March 2015

Exhibits

Cincinnati Public Schools City-Wide Art Exhibition 2015

Cincinnati Public Schools City-Wide Art Exhibition 2015 Artwork from 2015 exhibit

This annual exhibition of artwork from kindergarten through 12th-grade students includes drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs. Students compete across the school district for the privilege of exhibiting their work. The pieces are then judged by local artists and art teachers, with awards given to the top students. The exhibit will be on view in the atrium of the Main Library from March 14 through April 19 and is presented in partnership with the Cincinnati Public Schools.

The Great American Pastime: Baseball and the Cincinnati Reds

1869 Red Stockings1869 Red Stockings

This exhibit features items and images portraying the history of the Cincinnati Reds from its beginning as baseball’s first professional team to the days of the Big Red Machine. The exhibit will be on display April 4–July 31 in the Joseph S. Stern, Jr. Cincinnati Room on the third floor of the Main Library. The Library is partnering with The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum to make this exhibit possible. The exhibit features items from the Hall of Fame & Museum collection such as Reds’ jerseys, programs, and images from their photograph collection, including an 1894 scorebook, a scrapbook from a player on the 1919 World Series team, and original newspapers.

Board Games Through Time and Culture

The Mansions of Happiness
The Mansions of Happiness

Board Games through Time and Culture, an exhibit in conjunction with the third annual Cincinnati Library Comic Con, will be on display in the Popular Library exhibit cases from April 1 to May 31. It features over a dozen board games whose origins range from approximately 3000 BC (Senet) to the present (Kingdom of Solomon). The origins, history, and alterations to the games are the focus of this exhibit. All of the ancient and medieval games are reproductions or modern versions of the games.

For additional information about any of the exhibits listed, please call our Programs & Exhibits Coordinator at 513-369-6944.