Enjoy the Arts and FUNKe Fired Arts Partner for When in Pompeii at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Enjoy the Arts and FUNKē Fired Arts will host When in Pompeii from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 20 at FUNKē Fired Arts. The event includes a make-it-take-it pottery painting activity inspired by the art of ancient Pompeii, a wheel throwing demonstration, complimentary food and wine, and surprises from Enjoy the Arts’ Arts and Culture Partners.

“When in Pompeii is the first in a series of quarterly events offered by Enjoy the Arts,” said Samantha Robinson, Manager of Enjoy the Arts. “These events aim to provide behind-the-scenes or hands-on arts experiences to our Members and to the Cincinnati community.” Enjoy the Arts plans to partner with one or more of their Arts and Culture Partners on each event.

Tickets to When in Pompeii are $20 for Enjoy the Arts Members and up to three guests or $25 for non-Members. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.enjoythearts.org/events or by phone at 513.455.7140. Admission includes a ceramic bowl that guests can paint using designs inspired by the ancient artifacts featured in Cincinnati Museum Center’s current special exhibit, A Day in Pompeii. Bowls will be fired in FUNKē Fired Arts’ kiln and available for pick-up following the event.

“Come spend an evening at FUNKē Fired Arts,” said Beth Suellentrop, Retail Manager at FUNKē Fired Arts. “Paint a piece of pottery that will last forever and share in the traditions of Pompeii!”

FUNKē Fired Arts is one of Enjoy the Arts’ more than 30 Arts and Culture Partners, a list that includes Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, Playhouse in the Park, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Cincinnati Museum Center, and more. Arts and Culture Partners provide the free tickets and discounts included in Enjoy the Arts memberships. The ORANGE membership, available to students and young professionals under the age of 35, is an introduction to the arts that includes over $500 worth of vouchers redeemable for two free tickets, and additional discounts and offers, including priority access to Broadway in Cincinnati tickets and discounted admission to Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and Newport Aquarium. The NOIR membership, available to individuals of all ages, offers experiential benefits, such as discounts, seating upgrades, and Member-for-a-day benefits, designed for experienced arts patrons. Memberships are available for purchase online at www.enjoythearts.org or by phone at 513.455.7140

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