corresponding art-making activities in the Creativity Center Art Lab. Cash bar. More about the exhibition: Spaghetti Midwestern is a cityscape installation meant to remind the viewer of the types of skylines...

17 December
2022

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project

Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project

Spoken word artist, motivational speaker, and community organizer Desirae “The Silent Poet” Hosley has created a community called Social Therapy where adults and young adults come together to bridge the social gap in the new, pandemic-world through writing and storytelling. In this iteration, Social Therapy: Broken Mirror Project, we will...

22 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Holiday Gift Making

Join us Thursday mornings for creative playtime at the CAC. This family program uses hands-on art making activities and yoga to excite and educate our youngest visitors. Bring your little ones to Art Play and make some one-of-a-kind presents sure to make a loved one smile. Stick around for some...

28 December
2022

Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

29 December
2022

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Happy (Almost) New Year's Party!

Thursday Art Play: Happy (Almost) New Year's Party!

Happy (almost) New Year’s! Stop by for a fabulous kid-friendly New Year’s bash! We’ll be decorating party masks and making festive creations for the big day. Don’t miss our countdown and dramatic balloon drop at 11am. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga following each Art Play session. Free for members,...

29 December
2022

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: It's the End of the Year As We Know It

Young Adult Lab: It's the End of the Year As We Know It

Join us every Thursday in the Creativity Center on the 6th Floor of the CAC for Young Adult Lab, a free drop-in art making program! Cheers to the New Year (Almost)! In order to kick off your celebrations, we will be creating resolution inspired art, party hats, and ending the...

30 December
2022

Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Artist in Residence: Cierra Fogle

Join our current Artist in Residence, Cierra Fogle, every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6PM in our new Creativity Center for collaborative art making and discussion! The Theme for Cierra's residency is CHANGE Cierra Fogle is a multi faceted experimental artist and storyteller from Cincinnati. She mainly works with paint, words, and movement...

30 December
2022

Friday
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Final Friday at the CAC

Final Friday at the CAC

NOVEMBER 25: Final Friday at the CAC 10AM-7PM Regular Gallery Hours On The Line: Documents of Risk and Faith Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s Baseera Khan: Weight On History Cameron Granger: The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Heaven Kahlil Robert Irving: Ground Water from screen Falls [(Collaged media) + Midwest] Street Napoleon Maddox: What...

30 December
2022

Friday
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CAC@21C

CAC@21C

Join CAC docents for a half-hour guided tour of the 21C galleries followed by a half-hour tour of the Contemporary Arts Center exhibitions. After the tour, continue your exploration of the CAC! Meet in the lobby of the 21C. Free.

On-Going Events

Through
04 December
2022

Unraveling

Unraveling

Unraveling is a popup exhibition created in response to the show Baseera Khan: Weight on History and is hosted by the Contemporary Arts Center.

Through
08 January
2023

Napoleon Maddox: What You Holdin'?

Napoleon Maddox: What You Holdin'?

Director, MC, multimedia artist, and Cincinnati-native Napoleon Maddox will host our October-January CoLAB series and exhibition titled What You Holdin’?. Inspired by the resourcefulness of the Black Arts tradition, this program is centered around the notion of ‘designing your future and life, using your own blueprint with the materials on hand.’

Through
11 January
2023

A Community Gallery Installation by DUMPTRUCK

A Community Gallery Installation by DUMPTRUCK

Spaghetti Midwestern is a cityscape installation meant to remind the viewer of the types of skylines and highway memorabilia found in middle America. The work will be a combination of a site-specific installation where the artists will drape fibers on the Community Gallery walls to create city-like structures and a lovingly rendered tapestry portrait of home.

Through
15 January
2023

On the Line: Documents of Risk and Faith

On the Line: Documents of Risk and Faith

A group exhibition examining the complex relationship between humans and nature

Through
12 February
2023

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s

Activism, education, and media production in trans, queer, and feminist movements

Through
12 February
2023

Cameron Granger: The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Heaven

Cameron Granger: The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Heaven

Meditations on Black history and culture, and the communities that continue to thrive, persist, and love

Through
25 September
2023

Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Baseera Khan: Weight on History

Addressing issues of access, cultural appropriation, and migration

Through
30 December
2025

Kahlil Robert Irving: Ground Water from screen Falls [(Collaged media) + Midwest] Street

Kahlil Robert Irving: Ground Water from screen Falls [(Collaged media) + Midwest] Street

For the lobby carpet installation, Kahlil Robert Irving integrates imagery of asphalt with pop culture references, news headlines, and digital ephemera. The artist asks viewers to reconsider their daily engagement with social media, civic community life, and the urban landscape.

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