During December, Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. The Museum is free to all on Sundays.
The Cafe is open Tuesday–Friday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Closing at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
Tuesday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve)
The Museum is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Bringing a group of 15 or more to visit the Taft on a Free Sunday? Please let us know so we can better meet the needs of your group!
Holiday Concert: Young Professionals’ Choral Collective
Sunday, December 8, 2:30 p.m.
Get in the spirit of the holidays as the Young Professionals’ Choral Collective brings on the holiday cheer! This energetic group of eight singers performs the sounds of the season in our annual holiday concert. After their performance in Luther Hall, they will sing carols throughout the galleries.
FREE. No reservations taken.
Sponsor: The Wohlegemuth Herschede Foundation
On view through January 5, 2014
A holiday favorite returns to the Taft! Be swept into the holiday mood by visiting this display of antique ornaments, toys, and decorations. Each year you can escape into Christmas as it used to be, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. As always, this year’s exhibition features new and unique displays.
Antique Christmas: Covers and Calendars
On view through January 19, 2014
This exhibition features Christmas-themed magazine covers and calendars from the era during which the Tafts lived in the historic house.
H. R. McBride, “This Week,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, December 22, 1935. Offset lithograph. From the Collection of Pam and Jim Thomas
Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art
On view through January 12, 2014
Spanning from the colonial period through the Civil War, 46 paintings and 7 sculptures highlight the American fascination with narrative art. From the collection of the New-York Historical Society, the exhibition includes paintings by such giants of early 19th-century American art as Benjamin West, William Sidney Mount, and Eastman Johnson as well as others being shown for the first time in decades.