Special Exhibitions

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

April 20, 2018–August 12, 2018 | The exhibition will feature approximately 120 individual objects, which include terracotta figures of warriors, arms and armor, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics, all drawn from the collections of art museums and archaeological institutes in Shaanxi province, China.

Families & Teens

Artist Workshop

Third Saturdays, 1–3 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Studio Classes: Painting and Sculpture (Select Dates)

Every Thursday night for a month, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Madcap Puppets (Select Performances)

Select dates November 2017–March 2018The Hats Off Series started in 1994 at the Cincinnati Art Museum with original shows produced and presented by Madcap Puppets.

Summer Camp 2018

June 11–August 10, 2018 | The Cincinnati Art Museum is the place for fun and creativity in the summer. Jump into art with eight weeks of exciting art projects, gallery games, and more! Explore a different theme each week with activities taught by skilled educators and museum staff. Designed for children ages 6-12.

Adult Programs

Artists Workshops

Third Thursdays, 1–3:00 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops.

Studio Classes: Painting

February 1, 8, 15 & 22, 6:00–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Classes meet every Thursday night in the Rosenthal Education Center for a month and will build on traditional art-making techniques. 

Studio Classes: Sculpture

April 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Classes meet every Thursday night in the Rosenthal Education Center for a month and will build on traditional art-making techniques. 

Creativity and Growth

Second Sundays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Creativity and Growth is a collaboration with Indigo Hippo that focuses on wellness, mindfulness and self improvement through calming gallery activities and art-making. 

Teacher Programs

Evenings for Educators

Select dates now–May, 2018 | Evenings for Educators is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s monthly teacher professional development program