Visual Art

5th Street Gallery | 55 W. 5th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-579-9333. 

  • Current exhibit. “Peace,” the art of Bill Dirkes (at Macy’s, 505 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202, 5th St. entrance).

1305 Gallery | 1305 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-383-6815.

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21c Museum Hotel | 609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.  513-578-6600.

  1. Current exhibit. “A Global Gathering: The 21c Collection.” 

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

  • Permanent collection

Art Academy of Cincinnati | 1212 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-562-6262.

  • March 20-May 5. Senior Thesis Exhibitions.

The Arts Alliance | 5847 Irwin Simpson Rd, Mason, OH 45040. 513-309-8585. 

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Art Beyond Boundaries | 1410 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-8726.

  • Thru March 10. “Perfect 10,” tenth anniversary exhibit.

Art Design Consultants | 310 Culvert St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-723-1222. 

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The Art League | 513-225-3387

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ArtWorks

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AYDesign – Art on Vine | 4722 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45217. 513-620-4722.

  • March 17, 6-10 p.m. Monthly Gallery Night – Opening Reception. Meet artist Amy Yosmali.

Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center | 620 Greenup St., Covington, 41011. 859-431-0020

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

  • Thru March 15. “Lineillism Revealed: The Birth of a New Art Form,” a “daring” new painting style created by Kentucky-born Jim Hall.

BLDG | 30 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-4228.

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Brazee Street Studio/C-Link Gallery | 4426 Brazee St., Cincinnati, OH 45209. 513-321-0206. 

  • Thru March 3. “Medium: Tech,” annual material based show, featuring local artists creating technology based work.

Bromwell’s Gallery | 117 W. 4th St., Cincinnati, OH, 45202. 513-315-4622.

  • Current exhibit “The Other Side of Music Hall,” images by Matthew Zory.

Carl Solway Gallery | 424 Findlay St., Cincinnati, OH 45214. 513-621-0069.

  • Thru April 29. Works by Catherine Richards, Eva Kwong and Hildur Ásgeisdóttir Jónsson. 

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

  • Feb. 23-24. The 11th Annual Art of Food, stellar chefs, artists and performers.
  • March 10-April 15. “The Nothing That is: A Drawing Show in 5 Parts,” explores drawing from very traditional to conceptual practices, to community-based activity.
  • April 28-June 10. “Demolition Man: Selected works from the Raymond Thunder-Sky Archives,” first major survey of artist’s work in United States.
  • April 28-June 10. “Wordly: John M. Bennett, Fred Ellenberger, and Avril Thurman,” works of text, image, object and place realized through mediums of sculpture, drawing, poetry, assemblage and contextual installation.

Cincinnati Art Club | 1021 Parkside Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45202 513‑241‑4591.

  • Thru Feb. Exhibition and sale of works by members of Cincinnati Art Club.

Cincinnati Art Galleries | 225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-381-2128.

  • March 3-April 22. “The Return to Beauty: Asian Influences on Contemporary Asian Art,” paintings and photography based on traditional Asian art by sixteen regional artists. Reception: March 3, 5-8 p.m.

Cincinnati Art Museum | 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-2787.

  • Feb. 11-May 7. “Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms and Armor,” 130 warrior-related objects from the 16th to 19th centuries.
  • Feb. 11-May 7. “Transcending Reality: The Woodcuts of Kōsaka Gajin”

Cincinnati Art Underground | 1415 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-903-0623.

  • Thru March 11. “Lighter Than Air,” paintings of expressionist Lauren Betty and Khalilah Birdsong, porcelain sculpture by Kara Sheldon, and ceramic objects by Didem Mert.

Cincinnati Clay Alliance\

  • March 25-26. “2017 Baum Pottery Kiln Opening,” guest potters Joe Frank McKee and Tony & Mindy Winchester.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-497-2860.

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Contemporary Arts Center | 44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-8400.

  • Thru March 12. “Roe Ethridge: Nearest Neighbor,” over 15 years of photographs drawn from Ethridge’s comprehensive body of work.
  • Thru June 18. “Noel Anderson: Blak Origin Moment,” exploration of black male identity through variety of textiles. • “Womxn of the World Unite!” works by Andrea Bowers.
  • April 6-7. “Jisun Kim: Climax Of The Next Scene,” Jisun Kim invites us to follow her – or rather follow her avatar – into the heart of virtuality to speak with gamers on their lives within the games, and their connection with the real world.
  • May 5-Aug. 27. “Ugo Rondinone: CHROMAphile,” Swiss-born, NY-based artist
  • May 5-Aug. 17. “Jane Benson: Half-Truths,” social reverberations caused by geo-cultural separation.

DAAP Galleries | University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221. 513-556-2839.

  • Thru March 2. “Cross Currents,” paintings by Bukang Yu Kim.
  • Thru April 2. “The Personal is Political,” feminist art from the Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection.

Dayton Visual Art Center | 118 N Jefferson St, Dayton, OH 45402. 937-224-3822. 

  • Thru Feb. 24. “The Secrets We Weep,” new works by Zoe Hawk, Ashley Jonas & Stephanie McGuinness. 

Dick Waller’s Art Place | 130 W. Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.

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Eisele Gallery of Fine Art | 5729 Dragon Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-791-7717.

  • May 12-June 10. “Oil Painters of America National Exhibition and Convention,” traditional paintings for sale by over 200 artists. Reception: May 12, 6-9 p.m.

Essex Studios | 2511 Essex Pl. Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-476-2170.

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Eva G. Farris Gallery | Thomas More College. 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-344-3300

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Evendale Cultural Arts Center | 10500 Reading Rd., Evendale. 513-563-1350

  • March 24-26. “David Tunison Fine Art Exhibit,” Reception: March 24, 6-8 p.m.

Fairfield Community Arts Center | 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014. 513-867-5348.

  • Thru Feb. 18. “Color Infusion: The Art of Mary Calkins,” watercolor and oil paintings by Cincinnati artists Mary Calkin. 

Fitton Center | 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. 513-863-8873.

  • Thru March 24. “Wherefore Art…,” works by Chung Chak, Ron Longsdorf and artists of InsideOut Studios. 

Gallery Veronique | 11324 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249. 513-530-5379. 

  • Thru Feb. 28. “Urban Discovery,” A collection of colorful pastels by Tatijana Jacenkiw.

The Greenwich Gallery | 2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-763-7700.

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Greenwich House Gallery | 2124 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-871-8787. 

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HudsonJones | 1110 Alfred St. Cincinnati, OH 45214.

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Hyde Park Art Show |

  • October 2017

Iris BookCafe and Gallery | 1331 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-260-8343.

  • Thru April 21. “Subject Matters: Photographs by Harvey Ousterhoudt and William Renschler,” collection of photography with no subject. Artist discussion: Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Open group critique: March 12, 2-5 p.m.

IRL Gallery | 1319 Main St. Cincinnati, OH 45202.

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Kennedy Heights Arts Center | 6546 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45213. 513-631-4278.

  • Thru Feb. 25. “Island Life,” works in acrylic and mixed media by Elliot Jordan, capturing dream-like atmosphere of life in the Dominican Republic. (at Lindner Gallery)
  • Thru March 5. “Badge of Honor,” curated by Jonathan Sears of PAR-Projects. Reception: Feb. 25, 5-8 p.m. (at Kennedy Gallery)

Ledge Gallery | 2803 Woodburn Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45206. 

  • Thru March 7. “Cigars, Whiskey & Nasty Women: The Three Vices of Bob 5CHW4R7Z”

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

  • Current exhibit. “It’s a Trip: A FotoFocus Exhibit”

The Lodge | 231 6th Ave, Dayton, KY 41074. 513-467-9115.

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Malton Gallery | 3804 Edwards Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209. 513-321-8614.

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Manifest Gallery | 2727 Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-861-3638.

  • Thru Feb. 24. “Half-Truth,” art about distortions, “Game On,” art about playing, Laura Makar and  Charles Kanwischer. Last Look: Feb. 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • March 10-April 7. “Space” art about the concept of space, Kentucky Regional and “Place,” works about specific places.
  • April 21-May 19. “Drawn 2017,” annual survey of drawing and Jessica Teckemeyer.
  • June 2-30. “13th Annual Rites of Passage,” “13th Annual Magnitude,” “MAR Showcase,” Ellina Chetverikova and Adam Mysock.
  • July 14-Aug. 11. “Sketch,” “In Memoriam,” works about loss, and “Master Pieces 11,” current and recent graduate students.
  • Aug. 18-Sept. 15. “Nude 9,” the uncovered human form, and “Monochrome,” works involving a single color, Ralph Slatton and Tamie Beldue.

Marta Hewett Gallery | 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-281-2780.

  • Thru March 25. “The Birds of Paradise,” solo exhibition by painter Kevin Veara.

Mary Ran Gallery | 3668 Erie Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-871-5604.

  • Feb. 24-March 25. Thomas S. Noble Exhibition, works by 19th century artists from Lexington, KY. Reception: Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m.

Miami University Art Gallery | Oxford, OH 45056. 513-529-2232.

  • Thru May 13. “Art History Capstone (Arts of World War I era),” senior Art History majors in the Fall 2016 Capstone class will curate an exhibition of artworks from the World War I era.
  • Thru July 1. “Over Here, Over Here! U.S. Propaganda and the Arts of World War I,” documents the propaganda techniques utilized by federal, state and local governments to draw every citizen into the European conflict.
  • Thru July 1. “Conflict & Resolution: A Student Response,” Miami students present diverse commentaries on the topic of military conflict and resolution.

Middletown Arts Center | 130 N. Verity Pkwy., Middletown, OH  45042. 513-424-2417.

  • Feb. 25-March 23. “Tomorrow’s Artist Today,” works by any area students ages 13-18. Reception: Feb. 25, 2-4 p.m.

Miller Gallery | 2715 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-871-4420.

  • Thru Feb. 18. “Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier for Sea Legacy,” largest collection of photographic images about the artists’ work and the foundation that it benefits, Sea Legacy. 

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

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Neusole Glassworks | 11925 Kemper Springs Dr, Forest Park. 513-751.3292.

  • March 11-12. St. Patrick’s Day Mug. Make your own green beer mugs for St. Patrick’s Day.

Northern Kentucky University | 100 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099. 859-572-5148.

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PAR-Projects | 1662 Hoffner St., Cincinnati, OH 45223.

  • Thru March 5. “Badge of Honor,” works by Francis Hollenkamp, Mike James and Raymond Thompson.
  • Opening March 11. Works by Billy Colbert.

Pendleton Art Center | 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4339.

  • Final Friday, 6-10 p.m. Open studios.
  • March 19, 2-4 p.m. Photography Discussion Group, led by Lars Anderson.

Pique | 210 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011. 859-322-9553.

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Pop Revolution Gallery | 300 Main St., Hamilton, OH 45013. 513-785-7672.

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Pop Revolution Gallery |  105 E. Main Street, Mason, OH 45040. 513-492-7474. Poprevolutiongallery.com

  • Thru March 11. “Pop Art,”  8th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. 

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

  • Thru March 12. “Better Than Good: The Photography of C. Smith”

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum | 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Rd., State Route 128, Hamilton, OH 45013. 513-868-1234.

  • Opens February 17. “Currents” by Michelle L. Martin McDulin. Reception: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Redtree Art Gallery | 3210 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209. 513-321-8733.

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Rottinghaus Gallery | 1983 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-871-3662.

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Row House Gallery | 211 Main St., Milford, OH, 45150. 513-831-7230.

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Sharonville Cultural Arts Center | 11165 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241. 513-554-1014.

  • Thru Feb. 25. “Nature’s Corner” by Becky Linhardt & Gayle Cobb
  • March 3-31. “Tres Chic,” works by Alicia Cummings, Tara Freese and Jill Sheehan. Reception: March 3, 6-9 p.m.

Skirball Museum / Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

  • March 5-April 30. “Rembrandt and the Jews: The Berger Print Collection,” etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn. Reception: March 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church | 320 Resor Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-961-1938.

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Studio Collection Sale | Harmony Lodge, 646 E. Epworth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232. 513-662-9382. 

  • November 2017

Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery | Mount St. Joseph Univ., 5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233.

  • March 3-April 9. “Alchemize: Jan & Mark Wiesner,” sculptures by Jan and Mark Wiesner. Reception: March 3, 6-9 p.m.

Taft Museum of Art | 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-0343.

  • Thru May 14. “Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris,” jewelry from the 17th through the mid-20th century by Cartier, Lalique, Van Cleef & Arpels, and others.
  • March 17-June 25. “Color + Rhythm,” paintings by Cedric Michael Cox.

Thunder-Sky, Inc. | 4573 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-426-0477.

  • Thru March 31.  “Moonlight Madness,” discarded prints and paintings, with Artist-in-Residence Emily Brandehoff.
  • April 8-June 2. “Otherwise: Keith Benjamin, Ben Clark, and Richard Emery.” Reception: April 8, 6-10 p.m.
  • June 10-Aug. 4. “Pop Press,” works by Scott Bruno. Reception: June 10, 6-10 p.m.
  • Aug. 12-Oct. 6. “The Master of Loyalty is in the Gallery Tonight: Art about Antonio Adams,” curated by Lindsey Whittle. Reception: Aug. 12, 6-10 p.m.
  • Oct. 14-Dec. 29, 2017. “Lay Off Me I’m Starving: Aesthetic Response to Chris Farley,” works by local artists for 20th anniversary of Chris Farley’s death. Reception: Oct. 14, 6-10 p.m.

Tiger Lily Press | 859-760-6070.

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Visionaries + Voices | 3841 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-861-4333.

  • Thru March 16. “Structural Dreams,” works of grids and geometry. 

Walk on Woodburn | Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206.

  • March 10, 6-9 p.m. Neighborhood gallery and pub crawl.

Wash Park Art | 1215 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-291-3626.

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Wave Pool Gallery | 2940 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225.

  • Thru March 11. “The Personal is Political: Feminist Art from the Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection,” 2-D and 3-D works.

Weston Art Gallery | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-977-4165.

  • Thru April 2. “The Wired,” Gallery Talk: Feb. 15, 7 p.m. • “The Thread in the River,” photographs by Jane Alden Stevens. Gallery Talk: March 7, 7 p.m. • “Calling,” works by Kate Kern. Gallery Talk: March 15, 7 p.m. 

Women’s Art Club | 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700.

  • Thru Feb. 28. First exhibition by Tuesday Night Painters, romanticism to realism.

Xavier University Art Gallery | A. B. Cohen Center.

  • Feb. 24-March 10. Works by Madison Asher, Veronica Graeber and Katherine Wagner. Reception: February 24, 6-8 p.m.
  • March 17-31. Works by Natalie Braun, Anne Donahue, Michaela Fettig and Lydia Reagan. Reception: March 17, 6-8 p.m.

Yust Gallery | 3602 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. 513-284-6737.

  • Thru March 31. Meirav Levy (New Orleans), photography-nature/nudes and Amy Lighthall (Seattle), abstract mixed media

YWCA Cincinnati | 898 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-7090.

  • Thru April 13. “Pieced Together: expression, memory and identity,” works by Sara Pearce, Elizabeth Leal and Jamie Van Landuyt.

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