Category: Arts/Culture News

What to do, hear, see | May 17-23

Talerico Montmartre View 36 x 36

The arrival of May Festival always signals the beginning of summer. Not familiar with Cincinnati’s historic, signature cultural event and the impetus for building Music Hall? There are many other choices, for young and old, from pets to pottery, depending on your sensory predilections. Enjoy!

Landmark gift largest in CAM history

Carl and Alice Bimel

A gift of $11.75 million to the Cincinnati Art Museum – to establish the Alice Bimel Endowment for Asian Art – was announced at the museum’s 137th Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of the Cincinnati Museum Association on May 15. This is the largest single monetary gift in the museum’s history!

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.