Salsa dance the night away at the Cincinnati Art Museum on April 28

4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Art After Dark: Spring Fling on final Friday in April celebrates with Midwest Latino

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CINCINNATI —Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to move at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Spring Fling, on Friday, April 28, 5–9 p.m.

Enjoy the passion and fun of Latin dancing with Midwest Latino featuring music by DJ Tony Pabon, dance performances by SalsAires and Casino Real, and open dancing for all guests. (Plenty of entertainment and fun for non-dancers, too.)

Spring Fling also features food for purchase from Red Sesame Korean BBQ, specialty cocktails and FREE after-hours access to special exhibitions, including:

  • The new film installation More Sweetly Play the Dance by contemporary South African artist William Kentridge.
  • Dressed to Kill, seen by tens of thousands of visitors and featured in the Wall Street Journal, features 130 exclusive warrior-related objects, including 11 full suits of armor—many shown for the first time. View the exhibition before it closes May 7, 2017!
  • Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color & Light with celebrated Tiffany windows and lamps that highlight the contributions of Tiffany Studio artists.

Art After Dark’s itinerary includes:

  • Happy hour from 5–6 p.m. and specialty cocktails from 5–9 p.m.
  • Dancing hosted by Midwest Latino from 6–8 p.m. in the Great Hall.
  • Live Music by DJ Tony Pabon and dance performances by SalsAires and Casino Real from 6–8 p.m. in the Great Hall.
  • Red Sesame Korean BBQ available for purchase outside near the Pinocchio statue from 5–9 p.m.
  • FREE self-guided tours of special exhibitions from 5–9 p.m.
  • Guests may complete a survey for a chance to win tickets to OVO–Cirque du Soleil in Cincinnati.

Art After Dark is a family-friendly event featuring FREE admission and parking. To learn more, visit cincinnatiartmuseum.org/artafterdark. Art After Dark is presented by PNC. Additional sponsors include CFM, WVXU and CityBeat.

Want the party to continue in May? Join Cincinnati Opera at CAM on Friday, May 5, 6–9 p.m., to celebrate Viva la Frida! A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Hosted by Cincinnati Opera Center Stage and Cincinnati Art Museum Emerging Leaders Council, this event celebrates the life of legendary artist Frida Kahlo with a festive evening of Mexican food from Mazunte, music and dancing. Purchase tickets here.

About the Cincinnati Art Museum

General admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is always free. The museum is open Tuesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. with extended Thursday hours until 8 p.m. The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by ArtsWave, the Ohio Arts Council, the City of Cincinnati and our members. cincinnatiartmuseum.org

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