Cincinnati Preservation Association- offers three virtual tours:
The virtual tour uses a "memories" theme showing both "old" and current pictures of historic and memorable Cincinnati landmarks as well as a narrative that highlights the history and current use of the site. Facility must provide the projection screen or a blank wall for the program.
- Cincinnati Memories- A virtual tour of Downtown Cincinnati-From the comfort of your facility, step back in time to visit Fountain Square, the Carew Tower Complex, the Dixie Terminal Building, City Hall, Findlay Market and Union Terminal to name a few. This program is sure to stir many memories for your group and will give you a great reminiscing tool to use. This is one program you don't want to miss out on!
- Cincinnati Memories 2- A virtual tour of Downtown Cincinnati-Take this virtual tour from Music Hall to Chester Park with stops at the inclines, Crosley Field, Eden Park and ride on the Island Queen to Coney Island.
- NEW! Cincinnati Memories 3- A virtual tour of Cincinnati's Memorable Sites and Buildings Re-kindle memories of Cincinnati’s history as Jeanne Rolfes, CPA’s Virtual Tour Guide, “walks” the participants from Lunken Airport to the College of Mt. St. Joseph and the Anderson Ferry to Western Hills High School; from Spring Grove Cemetery to the Mansions of Clifton, Burnet Woods and the Cincinnati Zoo as well as areas of town hit hard by the Great 1937 flood.
Master Spinner from The Weaver's Guild of Greater Cincinnati, will demonstrate how people from the 18th century spun fiber into yarn on the spinning wheel for making cloth, and discuss dying and fabric making from the period. This program is available to facilities inside AND 20 miles beyond the 275 loop.
Russ offers two programs:
1. Russ shares the history of a region using traditional Appalachian stories and songs to paint memories of the past. This program illustrates several Appalachian instruments and aspects of Appalachian culture.
2. Story Quilt- Russ and Barb use fiddle, banjo, dulcimer – and a few surprises – to reveal the memories held in the scraps of their full-size STORY QUILT. Audience members choose from 12 different piecework designs on the 65” x 45” Story Quilt; they receive a story, proverb, folk belief, song, dance, or even a game in return. Each pattern offers a uniquely interactive fun-filled history lesson, and audiences often add their own stories in the process!
Stan Wernz presents:
Meet Mr. Lincoln - A Talk with Abraham Lincoln-Come hear Mr. Lincoln relate events from his early childhood, living in Indiana, and his professional and political career. He will include comments on patriotism, liberty and independence. Hear his words of gratitude to those who have protected the Union, and encourage us in the challenges today. The program is carefully chosen from Lincoln's writings and speeches.
The Taft Museum of Art will delight you with these three selections:
- Mythology and Religion in the Taft Collections-A discussion of works of art depicting biblical, Chinese, and mythological themes. This talk presents some of the treasures at the Taft and illustrates creative expressions of religious culture, ritual and belief.
- Who's Who at the Taft-Learn more about the often outrageous personalities behind the serene portraits that line the Taft galleries. Likely to be revealed are the well-kept secrets of those very distinguished characters that had their portraits painted by the old masters many years ago.
- Telling Tails at the Taft-Enjoy a humorous look at the animal life depicted in the Taft Museum of Art's collections of paintings, porcelains and enamels. From fearsome dragons to playful puppies, this presentation will place these creatures within their artistic contexts and will be enjoyed by animal lovers of all ages.
*This program currently has limited availability. Please call Grace.
These programs available to facilities inside the 275 loop.