Discover arts events across the region:

 CincyArtsGuide logo-web





 facebook-128 copytwitter-128 copy

instagram-128 copyyoutube-128 copy





social feed

3 hour ago via Twitter 3 hour ago via Twitter
Cincinnati Art Museum Our #photography feature in Gallery 212 entitled "Unknown Elements", Now - Nov. 8, invites our guests to submit stories about the images within the gallery. Submit a short story and you may see it here throughout the month of October! Our first response, by Marisa Head, was inspired by an image by Florence Henri (1893–1982) United States. Portrait Composition (Woman with Three Bracelets), 1930, vintage gelatin silver print. Enjoy! 2 hour ago via Facebook



Colonial Dames Lecture and Tea

May 07, 2014 - 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

An Exquisite Likeness: Copley’s Portrait of Mary Clarke with Carrie Rebora Barratt, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Please join us to celebrate the recent acquisition of John Singleton Copley’s portrait of Mary Clarke by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Ohio. 


This lecture will place this exquisite, small portrait in the context of the artist’s career.  Focusing especially on his portraits of women and his portraits in miniature, Dr. Carrie Rebora Barratt will reveal Copley’s special gifts for portraying Colonial women according to British fashion and contemporary high style taste.


Reservations required. FREE to Art Museum and NSCDA Ohio Members. $10 for the general public; $5 for students.



Image credit: John Singleton Copley, Mary Clarke (Mrs. Samuel Barrett), Circa 1765-70, oil on copper, Lent by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of Ohio, L13.2013.
The portrait is currently on view in Gallery 218, the NSCDA OHIO Colonial and Federal Gallery.

Add to your calendar