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Celebrate the holidays with Santa, sweaters and singing at the Cincinnati Art Museum

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI — Get in the spirit of the season at the Cincinnati Art Museum with festive, family-friendly holiday events and activities. In addition to the museum’s diverse, encyclopedic permanent collection, this season’s special exhibitions include Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion (ticket required, free Thursday evenings), William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, Ana England: Kinship, and Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance. Beyond the art galleries, several unique happenings are in store.



Dec. 5–31 during regular museum hours

Bring the whole family to the museum for holiday art-making activities, including card making, wrapping paper creation, gift bag embellishment, ornament crafts and more at the Rosenthal Education Center (REC). FREE.

Young Professionals’ Choral Collective performances

Thursday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Be serenaded by the Young Professionals’ Choral Collective of Cincinnati (YPCC)! Gather in the Great Hall for a capella performances of your favorite holiday tunes and carols. FREE.

Cincinnati Black Santa visits CAM

Sunday, Dec. 17, 1–4 p.m.

For the third year in a row, Cincinnati Black Santa Claus is coming to the Cincinnati Art Museum thanks to the Voice of Black Cincinnati. Santa is looking forward to greeting children of all ages, reviewing Christmas lists and taking pictures by the tree. FREE.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Thursday, Dec. 21, 5–8 p.m.

‘Tis the season to eat, drink, be merry and wear your tackiest holiday sweaters at the Cincinnati Art Museum! Celebrate with a cash bar, food for purchase from the Terrace Café and exclusive access to the museum after hours. FREE.

Holiday Gift Shop

Make a list and check it twice! Shop art-inspired gifts, including fashionable finds inspired by Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion. Through your purchase at the CAM gift shop, you directly support the Cincinnati Art Museum.

About the Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by the generosity of individuals and businesses that give annually to Artswave. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Cincinnati Art Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges operating support from the City of Cincinnati, as well as our members.

Free general admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is made possible by a gift from the Rosenthal Family Foundation. Special exhibition pricing may vary. Parking at the Cincinnati Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.


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