CAM brings the art of Robert S. Duncanson and other masterpieces online with the Google Cultural Institute (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, February 1, 2016)
CAM to present powerful African-American art and community conversations in 30 Americans (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, January 27, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum acquires important Hudson River School painting and major figurative glass sculpture (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, January 14, 2016)
Cincinnati Art Museum to showcase The Etching Revival from Daubigny to Twachtman Feb 13–May 8, 2016 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, December 30, 2015)
CAM opens more galleries than ever before (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, December 17, 2015)
Field Guide: Photographs by Jochen Lempert showcases beauty, mystery of nature (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 16, 2015)
March 19, 2016 to August 28, 2016
This conversation-starting and sometimes provocative exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture, while exploring the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations. The approximately 60 artworks are drawn primarily from the acclaimed Rubell Family Collection, Miami, as well as from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection.
Free admission | View the Press Release
Due to the powerful subject matter, the Cincinnati Art Museum encourages adults to preview the exhibition before bringing children. Additionally, visitors are encouraged to take photos in 30 Americans provided that no flash, tripods, monopods, or selfie sticks are used. We encourage you to share your reflections on social media using the hashtag #CAM30.
In June, the Philip M. Meyers, Jr., Memorial Gallery at the University of Cincinnati and the Pearlman Gallery at the Art Academy of Cincinnati will offer the exhibitions 30 Plus—Artists from the Region in recognition of the exhibition 30 Americans opening at the Cincinnati Art Museum in March.
Image: Glenn Ligon (American, b.1960), America, 2008, neon sign and paint. Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection, Miami. © Glenn Ligon