Tours

ArtWorks is proud to again offer public weekend walking tours in 2021. All tours begin and end at the first stop on the tour, so check each tour route for more information.

For the 2021 tour season, we are only offering tours on Saturdays. We have designed our 2021 schedule, so you could take both tours on the same day, if you wished. Ticket sales close the Friday before the tours.

Safety Updates

For the 2021 mural tour season, ArtWorks has implemented new safety precautions to keep you safe as you enjoy any of our outdoor walking tours. We will adhere to the guidelines from the State of Ohio.

These safety measures include:

  1. The maximum amount of guests on any ArtWorks mural tour will be 15 people or less.
  2. Because of the new for close proximity at each mural stop, all mural participants, including the tour guide, must wear face masks during the tour, following the State of Ohio’s recommendations.
  3. All mural participants must affirm they do not have fevers at or above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Cancellations: If you are unable to attend a mural tour for the date/time you selected, you can reschedule at no cost to you. Please reach out to the mural tour coordinator directly.
  5. If you are exhibiting symptoms related to COVID-19, the tour guide will ask you to leave and reschedule for a different date/time. Please reach out to the mural tour coordinator directly.
  6. These safety measures are subject to change, following the State of Ohio’s guidelines.

2021’s Mural Routes

Pendleton

Artist: Yoyo Ferro

This tour highlights 12 murals in the community of Pendleton. Discover new favorites along this new route. This tour is about one mile long and does include steep hills and some cobblestone. The tour is approximately two hours long. Featured murals include New Lines Phase II: Bolivar Alley, Democracyand Dreaming Blues. This tour will be offered on the 4th Saturday of each month (May – October).

This tour begins and ends at the site of the Crazy Cat, Crazy Quilt mural at 1107 Walnut Street, Cincinnati OH 45202 (back of building). Parking is available in OTR at the Gateway Garage or the parking lot at 12th and Vine.

Purchase Tickets for the Pendleton Walking Tour

 

Over-the-Rhine

Artist: Tim Parsley

Our most popular and accessible walking tour! The classic OTR walking tour is around a mile 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. This tour will be offered on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month (May – October).

This tour begin and ends at the Visionary Reality Threshold mural, 1005 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (north side of building). Parking is available in OTR at the Gateway Garage, the parking lot at 12th and Vine, or the parking lot in front of ArtWorks’ Visionary Reality Threshold mural.

Purchase Tickets for the OTR Walking Tour

 

Downtown

Artist: Eduardo Kobra

Our downtown tour is back! This tour 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 1 mile long and is approximately two hours long. This tour will be offered on the 2nd Saturday of each month (May – October).

This tour begin and ends at the Visionary Reality Threshold mural, 1005 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (north side of building). Parking is available in OTR at the Gateway Garage, the parking lot at 12th and Vine, or the parking lot in front of ArtWorks’ Visionary Reality Threshold mural.

Purchase Tickets for the Downtown Walking Tour

Cancellation Policy

Note: Do you have an ArtWorks Mural Tour Groupon that is close to expiring? We got you covered! Unable to attend your scheduled time and date? Because of COVID-19, ArtWorks can reschedule mural tours, or you can convert them into tax-deductible donations. Please reach out to the mural tour coordinator directly.

Read our Mural Tour FAQs

Return to the Mural Tour Home Page.

A BIG THANKS TO OUR
ONGOING FUNDERS