Category: Arts/Culture News

What to do, hear, see | April 26-May 2

Two important instructions this week:
1) Contribute to ArtsWave today to help them reach their campaign goal of $12.6 million. The arts are absolutely key in making Cincinnati uniquely special.
2) Plan your weekend using our hand-picked events!
And if you need to look further ahead, check out the most comprehensive arts listings in the region at MoversMakers.org

Who should fund the arts?

…an investment in our emotional and intellectual infrastructure, every bit as important for our mutual well-being as a road or a bridge or the school buildings in which the arts should be taught. Check out Co-publisher Thom Mariner’s take on funding for the arts.

What to do, hear, see | April 5-11

“Kismet” by Eric Standley

Spring fever must be in full flower this weekend, as two shows are already sold out: Richard Thompson at Memorial Hall and the KSO’s live accompaniment of “Amadeus.” Better make your plans fast. Here’s our somewhat-shortlist…

Cincinnati Art Museum revitalizing Schmidlapp Gallery

Schmidlapp Gallery from summer 2016, featuring temporary exhibition mural (Kehinde Wiley, United States, “Sleep,” 2008, oil on canvas, Rubell Family Collection, Miami)

The Cincinnati Art Museum has received a $1 million grant for an innovative redesign of its Schmidlapp Gallery. The renovations – made possible by the grant from Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, along with financial support from the state – will allow visitors to connect with art and engage in focused study of collections.