Current Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions


From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith

February 22, 2014 - May 18, 2014

Organized by the Brooklyn Museum of Art, this exhibition features 24 pieces of silver and gold jewelry created by African ....

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Genius and Grace: François Boucher and the Generation of 1700

February 14, 2014 - May 11, 2014

Genius and Grace: François Boucher and the Generation of 1700 will feature over seventy master drawings from the Horvitz Collection, ....

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Elizabeth Nourse: Rites of Passage

November 23, 2013 - March 02, 2014

This exhibition celebrates the acquisition of The First Communion (La première communion), a masterpiece by Cincinnati favorite Elizabeth Nourse (1859–1938) ....

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What’s New: Fashion and Contemporary Craft

September 07, 2013 - January 19, 2014

Wonder what a Cannabis Smoking Coat by Cincinnati native and New York designer John Bartlett looks like? A pair of ....

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Degas, Renoir, and Poetic Pastels

October 26, 2013 - January 19, 2014

For artists like Degas and Renoir, pastel could be used quickly and without the fuss of wet paint that might ....

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Realm of the Immortals: Daoist Art in the Cincinnati Art Museum

October 12, 2013 - January 05, 2014

Realm of the Immortals is designed to introduce the important concepts of Chinese Daoism as both a philosophy and as ....

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Taming the Elements: Contemporary Japanese Prints and Ceramics

October 12, 2013 - January 05, 2014

This exhibition of approximately 35 works will pair modern and contemporary Japanese prints from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, including ....

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The Tree of Life

November 19, 2013 - January 01, 2014

Families across the tristate will have a brand new holiday tradition to enjoy, starting this week at the Cincinnati Art ....

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Corporation to Community: Selected Paintings and Silver from P&G

December 08, 2012 - November 10, 2013

The Cincinnati Art Museum celebrates the community spirit of The Procter & Gamble Company with this exhibition of selected paintings and silver ....

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The Renovation and Reinstallation of the Schmidlapp Gallery

October 29, 2011 - October 29, 2013

Iconic, impactful and masterful - the paintings, sculptures and decorative arts on exhibit here represent the Cincinnati Art Museum’s core ....

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Cincinnati Everyday

May 25, 2013 - September 22, 2013

Cole Carothers (b. 1949) and Courttney Cooper (b. 1977) each address Cincinnati as both subject and content. Though their styles ....

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Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast

June 08, 2013 - September 08, 2013

Cincinnati native Edward Henry Potthast is celebrated for his sun-filled paintings of Americans at the shore. This exhibition of 90 ....

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Crosley Motors Incorporated, Super Sport, 1951

June 11, 2013 - August 25, 2013

Cincinnati entrepreneur Powel Crosley (1886–1961) held the democratic vision of creating products affordable to the masses. He is well remembered ....

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Cincinnati Summer

June 01, 2013 - August 16, 2013

It's summer at the Cincinnati Art Museum, a time to celebrate the beauty of this region and its art. Ten ....

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Memories: Some Favorite Objects, An Exhibition Selected by Emily Rauh Pulitzer

April 26, 2013 - July 28, 2013

On April 26, 2013, Emily Rauh Pulitzer received the Cincinnati Art Award, an honor bestowed upon an individual who has ....

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James Welling: Monograph

February 02, 2013 - May 05, 2013

Artist James Welling has created beautiful and challenging photographs for over thirty-five years. Operating in the hybrid ground between painting ....

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Behind the Seams: Exhibiting and Conserving Fashion and Textiles

December 22, 2012 - April 28, 2013

Understand the complexity of storing, conserving, mounting, and exhibiting fashion arts and textiles from the Museum’s permanent collection in this ....

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Jaguar XK

January 29, 2013 - April 07, 2013

Low slung. Long, rolling lines. Luxury. Designer William Lyons conceived Jaguar’s XK series as a sleek, sexy, powerful line of ....

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Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spectacles of Paris

October 13, 2012 - January 13, 2013

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec Monfa was an heir apparent of an ancient aristocratic family. In 1878-79 he broke both ....

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1954 Kaiser-Darrin

August 22, 2012 - January 06, 2013

Go Retro. Come and celebrate the beauty of the limited-edition 1954 Kaiser-Darrin roadster.  This award-winning automobile will be on display ....

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Herb Ritts: L.A. Style

October 06, 2012 - January 01, 2013

Curated by Paul Martineau for the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.He revolutionized fashion photography, modernized the nude, and transformed ....

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Doug and Mike Starn: Gravity of Light

October 06, 2012 - December 30, 2012

Since well before the Renaissance, light has been used for and understood as a metaphor for illumination, spiritual or intellectual; ....

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Sarah Vanderlip: Drawings for Sculptures of Buildings

September 29, 2012 - December 09, 2012

Los Angeles-based Sarah Vanderlip received her MFA in Sculpture from Yale University. Her series, Drawings for Sculptures of Buildings is ....

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Marjorie Schiele (1913-2008): Artist, Expatriate, Benefactor

September 29, 2012 - December 09, 2012

This exhibition of paintings and drawings by Marjorie Schiele pays tribute to this artist, expatriate, and benefactor, and provides an ....

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Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit

May 26, 2012 - September 09, 2012

More than one hundred works, from paintings to sculpture, are featured in this major exhibition devoted to the acclaimed artist ....

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