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Now On Exhibit - Lineillism Revealed

February 3- April 9

In 2000, local artist Jim "J.C." Hall suffered an intense attack of shingles, which caused him to see in vertical lines.  He began painting what he saw, creating a new art technique, "Lineillism."

Behringer-Crawford Museum will host an exhibit of Hall's paintings, opening at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3. The exhibit will continue through Sunday, April 9 and is included with regular museum admission.


2017 Two-Headed Calf Awards

Thursday, March 30, 6 p.m.

NKU's Votruba Student Union Ballroom

Behringer-Crawford Museum will honor outstanding local individuals and groups for their significant accomplishments in the areas of history, education and community service at an awards dinner and gala emceed by Local 12 newscaster John Lomax.  Just as two heads are better than one, so, too, is the service of the people these awards honor.  The honorees are: Mike Hammons, Community; Dave Schroeder, History; Terri Cox-Cruey, Education; Hills of KY Dulcimers and Matt Butler and Rebekah Gensler, Special Recognition. The event will also include cocktails, a silent auction, live music and dinner. Tickets are $100, $800 for a table of eight.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (859) 491-4003 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Civil War Park Day: Hike to Battery Bates

Saturday, April 1, 1-3 p.m.

Explore Battery Bates, one of the batteries built in Devou Park to defend Cincinnati and NKY from an attack by Confederate forces advancing north from Richmond, KY during the summer of 1862. This guided hike will be led by Behringer-Crawford archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink in observance of Civil War Park Day. Participants will meet in the Behringer-Crawford Museum parking lot and be directed to a meeting point near the beginning of the hike, which is a moderate one up hills. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. In case of rain, a short program will be presented in the BCM Education Center. The events are free and open to the public. Call (859) 491-4003 for more information.


Fairy Party

Wednesday, April 5, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Do you believe in fairies? Make a mini fairy garden and hear a story about these little sprites. The event will take place outdoors in NaturePlay@BCM, so dress for the weather. Inclement weather will move activities inside.

Admission is free for BCM members. For future members, cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 60+ and $5 for children. There is a $3 fee per craft. Admission to the museum is included. Pre-registration is required by March 31 at (859) 491-4003.


Six@Six: On Being a Refugee in America

Thursday, April 6, 6 p.m. at Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Tens of thousands of people flee their home countries every year seeking safety from persecution, war, and violence. In the last four decades, the United States has welcomed more than three million refugees from all over the world. Karen Brownlee, graduate student at NKU, focused her research on the roughly 2,000 Somali refugees living in Northern Kentucky. Brownlee will discuss what it takes to come here and what refugees leave behind. You will leave with an understanding of the refugee experience in our community.
Six@Six is a community lecture series sponsored by Northern Kentucky University's Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. BCM is proud to be a partnering venue.
Tickets: $6
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Wildflower Hike

Saturday, April 8, 1:00 p.m.

Observe the beauty of Northern Kentucky's wildflowers as you hike the Benny Vastine Nature Trail in Devou Park during the first blush of spring. The hike, presented by Behringer-Crawford Museum, will start at 1 p.m.on Saturday, April 8 at the trail head parking lot, located on Old Montague Road, which is off Sleepy Hollow Road. The hike will be led by Jacob Bartley, owner of Plum Hill Ecological Services. This is an outdoor hike and may last up to two hours, so please dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes. The difficulty of the trail is moderate but there are some hills. The hike is free and open to the public, but donations are always welcome!  To register or for more information, call 859-491-4003.

Tot Tuesdays! Rainbows

Tuesday, April 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Children will learn all about those colorful arches in the sky, plus craft one to take home, in this parent-toddler session. Tot Tuesdays!, designed to help prepare preschoolers for reading readiness and socialization, are held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. Admission is free for BCM members. For future members, cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 60+ and $5 for children. There is a $1 craft fee per child.

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