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

513 345 8400

For Visitors

For Visitors

Here at the CAC, we believe that art and the creative process belong to all people. The CAC offers a variety of services and accommodations to ensure visitors of all abilities have meaningful access to the exhibitions and programs.

The CAC is committed to facilitating the usability of this website for people with disabilities. We are currently in consultation to achieve full accessibility for our website. We appreciate your understanding as we work toward this goal. If you have feedback or questions about this effort, or any of our accessibility services, please contact Shawnee Turner.

Entry and General Navigation

The CAC's entrance is located at street level, in the middle of the building on 6th Street. The entrance has an automatic door. You will enter the glass doors and turn right, moving through another set of glass doors. Please proceed to the front desk to check in.

Accessible restrooms are located on all floors except the lobby. All floors are accessible via elevators. There are two elevators available to visitors.

Service dogs and ponies are welcome. A service animal is defined as any animal that has been trained to do work or performs tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability.


All of the following are available free of charge at the front desk:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Stools
  • Hearing amplifiers
  • Large print text for exhibitions
  • Reading glasses
  • Magnifiers
  • Sensory bags (fidgets, hearing protection, sensory narrative, and sensory map)

All of the following are available with two weeks notice:

  • American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation for all public programs.
  • Tours for groups. All tours for groups of individuals with disabilities are free of charge. (Please note that all tours are suspended until further notice due to Covid-19 health precautions.)

Please contact us to schedule these accommodations.

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