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  • Family ARTventures

    Family ARTventures

    October 01, 2016

    Take a docent-led interactive tour with fun facts and hands-on activities for the whole family. Meet a trained museum docent in the Front Lobby.

    Public tours are always FREE and meet in the front lobb

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  • Public Tour: The Collections: The Antiquities of the Cincinnati Art Museum

    Public Tour: The Collections: The Antiquities of the Cincinnati Art Museum

    October 01, 2016

    A partnership with the University of Cincinnati's Classics Department, this exciting re-installation 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.

    Public tours are always FREE and meet in the front lobby.

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  • Family First Saturday: Cincinnati Digs

    Family First Saturday: Cincinnati Digs

    October 01, 2016

    Dig into the past at this special archaeology-themed Family First Saturday. Families can unearth a world of fun with hands-on activities and real ancient artifacts! This program is in collaboration with the Cincinnati Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

    FREE. Reservations not required.

    Family First Saturday is presented with the support of A Taste of Duveneck.

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  • Family ARTventures: Art Stop

    Family ARTventures: Art Stop

    October 02, 2016

    For everyone, every age.

    Here’s the chance to interact with “touchable” art objects. These family-oriented interactive stations actually allow you to do just that, and are led by our knowledgeable Cincinnati Art Museum docents. These tours are a favorite way for the family to get to know our collections.

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  • Sketching Sunday

    Sketching Sunday

    October 02, 2016

    Slow down on the first Sunday of each month and see the Art Museum in a new way through sketching. First, stop by the Main Lobby to pick up your supplies kit and sketchbook. Then sketch wherever you would like, or pick up one of our prompts to jump start your creativity. 

    Reservations not required. A $5 deposit is required to check out a supplies kit and will be refunded upon return of the kit. See the Visitor Services desk in the Main Lobby for more information.

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  • Public Tour: Not in New York: Carl Solway and Cincinnati

    Public Tour: Not in New York: Carl Solway and Cincinnati

    October 02, 2016

    Carl Solway’s generosity and relationships with artists, artmaking processes, museums and the community indelibly raised Cincinnati’s place in 20th century contemporary art discourse. This exhibition explores some of the most compelling contemporary artworks in the museum’s permanent collection that connect to Carl Solway’s transformative influence on the Cincinnati arts scene.

    About 50 artworks, including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and multi-media, will be on display, some for the first time. The exhibition will feature works by John Cage, Ann Hamilton, Nam June Paik, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselman, Jim Dine, Robert Rauschenberg, Judy Pfaff, Pat Steir, Helen Frankenthaler and many others. Solway’s unique role in the museum’s history is evidenced in these works, drawn solely from the permanent collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

    Public tours are always FREE and meet in the front lobby.

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  • “The Nine” Film Screening and Artist Q&A with Katy Grannan

    “The Nine” Film Screening and Artist Q&A with Katy Grannan

    October 02, 2016

    Photographer Katy Grannan’s first feature film, The Nine, follows her celebrated portrait series depicting inhabitants of Modesto, California’s, most blighted neighborhood. Please join us for a sneak-preview screening of Grannan’s film and a conversation with the director.

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  • Cincinnati Stories: Portrait of a Cincinnati Brewer, Friedrich Billiods

    Cincinnati Stories: Portrait of a Cincinnati Brewer, Friedrich Billiods

    October 02, 2016

    During this new gallery discussion, visitors can discover Cincinnati history through artwork. For each gallery talk we select one artwork from the Cincinnati collection and discuss its relationship to our city’s cultural heritage. Discover the early Cincinnati brewing history through this portrait of a local brewer.

    FREE. Reservations recommended

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  • Public Tour: The Collections: The Story of Art in Cincinnati

    Public Tour: The Collections: The Story of Art in Cincinnati

    October 04, 2016

    Take a tour of the Art Museum’s magnificent Cincinnati Wing, and see the Queen City’s story unfold in its artwork, such as Rookwood pottery, art-carved furniture, and paintings by Frank Duveneck, Robert S. Duncanson, Joseph Henry Sharp, and many more.

    Public tours are always FREE and meet in the front lobby.

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  • Public Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

    Public Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

    October 05, 2016

    Tours offer the highlights of the Cincinnati Art Museum's world-class permanent collection.

    Public tours are always FREE and meet in the front lobby.

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