Cultural Exhibits

American Sign Museum | 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225. 513-541-6366 

  • Permanent collection

Behringer-Crawford Museum | 1600 Montague Rd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-4003 

  • Thru July 23. “Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky’s Food Traditions,” cuisines from different countries and ethnic backgrounds

Betts House | 416 Clark St., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-651-0734 

  • Permanent exhibit. “History at Home: The Story of the Betts Family, the West End and Cincinnati” 

The Carnegie | 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-2030 

  • Check website for future exhibits.

The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education | 8401 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-487-3055

  • Check website for future events.

Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-287-7000 

  • Thru Oct. 1. “Star Wars and the Power of Costume”
  • Thru Oct. 1. “Kenner and the Building of an Empire,” over 150 “Star Wars” toys produced by Kenner Products
  • Oct. 7, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-noon. “Banfield Pet Academy,” hands-on exposure for children to learn about veterinary medicine
  • Aug. 12. “1940’s Day,” live music, vintage car show, costume contest and more (at Lunken Airport, 262 Wilmer Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226)
  • Opens Aug. 25. “Shakespeare and the Queen City,” with original First Folio, first published collection of William Shakespeare’s works
  • Oct. 7-8. Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

Heritage Village Museum | 11450 Lebanon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241. 513-563-9484 

  • Thru July 30. “First Ladies of Fashion,” replicas of gowns worn by first ladies
  • Thru Dec. 1. “Exiled: Ohio’s Indian Removal,” about the legal, organized and sometimes violent of Ohio’s native people. Collaborative project with undergraduate and graduate students at Xavier University

Krohn Conservatory | Eden Park, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4086.

  • Thru Aug. 27. “Petals and Pedals: Take a Ride on the Flower Side”
  • Sept. 9-Oct. 29. “Grass Roots: A Garden of Art and Innovation”
  • Nov. 18-Jan. 7. “The Cincinnati Choo Choo”

Lloyd Library and Museum | 917 Plum St., Cincinnati OH 45202. 513-721-3707 

  • Permanent exhibit. George Rieveschl Jr.: History of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Milford Historical Society | 906 Main St, Milford, OH 45150. 513-248-0324 

  • Permanent exhibit. Historical displays of art, furniture, china, books, textiles, antique band instruments, fans, buttons, hats, photographs, historical documents, and more

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center | 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-333-7500. 

  • Current exhibit. “Stories of Survival: Finding Refuge in Cincinnati”
  • Thru Aug. 20. “Nelson Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu”

Public Library of Cincinnati| 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900. 

  • Thru Aug. 10. “The Mountains are Calling: The History of Bluegrass Music in Southwestern Ohio”

Skirball Museum | Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875. 

  • Current exhibit. “An Eternal People: The Jewish Experience”
  • Current exhibit. “Ten Treasures of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection,” 1500 works of antique and modern Judaica, as well as 20th century paintings
  • Current exhibit. “Eighteen Tiny Treasures from the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection”
  • July 30-Oct. 15. “Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American,” photos, labels, and interactives explore role baseball has played in identity of Jews and other minority communities.

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