ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that creates community-based public art providing career opportunities for artists of all ages. The organization collaborates with community organizations and residents, businesses, governments, foundations, and nonprofits to build creative works of art that bolster the region’s global reputation as an arts destination.

ArtWorks has employed and trained over 3,500 professional artists and 4,000 youth, ages 14 – 24. We invest in our creative economy by creating jobs that support local talent, pairing professional artists to inspire and mentor diverse teams of youth, and helping them build 21st-century career-readiness skills. Over the past 26 years, this collaborative approach has created a citywide gallery with more than 14,000 public and private art projects, including more than 250 permanent outdoor murals.


ArtWorks Mural Tour with Rhinegeist Tastings

Join us this Summer for a walking ArtWorks Mural Tour and Rhinegeist tasting!

Tour begins at Rhinegeist Brewery for a self-pour tasting of four select beers with the Rhinegeist team and a brief history of the brewery.

An official ArtWorks walking mural tour in historic Over the Rhine follows, highlighting murals that embody the unique brewing history of the neighborhood with expertise from a Brewing Heritage Trail guide & Mural Docent- a special storytelling motif expressed by ArtWorks through public art.

Tour ends back at Rhinegeist for an optional post-tour brew!

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ArtWorks Pendleton Mural Tour!

This tour highlights 12 murals in the community of Pendleton, one of Cincinnati's most culturally-rich and historic neighborhoods. Discover new favorites along this new route. This tour is about two miles long and does include steep hills and some cobblestone.

The tour is approximately 2 hours long. Featured murals include New Lines Phase II: Bolivar Alley, Democracy, and Dreaming Blues.

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ArtWorks OTR Mural Tour!

Our most accessible tour: the classic OTR walking tour is around two miles long and includes 13 murals in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood including Faces of Homelessness, The Golden Muse, The Cincinnati Strongman: Henry Holtgrewe, and many more.

Learn the stories behind each mural and how they connect to Cincinnati’s oldest and most historic neighborhood. The OTR tour is approximately two hours long.

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ArtWorks Downtown Mural Tour!

Our downtown tour is our most popular route. This experience will lead you through the area between Central Parkway and the Central Business District, exploring 13 of ArtWorks’ fan-favorite murals, including a few “Best of Cincinnati” winners!

See Armstrong, Cincinnati Toy Heritage, Fiona and Bibi at the Cincinnati Zoo and many more! This tour is approximately 2 miles long and is approximately 2 hours long.

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ArtWorks Expands its Creative Offerings to Include Photography and Video Services

Year-round Studio Led by Cameron Lee, ArtWorks’ New Photo & Video Manager, Employs Five Young Adult Artists

When: May 1, 2024 1:00PM - May 30, 2024 6:00PM
Where: 2429 Gilbert Ave in Walnut Hills.
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Lavender Balm: Expressions of Queer Resistance

Guided by Artist Barry Lee from Atlanta, Georgia, vibrant artworks delve into the realm of vulnerability, exploring profound internal themes rooted in the artists’ lived experiences.

When: May 31, 2024 9:00AM - July 11, 2024 5:00PM
Where: 929 E. McMillian St.
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Enchanted Life: Finding Magic in the Everyday

Spearheaded by migrant Argentinian Artist Julia O. Bianco, the exhibition aims to open the realm of possibility in our everyday experiences and re-examine discarded objects through the lens of enchantment.

When: July 26, 2024 9:00AM - September 12, 2024 5:15PM
Where: 929 E. McMillan St.
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African-born and Cincinnati-based Artists Romain Mayambi and Leo Thiam invite visitors to experience chiaroscuro, an Italian term that conveys the interplay between light and dark, through the medium of images and films.

When: September 27, 2024 9:00AM - November 7, 2024 5:00PM
Where: 929 E. McMillan St.
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Renewal: The Art of Change

This special, jury-selected exhibition features works from a wide variety of artist submissions that explore change and transformation as forces in life.

When: November 29, 2024 9:00AM - December 13, 2024 5:00PM
Where: 929 E. McMillan St.
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