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Tickets on Sale for Cincinnati Art: Past & Present Walking Tour

“The Cobbler’s Apprentice Plays Ball” mural is a twist on Frank Duveneck’s “The Cobbler’s Apprentice.” The original masterpiece can be seen as part of the permanent collection at the Taft Museum of Art.


Join ArtWorks and the Taft Museum of Art for a walking tour that explores Cincinnati art from the past as well as the present. Beginning at the Taft, participants will learn about the historic Lytle Park neighborhood, then head into downtown to discover the many ArtWorks murals. Bring your best walking shoes for this two-mile trek through time! The tour starts at Taft Museum of Art. Dates: Saturday, July 17 & Saturday, August 21 at 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Aerial view of Pike Street looking west, showing neighborhood before the creation of Lytle Park (detail), about 1904. Reproduction of Cincinnati Post photograph, Taft Museum of Art archives.

In case of inclement weather, these walking tours will be rescheduled for a later date. Event registration closes at midnight before the event. Following registration, a reminder email will be sent the day prior and day of the event. Be sure to opt-in to communications and remove spam filters to ensure you receive the invitation.

$15 for members of the Taft Museum of Art, $20 for non-members. Event registration closes at midnight before the event.

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Questions? Contact or call (513) 241-0343.

About ArtWorks

ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. 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 employs professional artists who inspire and mentor diverse teams of youth, ages 14-21, helping them build 21st century career-readiness skills. These teams have completed more than 13,800 public and private art projects in its 25 years, including more than 200 permanent outdoor murals.