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Cincinnati Museums and Galleries

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537 Gallery - 537 E. Pete Rose Way - (513) 481-3743 - Gallery space located in the lobby of the Midland Building.

Aronoff Gallery - 807 Race St. - (513) 621-7400 - Retail gallery specializing in 19th and early 20th century paintings.

ArtWorks Gallery - 811 Race Street - (513) 333-0388 - Showcasing art of young and emerging talent whose works range from fun and funky to provocative and profound.

Carl Solway Gallery - 424 Findlay St. - (513) 621-0069 - Founded in 1962 and elected to the Art Dealers Association of America in 1968, the Carl Solway Gallery exhibits contemporary painting, sculpture, photography, graphics and video. Both a fabricator and a publisher of editions, Carl Solway has administered most of Nam June Paik's international projects since 1983.

Cincinnati Art Galleries - 225 E. Sixth St. - (513) 381-2128 - Full-service gallery offering consulting, auctions, appraisals, lectures, art restoration and fine framing. Gallery of 19th and 20th century American and European paintings (special focus on the Cincinnati School Painters), Rookwood Pottery and Art Glass. Monthly exhibitions occur on the first floor gallery, while cases of pottery, awaiting the country's largest pottery auctions, may be viewed on the 4th floor.

Cincinnati Art Museum - 953 Eden Park Dr. - (513) 721-ARTS - Founded in 1881, the Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the country's oldest visual arts institutions and features 6,000 years of the world's great art. Visitors can dine in the midst of great art at The Terrace Cafe, featuring sandwiches, entrees, desserts, beer and wine. Wednesday evenings, the Museum is open until 9 p.m. and features films, gallery tours and dinner in the cafe. Saturdays and Sundays feature a variety of family programs and public access to the Museum's Education Center and its activities. General admission to the Museum is free forever, made possible by a gift from The Lois and Richard Rosenthal Foundation. Certain featured exhibitions may charge admission.

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum - 100 Main St. - (513) 765-7576 - Baseball fans enjoy the 10 galleries where they can learn about baseball's first professional team. On view are over 500 objects including the three World Series trophies and the 64 Hall of Fame plaques from the Reds Hall of Fame.

Contemporary Arts Center - 44 E. Sixth St. - (513) 345-8400 - One of the first contemporary art museums in the United States, Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center has long been a progressive cultural force for both the Tri-state region and the nation. The CAC continues to surprise, challenge, educate and entertain audiences by presenting and exploring the art of today. Designed by London architect Zaha Hadid and completed in June 2003, the CAC museum has been hailed as "a breakthrough" and "a landmark rupture in architectural history."

Deogracias Lerma Photography - 1319 Main St. - (513) 305-2585 - Full service photography studio specializing in all types of photography from individual and family portraits to model portfolios and advertising work. New installations monthly of photographic works from local artists.

Fabulous Frames & Art - 26 Fountain Square Plaza - (513) 579-9998 - Featuring Cincinnati art works by Harper, Harvey, Ruthven, Stobart, Blaser, Kinkade and more. Museum quality framing, creative design, residential and corporate art consulting.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - 50 E. Freedom Way (513) 333-7500 - A museum dedicated to portraying the horrors of slavery and the dedication of those who were part of the Underground Railroad. Portions of the museum are also dedicated to the civil rights movement.

Pendleton Art Center - 1310 Pendleton St. - (513) 559-3958 x1257 - Home of the "World's Largest Collection of Artists Under One Roof"! Gallery walks are the Final Friday of each month from 6 to 10pm when studios of the Pendleton Art Center are open to the public, giving guests the opportunity to view creative art space, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists.

Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College - 3101 Clifton Ave. -(513) 221 7444 - A large collection of artifacts portraying the history of the Jewish heritage and culture.

Taft Museum of Art - 316 Pike St. - (513) 241-0343 - Built in 1820, this National Historic Landmark is known as one of the finest small art museums in America. The Federal period building is home to nearly 700 works of art, including European and American paintings by masters such as Rembrandt, Sargent, Turner, Hals, and Whistler; Chinese porcelains; and European decorative arts. The renovated and expanded Museum houses new amenities including a parking garage, the Fifth Third Bank Special Exhibitions Gallery, Luther Hall performance/lecture facility, intimate Tea Room, expanded Museum Shop, and redesigned garden. The expansion nearly doubles the Museum's size.

Weston Art Gallery - 650 Walnut St., Aronoff Center - (513) 977-4165 - An integral part of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, the Cincinnati Arts Association's Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of local and regional artists, as well as internationally-recognized artists. Having earned a reputation for innovative programming and the InterMedia Series, the Weston Art Gallery presents 8-10 exhibitions annually that showcase works in diverse media.