Spark your inner fire at Art After Dark on April 26

4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI—Immerse yourself in the art of Burning Man at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free evening event Art After Dark: Spark Your Inner Fire, Friday, April 26, 5–10 p.m.

“Spark Your Inner Fire” celebrates special exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man with music from Camp First Fires featuring DJ sets by twothirtyeight, foi oi oi, Blink Sidequest and TurboPanda, visuals by Rew, dance performances by Pones, specialty wine from The Skeleton Root and food for purchase from Dewey’s Pizza and Graeter’s Ice Cream. Costumes encouraged, no masks allowed.

Fresh from the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, stunning immersive room-sized installations, mutant vehicles, creative costuming, films, jewelry and more will transport Cincinnati Art Museum audiences to the Burning Man gathering in special exhibition No Spectators: the Art of Burning Man.

Art After Dark is free and special exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man are free and open to the public and do not require tickets. Tickets are required to see special exhibition Paris 1900: City of Entertainment. Timed Paris 1900 tickets are free, but must be picked up in-person at the Visitor Services desk in the Front Lobby beginning at 4:30 p.m. on April 26. Tickets are limited for the safety of the art and to prevent crowding in those galleries. Tickets will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. As a reminder, ticketed special exhibitions are also free on Thursdays from 5–8 p.m.

The timeline for Art After Dark includes:

  • 4:30 p.m.: Guests may begin picking up free Paris 1900 timed tickets at the Visitor Services desk in the Front Lobby.
  • 5–6 p.m.: Happy hour on beer, wine and cocktails. Guests 21+ only.
  • 5–9:45 p.m.: Music from Camp First Fires featuring DJ sets by twothirtyeight, foi oi oi, Blink Sidequest and TurboPanda.
  • 5–9:45 p.m.: Visuals by Rew.
  • 5–9 p.m.: Food for purchase from Dewey’s Pizza and Graeter’s Ice Cream outside in the Front Plaza. While supplies last.
  • 6:30–9:30 p.m.: Dance performances from Pones throughout the museum.
  • 5–9 p.m.: Guests may complete a survey for a chance to win tickets to upcoming exhibition Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style and a Cincinnati Art Museum canvas pouch.

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 Barefoot Proximity, 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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