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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. 8 hour ago via Facebook

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Benesse Lecture: The Three Lives of Grant Wood’s American Gothic with Dr. Wanda Corn

October 26, 2014 - 02:00 pm

WHERE:
Fath Auditorium

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.

 

Reservations required. 

FREE for Art Museum members, $12 for general admission, $10 for students/seniors.* 

*Price includes Conversations around American Gothic exhibition admission ticket.

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