Current Exhibitions                

iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

Now – January 7, 2018 | Working with materials as diverse as metal umbrella ribs, industrial yarns, woven metal, leather strips, and transparent acrylic, Iris van Herpen is one of the most visionary fashion designers of the twenty-first century.

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Now – January 28, 2018Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge’s More Sweetly Play the Dance makes its North American museum premiere at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Ana England: Kinship

Now – March 4, 2018Ana England is fascinated by the foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that if you look closely, you will find that the connections between us are greater than those separating us.

Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance

Now – February 11, 2018 | Commemorating five hundred years since Martin Luther issued his 95 theses to a Wittenberg church, the art museum is organizing an exhibition exploring the impact of the Italian Renaissance and the Reformation through the prints of Albrecht Dürer and hicontemporaries. 

 Special Features

C A M P G R O U N D

C A M P G R O U N D, on view now, is a large-scale, animated neon installation on the west wall of the French Wing at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Mementos of Affection

Now – November 2018Mementos of Affection: Ornamental Hairwork in Jewelry and Portrait Miniatures will delve into the dual themes of why these keepsakes were created and cherished: love and mourning.

Fashion and Technology

Now – December 31, 2017 | Focusing on three areas—textile dyes, printing processes, and lacework—Fashion and Technology explores the impact of innovations in textile production on fashion in the nineteenth century. 

In Bloom: Floral Prints from the Permanent Collection

Now – November 2018

The Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati

Now–December 31, 2017

Made in Cincinnati

October 12, 2017–January 14, 2018

Digital Exhibitions

The Art Academy of Cincinnati and World War I

Exploring the Art Academy of Cincinnati's connection to WW1 through The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives.

Rembrandt: Master Printmaker

Deeply loved for his richly emotional art, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669) is one of the world’s most recognized artists. Over the centuries, countless references to the Dutch master have ingrained his name and images into our lives.

Robert S. Duncanson

The history of African American artistic identity in the Queen City during the 19th century is best studied through the work of Robert S. Duncanson.

Frida Kahlo: Photographic Portraits by Bernard Silberstein

This collaboration between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the University of Cincinnati centers on Bernard Silberstein’s portraits of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Mementos of Affection

Ornamental Hairwork in Jewelry and Portrait Miniatures from the Cincinnati Art Museum.