Creative Wanderlust Prompt: Cincinnati, Ohio

Creative Wanderlust Prompts: Cincinnati, Ohio

In celebration of the upcoming Super Bowl, I thought it would be fun to highlight some facts and details that make Cincinnati a creative city to know and love!

Knowing details about any city, I find, makes me even more curious to learn more and explore! Below is a list of creative prompts to get you thinking about Cincinnati in a whole new light. Be sure to stay tuned for more posts and information.

Daily Creative Wanderlust Prompts: Cincinnati

Monday – The Queen City, Cincy, The ‘Nati, The City of Seven Hills – Cincinnati is known by many names. Pick one and letter the nickname that embodies the feeling of Cincinnati.

Tuesday –In honor of the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, photograph signs in your location that could be additions to their collection.

Wednesday – Paint a mural on the side of an old building in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood

Thursday – Write a short descriptive paragraph setting the scene and emotional state of a character who has just found refuge in an Underground Railroad safe house in Cincinnati. (Read more about Cincinnati’s role in the Underground Railroad at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.) 

Friday – Two-way, three-way, twenty-way: Make a food collage inspired by Cincinnati chili and add different, creative additions to the dish, edible or not! 

Saturday/SundayAdventure – Cincinnati is a sports town! Embrace their love of baseball, football, soccer and more and head outside and play a little catch! 

Examples of Some Creative Wanderlust Prompts: Cincinnati

Here are some examples created with the prompts above.

Hand Lettering – The Queen City, Cincinnati, Ohio by Betsy Beier
Drawing Murals on Buildings in the Over-The-Rhine neighborhood, Cincinnati, Ohio by Betsy Beier


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