The Cincinnati Music Festival is launching its open-air museum this summer and it opens this weekend.
The Cincinnati Music Festival Open Air Museum in Washington Park is a curated art exhibit and will showcase 15 black-owned businesses and artists.
The exhibit will be created from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and visitors are encouraged to attend. Music will be played throughout the day and is programmed by the Cincinnati Music Accelerator.
Officials said the artists and businesses have been paired up to create a “unique exhibition focused on supporting local artists, local businesses and celebrating the return of businesses, their prosperity and the building of community. diverse “.
The combinations of companies and artists are:
- Black owned outerwear, Dai Williams
- Black Coffee Room, Asmara Abraham
- Gallery in Gumbo, Javarri Lewis
- Society Cycle, Tausha Cox
- Cincy Nice, Nytaya Babbit
- Lighting and Design Switch, Cedric Michael Cox
- The Confetti Room, David Michael Butler
- Esoteric Brewing Company, TC Flowers
- Nostalgia Wine and Jazz Lounge, Terence Hammonds
- Revel Urban Winery, Paris Summary
- Coffee cream + sugar, Hannah Jones
- District 78, April Sunami
- Sugar Innovations, Gee Horton
- Pata Joja Taqueria, Katelan Thomas
- Drip coffee, Adoria Maxberry
Officials said the exhibit will be dispersed throughout Washington Park for a month-long installation, then travel to Court Street to be on display for a period of time before returning to businesses to be proudly displayed in their space.
For more information on the event and the music program, visit artswave.org/outdoormuseum.