Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati

Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati
44 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: (513) 345-8400


The CAC is internationally known as a vital venue for contemporary art. Celebrating our 75th Anniversary last year, our curatorial team plans dynamic seasons with world-class artists of varying levels of notoriety and career stages, providing lectures, educational classes, film screenings, and other events to illuminate and augment exhibitions and performances. Since its inception in 2011, the CAC performance program has taken the same excitement and introspection that exists with the CAC’s galleries into a live environment. Featuring multi-disciplinary performances that straddle genres and challenge categorization, the program provides a platform for boundary-pushing live art in

The CAC performance program, initially begun as an introduction to the world of live art presentation, has become an invaluable part of the institution’s image and focus, growing in stature and influence with each new season. The program is focused on building bridges between the community and the larger contemporary art world, supporting the creation and presentation of new work by local artists as well as collaborations between artists in residency and Cincinnati-based makers and organizations.

House Capacity: 82-250

Disciplines: Dance, Performance Art, Music, Theatre, Spoken Word, Multi-Discipline