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June 2024 Events

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12:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

01 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

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10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Donut Day!

06 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Donut Day!

Thursday Art Play: Donut Day!

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Abstract Painting

06 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Abstract Painting

Young Adult Lab: Abstract Painting

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6:00 PM

Creative Café

07 June
2024

Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Creative Café

Creative Café

8

12:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

08 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

1:00 PM

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

08 June
2024

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

3:00 PM

Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine

08 June
2024

Saturday
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine

Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine

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10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Father's Day Gift Making

13 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Father's Day Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Father's Day Gift Making

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Scratch Art

13 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Scratch Art

Young Adult Lab: Scratch Art

14

5:30 PM

Members Only! Tour + Workshop

14 June
2024

Friday
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Members Only! Tour + Workshop

Members Only! Tour + Workshop

15

12:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

15 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

9:00 AM

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the CAC: Textiles Fun

15 June
2024

Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the CAC: Textiles Fun

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the CAC: Textiles Fun

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10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: A Summer Celebration

20 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: A Summer Celebration

Thursday Art Play: A Summer Celebration

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Collage Studio

20 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Collage Studio

Young Adult Lab: Collage Studio

5:30 PM

Still life Drawing

20 June
2024

Thursday
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Still life Drawing

Still life Drawing

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12:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

22 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

1:00 PM

CANCELLED :The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

22 June
2024

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CANCELLED :The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

CANCELLED :The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

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10:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Environmental Art

27 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Environmental Art

Thursday Art Play: Environmental Art

4:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Button Making

27 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Button Making

Young Adult Lab: Button Making

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6:00 PM

CAC@21c

28 June
2024

Friday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CAC@21c

CAC@21c

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12:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

29 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

10:30 AM

Reception for Kateri Sparrow's Nature Deficit

29 June
2024

Saturday
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reception for Kateri Sparrow's Nature Deficit

Reception for Kateri Sparrow's Nature Deficit

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June 2024 Events

01 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

06 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Donut Day!

Thursday Art Play: Donut Day!

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. Tomorrow is National Donut Day (which is a VERY important day). Let’s celebrate by painting giant cardboard donuts, building donuts sculptures and of course...

06 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Abstract Painting

Young Adult Lab: Abstract Painting

Join us every Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm Young Adult Lab is our always free, drop in art making program that happens in the Creativity Center right here at the CAC! We'll have the canvas and paint supplies, you have the abstract thoughts, we all paint something and have a blast doing it!...

07 June
2024

Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Creative Café

Creative Café

The Creative Café is not just a place, it's a vibrant community where artists, performers, and visionaries come together to inspire and be inspired. Picture yourself immersed in a space filled with art, conversation, and a lively atmosphere. As you sip on your favorite drink, you'll be surrounded by fellow...

08 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

08 June
2024

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

The Lavender Scare shatters the myth that homosexuality has only recently become a national political issue, changing the way we think about both the McCarthy era and the origins of the gay rights movement. And perhaps just as importantly, this book is a cautionary tale, reminding us how governmental actions...

08 June
2024

Saturday
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine

Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine

The CAC is proud to host Shared Storytelling: Yours and Mine, a collaboration between Urban Native Collective and American Legacy Theatre. After three community workshops from March through May at the Urban Native Collective where they explored Indigenous stories, food, and community, the Indigenous youth used their own lived experiences and...

13 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Father's Day Gift Making

Thursday Art Play: Father's Day 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. Stop by the Creativity Center to make some fabulous gifts for all those awesome Dads, Grandfathers, or special role models in your life....

13 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Scratch Art

Young Adult Lab: Scratch Art

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! This week, we'll be going back to childhood but experimenting with scratch art paper and supplies! Making your own design and have a great time...

14 June
2024

Friday
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Members Only! Tour + Workshop

Members Only! Tour + Workshop

Join us Friday evening for a private tour and workshop designed specifically for CAC Members. First, explore the work of contemporary artist Jayson Musson who uses video and storytelling to examine art history through a satirical lens. Learn how Musson incorporates everything from TV sitcoms to props and puppetry, into...

15 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

15 June
2024

Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the CAC: Textiles Fun

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the CAC: Textiles Fun

During this event, the Museum will be made extra welcoming to our more sensitive guests. Families will be able to choose from a variety of activities and do them at whatever time they feel most comfortable. This event is FREE but registration is required. Click here to register.

20 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: A Summer Celebration

Thursday Art Play: A Summer Celebration

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. Let's celebrate the start of summer with some sun inspired artwork. We'll make solar prints, design a sunny fascinator to wear, and make a...

20 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Collage Studio

Young Adult Lab: Collage Studio

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! This week, we'll be designing our own collages. We'll have plenty of old magazines and other collage supplies, all you have to bring is an...

20 June
2024

Thursday
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Still life Drawing

Still life Drawing

During the month of July we will be focusing on still life drawings. One drawings will be done during the month with mini drawing exercises throughout the session. During each session students will have 10-15 minutes to have a group discussion about their work. Supplies will be provided but if participants...

22 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

22 June
2024

Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CANCELLED :The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

CANCELLED :The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David K. Johnson

Due to traffic concerns surrounding Cincinnati Pride Celebration book club for this weekend has been cancelled. We apologize for this inconvenience. Future book clubs will be hosted as normal.

27 June
2024

Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday Art Play: Environmental Art

Thursday Art Play: Environmental Art

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. This week we'll learn about the CAC's amazing Artists in Residence, then create artwork inspired by their work. Free for members, $5 per non...

27 June
2024

Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Young Adult Lab: Button Making

Young Adult Lab: Button 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! This week, we'll be designing our very own buttons! You can snag something from an old magazine or draw it yourself! Artists and educators on hand...

28 June
2024

Friday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CAC@21c

CAC@21c

Join a CAC docent for a half-hour guided tour of the 21c exhibitions followed by a half-hour tour of the Contemporary Arts Center exhibitions. Event is free and meets on the final Friday of each month in the 21c lobby.

29 June
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

29 June
2024

Saturday
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reception for Kateri Sparrow's Nature Deficit

Reception for Kateri Sparrow's Nature Deficit

Join us in celebrating Kateri Sparrow's Community Gallery exhibition, Nature Deficit: Act of Desperation with a reception on June 29 in the CAC's Creativity Center. As the spring Artist in Resident, Sparrow encouraged the facilitation of loving connections between visitors and our mother earth. With a focus on nature and sustainable...

06 July
2024

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Artist in Residence: Julia O. Bianco

Join our Summer Artist-In-Residence, Julia O. Bianco every Saturday from 12-4pm right here at the CAC in the Creativity Center studio for a free, drop in program to make art alongside Julia! Julia's residency is titled Jardín Universo. What is - and what is possible in - a garden? Artist and ecologist...

On-Going Events

Through
24 June
2024

AfroSwag

AfroSwag

 AfroSwag - Hair and Fashion as Art Exhibition - Past Present AfroFuture is a tribute to black culture’s influence and historical impact on Fashion, Style and Beauty Standard.  The multimedia exhibit features Nubian Woodworking, Naj Arts, Lavish Vixenz  Photography, exclusive hair and fashion looks from the AfroSwag Show and more.

Through
07 July
2024

Nature Deficit: Act of Desperation

Nature Deficit: Act of Desperation

Featuring work from the CAC's spring Artist in Resident, Kateri Sparrow, Nature Deficit: Act of Desperation was created as a response to the ongoing struggle to find and connect with nature in the urban landscape of today.

Through
04 August
2024

After (Work) Hours

After (Work) Hours

Through
08 September
2024

Jayson Musson: His History of Art

Jayson Musson: His History of Art

"a sitcom orbiting art history and all the fun to be had dancing on the minefield of the past"

Through
08 September
2024

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Untitled” (L.A.)

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Untitled” (L.A.)

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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