Kennedy Heights Arts Center enhances the life of the surrounding community through arts and cultural experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community.
Groundbreaking research in neuroscience reveals that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental than our need for food and shelter. Social connection is a super power that makes individuals smarter, happier and more productive.* At Kennedy Heights Arts.. Read More
At last week’s showcase, students in grades 2-6 sang, danced, performed puppet shows, and displayed ceramics and paintings. And, they literally jumped with joy. This marks the third year of Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s partnership with Woodford Paideia Academy to lead a.. Read More
Homelessness, food insecurity, bullying, depression and anxiety in young people. These are all issues that teens in our community care about – and they are using creative tools to address them. Bridging artistic expression and activism in Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s Teen.. Read More
This summer, more than 320 young people will explore art, dance, music and theatre at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. In 28 different camps, they will draw and paint, perform original plays, design video games, create mini-worlds, make and fly kites, and become the.. Read More
Kennedy Heights Arts Center pleased to present the third annual Jazz in the Heights, a summer concert series featuring world-class jazz performers. Jazz in the Heights 2019 will include three concerts: WonderJazz: Stevie Wonder Reimagined on June 9; The Dixie Karas Group.. Read More
We are excited to announce that poet Wendy McVicker (Athens, OH) and artist Nancy Gamon (Cincinnati, OH) have been selected as our 2019 Artists-in-Residence. Wendy has been an Ohio Arts Council Teaching Artist since 2000, and loves bringing people together to discover.. Read More
It’s Jazz in the Heights! This summer we’re presenting world-class jazz performers in three special concerts in our Lindner Annex. Join us for sweet sounds, fabulous company, amazing art, great food and drink, and more. All proceeds from Jazz in the Heights.. Read More
Who are our neighbors? How are we all connected? Residents of all ages will be invited to answer these questions as we share our stories creatively through the medium of video. Each spring, Kennedy Heights Arts Center hosts an Artist-in-Residence.. Read More
Last spring, something truly special happened. We danced. Perhaps that doesn’t sound remarkable, but the experience generated a sense of joy and connection that’s rare. Guided by our artist-in-residence from Inlet Dance Theatre (Cleveland, OH), racially and economically diverse residents of all.. Read More
I get it. You’re busy with work and life demands, so fitting in an art class is hard. But nurturing your creative side is essential to your well-being — not to mention lots of fun. Artistic and creative expression offers many benefits... Read More
This summer, more than 300 diverse youth will express their creativity through making art, dance, theatre, and music at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. In 28 different camps, they will paint murals, write poetry, create their own businesses, make scary movies, dig fossils,.. Read More
The weather outside might be frightful, but I’m thinking about planting seeds. Twelve years ago, the view along Montgomery Road in Kennedy Heights was a sea of vacant buildings. One of the first racially integrated neighborhoods in Cincinnati, Kennedy Heights is a.. Read More
These gardeners have a gift to share with the city. On September 9, Kennedy Heights Arts Center was invited by ArtsWave to help celebrate the grand opening of the Cincinnati Bell Connector downtown. KHAC Arts Education Coordinator Mallory Feltz, artist Karen Saunders.. Read More
There is a constant din outside my office. Excited voices, running feet, slamming doors. Yep, its summertime at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. This summer, more than 250 diverse young people will expand their creativity through art-making, dancing, acting, making music and more... Read More
Looking for a unique and fun experience for your next special occasion? You and your guests can participate in a one-of-a-kind, hands-on activity in visual art, dance or music, led by professional artists.
Private studio spaces with modern amenities are available in our Lindner Annex.