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These Cincinnati Black History Month events will keep you busy all month long.


Black History Month is an annual celebration and acknowledgment of black people and their achievements. There are plenty of Cincinnati Black History month events for all to enjoy.


Take time to celebrate the African American culture to learn more about the past, present, and future. Many of these events are FREE. So, grab your family, friends, and church members and check out these events. There are plenty of things to do in the Queen City.


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Ongoing Cincinnati Black History Month Events


Works by Black Artists

Self-guided Tour
Through February 28
Tuesday – Sunday
Cincinnati Art Museum (Eden Park)
Free Entry
The museum has created a Works by Black Artists self-guided tour to help you explore the remarkable works that African American artists offer.


Free as they want to be: Artists Committed to Memory

Art Exhibition
Through March 6
Wednesday – Sunday
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (The Banks)
$0 – $17
Symbols of the past are shown in a new light as works from over 20 artists explore issues of unfreedom.


Memories and Inspiration

Art Exhibition 
Through May 14
Wednesday – Sunday
Taft Museum of Art (Downtown)
$0 – $12
The Memories & Inspiration exhibit features 67 works of art, including sculptures, paintings, photographs, and other mediums by well-known African American artists.


Universal Magnetic 

Art Exhibition 
Through June 4
Wednesday – Sunday
Taft Museum of Art (Downtown)
$0 – $12
Universal Magnetic feature collages combine historical images with decorative motifs that adorn and memorialize US racial identity representations.


Ecologies of Elsewhere

Art Exhibition
Through August 6
Wednesday – Sunday
Contemporary Arts Center (Downtown)
Free Entry
The exhibition explores issues that shape contemporary society. These issues include migration, diaspora, gender, sexuality, extraction, exploitation, the legacies of colonialism, and the healing potential.



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These Cincinnati Black History events are informative, fun, and entertaining! If there are any other things to do in Cincinnati that we have missed, please submit them to The Voice of Black Cincinnati Calendar.



Written by: Crystal Kendrick


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