Guided Art Walks (With Extras!)

There’s a new way to explore the world-class public art in Covington and Newport this summer: take one of the free guided art walks being offered by NKY Public Arts Network—with fun extras built in. Jill Morenz, who leads the tours for the Network and the Catalytic Fund, explained that she wanted to introduce guestsContinue reading “Guided Art Walks (With Extras!)”

The Bourbon Barrels are Back in NKY!

Bourbon barrels + original art + NKY’s city streets = NKY Bourbon Barrel Walk In 2019, the NKY Bourbon Barrel Project placed more than 100 custom painted bourbon barrels around the rivers cities. This year, the project is coming back as the NKY Bourbon Barrel Walk, and the organizers are seeking both sponsors and artists.Continue reading “The Bourbon Barrels are Back in NKY!”

Art Walks in NKY

If you’re looking for something to do on a nice, perhaps chilly day, how about taking a free, self-guided tour of public art in the river cities? You’ll explore the eclectic urban neighborhoods, discovering beautiful buildings, learning history and examining the world class art on display. The NKY Art Tours are an initiative of theContinue reading “Art Walks in NKY”

Celebrate Halloween, NKY Style

Northern Kentucky can be a spooky place. With a long history and neighborhoods that date back to the Civil War, the region holds many tales of roaming ghosts and gruesome events that will send chills up your spine.   Here is a sampling of what awaits you here, as the weather grows colder, and the spirits come out to play. Links to all theContinue reading “Celebrate Halloween, NKY Style”

Early Learning Fun in NKY

Stories, letters, nature & sensory play appeal to young kids  Northern Kentucky has a wealth of fun learning opportunities for young children. They love to spot letters and identify colors. They can be completely still as they squat down to observe a passing snail or spend hours running, jumping and climbing.  We’ve pulled together many of theContinue reading “Early Learning Fun in NKY”

Artisan Markets in Cincinnati

  The Cincinnati area has many markets scattered throughout almost every neighborhood and they all offer a variety of different things for everyone to enjoy!  Most of them are outdoors and have plenty of things to engage in for the whole family!  A lot of them have local food and support small businesses, while highlightingContinue reading “Artisan Markets in Cincinnati”

Season 2 of Beyond the Curb: River City Living – Popular YouTube series showcases NKY homes

When COVID-19 prevented the Catalytic Fund from hosting their in-person Beyond the Curb tours, they instead produced a series of video home tours, featuring a variety of homes in NKY’s urban river cities. Season 2 of the series has kicked off with an episode about a 1920’s house on a ridge in Bellevue. The tenContinue reading “Season 2 of Beyond the Curb: River City Living – Popular YouTube series showcases NKY homes”

Creative Arts and Music Festival in Cincinnati

We are excited to start announcing events that are happening in Cincinnati for the spring and summer!  Especially the ones that are outdoors and have a lot of different things for people of all ages to experience and enjoy! One that we’re participating in and can’t wait to attend is “CampSITE Social Art: An AbstractContinue reading “Creative Arts and Music Festival in Cincinnati”

Cincinnati Outdoor Sculpture Art

We took an adventure around Cincinnati to explore some of the many sculptures that are featured outside throughout the area and had a magical time engaging with these works of art!  All of them are free to take a look at and are very pleasant places to visit!  Most of them are interactive experiences andContinue reading “Cincinnati Outdoor Sculpture Art”

Remake Learning Days Festival Celebrates Hands-On Learning

On May 15-17, 2021, Greater Cincinnati will host the virtual Remake Learning Days festival to inspire families to spend time learning together.   Educators, artists, scientists and makers from across the region are sharing more than 100 lessons, activities and demonstrations, both on demand and as interactive sessions.   Remake Learning Days Across America, a celebration of learning innovation, is in its fifthContinue reading “Remake Learning Days Festival Celebrates Hands-On Learning”