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Please visit our calendar for additional information regarding lectures. Reservations can be made online or by calling (513) 721.ARTS.


Art and...

We each bring our own experiences and perspectives to a work of art. This new lecture series explores what happens when two experts from different fields present their own distinct views on the same artworks. Join us as we explore the Art Museum’s collection and special exhibitions in a fun, new way. What new perspectives will you gain?

Reservations required. FREE for Art Museum Members, $10 for non-members, $5 for students & seniors.

Lecture Dates:
November 19, 2014
January 21, 2015
March 18, 2015
May 20, 2015
July 15, 2015


Benesse Lecture

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
The Three Lives of Grant Wood's American Gothic with Dr. Wanda Corn, the Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University.

The annual Benesse Lecture on Art was founded in 1995 by the Benesse Corporation as part of a cultural exchange between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Kuniyoshi Museum in Tokyo. The goal of the Benesse Lecture is a greater understanding of art. The 2014 Benesse Lecture will offer a close look at American Gothic and its strange odyssey from the studio of an unknown Iowan artist 75 years ago to its international celebrity status today.


Kreines Lecture

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

This annual lecture is presented by Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kreines. The 19th Annual Kreines Lecture on Decorative Arts and Design will feature Ronald T. Labaco, the Marcia Docter Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, who will speak on 3D printing and its implications for connoisseurship in the 21st century.


Colonial Dames Lecture

Date & Topic TBD

This annual lecture is presented by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of American in the State of Ohio and explores topics in Federal and/or Colonial period American decorative and fine arts.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

The FOTOFOCUS Lecture and Visiting Artist Series, sponsored by Lightborne Inc., and formerly known as the Lightborne Lecture Series, invites renowned photographers to Cincinnati to share their work with the public and area college students. Lectures are held each fall and spring.