Join us for the second annual party for a purpose! (21+)

Raise a toast to invention, ingenuity and innovation during an adults-only night at the museum. Layers of Creativity will be an evening filled with light bites from local restaurants, creative cocktails, explosive programming, a silent disco and exclusive access to Cincinnati Museum Center’s incredible exhibits.
Funds raised through Layers of Creativity support CMC’s educational programming, providing the foundation for 21st-century workforce skill development – critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity.

Last year’s Layers of Wonder event hosted over 600 guests for an evening filled with light-bites from local restaurants, creative cocktails, explosive programming, a silent disco and exclusive access to CMC’s world-class exhibits. Layers of Creativity is sure to dazzle and delight 1,000+ guests throughout Union Terminal. Join the party on November 6, 2020.

Individual Tickets and Sponsorships

Tickets on sale now. Purchase your tickets to the second annual party for a purpose today!


What to Expect


8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.


Cincinnati Museum Center 1301 Western Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45203


Self parking

Tickets (21+)

There is no physical ticket for this event. Upon arrival, check in at the registration table to receive your wristband. The all-inclusive ticket gets you unlimited food and drink and access to all experiences throughout the museum. For more information on tickets and sponsorship packages, click on our tickets link in the right side bar or email


Evening attire


Indulge in creative Layers-inspired food from our partners at Service Systems Associates. You’ll find unique and fabulously crafted stations to satisfy all your cravings throughout the museums and don’t miss famous Cincinnati staples in the Rotunda and the Lower Level. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten and nut free options will be available.


You’ll find multiple bars throughout Union Terminal. All bars will feature select Rhinegeist and domestic beers and wine. Full premium bars are located in the Rotunda and the Lower Level Avenue. A dedicated lane for premium ticket holders will be designated at each bar.

Entertainment and Interactives
  • Live DJ and a dancefloor
  • Framester photo booths
  • Explosions on the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation Science Stage
  • Discomen in the Silent Disco
  • Print your own T-Shirt with DIY Printing
  • Exclusive access to the blockbuster exhibition
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