Cincinnati Wing Pre-Civil War Galleries Re-Open Aug. 1 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 27, 2015)
More Eastern treasures in Eden Park: Masterpieces of Japanese Art extended through Jan. 3 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 23, 2015)
New special feature Unknown Elements ignites the imagination (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 20, 2015)
Visitors can watch Cincinnati Art Museum conservator restore bronze sculpture, starting July 7 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 25, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Summer Update (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 3, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum announces new permanent gallery: The Nancy and David Wolf Gallery (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 1, 2015)
December 04, 2013 - 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm
It is rare to find more than one pastel of a dancer by Edgar Degas in a single museum and exceptional to discover several such works outside institutions in Paris or New York. Yet the Cincinnati Art Museum owns no less than five pictures of ballerinas by Degas. Jill DeVonyar and Richard Kendall will discuss Cincinnati’s rich trove of ballet scenes, exploring their distinctive subjects and their relationship to the dance world of Paris in Degas’s era
Jill DeVonyar and Richard Kendall have written widely on Degas and their 2002 book, Degas and the Dance, is now regarded as a standard source for dance historians, as well as admirers of the artist’s drawings, pastels, paintings and sculptures. Richard Kendall is Curator at Large at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, and Jill DeVonyar is an independent curator and former ballet instructor.
FREE for Art Museum Members, $5 for students and seniors; $10 non-members. Reservations required.
Parking is FREE for Art Museum Members or with ticket purchase. Call 513.721.ARTS for tickets.