Category: Arts/Culture News

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.

Center promotes Irish heritage

The Irish Center houses the Irish Heritage Center with the red carpet Cead Mile Failte which features the Irish greeting, “One Hundred Thousand Welcomes.”

Erin Go Bragh! Or, if you don’t speak Gaelic: Ireland Forever! That’s the philosophy of the eight-year-old Irish Heritage Center in Columbia Tusculum. Housed within the 44,000-square-foot former McKinley School building on Eastern Avenue.