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june calendar of art, craft and design events in cincinnati

It’s festival season in Cincinnati, and how! These are the best artsy and craftsy things to do in Cincinnati for June:

  • Drink and Draw: Draw some dogs at this monthly art happening at the Contemporary Arts Center on Thursday, June 2.
  • Summerfair: This annual art festival will draw thousands of people to Coney Island Friday to Sunday, June 3 to 5.
  • Art on Vine: This monthly art show moves down to Fountain Square on Sunday, June 5.
  • Hamilton Flea: This northern suburb hosts an urban market of its own on Saturday, June 11.
  • Northside Second Saturdays: The Hoop and Needle is having its first anniversary party and a big destash sale on Saturday, June 11.
  • Summer Pottery Sale: Queen City Clay opens up their studios with this big sale on Saturday, June 11.
  • Second Sunday on Main: Shop with vendors and retailers monthly on Main Street in Over-the-Rhine on Sunday, June 12.
  • The City Flea: Shop the big flea in Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, including a mobile art gallery by POPP=D Art on Saturday, June 18.
  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day: Get your needles and go to the Contemporary Arts Center on Saturday, June 18.
  • One Night One Craft ($): Make floral wearables at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, June 22.
  • Art After Dark: Have a few cocktails at the Cincinnati Art Museum the evening of Friday, June 24.
  • The OFF Market: Shop the day away in Oakley Square on Saturday, June 25.

may art, craft and design events in cincinnati

Hoo boy, there are so many artsy craftsy things to do in Cincinnati in May! Festival season is really kicking off, and we’ve got an embarrassment of riches in the Queen City:

  • May the Fourth Be With You: Experience Star Wars through art at the Brew House in Walnut Hills on Wednesday, May 4.
  • Drink and Draw: Have a whale of a good time at this monthly art happening at the Contemporary Arts Center on Thursday, May 5.
  • Teen Art Thing: Teens can get crazy with art at the CAC the evening of Friday, May 6.
  • Crafty Supermarket! Our spring show is happening 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, May 7.
  • Spring Pottery Fair: The Clay Alliance takes over Woodburn Avenue in Walnut Hills on Saturday, May 7. 
  • Rhinegeist Maker Day: The Makerspace at the downtown library is hosting a day of making at everybody’s favorite OTR brewery on Saturday, May 7.
  • Northside Art in the Park: Artists will take over Hoffner Park all day Saturday, May 7.
  • Incline District Street Fair: Celebrate East Price Hill at this monthly summer event starting Saturday, May 14.
  • Hamilton Flea: This northern suburb is starting an urban market of its own on Saturday, May 14.
  • Sunset Salons: Art and Antiques: Learn about the appraisal process at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Wednesday, May 18.
  • The City Flea + Art on Vine: The first Flea of the year corresponds with Art on Vine and Summer Celebration at Washington Park in OTR on Saturday, May 21.
  • Art After Dark: Party at the Cincinnati Art Museum the evening of Friday, May 27.
  • The OFF Market: Shop the day away in Oakley Square on Saturday, May 28.

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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may art, craft + design events in cincinnati

So many reasons to be out and about this month! This is our list of things to do in Cincinnati for May:

  • Spring Pottery Fair: The Clay Alliance takes its makers to the street in East Walnut Hills on Saturday, May 2.
  • Cincinnati Cooks ($): Talk about the local food revolution at the Mercantile Library downtown on Monday, May 4.
  • Drink and Draw: Join Rock Paper Scissors at Collective CAC to have a beer and get artsy on Wednesday, May 6.
  • Glass Lab: Learn about glass cutting systems at Brazee Street Studios on Thursday, May 7.
  • Gone in Sixty Seconds: Core Clay is selling not-quite-perfect pieces in Walnut Hills on Saturday, May 9.
  • Spring Fiesta Pottery Sale: Shop ceramics at Funke Fired Arts on Saturday, May 9.
  • Makerspace: Super Hero Tech: Power up some gear fit for a super hero at theContemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, May 13.
  • Opening Party: The Contemporary Arts Center hosts a free party for its new exhibits on Friday, May 15.
  • The City Flea + Summer Celebration: Go to OTR for the first City Flea of the season, Art on Vine, the GO OTR 5K and more fabulous happenings on Saturday, May 16.
  • Price Hill Thrill ($): Taking part in this studio tour across Price Hill benefits the Weston Art Gallery on Sunday, May 17.
  • Art Fair 562: Shop at the Listerman Brewing Co. in Norwood on Saturday, May 23.
  • One Night One Craft PLUS: Wearable Flowers ($): Make flower crowns and boutonnieres at the Contemporary Arts Center on Wednesday, May 27.
  • The OFF Market: The first Oakley Fancy Flea of the season is happening Saturday, May 30.
  • Gem City Flea: Dayton’s first flea is also going on Saturday, May 30.

october art, craft + design events in cincinnati

These are our picks for artsy things to do in Cincinnati in October.

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