ART FOR THE LITTLES Lots of places around town offer free or affordable programs for introducing kid to art.
Behringer Crawford Museum 1600 Montague Road 859-491-4003 | bcmuseum.org Kids and caregivers can enjoy crafts, stories and more on Tot Tuesdays, held the third Tuesday of each month for $1 plus admission. Blue Cocoon 9361 Montgomery Road 513-791-1089 | bluecocoonbaby.com Mommy+Me-type classes available on a dropin basis for a small fee. Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore 3054 Madison Road 513-731-2665 | bluemanateebooks.com Storytime and crazy crafts (nominal fee) are always different. Visit the website as some events trequire you to RSVP. Boone County Library Multiple Locations | bcpl.org Storytimes, crafts, games and other fun. Campbell County Library Multiple Locations | cc-pl.org Stories, crafts, and fun and games are all on the calendar. Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive 513-721-2787 | cincinnatiartmuseum.org Free stories, play time in the REC Center, and free Family First Saturdays, kicking off in September.
Kids can enjoy creative activities during the Cincinnati Museum Center’s Super Sprouts program. Photo by Lauren Kremer.
Cincinnati Museum Center’s Super Sprouts 1301 Western Ave. 513-287-7000 | cincymuseum.org Learn about art and cultures and create something fun (free with admission). Cincinnati Symphony 513-381-3300 | cincinnatisymphony.org The Lollipops concerts — kicking off this fall — are an affordable way to introduce children to the wonders of symphony music. Meet-andgreets happen before each performance. Contemporary Arts Center 44 E 6th St. 513-345-8400 | contemporaryartscenter.org Thursday Art Plays and Family Saturdays allow art exploration in the unique UnMuseum. Kenton County Library Multiple Locations | kentonlibrary.org Paint a masterpiece, create a sock puppet or come for another fun activity at one of three local branches.
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Mad Potter 7754 Camargo Road, # 11 513-561-1888 | madpottercincinnati.com 6680 Tri Way Drive 513-770-5585 | madpottermason.com Pick out a jewelry box or a cup, and create your masterpiece for a half-price studio fee for kids on Wednesdays. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Storytimes and Crafts Multiple Locations | cincinnatilibrary.org Free storytimes and craft activities for all ages. Red Balloon 6200 Montgomery Road 513-620-8328 | redballooncafe.com Let little ones’ imaginations run wild on Free Fridays at Red Balloon. Washington Park 1230 Elm St. 513-621-4400 | washingtonpark.org Programs like Curiosity Saturdays let kids explore their creative sides with groups like Happen, Inc., and the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Cincinnati Family magazine August 2016