CAM brings the art of Robert S. Duncanson and other masterpieces online with the Google Cultural Institute (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, February 1, 2016)
CAM to present powerful African-American art and community conversations in 30 Americans (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, January 27, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum acquires important Hudson River School painting and major figurative glass sculpture (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, January 14, 2016)
Cincinnati Art Museum to showcase The Etching Revival from Daubigny to Twachtman Feb 13–May 8, 2016 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, December 30, 2015)
CAM opens more galleries than ever before (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, December 17, 2015)
Field Guide: Photographs by Jochen Lempert showcases beauty, mystery of nature (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 16, 2015)
Welcome to the Cincinnati Art Museum's online collections database, a searchable catalogue of selected works from the permanent collection. Browse the highlights of the collection or search the catalogue using keywords to perform a simple or detailed search. The catalogue will be regularly updated with additional works of art so please check back frequently.
Discover your community’s vast and growing art collection. Since 1881, the Cincinnati Art Museum’s commitment to the community and its members as a world-class art museum has inspired acquisitions and additions to its ever-changing collection of art.
One of the oldest arts institutions in the United States, the Cincinnati Art Museum has a rich collection of more than 65,000 works of art, spanning 6,000 years. This unique collection includes the ancient art of Egypt, Greece, and Rome as well as Near and Far Eastern art, art of Africa and the Americas, costume and textiles, prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative art, and contemporary art.
The painting collection includes works by European old masters such as Titian, van Dyck, Hals, Rubens, and Gainsborough, as well as nineteenth- and twentieth-century works by Picasso, Renoir, Derain, Braque, Modigliani, Miró, and Chagall. The American collection holds works by Copley, Cole, Harnett, Wyeth, Wood, Hopper, Diebenkorn, and Rothko, as well as major artists from the 1970s and 1980s.
Some of the Art Museum’s most notable gems include the only collection of ancient Nabataean art outside of Jordan, the renowned Herbert Greer French collection of old master prints, and a fine collection of European and American portrait miniatures.
The Cincinnati Art Museum's Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives houses an extensive collection of research materials and artist files. Visit the Library page for hours, online catalog, and additional information.
The Cincinnati Art Museum Collection Database is funded by generous grants from:
The Harold C. Schott Foundation
H. B., E. W. and F. R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Narley L. Haley and Fifth Third Bank, Co-Trustees