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Contemporary Arts Center

44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
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Very interesting museum

The CAC has only two or three exhibits at any time. We saw Swoon (Calendonia Curry) and work by... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
George B
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Ohio
It sits on Walnut Street right at 6th Street across from a great Mexican Restaurant called "Nada" & next to Metropole

Next to Metropole Hotel and restaurant this little Museum is right as good locations go,bars and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raymond D
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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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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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The CAC has only two or three exhibits at any time. We saw Swoon (Calendonia Curry) and work by Glenn Kaino. They were both fascinating and thought-provoking.

Thank George B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next to Metropole Hotel and restaurant this little Museum is right as good locations go,bars and restaurants on all sides,Metropole,Nada,Nicholsons,The Phoenix,Aronoff Center with Vondehaars and even a CVS the next block down. One block North of Fountain Square..morning coffee at 9:00 AM within..

Thank Raymond D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: Downtown Cincinnati! Very walkable if you're staying in the downtown core, and probably a 20-minute walk from OTR. The place: My main purpose in coming here was to see Swoon's exhibit, The Canyon, which runs until February, if I'm not mistaken. That said, there...More

Thank Ann T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the CAC in January 2015, so it was quite a while ago. I can't comment on the quality of the exhibition(s) and curation since I can't recall the exhibition(s) at the time of my visit. My apologies. But what stuck out to me...More

Thank Mi N
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Does everyone know the CAC is now FREE...EVERYDAY?!! I found out recently they received an endowment so the public could come any day of the week for free. In addition, they have a new café and specialty bar by Cincy celeb Molly Wellman. I decided...More

Thank michaelcoppage
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Another Cincinnati gem and FREE art museum! The current exhibit by Caledonia Curry, AKA Swoon, is a visual wonderland of texture and important content that opens your eyes and ears to the people around the world whose voices have been made quiet. You have until...More

Thank Niki M
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I find it amazing to find this experience in Cincinnati - bringing the 21st century to a historic downtown.

Thank MMeston
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing Caledonia Curry's Art work in Swoon , The Canyon . Collections over the past 18 yrs. She definitely sowed the seeds in this exhibit that I aspire to live in as well . My favorite would have to be " Wallpaper " on...More

Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have visited the CAC for a guided tour and individually. I love how unique and interactive the exhibits are, and the fact that it is FREE! It is located in the heart of downtown, and is such a fun activity for all ages.

Thank Amna R
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Even the outside is beautiful! The late, great architect, Zaha Hadid, designed the building and it is wonderful. Once inside, it is a visual feast. Highly recommended.

Thank AlexisZA
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