Cincinnati Wing Pre-Civil War Galleries Re-Open Aug. 1 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 27, 2015)
More Eastern treasures in Eden Park: Masterpieces of Japanese Art extended through Jan. 3 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 23, 2015)
New special feature Unknown Elements ignites the imagination (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 20, 2015)
Visitors can watch Cincinnati Art Museum conservator restore bronze sculpture, starting July 7 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 25, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Summer Update (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 3, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum announces new permanent gallery: The Nancy and David Wolf Gallery (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 1, 2015)
March 17, 2012 to August 26, 2012
Impressions of Venice will exemplify beautiful Venice, the most depicted city in the·world by 1900, and demonstrate how it influenced Cincinnati, its art and artists. Works on view will date from the late 1870s to about 1920, with most pieces coming from the 1880s, and all from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collections. Venetian lace and glass collected by the Art Museum in the 1880s will combine with examples of scenic photography, a vase and plaque decorated by Carl Schmidt for The Rookwood Pottery’s Venetian Vellum line, along with critic John Ruskin’s landmark book The Stones of Venice (1851-53), and an etched copper plate shown in tandem with Frank Duveneck’s etching tools. Paintings and prints will be represented by Robert Blum, Frank Duveneck, Joseph DeCamp, John Twachtman, and Cincinnati’s seminal Venetian influence James Abbott McNeill Whistler.