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Contemporary Arts Center

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Fun Afternoon!

This was my first visit and I will be back. I found many of the exhibits interesting but really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Take a selfie with Shark Girl!

Nothing to knock my socks off, however the exhibitions do change regularly. For me there was too... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“zaha hadid”(4 reviews)
Reputed for its thought-provoking and innovative paintings, photography and other arts, this center, founded in 1939, is in a new six-story building that is a work of art itself, with fascinating features both inside and out.
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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was supposed to be opened, but actually not. I felt so happy when I found it, but later I fell down on the ice in front of the door.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 329GraceFu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit and I will be back. I found many of the exhibits interesting but really liked Unmuseum on the top floor. Since they are always changing the exhibits it will be fun to see what's next. Great activity for a cold...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jbbymom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to knock my socks off, however the exhibitions do change regularly. For me there was too many photography exhibits. The highlight was Shark Girl on the 6th floor. We were in and out in less than an hour and a half.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sneakygreedo
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love coming to the CAC they continuously bring incredible displays to Cincinnati unlike anything we have ever seen. The Unmuseum on the top floor is truly the greatest feature perfect for people of all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JamesMoeller36829j
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Always very interesting displays here . My favorite was Mamma Andersson. The painting with the deer in the middle of the room was very cool . The type writer room was let me say too weird but there is always something that makes you want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E5480HUchristines
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The good: admission was free. The bad: The ENTIRE museum, except for a few kid's activities on the top floor, was closed, had been closed for a week, and was going to be closed for a few more weeks, because they were getting ready for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WearyTravellery
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. The exhibits were interesting. Did I mention it was free? I would recommend this museum to families especially of tweens and teens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank crystalcS959YL
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Find your way to Shark Girl and take a selfie with a little girl who is as awkward as we all feel. There is always great stuff to look at.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lk0407
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I think the biggest challenge for someone new to the city was downtown parking near the center. There is no fee for this building. The sixth floor has a lot of things for elementary age to color and create. So many unique things to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dean B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The exhibits are always interesting and thought-provoking. And to think that donors got together to allow for FREE ADMISSION since 2016 (for at least three years, so go now!). The Hadid building itself is a marvel. The staff are friendly and dedicated. I can't imagine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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