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COVID-19 Museum Health & Safety 

The Taft will continue to share updates on COVID-19 to inform our staff, volunteers, and visitors of effects to Museum operations and safety on this page. 


Please review our updated health and safety protocols before visiting.

We stress that plans are subject to change as we need to be flexible and attentive in this unique situation and put the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors first. We continue to urge all of you to take this health threat seriously and to play your part in keeping yourself, your loved ones and our many different communities as healthy and safe as possible.


Museum Hours




11 a.m.–4 p.m.

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

11 a.m.–5 p.m.



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All tickets include timed entry and museum capacity is limited. 

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Ensure a Safe Visit for You and Others

The Taft continues our commitment to community wellness. If planning a visit to the Taft, please review these policies in alignment with current CDC guidelines and the unique needs of the Taft Museum of Art as we continue to keep the health and safety of our guests our top priority: 

We Ask You to:

  • Familiarize yourself with COVID-19 symptoms  and do not visit if you are feeling unwell or have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. 
  • Purchase admission tickets online in advance with our contactless systems. 
  • Prepare for your visit with our online visitor guides
  • Masks are required indoors for all regardless of vaccination status. Offensive imagery will not be permitted. 
  • Please keep your distance from our team members and others who are not in your party.
  • Wash your hands frequently and utilize hand sanitizer (stations can be found throughout our facility). 

The Taft Museum of Art Will:

  • Continue enhanced cleaning protocols for all museum spaces.
  • Masks are required indoors for all regardless of vaccination status. Offensive imagery will not be permitted. 
  • Provide sanitation stations throughout our facilities. 
  • Offer digital-only visitor guides
  • Admission staff will be behind plexiglass barriers as extra protection. 
  • Continue service for the Lindner Family Café outdoors only with table spacing. 

Questions? Please contact us at or call (513) 241-0343. To learn more about current CDC guidelines, click here. 

Experience the Taft

Celebrate Our Bicentennial

Join the Taft Museum of Art for our bicentennial exhibition, In a New Light, featuring 80 works from our historic house collection. Learn more.

Family Programs

From our Virtual Family Fundays, perfect for all ages, to our Summer Art Camp designed to strengthen your child’s artistic skills and confidence, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Learn more.

Adult Programs

The Taft’s adult programs celebrate a long tradition of sharing our love of art, history, music, and more with our community. Our events fill up quickly, so be sure to register in advance and mark your calendars. Learn more.

Dine at the Lindner Family Café

Join us under the garden tent to indulge in a refreshed menu where there’s something for every taste. Enjoy inspired food options, plus wine, beer, and specialty cocktails. Our historic garden is an amazing spot to unwind and dine on artfully prepared meals, including delicious vegetarian and vegan options too. Members enjoy a 10% discount.  Learn more.


The Taft's blog, Frame|Work, offers unique perspectives on the stories and people behind the Taft, its historic house, and the art and artifacts that leave us captivated. Immerse yourself in the Taft's history as we explore the past and preserve the treasures in our collection for centuries to come. Learn more.

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Affected Programs

Ticket holders and expected event attendees will be notified of any cancellations and/or rescheduled dates, and refunds will be honored. If you don’t hear from our Visitor Experience team or you have questions, please contact us at

Supporting the Taft

During this time, the Taft Museum of Art wants to continue bringing the region’s rich culture into your lives. Every week the museum operates on limited capacity, we miss the opportunity to serve our community.

Whether you can donate time or money, you can help the Taft Museum of Art mitigate the loss of revenue and charitable donations to help the museum continue to offer programs to all segments of the community. Here are ways that you can help Taft:

Make a Donation

Donations help the Taft provide engaging and enriching experiences on and offline, care for our collection, and support our Taft team. Give today.

Share Your Thoughts

We want to take this opportunity to hear from you. Email to let us know how we can best serve you during this time.

Follow Us on Social Media and Invite Your Friends

Help us get more people in the community involved in the arts by asking others to follow Taft on social media and sharing the Museum’s posts with your friends and followers.

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Use Amazon Smile and Kroger Community Rewards

If you already shop on Amazon, consider using AmazonSmile to support Taft. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the Taft Museum of Art when selected. If you shop at Kroger, use Kroger Community Rewards and a portion of your spending annually can be donated to the Taft. 

Leave the Taft a Positive Review Online

The Taft appreciates reviews on sites like Google, Facebook, Yelp, and TripAdvisor to help others discover the Museum. Now is the perfect time to hop online to share a kind note about your experience.

Google | Facebook | Yelp | TripAdvisor


Questions? Please contact us at or call (513) 241-0343.

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