Literary/Lectures

NOTE: Due to the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio and Kentucky please check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

The Mercantile Library

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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AIA Cincinnati | 1114 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4661

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The Angelico Project | 6616 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

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The Barn | 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • April 9, 1:30 p.m. Art & Architecture of Italy | Gene Johnston Lecture Series
  • April 16, 1:30 p.m. Art & Architecture of Italy | Gene Johnston Lecture Series

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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The Betts House | 416 Clark St., Cincinnati, OH 45203. thebettshouse.org

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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The Black Agenda Cincinnati |

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center

  • October 2020

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio | 7162 Reading Rd., Suite 600, Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-672-3702

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Christ Church Cathedral | 318 E. Fourth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-1817

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • April 23, 6 p.m. NKU Symposium: An Evening with Wendell Berry & Gray Zeitz
  • April 26, 2-3 p.m. 6th Annual Cincinnati Asian Art Society Lecture
  • May 6, 2-4 p.m. Colonial Dames Lecture and Tea

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL MAY 11
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Cincinnati Opera | Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-2742

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Cincinnati Poetry Slam | 5021 Whetsel Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

  • May 2
  • July 11
  • Sept. 12
  • Nov. 14

Cincinnati Preservation Association | 430 Reading Rd., Ste 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Cincinnati Storytelling Festival | Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211 

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Cincinnati Zoo | 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-281-4700

Barrows Conservation Lecture Series:

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • April 14, 7 p.m. Dr. Thomas Lovejoy “The Wild Solution to Climate Change: Climate Change and the Living Planet”
  • May 6, 7 p.m. Dr. Peter Dann “Ask not what penguins can do for us but what we can do for penguins: A story about the recovery of the world’s largest colony of the world’s smallest penguin.”

Cincy Stories | Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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City of Montgomery | 10101 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, OH 45242 513-891-2424. montgomeryohio.org

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • April 14, 6 p.m. Sunset Salons: “Women in the Arts” (at St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church, 320 Resor Ave)
  • May 20, 6 p.m. Sunset Salons: “Public Art” (at CampSITE Sculpture Park, 2866 Colerain Ave.)

Covington Writers Group

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop (at Kenton County Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011)

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati | Cincinnati Art Museum

  • May 15, 6 p.m. Dr. Janine Skerry: “Post Revolution – Evolution of Dining in American and Britain” (at Cincinnati Country Club)

Dos Madres Press | Arnold’s Bar & Grill, downtown

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Grail in the US | 931 O’Bannonville Rd., Loveland OH 45140

  • May 3. Art at the Oratory: Sharon Thomson collaborative reading piece with Pones

Greater Cincinnati Writers League | Regency Condominiums, 2444 Madison Rd., 1st Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45208. gcwlemail@gmail.com

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House | 2950 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-751-0651

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • May 6, 7 p.m. Cincinnati Literary Sisters

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

  • CLOSED THRU SPRING SEMESTER

Holocaust & Humanity Center  | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. 513-487-3055

  • CLOSED UNTIL MAY 11
  • Sundays, 2 p.m. Speaker Series
  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Speaker Series: online

Irish Heritage Center | 3905 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. 513-533-0100

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Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati | 8487 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 2692 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-396-8960

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  • April 15, 7 p.m. Discussion: Veronica Roth: “Chosen Ones”
  • April 23, 6 p.m. Discussion: JB Family Book Club: “Holes by Louis Sachar”

Kenton County Public Library | 401 Kenton Lands, Erlanger, KY 41018. 859-962-9000

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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Knox Presbyterian Church | 3400 Michigan Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

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

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Louder Than A Bomb – Cincinnati

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Mayerson JCC • 8485 Ridge Ave., Amberley. 513-761-7500

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Memorial Hall | Over-the-Rhine

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Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • First Wednesday, noon. First Wednesday Book Discussion
  • First Thursday, 6 p.m. Literary Journeys with Tony Covatta
  • April 16, 6 p.m. The 1835 Lecture: Wil Haygood
  • May 28, 6 p.m. Maggie Downs: Braver Than You Think

MORTAR | 1329 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL MAY 11
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Northern Kentucky University | 1 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099

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Oxford Community Arts Center | 10 South College Ave, Oxford, OH 45056. 513-524-8506

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  • 2nd Wednesday, 7 p.m. “Oxford Tale Spinners: True Stories Told Live”

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

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

  • ALL BRANCHES CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

RefugeeConnect

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Roebling Point Books & Coffee | 306 Greenup St., Covington, KY 41011.

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

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TEDxCincinnati | Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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  • May 13, 7 p.m. Main Stage event: “Elevate.” Reception: MAY 13, 5:30 p.m.

Thomas More College | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800

  • CANCELED: Mondays, 12:15-1:05 p.m. Writer’s Table

Travel Club of Cincinnati | Cincinnati Country Club. 513-271-0420. joaniretoncinci@gmail.com 

2nd Wednesday. Speaker/Film presentation

  • CANCELED: April 8. Rich Ray, “The Road to Namibia”
  • May 13. Marlin Darrah, “Wonders of the World”

Urban Appalachian Literary Salon Series | 329 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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Women Writing for a Change | 6906 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-272-1171

  • May 7-31. “Rising Voices 2020”

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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Word of Mouth Cincinnati | MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Open mic, plus feature performance; Jacob Minasian, Feb. 25

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