BLINK to Light Up Cincinnati Streets Oct. 13-16

The citywide art and light festival is slated to return this fall.

Feb 7, 2022 at 11:39 am
BLINK 2019 - Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
BLINK 2019

The wildly popular BLINK art and light festival is returning to Cincinnati Oct. 13-16.

click to enlarge BLINK-themed car on the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar. - Photo: Provided by ArtsWave
Photo: Provided by ArtsWave
BLINK-themed car on the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar.

Festival organizers ArtsWave announced its return Monday morning, as well as the addition of a permanent BLINK-themed car on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.

BLINK also introduced a new executive director, Justin Brookhart, a University of Cincinnati alumnus.

“It’s an honor to lead BLINK Cincinnati in collaboration with our producing partners to shine a light on Cincinnati’s innovative and forward-thinking arts and culture community,” Brookhart said in a statement.

While there are scant details as to what the event will actually entail, organizers suggest following the festival on social media to keep up with more announcements to come.

The citywide BLINK experience returned in 2019 due to popular demand after the inaugural event in 2017.

Last March, former Mayor John Cranley announceda multi-million stimulus proposal for the Cincinnati arts community, including $1 million for the return of BLINK.

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