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Rod Bouc: Under the Sun

April 3 - June 3, 2023

Rod Bouc’s large-scale landscapes are rich and tactile. Inspired by the Midwest landscapes that surrounded him on the Nebraska farm he grew up on, these paintings are loaded with feeling and emotion. He has mastered lights and shadows; you can all but feel the sun on your face. The compositions of these paintings are strong. […]

Material Pulses: Seven Viewpoints

June 20 - August 11, 2023

In the Kricker and Richards Galleries

Curated by renown quilter Nancy Crow, Material Pulses is the culmination of her mission to bring back the majesty, strength, and energy of textile works. The seven artists represent the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and some quilts are over 100” long. Organized by Exhibits USA.

The Art of Judith Brandon

September 8 - October 31, 2023

We are all subjects of nature. Nature balances devastation with healing and life-giving; it restores horror with glory and beauty. “Through these observations I see myself. This is the divine language of the universe and the narrative I continue to draw upon.” Oversize in scale, these sky-scapes surround the viewer with power of nature.

Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dancers

Thursday, April 13, 6:00 pm

The Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dancers are performing arts ambassadors of the Great Navajo Nation, travelling all the way from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to perform in the museum’s Hopkins Theatre.  The Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dancers are offering an experience of the beauty and rich spiritual traditions of their culture as expressed through dance.  This performance is […]

Jazz Fridays

April 14, 6:00, in the Hopkins Family Theater

Featuring the Mark Brothers Quintet

The Cincinnati based Merk Brothers Quintet will be performing contemporary jazz compositions by Spencer, Charlie, and Alex Merk. These compositions will be featured on the upcoming Merk Brothers Quintet album, which is scheduled for release on Golden Mean Records in July of 2023. The Merk brothers will be joined by pianist Chris Caporale and bassist […]

SmArt Talk

Saturday, April 15, 1:00 pm

2023 Prehistory Lecture Series: Mason Waugh

Mason Waugh, Principle Investigator, Cultural Resources, Lawhon & Associates, Inc. presents, “Mound Park Archaeology.”  Mr. Waugh is a professional archaeologist who worked at Mound Park in 2023 and curated the nearly 4,500 Hopewell Culture objects unearthed at Mound Park in 2020.  Following the lecture in the Hopkins Theatre, there will be a brief tour of […]

Lisa McLymont: Signs of Life Within the Substratum

January 31 - March 18, 2023

Described as “Earth Works on Canvas”, this exhibition of new works by multi-disciplinary artist Lisa McLymont celebrates and explores Ohio landscapes and rich history, and honors the history the earth holds; the works reflect a stratum of cultures, with each culture leaving implements and marks in and on the earth for the next culture to […]

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