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Contemporary Arts Center

44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
+1 513-345-8400
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A Must Visit!

I have visited the CAC for a guided tour and individually. I love how unique and interactive the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amna R
Zaha Hadid wonder

Even the outside is beautiful! The late, great architect, Zaha Hadid, designed the building and it... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
Central Business District
+1 513-345-8400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is my favorite museum in the area. The CAC has really made a name for itself by bringing world renown artists and programs for all ages of the Cincinnati area. I recommend getting on their email list to find out the latest exhibits and...More

Thank dm915
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Accompanied my husband on business to Cincinnati and meandered around the city. Came across the Arts Center and I absolutely loved it. It's a free exhibit. Spacious , clean and well maintained. Exhibits were awesome. A must see.

Thank ann w
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This museum received a generous grant because one of our local patrons of the arts wanted everyone to be able to experience this hip, trendy and forward thinking center of creative flow. So, normally big cities charge big prices to visit similar art attractions, but...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

When you first walk in there is a cafe to the left. There are six floors. You can take the elevator or the stairs. The stairs are narrow and I felt as if I needed to look down so I didn't miss a step. The...More

Thank 5105RSmith
Reviewed 10 July 2017

For starters, the CAC is housed in a building designed by the late Zaha Hadid, and the NY Times review of the building deemed it the most important new building design since WWII, for what that's worth. Admission is free, exhibits rotate frequently, and the...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The building was much larger than I expected. The exhibits are all temporary, so I'm sure there is always new things to see. Impressive architectural design, and there was an exhibit that painted every wall surface a different vivid color which really contrasted with the...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Each time we come to Cincinnati we stop here for a fix of unique art exhibits. Today's visit was no different. The six floors of the Center (free admission, notable in this age of everything costing a lot!) contain a diversity of compositions. On this...More

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Every one of us loves this interactive museum that changes continually. The kids portion is a delight, even tho my kids are grown, they love it.

Thank Knicole S
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