Art After Hours

Stay cool at Summer Reading’s adult finale: Art After Hours.

The Carrico/Fort Thomas’ annual Art After Hours program returns for an evening featuring the work of 16 regional artists. Attendees will have the chance to connect with the artists, with many items available for purchase.

Event Details

Date: 7 pm Friday, July 28

Location: Carrico/Fort Thomas (1000 Highland Ave.)

Along with art, the event will also feature live music performed by the Ken Foltz Quintet, making their Art After Hours debut. While perusing art, you can also enjoy macrons from the Little Spoon Bakery & Cafe and floral arrangements by Fort Thomas Florist & Greenhouses.

No registration is required.


Featured Artists

After Hours will feature the work of Bill Dirkes, Dr. Jerry Warner, Craig Lipscomb, Everage King, Chris Rust, Billy Tackett, Jeff Prather, Gavin Warner, JoAnn Scharf, Sharmon Davidson, Tina Tepe, Kori Deller, Margie Lakeberg, Taliaferro Wood and Pattie Purnell.

Pick up a brochure at any branch to learn more about this year’s featured artists.

  • A painting of Cincinnati's Robeling Bridge by Pattie Purnell.
    "Roebling Bridge" by Pattie Purnell.


Tiny Art Show

Don’t forget to cast your vote at the Tiny Art Show! Participants will create a masterpiece on a 3×3 inch canvas, which will be displayed at Art After Hours. Attendees will be able to cast their vote by age group for Best Overall and Best for Summer Reading Theme (Roar, Soar, Read – Dinosaurs).

Interested in entering miniature artwork? Attend one of the following programs:

  • Children: 4 pm Monday, July 17
  • Adults: 2 & 6:30 pm Thursday, July 20 (registration is required)
  • Tweens: 4:30 pm Thursday, July 20

Winners will receive a Michael’s gift card!

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