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Artists on Tour Programs

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Artists on Tour brings a variety of arts experiences directly into your organization. All programs are available Monday through Friday, year-round (unless otherwise noted). Additional program fees listed apply to same program/same day/same location bookings. For additional information, contact the CAA Education & Community Engagement Department at (513) 977-4116 or [email protected].

Please review the Artists on Tour order information before submitting an order form.

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Annie-Ruth-2018-175x100.jpgA. Ruth Creations

A. Ruth Creations employs creative writing and visual art to promote a positive self-image and to encourage reading and writing.


The Pen Stroke is My Voice (Grades 4-12)

What's the Word? Read! (Grades PS-3)


Matthew-&-smoke-175x100.jpgAny Theme Goes
From Sharonoville Cultural Arts Center

Any Theme Goes from Sharonville Cultural Arts Center's fun-filled magic programs have two strands—character building through the “Count on Me!” series and the “Wild Science” series that explores science and ecology.

Count on Me! The School Friend Show (Grades K-6)

Count on Me! How to Be a Super Hero (Grades K-6)

Count on Me! Ready, Set, Read! (Grades K-6)

Wild Science—Method Madness: The Scientific Method (Grades K-12)

Wild Science—What Does It Matter?: Magic with Solids, Liquids, & Gas (Grades K-12)

Wild Science—Trash Magic (Grades K-12)

Science is Magic workshop (Grades K-12)

Leadership Magic workshop (Grades K-6)


Bacchanal-2015-2-175x100.jpgBacchanal Steel Band

Bacchanal Steel Band’s programs explore the history and construction of the steel drum and the music of Trinidad.


Bacchanal Steel Band Performance (Grades K-Adult)

The World of Pan (Grades K-Adult)


Bach-and-boombox-175x100.jpgBach and Boombox

Enjoy a variety of great music—from Bach played on a cello to contemporary pieces 'played' on a boombox—while understanding their musical connections in Back and Boombox’s dynamic program. 

Bach's Kids (Grades 3-12)


Childers-Christmas-175x100.jpgBarb & Russ Childers ("Bear Foot")

Barb and Russ Childers, the duo of the musical group Bear Foot, showcases their Appalachian roots by exploring various aspects of Appalachian Culture from music and tall tales to crafts and quilts and its influence on Greater Cincinnati in their programs.

Mountain Christmas (Grades 3-Adult)

Oh, Shucks! Cornhusk Crafts, Songs & Stories (Grades 3-Adult)

The Story Quilt (Grades 3-Adult)

Bringing the Mounatins to You! (Grades K-Adult)

Banjo: From Africa to America (Grades 3-Adult)

Fiddles & Flatboats: Music & Stories along the Ohio (Grades K-Adult)


charles perdue_playing flute.jpgCharles Perdue

Charles Perdue explores the cultural connections of Africa, Native America, and Indigenous Australia through the musical instruments of the Native American style flute, Australian didgeridoo, frame drum, and rain sticks.

Cultural Connections with Flutes, Frame Drums, Didgeridooes & Rain Sticks (Grades 5-12)



Crystal Clear Science

Crystal Clear Science ignites students’ interest in science. Select one of the following topics: Sounds Like Fun, Climate Game Changers, Wonderful Water, and May the Force be With You.

Spectacular Science Shows (Grades K-12)


Cultural-Centre-of-India-175x100.jpgCultural Centre of India

Cultural Centre of India explores India's artistic cultural of dance and music and its rich history.


Indian Culture Comes to You: Dance of India (Grades K-Adult)

Indian Culture Comes to You: Music of India (Grades K-Adult)



Jacqueline McClure

Using cross-cultural movement as a way to express one’s story—whether joyful, painful or liberating—Jacqueline McClure creates an active and engaging space to practice the art of creative self-expression.

Creative Expression & Learning through Movement (Grades K-12)


Kathy-Wade-175x100.jpgKathy Wade

Renowned Jazz singer Kathy Wade’s programs use music to convey important lessons about mastering skills and having respect for others. 

A Black Anthology of Music (Grades K-8) 

Rhythms. . .Common Bonds (Grades 4-12; K-3 if had BAM in past 2 years)


Kelly-Richey-2018-175x100.jpgKelly Richey

The multi-talented Kelly Richey has been an entrepreneur since her late teens despite being dyslexic, which made reading difficult resulting in low self-esteem. As a certified Life Coach and a certified writing facilitator for Women Writing for (a) Change, Richey helps participants confront and overcome their own struggles through the writing process.

A Piece of Paper Always Listens (Grades 7-12)


Napoleon-Maddox-2017-175x100.jpgNapoleon Maddox

International hip-hop performer Napoleon Maddox explores creativity, critical thinking, and identity in his performances, workshops, and residencies.

Napoleon Maddox often travels internationally and has limited availability.

Finding Your Voice through Hip-Hop (Grades PS-12)

Journey of Duality (Grades 6-12)

Modern Song Writing & Production (Grades 4-12)


Omope-Carter-Daboiku-175x100.jpgOmope Carter Daboiku

A trained cultural geographer, Omope Carter Daboiku tells stories to enhance understanding of culture and place.


African American Poets from Harlem Renaissance to 21st Century (Grades 6-12)

Global Commonalities in Storytelling (Grades 3-12)

Tell It Like It Is! The Preservation of African Storytelling Traditions in Americas
(Grades 3-12)


P-Ann-Everson-Price-175x100.jpgP. Ann Everson-Price

Experience P. Ann Everson-Price's interactive performance about historical events that influenced music from Jazz to Motown. 

A Musical Journey: From Jazz to Motown (Grades 4-Adult) 


PatsyMeyer-650x370.jpgPatsy Meyer

Singer/songwriter Patsy Meyer is a certified Music Together teacher. Her program uses music and movement to enhance students’ understanding of reading and math.

Artz Smartz Music (Grades PS-3) New for 2020-21


LOM1-175x100.jpgPones: Laboratory of Movement

Pones: Laboratory of Movement promotes dance as a starting point to explore creativity, self-expression, and tranforming ideas into action. 

Core Creativity: Learning Through Dance (Grades K-12)

Dance 101: Explore Your Expression (Grades K-12)

Dancing on the Globe (Grades 3-12)

Dancing through the Ages (Grades 3-10)

Ladies Respect and Hip-Hop (Grades 4-12)

Show U: Ideas in Actions (Grades 6-12)


Stories in Motion (Grades 4-12)

Party Animals (Grades 2-6)


SkoolAid_WorldWheelchair-175x100.jpgSkool Aid

Skool Aid enriches the lives of children through creative expression, disability awareness, and curriculum connections. Skool Aid’s programming is designed to help children develop new interests, uncover and nurture hidden talents, develop good behavior and, most importantly – have a ton of fun.

Creative Expression (Grades PS-5)

Ethan the Brave (Grades PS-5)

Math & Music (Grades K-5)

Movement & Music (Grades K-5)

Passport to the World (Grades PS-5)

Songwriting and Song Performance (Grades PS-12)


Tom-with-Hats-175x100.jpgThe Space Painter

The Spacer Painter's engaging juggling demonstrations impart important lessons about tolerance and doing your best.


Do Your Best on the Test (Grades K-8)

Fantastic Feats of Family Strength (Grades K-8, families)

Tolerance, It's in the Air (Grades K-8)


Ginn-175x100.jpgStan Ginn

Experience Stan Ginn's interactive performances of found object instruments to demonstrate musical and scientific concepts. 

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Grades PS-8)



Toca Madera

Toca Madera performs music of Latin America and the Caribbean, taking listerners on a journey from the mountains of Peru to the beachers of Brazil, and the streets of Cuba.

Latin Music of the Americas and Beyond (Grades PS-12)


Wild-Carrot-175x100.jpgWild Carrot

Wild Carrot performs American folk music and offers songwriting workshops based on a class’ curriculum.


Our Roots are Showing! Interactive Performance (Grades K-6, 6-8)

Learning Across the Curriculum through Songwriting Workshops (Grades K-6)

Lyrics and Learning: The Standards through Song Residency (Grades K-6)

Rise Up Singing: The American Folk Song Movement Post-WWII (Grades 8-10)



Wump Mucket Puppets

Wump Mucket Puppets' fun-filled puppet show promotes the importance of being good caretakers of our world.

Bee Happy (Grades PS-3)


Zak-Morgan-175x100.jpgZak Morgan

GRAMMY™ Nominee Zak Morgan’s wit and charm inspires and tickles the funny bones of children and adults alike. Enjoy a performance of Zak Morgan’s imaginative songs or a writing workshop that explores the joy of language, wordplay, and stories.

Creative Writing Workshop & Residencies (Grades PS-4)

Sound of Science (Grades 3-5) New for 2020-21

Zak Morgan Performance (Grades PS-5)