Tours

 

Edie Harper’s Crazy Cat Crazy Quilt. Photo by J. Miles Wolf.

 

ArtWorks is proud to again offer public weekend walking tours in 2022. All tours begin and end at the first stop on the tour, so check each tour route for more information. We have designed our 2022 schedule so you can take both tours on the same day, if you wish. Ticket sales close the Friday before the tours.

2022’s Mural Routes

Pendleton

Mr. Dynamite designed by Jenny Ustick. Photo by Sandra Okot-Kotber.

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 1.5 hours long. Featured murals include New Lines Phase II: Bolivar Alley, Democracyand Dreaming Blues. This tour will be offered on select Saturdays each month (May – October).

This tour begins and ends at the site of the Mr. Dynamite mural on 1437 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. Street parking is available surrounding the mural on Main Street and Liberty Street.

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Over-the-Rhine

Mr. Tarbell Tips His Hat designed by Jarett Jamison. Photo by J. Miles Wolf.

Our most accessible 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 select Saturdays each month (May – October).

This tour begin and ends at the Mr. Tarbell Tips His Hat mural, 1109 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Parking is available in OTR on several surrounding streets, the Gateway Garage, or the parking lot at 12th and Vine.

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Downtown

Visionary Reality Threshold designed by Saya Woolfalk. Photo by J. Miles Wolf.

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 1 mile long and is approximately 1.5 hours long. This tour will be offered in the morning and afternoon on select Saturdays 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.

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Parking Tips

Cincy EZ Park

City of Cincinnati

Parkopedia

Cancellation Policy

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.

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