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Cincinnati Art Museum Have you met "Ghost Cat"? :) Why do you think a cat was roaming around CAM in the 1940s? What would you have named this spooky kitty? Interesting to think about! Our Mary R. Schiff Library Archivist Geoff found some interesting info on the history of felines at the Art Museum... “As it happens, I was looking through some of the museum’s old account books recently and noticed there used to be a weekly order for “cat meat”. Could this have been an offering to appease the spirit of ghost cat..? Or maybe it was just to feed the museum’s resident mouser, but that’s not so spooky!” #throwbackthursday #halloween. Credit: Courtesy of the Mary R. Schiff Library Archives, Phillip Adams & John J Emery in Schmidlapp Room, 1946. 9 hour ago via Facebook

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What’s So Great About Midcentury Modernism?

April 12, 2014 - 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

WHERE:
Fath Auditorium

Midcentury Modernism reached its pinnacle during the years following World War II. In recent years, it has regained widespread popularity. But what makes it so enticing? Find out in this day-long symposium, presented in conjunction with the exhibition From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith. Talks by leading scholars will survey American painting, sculpture, architecture, jewelry and design during the post-War era. Join your fellow Midcentury Modern enthusiasts as we explore the art and design of the 20th century.


$10 for Cincinnati Art Museum Members; $15 for students and seniors; $20 for non-members. Reservations required.


To purchase tickets, please call (513) 721.ARTS (2787).

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