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Contemporary Arts Center

44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
+1 513-345-8400
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Modern Art at its best

I love to visit and see new and exciting art from some of today's great artists.The whole setup of... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
665josephw
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Cincinnati
Always something interesting

This is such a gem in Cincinnati. The building itself deserves a 2nd & 3rd look. But the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Mvpark
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
Central Business District
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I love to visit and see new and exciting art from some of today's great artists.The whole setup of the museum is cool in the way that you travel to see the exhibits.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is such a gem in Cincinnati. The building itself deserves a 2nd & 3rd look. But the exhibits are always fresh, interesting, provocative and thoughtful. An additional bonus is that admission is always free (thanks to a grant) and it is a small museum--easy...More

Thank Mvpark
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

You have to enjoy art and the many forms of art to enjoy the Contemporary Arts Center. I have visited many times with school groups, scouting groups and with my children by ourselves. Each time to notice something different and talk about it.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fantastic contemporary architecture and great exhibits. The top level has a wonderful interactive space for children.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

We made a stop here on a recent family trip to Cincinnati. I'd say we spent about 2 hours here with our 9 and 12 year old daughters. The museum is the perfect size - not too big to bore the kids and they were...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Visits are free. The top floor has such a great kid friendly interactive room. They have great exhibits that are always changing. Right in the Heart of the city!

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

4 floors for free with interesting shown. We had the chance to see Roe Ethirdge, Noel Anderson and Andrea Bowers...contemporary art at all! Only defect, it closed on sunday at 4.00PM while on guide and at the entrance we founded 5.00PM

Thank edv80
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The Contemporary art Center is located at 6th & Walnut Street downtown . We parked on the street for $ 3.00 using the meter. Pretty cheap for downtown parking if you can find an open spot available. There are plenty of parking lots or garages...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you're a fan of contemporary art, go! Wonderful venue. We particularly enjoyed the Glenn Brown exhibit. Top floor is interactive--for kids.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The art center in downtown Cincinnati will most probably disappoint you if you have been in others in other cities. Small and conservative. It's free which is a big plus. The kids has a small and nice area which will not last for more than...More

Thank Oded V
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