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Truth & Inspiration | Live Events

Presented by Cincinnati Art Museum and ArtsWave at Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati OH

Jul 16 2022
Truth & Inspiration | Live Events

Join us at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Saturday, July 16 for two live events as part of the 2022 Truth & Inspiration Artist Showcase.

11:30 a.m. | “I am Not Afraid of Spiders” book reading by Ashley Aya Ferguson at the Rosenthal Education Center

Ashley Aya Ferguson is a writer, editor, author, and during the day serves as a content writer and strategist. She is currently writing a colorful memoir based on her journey as an ambitious single black mother. She has published two children’s picture books titled, “Girl, You Are Magic!” and “Boy, You Are Brilliant!”

12:30 p.m. | “Mood Altering” panel discussion by Asha White in the Fath Auditorium 

Asha White is a self-educated artist and creator residing in Cincinnati, Ohio. Asha wields her personal identity as a queer, African American woman within her practice, exploring social justice themes, such as race, sexuality, and mental health. While her primary medium is oil paint, Asha also engages in multimedia projects both which strive to unite diverse populations through shared experiences and common narratives, facilitate understanding and promote change.

1:45 p.m. | “Story Share” short film by Kailah Ware and testimonial in the Fath Auditorium

Kailah Ware is a local artist, entrepreneur, and owner of SunnyBlu Creative Agency. She is a graduate of the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) and holds a bachelor’s degree in Motion Pictures from Wright State University.


Free Admission


  • Jul 16, 2022 at 11:30 am (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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Parking: FREE. Bike Racks are available outside the Main Entrance of the Art Museum. Hook up to one of our Marcel Duchamp-inspired racks during your visit! Accessible Parking is available in our north parking lot, just past the main visitor parking lot and entrance. Wheelchair + Stroller Entry is available via our DeWitt Entrance, on the east side of the museum, near the accessible parking. Access to the Mary R. Schiff Library + Archives is available via our Castellini Foundation Entrance, just to the right of the main entrance on the west side of the building.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

Service Animals are welcome in the Art Museum. Please check in with the security guard in the front lobby or at the DeWitt entrance upon arrival.

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