Fashion’s evolution showcased in High Style: Twentieth Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, October 7, 2015)
National Art Education Association (NAEA) awarded grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 17, 2015)
Field Guide: Photographs by Jochen Lempert showcases beauty, mystery of nature (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 16, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Opens New Antiquities Gallery on Oct. 3 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 8, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Announces New Board Leaders and Trustees for 2015-2016 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 3, 2015)
October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016
The Cincinnati Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with the Foundation for Italian Art & Culture, presents Raphael’s Portrait of Lady with a Unicorn on loan from the Galleria Borghese in Rome. Painted about 1505, this mysterious blond and blue-eyed sitter epitomizes Raphael’s excellence in female portraiture during his Florentine period.
Image: Raphael (1483–1520), Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, circa 1505–6, oil on canvas transferred from panel, Galleria Borghese, Rome, inv. 371
Open Tues – Sun, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is the new art education space inside the museum. Through dedicated interactive exhibition and studio space the collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum is brought to life for children of all ages. The REC encourages families to discover the Art Museum’s collection in a fun, immersive, hands-on and safe manner through a variety of experiences.
October 3, 2015
A partnership with the University of Cincinnati's Classics Department, this exciting reinstallation and re-imagination of the ancient world allows visitors to begin their journey through the history of art with the story of ancient Western civilizations with Egyptian, Greek, and Roman objects that are organized thematically for the first time. The installation includes some pieces that have never been on view before.
Image: Greece (Attica), Lion Funerary Monument, ca. 350 BC, pentelic marble, Cincinnati Art Museum, John J. Emery Fund, 1946.40
October 22 - 25, 2015
Over four days, experience the beauty of glorious fresh flowers paired with the Cincinnati Art Museum’s fine art collection. Take part in many and varied special events, family friendly activities, docent-led tours, plus conversations and demonstrations by curators and floral arrangers. This year Art in Bloom is highlighting the Cincinnati Public Schools’ art collection at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
February 14 - January 3, 2016
Now extended through JAN 3, 2016, the exhibition features approximately one hundred Japanese masterpieces from the permanent collection of the Art Museum. The show is designed to provide viewers not only with a better understanding of Japanese art and its aesthetics, but also a unique regional perspective through the history of the collection.
Image: Model of an Ox Cart; Meiji period (1868–1912), 19th century; Lacquer; Gift of Mrs. Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto; 1911.1371