Holidays at the Taft

From Antique Christmas to family-friendly events, there is something for everyone at the Taft this holiday season. Executive Chef Luke Radkey has created a festive brunch menu inspired by the holidays! Join us on Sundays for Chicken and Waffles, a Cincinnati Benedict, and more.


Antique Christmas display, Taft Museum of Art. Collection of Rick Finn

Antique Christmas
November 6—January 3, 2016

Escape to a winter wonderland of Christmas past at the Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, decorations, and toys. Learn more about the festive display here. Kathy and Stewart “Greg” Gregory, lenders to the exhibition, will discuss their collection in upcoming gallery talks.



Pictures with Santa!

Pictures with Santa!

Holiday Season Kickoff
Sunday, November 29, 11 a.m.—4 p.m. 

Enjoy free activities for the whole family at the Holiday Season Kickoff. The house will be decorated inside and out with lights, garlands, and displays of antique ornaments on old-fashioned feather trees. Enjoy lunch in the Lindner Family Café and do some holiday shopping in the Museum Shop.

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Bring your camera for photographs with Santa.
1–3 p.m.
Make an old-fashioned ornament.
3–4 p.m.
Christmas melodies with carolers in the galleries.


Taft in snow

Photo by Liam O’Connell

Holiday Parties

Book your holiday office party or group lunch at the Museum! The Taft has dining options to meet your group’s needs. For office party reservations, contact (513) 684-4523. For group lunch reservations, contact (513) 352-5140.


Taft membership card

Gift Membership

Give the gift that keeps on giving, a Taft Membership. The Museum’s upcoming season is not to be missed! Members will be the first to view the masterpieces in Daubigny, Van Gogh, Monet: Impressions of Landscape and dazzling costumes in the Downton Abbey costume exhibition. Don’t forget, members receive a 10 percent discount at the Cafe and Shop.

Learn more about gifting a membership by calling Shannon at (513) 352-5134 or click here.


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