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december art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Our big holiday show was a huge success, and we’re so grateful to everyone who came out! If you didn’t manage to get all your holiday gifts procured, there are plenty of options for post-crafty shopping in Cincinnati. Here are our top artsy-craftsy things to do in Cincinnati for December:

  • Brick 939: This pop-up shop in Walnut Hills by Mortar is open all through December!
  • Drink and Draw: Hang out with your latest art project in the lobby of the Contemporary Arts Center with Lindsay of Rock Paper Scissors the evening of Thursday, Dec. 3.
  • Ink Bleeds 5 ($): See the best local screenprinters at this big show opening with AIGA Cincinnati at the Art Academy of Cincinnati Friday, Dec. 4.
  • Covington Night Bazaar: Do you #lovthecov? Shop south of the river the evenings of Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5.
  • Holiday Pottery Fair: Shop the Clay Alliance’s annual show at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, Dec. 5.
  • Holiday Market: Findlay Market hosts a whole weekend of holiday shopping on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6.
  • The OFF Market: Oakley’s flea hosts a holiday show at the 20th Century Theater on Sunday, Dec. 6.
  • One Night One Craft ($): Learn how to make a contemporary live wreath at the CAC the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 9.
  • Stitch and Sip: Get out your needlework and hang out at The Hoop and Needle the evening of Thursday, Dec. 10.
  • Core Clay Holiday Sale: Buy directly from ceramicists and potters in Walnut Hills on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13.
  • The City Flea: The last flea of the year is back at Washington Park the evening of Saturday, Dec. 12.
  • Art on Vine: Shop with local makers at Rhinegeist the afternoon and evening of Sunday, Dec. 13.
  • Craft Menagerie: Waiting till the last minute to finish your list? Shop crafty things at Arnold’s downtown on Saturday, Dec. 19.
  • Makers Holiday Fair: Or waiting even longer? Shop at Angst Coffeehouse in Walnut Hills on Sunday, Dec. 20.

november art, craft and design events in cincinnati

We have so many things to do in Cincinnati in November, it’s borderline ridiculous. Aside from our huge holiday craft show, there are plenty of events to keep you busy, both in town and within a few hours’ drive:

  • Clay Alliance Empty Bowls: Buy a handmade bowl to help fight childhood hunger on Sunday, Nov. 1.
  • Antique Christmas Celebration: Get into the holiday spirit at the Taft Museum on Friday, Nov. 6.
  • Autumn Air Art Fair: Including the Tiger Lily Press sale at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 7.
  • The Flea Off Market: Down in Louisville, KY, this outdoor market will be hopping Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8.
  • Art on Vine: This monthly art fair moves back indoors to Rhinegeist in OTR on Sunday, Nov. 8.
  • Bloomington Handmade Market: If you feel like taking a road trip, head to Indiana for this indie craft show Saturday, Nov. 14.
  • Craftin’ Outlaws: Columbus, Ohio’s biggest indie craft show is totally worth the drive on Saturday, Nov. 14.
  • Maker’s Mart: And if you’re up north, check out this indie craft fair in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 14.
  • Sunset Salons: Craft ($): We’ll be part of the panel talking about craft at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
  • One Night One Craft: Handmade Holiday Ornaments ($): Get crafty at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
  • Ink Your Love ($): ArtWorks Cincinnati celebrates its city tattoo project on Friday, Nov. 20.
  • Funke Fired Arts Holiday Bazaar: Go wild with ceramics shopping in Hyde Park on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 and 22.
  • Crafty Supermarket: Cincinnati’s biggest indie craft event of the year is at the Music Hall Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 28!
  • The City Flea Small Mall: Shop with your favorite local stores all in one place at the 21C Museum Hotel on Sunday, Nov. 29.

shop crafty at Rock Paper Scissors

If you’d like to get a taste of the great work you’ll see at Crafty Supermarket next month, come to Rock Paper Scissors for Final Friday this week! The show opening on Oct. 30 features Tyler Hickey and James Billiter — James is one of the holiday show vendors at Crafty Supermarket, and he’s designing our limited edition swag bags this time around!

We’re putting together a window display at RPS of some of the local vendors you’ll find at our show — come to Final Friday to check it out! (The image above is from last year’s gorgeous window display.)

Rock Paper Scissors is at the corner of 13th and Main streets in Over-the-Rhine, and the opening is from 6 to 10 p.m. this Friday. You can RSVP and get all the details on Facebook.

october art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Looking for crafty things to do in Cincinnati in October? We’ve got you covered:

  • Cincinnati Design Week: AIGA and Agar are bringing amazing designers to the Queen City the whole week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 2.
  • Essex Studios Art Walk: Explore all the artists in this studio space the evenings of Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3.
  • Bend in the River Festival ($): Explore Price Hill at this festival of art and music Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4.
  • Art on Vine: This monthly OTR art market is downtown on Fountain Square on Sunday, Oct. 4.
  • City Flea: And the big flea is back to Washington Square Park on Saturday, Oct. 10.
  • Second Sunday on Main: Everybody’s taking it to the streets for this OTR outdoor market for its foodie finale on Sunday, Oct. 11.
  • One Night One Craft: Explore the “binge drawing” with Lindsay from Rock Paper Scissors at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

september art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Everything you need to know about when you’re looking for artsy things to do in Cincinnati for September:

  • Art on Vine: This monthly OTR art market is downtown on Fountain Square on Sunday, Sept. 6.
  • Westwood Art Show: The biggest art festival on the West Side is happening Saturday, Sept. 12.
  • Second Sunday on Main: Everybody’s taking it to the streets for this OTR outdoor market on Sunday, Sept. 13.
  • Build the Block: Celebrate OTR with Kunst and Mortar on Saturday, Sept. 19.
  • City Flea: And the flea is back to Washington Square Park on Saturday, Sept. 19.
  • Craftin’ Outlaws: This Columbus indie craft show is part of Independents Day in East Franklinton on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19 and 20.
  • The Red Door Project: This mobile art show moves to Covington, KY, for a show opening Friday, Sept. 25.
  • Cincinnati Street Food Festival: Get some good eats in Walnut Hills on Saturday, Sept. 26.
  • OFF Market: Shop your way around Oakley Square on Saturday, Sept. 26.
  • Art Off Pike: Covington’s urban arts festival takes over Pike Street on Sunday, Sept. 27.
  • Cincinnati Design Week: AIGA and Agar are bringing amazing designers to the Queen City the whole week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 2.
  • OFFF Cincinnati: The Contemporary Arts Center hosts this one-day creative conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

august art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Feeling hot, hot hot: August’s full of things to do in Cincinnati.

Hey you! Applications for our big holiday craft show at Cincinnati’s historic Music Hall are open until Sept. 1. Learn more and apply here!

july art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Summer festival season is in full swing! If you’re looking for things to do in Cincinnati, these are the art, craft and design events that you need to know about.

  • Art on Vine: This monthly OTR art market is downtown on Fountain Square on Sunday, July 5.
  • One Night One Craft: State Embroidery: ($) Make a wallworthy sampler with Purple Hippo Stitches at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, July 8.
  • All Star Market: The City Flea celebrates the All-Star Baseball game with a special market in Washington Park on Saturday, July 11.
  • Second Sunday on Main: Everybody’s taking it to the streets for this OTR outdoor market on Sunday, July 12.
  • One Night One Craft: Rope Coil Weaving: ($) Learn how to make a basket at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, July 15.
  • City Flea: And the flea is back to Washington Square Park on Saturday, July 25.
  • OFF Market: Shop your way around Oakley Square on Saturday, July 25.

PS: We’ll be updating our site with information about our big holiday show in November shortly, and the application for vendors will be open in mid-July! Stay tuned.

june art, craft and design events in cincinnati

There are so many things to do in Cincinnati this month, it's practically criminal to stay inside!

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