The Art Museum offers a wide array of speakers, events, gallery talks and workshops to help you learn about and enjoy the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Please visit our CALENDAR for a full listing of programs.
InDepth – second Saturday each month, 2 – 3 p.m. Join Art Museum staff the second Saturday each month for an in-depth look at special exhibitions or gallery re-installations. This expanded gallery talk will provide comprehensive information and insight into what’s new at the Art Museum. FREE. Reservations required.
ART 360 – third Saturday each month 2 – 3 p.m.
Discover new favorites and learn more about old friends! Each month, Art 360 offers visitors the opportunity to look at art in the permanent collection from all angles and to discover the who, what, when, where and why of some of the museum’s greatest treasures. Through extended conversation with museum staff in the galleries, explore the techniques and processes used to make an object and the cultural, historical, and social factors that shaped its creation. FREE. Reservations required.
Yoga with the Masters - Tuesdays 6-7:15 p.m.
Discover the ancient art of yoga at the Cincinnati Art Museum with yogi, Werner Hildebrand, instructor at yogahOMe. Through meditation, breathing practices and yoga postures, participants will learn to be more stable, still and illuminated. This monthly course welcomes all levels and will open space in the body, cultivate mindfulness and touch the soul. Individual Sessions: $6 Art Museum Members, $12 General Public. One-Month Series: $20 Art Museum Members, $40 Non-Members. Reservations required.
Studio Sunday - first Sunday each month 1-4 p.m.
Do you love to sketch? Feeling creative? Be inspired by the permanent collection on this day dedicated to sketching. We provide everything you’ll need. FREE. Reservations Not Required.
Bring Your Own Craft (BYOC) - third Sunday each month 1-4 p.m.
Feeling crafty and want some fellowship? BYOC (Bring Your Own Craft) to the museum on the third Sunday of every month, and create art in a casual, stress-free environment with like-minded individuals. Don't have a project you're working on? No problem. Each month, a simple creative prompt, materials, and encouragement will be supplied. If you will be bringing your own craft material, please note: materials for projects are limited to those that can fit in an 11” x 15” tote bag (dry media only). Thank you. Material fee for those not bringing their own project; FREE for Art Museum Members, $5 non-members. Reservations not required.
See the Story Book Club - third Saturday, bi-monthly – 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Do you love to read? Love art? Join librarians from the Public Library and Hamilton County and members of the Art Museum staff for this bi-monthly book club. See the Story combines works of fiction & non-fiction by authors from around the world with work from the Art Museum’s permanent collection. Join us and see the story. FREE. Reservations Not Required. Please see website calendar for book titles.
The Art Museum offers a wide array of speakers throughout the year to help you learn about and enjoy the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Something Different – every Friday, 12 – 2 p.m.
Looking for something new, something engaging, something different to energize your Friday? Need a break at the end of the week? Join us at the Cincinnati Art Museum for a Something Different. Enjoy a variety of live performances from musicians, poets, storytellers, dancers and more. No two Fridays will be the same, so plan for the unexpected. We will see you on Friday. FREE. Reservations Not Required. Art After Dark – last Friday each month, 5 – 9 p.m.
Relax and unwind each month with a new season of Final Friday happy hours. Enjoy cocktails and entertainment while taking advantage of exclusive evening hours in the galleries. Musical entertainment will take place and docents will rove in the special exhibitions 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
FREE event with cash bar and appetizers available for purchase.* Reservations not required. Parking at the Art Museum is $4; FREE for Art Museum Members.
*Please note: The Art Museum no longer has an ATM on the premises. Bar and appetizers are cash only.
Do you need a fresh team-building event for your employees or volunteers? Choose from one of the following programs which foster creative thinking and group problem solving while increasing participants’ comfort with the visual arts and familiarity with their community’s Art Museum.
Art Inc.: In this custom-designed program, a museum educator will lead your staff through lively, in-depth art discussions or art-making activities. Each Art Inc. is tailored to your specific needs, including conflict resolution, diversity training, or staff enrichment. Cost: $200; $100 for Cincinnati Art Museum's corporate partners.
Summer Teacher Institute
for more information on the 2013 Summer Teacher Institute at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Evenings for Educators
Taking place on the third Wednesday of every month, September though May, Evenings for Educators is a professional development program that supports all subjects taught in the classroom through the lens of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s extensive collections and special exhibitions. Evenings for Educators is offered for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines, art appreciation volunteers, and pre-service education majors. Participating teachers will receive CEU certificates in May and graduate credit is available for an additional fee through Ashland University.
Individual Sessions: $10 Art Museum Members; $20 non-members; $5 students. Series Cost (all 8 sessions): $70 Art Museum Members; $150 non-members. Reservations Required.
for a downloadable Evenings for Educators schedule.
For more information, call (513) 639.2879
For information on Teacher Professional Development, click here