Holidays at the Taft

From Antique Christmas to family-friendly events, there is something for everyone at the Taft this holiday season.

Antique Christmas
November 3, 2017—January 7, 2018

Handmade Angel Ornament, about 1860–1900, chromolithographic “scrap” paper, and metal tinsel. Private collection

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.

Securing timed tickets in advance is recommended. Walk-ins will be accommodated as available. On Sundays in December, timed tickets are required.

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Hot tea with sweet cookiesAfternoon Tea


Celebrate the holidays with an elegant, festive afternoon tea! Sip your favorite tea and enjoy seasonal savories and sweets.

Taft in snow

Photo by Liam O’Connell

Holiday Parties and Group Lunches

Book your holiday office party or group lunch at the Museum! Get into the holiday spirit at the Taft. Dining options are available to create a memorable celebration.

For reservations, please contact Megan Gooch at (513) 684-4516 or

20% Off Gift Memberships

When you give a Taft membership, you give an entire year full of art, special events, music, talks, and much more! Members receive free admission to the historic house and special exhibitions, discounts in the Shop and the Lindner Family Café, and invitations to members-only programs.

Gift memberships can be purchased here using code HOLIDAY, in person at the Shop or Admissions desk, or by calling Kristin McFadden at (513) 352-5134.

To qualify, membership must be for individuals or households that have not held active membership within 12 months. Offer valid through Tuesday, January 2, 2018. To receive by Christmas, orders must be placed by Tuesday, December 12.

Give the gift of art and support the Taft!
This holiday season the Shop will offer an elegant Tiffany-inspired package that includes:

Purchase by December 31 for special pricing of $90 for Taft members and $115 for non-members (regular retail price: $138). Visit the Shop or call (513) 352-5138.