Wind up in Wonderland at the Cincinnati Art Museum on March 31

3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Art After Dark: Through the Looking Glass showcases Tiffany Glass

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CINCINNATI— Don’t be late for this very important date! Venture down the rabbit hole at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Through the Looking Glass, on Friday, March 31, from 5–9 p.m.

Through the Looking Glass guests will enter a world of enchantment as they experience a sneak peek of Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, on view April 1–August 13. Centered on the mesmerizing glass paintings of Louis C. Tiffany, this new exhibition explores the artist’s expression of light and color through rich hues, intricate patterns and incredible texture.

In addition to iconic artworks, Through the Looking Glass features live music from Us, Today, lighted hula hoop performances, specialty cocktails and appetizers for purchase, and an “Alice in Wonderland”-inspired tea party, complete with a Tiffany Glass-themed art-making activity. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.                                   

The Art After Dark event includes:

  • Happy hour from 5–6 p.m. and specialty cocktails. Guests 21+ only.
  • Appetizers available for purchase in the Terrace Café.
  • Early, exclusive access to special exhibition Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light.
  • Live music by Us, Today from 6–8 p.m. in the Great Hall.
  • Lighted hula hoop performances by the Cincinnati Circus Company from 6–8 p.m.
  • Special announcement from Mainpeople, the first social media app that connects people through creative posts and interactions while helping nonprofits worldwide.
  • A Tiffany Glass-themed art-making activity from 5–9 p.m. in the Terrace Café.
  • Enter for a chance to win $25 to the Terrace Café and $25 to the Gift Shop.

Guests are invited to self-guide through the exhibition, explore the museum’s permanent collection and participate in interactive activities. Art After Dark admission and parking are FREE to the public. To learn more, visit cincinnatiartmuseum.org/artafterdark. Art After Dark is presented by PNC. Additional sponsors include CFM, WVXU and CityBeat.

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. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.

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