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[CANCELED] OTR Arts Day at Music Hall

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Presented by ArtsWave at Music Hall, Cincinnati OH

Mar 14 2020
[CANCELED] OTR Arts Day at Music Hall

Join us at Music Hall for an open house, tours, workshops and performances that highlight the arts in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

As the community comes together now through the end of April to raise money for the arts, join us as we present OTR Arts Day, with support from Macy’s. At Music Hall, Cincinnati’s historic arts icon will have its doors open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get a personal, hand-cut silhouette portrait, participate in a jam circle and take a behind-the-scenes tour! You can also enjoy performances from Bacchanal Steel Band, SCPA’s Harps, the May Festival, SCPA Jazz Enesmble, SCPA’s Baby

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In celebration of the 2020 ArtsWave Campaign and OTR Arts Day, register to take a FREE mini-tour of Music Hall thanks to the Friends of Music Hall. Explore one of Cincinnatian’s favorite buildings, including the grandeur of Corbett Tower, Galleries and Taft Suite; the building architecture; and rooms rarely open to the public, like the Music Library and Green Room. Be sure to bring your cell phone to dial-in to hear tour guides describe the history and architecture of Music Hall.

Tours depart  every 15 minutes. Space is limited. All tours begin at the CSO Box Office on the first floor. Reserve your tour(s) HERE!


Additional time info:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Guided tours with Friends of Music Hall
First Floor North Hallway: CSO Music Lab Petting Zoo

10 a.m.
Downstairs Lobby: Silhouette Studio
Front Steps: Bacchanal Steel Band (Corbett Tower in case of rain)

10:15 a.m.
Springer Auditorium: SCPA Jazz Ensemble
Wilks Studio: Cincinnati Ballet

11 a.m.
Upstairs Lobby: SCPA Harps

11:15 a.m.
Springer Auditorium: SCPA Baby Grands / Gospel Choir

11:30 a.m.
Wilks Studio: Revolution Dance Theatre

12:15 p.m.
Springer Auditorium: Young Professionals Choral Collective

12:30 p.m.
Corbett Tower: Bach and Boombox

1 p.m.
Springer Auditorium: May Festival Youth Chorus

2 p.m.
Corbett Tower: Band in a Bus jam circle

2:30 p.m.
Wilks Studio: Cincinnati Opera’s Opera Express

3 p.m.
Springer Auditorium: Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Music Hall

1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Full map and directions


Several parking options surround Music Hall. A 450-space underground garage at Washington Park is located directly across Elm Street from the front doors of venue. This convenient garage also has handicapped parking and elevators. A surface lot between Music Hall and Memorial Hall is accessible from Elm Street and Central Parkway. Convenient parking is also available at the Town Center Parking (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. Pay-on-entry parking is $10-$15 for special events at all nearby lots. For more information about parking at Music Hall, call (513) 744-3344.

Handicapped-Accessible Parking: There are several handicap-designated spots at the Washington Park Garage across the street from Music Hall, as well as at the surface lot located between Music Hall and Memorial Hall and in the Town Center (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. We recommend arriving early for the best parking. You may also drop off patrons in front of Music Hall on Elm Street and then park. If you require wheelchair assistance, please alert a security officer and they will contact a staff member to bring a wheelchair out to the curb and assist you to your seats.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

Music Hall staff strive to provide every patron with a quality experience when they visit, and accomodations are available for persons with special needs. All patrons are encouraged to contact us for

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Unfortunately, OTR Arts Day has been canceled in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and recommendations by state and local authorities.




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