420 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 291-6700
Fax: (859) 291-6702
420 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY, US, 41071
- Phone: (859) 291-6700
- Fax: (859) 291-6702
Arts & Museums
The Taft Museum of Art is, for any art enthusiast, an enriching and exciting collection house. Settled in a 19th century National Historic Landmark structure, called the Baum-Longworth-Sinton-Taft House, the museum is a delightful collection of sorted art from all over the world. The museum is rather small but its collections and exhibits have earned it a place among some of the best in the country. Its collections include porcelain artifacts, European and American paintings, decorative artifacts from the world over, furniture, sculpture and works of art by Rembrandt, Goya, Reynolds, Gainsborough and many more greats. The museum also houses some highly regarded murals from before the Civil War that were made by Robert S. Duncanson. Today, apart from its regular exhibitions, the museum also hosts a number of events including a photography exhibition, music events, workshops, educational programs and more. Do call ahead or check their website for further details.
You'll find the Cincinnati Art Museum nestled in scenic Eden park. Inside is a collection that spans 60,000 works and 6000 years, including pieces from Greece Rome, America, Africa, and the East. The collection also spans a range of mediums, from paintings to sculpture and more. There's even a gallery dedicated to Cincinnati natives. Come in for free admission every day.
Established in 1869, the Cincinnati Reds have had a rich history and now fans of baseball and the Reds can discover first hand what makes this Major League Baseball team. Artifacts from the first professional baseball team are on display in this 16,000 square feet exhibition space as well as visual history, parade memorabilia, historic business documents, and trophies.
Revealing the heroic stories of the Underground Railroad to present day era, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center strives to shed light on the history of slavery in the United States and how it related to contemporary times. Tucked away along the banks of the Ohio River, this educational center and museum opened in 2004. Permanent and traveling exhibits challenge and inspire visitors to learn more about the past with informative displays.
Making headlines with its groundbreaking and daring exhibits, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati went so far as to be called into court to defend the First Amendment. Although the exhibits themselves may stir up mixed emotions, the venue itself is calm and inviting with spacious, well-lit rooms on the second floor of the Mercantile Building. Visit the website to know more about upcoming exhibits and events.
Celebrates and honors those that have provided the foundation for classical music in America.
Exhibits in this 1907 National Register firehouse include early leather fire buckets, an 1808 fire drum, and the oldest surviving fire engine in Cincinnati, a Hunneman hand pumper.
Experience the only public sign museum in America.
Housed in the former Carnegie public library building, this center has five art galleries, a theatre, and an education center. It provides education programs and art exhibits encouraging the growth and appreciation of the arts in Northern Kentucky.
The home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, is operated as a cultural and educational center which promotes black history.
Discover Cincinnati's rich heritage! Here you are invited to see, touch, and hear Cincinnati's past with costumed interpreters to guide you along the way.
Explore the creatures and features of the ancient Ohio River Valley and the sciences that shaped them. Walk through a glacier and step back 19,000 years into the Ice Age Ohio Valley. Explore a recreated Kentucky limestone cave complete with underground waterfalls, streams, fossils, and a live bat colony.