Coming to Cincinnati a little early for OMA 2022?
Not able to make it to the full OMA conference but still want a great OMA 2022 experience? See more of the Queen City and join us Saturday, April 2 for a full day of exploration and fun at five amazing Cincinnati museums!
The day will start at OMA 2022 Conference Headquarters, the Graduate Cincinnati at 9 a.m. Stops will include:
Cincinnati Skirball Museum – 9:05 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Our first stop is also the first formally established Jewish museum in the U.S., founded in 1913! Attendees can view the museum’s core exhibit, An Eternal People: The Jewish Experience, and temporary exhibitions, Mark Podwal: A Collage of Customs, and From Darkness to Light: Mosaics Inspired by Tragedy.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Attendees can explore the Freedom Center’s many permanent exhibits, including Invisible: Slavery Today, Everyday Freedom Heroes, From Slavery to Freedom, The Struggle Continues, the film Brothers of the Borderland and more.
Enjoy lunch on-your-own with the seasonal menu at the Taft's beautiful Lindner Family Cafe. After lunch, attendees can take in the exhibit In a New Light: Treasures from the Taft. This exhibition explores a broad range of eras, cultures, and art forms through their historical context, subject matter, materials, and makers.
Weston Art Gallery – 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
During our fourth stop, attendees will get the final look at the exhibit Summerfair Select before it closes. This exhibit celebrates one of the most coveted arts grants in the region, and 12 Cincinnati-area artists who received the awards from 2016-2018.
American Sign Museum – 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
At our final stop of the day, attendees can explore 20,000 square feet of more than a century of American signage. Enjoy early, pre-electric and the earliest electric signs, to beautiful art-deco neon, to the modern plastic-faced sign. A drinks and small appetizer reception in the museum will close out our day.
4:00 p.m. - Return to the Graduate Cincinnati
Ticket cost: $55
Please Note: As part of our OMA 2022 conference programming, the Saturday Conference Tours are subject to our Health Policy, Code of Conduct, and Photo Policy - including that all registrants must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or submit a negative test taken no more than 72 hours from arrival. Please click on the policy names above to see the full policies in place for OMA 2022.
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