Preview the 15th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival at the Cincinnati Art Museum on May 25

5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI— Experience an early sneak peek of Know Theatre’s 2018 Cincinnati Fringe Festival at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: On the Fringe, Friday, May 25, 5–9 p.m.

Enjoy live music from Jess Lamb and The Factory and Common Center, performances from Cincinnati Fringe Festival actors and Pones, specialty cocktails, food for purchase from Eli’s BBQ (while supplies last), and after-hours access to the entire museum, including free admission to special exhibition Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China.

Cincinnati Fringe Festival is 13 jubilant days of theatre, art, music, dance and everything between. This year features 250+ performances from artists near and far in over a dozen OTR venues between May 29 and June 10.

Access to Terracotta Army is limited. Facebook RSVP does not guarantee tickets. Admission is free, but visitors must pick up timed tickets in-person at the visitor services desk in the front lobby beginning at 4:30 p.m. on event day. Visitors may stand in line for tickets outside the front entrance of the museum beginning at 3:30 p.m. on event day.

The timeline for Art After Dark includes:

  • 5–6 p.m.:Happy hour, including specialty cocktails (guests 21+).
  • 5:30–6:15 p.m.: Live music from Jess Lamb and The Factory in the Alice Bimel Courtyard.
  • 7:45–8:30 p.m.: Live music from Common Center in the Alice Bimel Courtyard.
  • 6–8 p.m.: Interact with Cincinnati Fringe Festival performers in the galleries.
  • 5–9 p.m.: Food available for purchase from Eli’s BBQ outside the Terrace Café. While supplies last.
  • 5–9 p.m.: Guests may complete a survey for chance to win four tickets to Butterflies of Madagascar at Krohn Conservatory, two tickets to A Taste of Duveneck Presents: The Art of Wine, or tickets to the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.
  • 5–9 p.m.: Tesla will be showcasing their fully electric vehicles outside near the museum’s front entrance, including their Model X / S. 

Art After Dark is free and open to the public. Parking is free. To learn more, visit cincinnatiartmuseum.org/artafterdark. Art After Dark is presented by PNC. Additional sponsors include P&G, Dewey’s Pizza, Cincinnati CityBeat, and 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati.

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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