Current Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions


Kara Walker: Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)

February 20, 2010 - May 02, 2010

“I wanted to make work where the viewer wouldn’t walk away; he would either giggle nervously, get pulled into history, ....

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electric earth by Doug Aitken

December 19, 2009 - April 11, 2010

electric earth is a story concerning a young man the artist envisioned as the last person on Earth. This is ....

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Imperishable Beauty: Art Nouveau Jewelry

November 17, 2009 - January 17, 2010

Discover the beauty of jewelry from the Art Nouveau movement at the Cincinnati Art Museum this fall. Selected from one ....

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2007 Morgan Aero 8

September 01, 2009 - January 11, 2010

This fall, historical features meet contemporary design in the Morgan Aero 8.   The Morgan Motor Company of Malvern, England, has been ....

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Famous Faces, Average Joes: The Work of C.F. Payne

September 01, 2009 - January 10, 2010

See athletes, politicians, celebrities and everyday people transformed in over 20 portraits by the nationally acclaimed editorial illustrator and native ....

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Roaring Tigers, Leaping Carp: Decoding the Symbolic Language of

October 09, 2009 - January 03, 2010

Roaring Tigers, Leaping Carp: Decoding the Symbolic Language of Chinese Animal Painting is a ground-breaking exhibition of approximately one hundred ....

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4th Floor Award: Don Lambert — Supernova Terra Firma

September 05, 2009 - November 29, 2009

Celebrate the Art Museum’s inaugural 4th Floor Award with a selection of works by winner Don Lambert. The 4th Floor ....

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Image Conscious: Photography and Contemporary Art

May 16, 2009 - October 11, 2009

In the 1970s and 1980s, photography’s status began to change. Artists who had made a name for themselves as painters ....

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Outside the Ordinary: Contemporary Art in Glass, Wood, and Ceramics from the Wolf Collection

June 20, 2009 - September 13, 2009

This exclusive exhibition of over sixty works features the greatest international talents and trends in ceramics, glass, and wood from ....

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Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Sculptor of Women

June 06, 2009 - September 06, 2009

See thirty-five works by one of the most highly respected American sculptors at the turn of the nineteenth century, Bessie ....

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Virgins to Vixens: Picturing American Women, 1880-1930

May 16, 2009 - September 06, 2009

Explore the portrayal of women in more than twenty rarely seen prints, drawings, and photographs from the permanent collection with ....

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1963 Corvette Stingray Z06

June 08, 2009 - August 31, 2009

Inspired by an encounter with a stingray while diving in the Bahamas, Chevrolet’s chief designer, Bill Mitchell created the fluid ....

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Garry Winogrand: Women Are Beautiful

May 30, 2009 - August 23, 2009

Women Are Beautiful shows us women caught in all their beauty. These images by Garry Winogrand appear to be snapshots, ....

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

February 10, 2009 - June 07, 2009

Supporting the Art Museum’s commitment to showcase art and design across multiple disciplines, classic and concept cars introduce visitors to ....

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Surrealism and Beyond in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

February 15, 2009 - May 17, 2009

Making its only U.S. appearance at the Cincinnati Art Museum, this exhibition uncovers the Dada and Surrealist movements through artworks ....

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Stewart Goldman: Presence through Absence

February 28, 2009 - May 10, 2009

The Cincinnati Art Museum will present a special exhibition showcasing one of Cincinnati’s most beloved local artists and community educators, ....

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Noel Martin, 1922-2009

March 06, 2009 - May 03, 2009

The Cincinnati Art Museum honors renowned local designer, Noel Martin, with an intimate exhibit of selected works he created during ....

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Isn’t It Great To Be an Artist?: Insider/Outsider Art from the Robert A. Lewis Collection

January 31, 2009 - April 26, 2009

The Cincinnati Art Museum will present Isn’t It Great To Be An Artist?: Insider / Outsider Art from the Robert ....

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Ryan McGinness: Aesthetic Comfort

October 20, 2008 - February 15, 2009

With densely layered logos and black lights, arabesques and florescent colors, Manhattan-based Ryan McGinness breaks the visual and conceptual confines ....

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2005 Porsche Carrera GT Roadster

September 16, 2008 - February 01, 2009

Starting Sept. 16, visitors can admire the highly refined geometry of the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT Roadster. Designed to achieve ....

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China Design Now

October 18, 2008 - January 11, 2009

On Oct. 18, 2008, the Cincinnati Art Museum presents China Design Now, the first exhibition in the U.S. to explore ....

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Illusion and Reality: Prints by Jiří Anderle,

September 27, 2008 - January 03, 2009

Beginning Sept. 27, the Cincinnati Art Museum presents the first major U.S. retrospective exhibition of the work of esteemed living ....

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Gregory Crewdson: Beneath the Roses

June 21, 2008 - October 05, 2008

This exhibition presents a selection of works from photographer Gregory Crewdson’s most recent series. His panoramic, hyper-real images explore everyday ....

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The 1949 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide Motorcycle and Continental Bullet Sports Side Car

May 20, 2008 - September 15, 2008

Visitors can now see a luxury-class 1949 English Vincent-HRD motorcycle as the next in the Art Museum’s quarterly rotation of ....

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Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay

June 14, 2008 - September 07, 2008

Imaginations will run wild this summer at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Fitton Center for Creative Arts as visitors enjoy ....

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