Cincy Region visual arts

From Picasso and Van Gogh to BLINK, a totally immersive and city-wide light experience, art comes alive in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Experience Cincy Culture’s finest, from classic to contemporary art to unrivaled street murals.

Discover art masterpieces at Cincy museums

Immerse yourself in the expansive Cincinnati Art Museum, which includes more than 67,000 works of art. You’ll discover everything from famous European masterworks to hundreds of rare musical instruments, all included with the museum’s free admission. For a more intimate experience, visit the Taft Museum of Art, renowned for being one of the finest small art museums in America. Modern art lovers must see the Contemporary Arts Center, a groundbreaking institution that exhibits the work of contemporary and progressive artists. The Weston Art Gallery, inside the Aronoff Center for the Arts, is acclaimed for its eclectic mix of emerging and professional artists. Check out more places serving up a feast for the eyes in our must-see museums list.

You don’t have to stay indoors to discover stunning artwork. Walk through the region and you’ll come across more than 100 colorful and vibrant public murals. Start with a walking tour of 10 must-see murals in Cincinnati to get a taste. Or, tour on your own to find architectural wonders like the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, a National Historic Landmark whose Art Deco exterior is the largest half-dome in the Western Hemisphere.