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Music Hall Open House | Macy's Arts Sampler Weekend 2016

Presented by ArtsWave at Unknown

Feb 28 2016
Music Hall Open House | Macy's Arts Sampler Weekend 2016

Music Hall Open House, part of the 30th Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend, plays host to many arts organizations on each floor of the building, culminating in a special joint concert in Springer Auditorium!

Ballroom – Come Make Art with Us!

Stop by the Ballroom at Music Hall from 12:00 – 2:30 PM for an awesome assortment of hands-on art making! Events include:

Rainbow Faces | 12:00 PM – 2:45 PM | Get a new look for the day from a face-painting artist!

Taft Museum of Art | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Create a landscape with this hands-on art project for artists of all ages.

Visionaries + Voices | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Stained Glass Zentangles with Neil Dignan: using repetitive lines and shapes, create a stained glass piece using glass, paint markers + sharpies.

Cincinnati Ballet | 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM | Mini Dance Class: Everyone is invited to get up and dance with the Ballet. Learn moves you can use at the afternoon concert!

My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus | 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM | Youth Circus Performance: Youth circus performers will juggle, unicycle, hula hoop and amaze!

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati | 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM | Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom: Four actors tell the story of the life of Coretta Scott King and her contributions to the civil rights movement.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park | 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Insta-Play! Can you help us make a play in just 30 minutes? Playhouse needs kids who can help to put on a show complete with costumes, sets and make-up.

Lobby – On Your Feet! 

Swing through the Lobby at Music Hall from 11:00 AM – 2:45 PM and experience a world-class (literally!) variety of dance, art and music. Events include: 

Entente Music | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Two accordionists play traditional folk tunes from around the world.

Weavers Guild | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Tangled Threads: Weaving and Other Fiber Arts: The Weaver’s Guild will demonstrate a few “picks” and you can even try your own hand at it!

NrityArpana School of Performing Arts | 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM | Journey to India: Experience India through dance and movement!

Pones Inc. | 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM | Push Here to Add Dance: Salsa, Ballet, swing, hip hop, tap and more – what will happen when you push the button to add dance?

The Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance | 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM | Step back in time to enjoy ballroom dances as they were danced in the 1800s and early 1900s.

Bi-Okoto | 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM | Movement and Music Workshop: Journey from the USA to Africa through dance and drumming.

Corbett Tower – Young Artists Showcase

Head to Corbett Tower, on the top floor at Music Hall, from 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM for a sampling of Cincinnati’s incredibly talented young musicians and artists! Events include: 

UC CCM Prep | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Outstanding Young Musicians Recital: Talented pre-college music students perform a variety of musical selections.

UC CCM Prep | 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM | Acting Showcase: CCM Preparatory high school acting students perform monologues and short scenes.

Nouveau Chamber Players | 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM | The CSO’s acclaimed high-school chamber group performs classical selections.

May Festival Youth Chorus | 2:00 PM -2:30 PM | Young singers from across the city join together to share classical favorites.



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