National Art Education Association (NAEA) awarded grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 17, 2015)
Field Guide: Photographs by Jochen Lempert showcases beauty, mystery of nature (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 16, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Opens New Antiquities Gallery on Oct. 3 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 8, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Announces New Board Leaders and Trustees for 2015-2016 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 3, 2015)
Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn makes U.S. debut in Cincinnati, San Francisco (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, August 7, 2015)
Founded in 1881, the Mary R. Schiff Library has an extensive collection of over 100,000 items, which covers six thousand years of art and art history. The collection includes books, periodicals, clipping files and online databases. The Library has a unique assortment of materials on Cincinnati art and artists, a broad range of auction house catalogues from the 1900s onward, and an exclusive collection of reference materials.
The Mary R. Schiff Library, located on the third floor of the Longworth Wing of the Cincinnati Art Museum (the former Art Academy building), also houses the Art Museum Archives and ArtSource: the Beverly Petrie Memorial Teacher Resource Center. Please feel free to drop by during our opening hours to browse our collection, check out our ongoing book sale, or simply enjoy the panoramic views of the city below from the balcony (weather permitting, of course).
View the online catalogue (select location: Cincinnati Art Museum Library).
Please note that all materials are for use in the Library only may not be checked out.
Library Hours (open to the public):
* The Library will close at 3:30 p.m. on the following dates:
August 25, 2015
September 22, 2015
November 17, 2015
February 23, 2016
April 26, 2016
June 28, 2016
August 23, 2016
** The Library will be CLOSED Thursday, October 15, 2015
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (513) 639.2978
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