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Celebrate the era of opulence in Paris 1900: City of Entertainment at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting March 1

12/14/2018

Experience the splendor of the French capital at turn of the twentieth century in Paris 1900: City of Entertainment.

Celebrate the last Art After Dark of 2018 at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 21

11/14/2018

At the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE night-before-Thanksgiving celebration Art After Dark: Confess Yourself.

View Nourse, Wesselmann and Harper, among others, in Art Academy of Cincinnati at 150: A Celebration in Drawings and Prints

11/12/2018

Delve into the history and legacy of one of the most esteemed art schools in the Midwest in the special exhibition Art Academy of Cincinnati at 150: A Celebration in Drawings and Prints.

Celebrate the holidays with the Cincinnati Art Museum

11/9/2018

Get in the spirit of the season at the Cincinnati Art Museum with festive holiday events and activities.

Tibetan monks to create sacred sand art at the Cincinnati Art Museum Nov. 13–18

10/29/2018

A group of Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery will visit the Cincinnati Art Museum to create a sacred sand mandala in the museum’s Great Hall.

Eat, drink and Namaste a while at Art After Dark: Diwali on Friday, October 26

10/17/2018

Enjoy a unique celebration at Cincinnati Art Museums’ Art After Dark: Diwali, Festival of Lights.

Discover the Cincinnati Art Museum collection in a new way at Art After Dark: When You See It, Sept. 28

9/20/2018

The event celebrates #YouKnowGreatArtWhenYouSeeIt, a collaborative campaign organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum and LPK.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s biennial fundraiser celebrates upcoming special exhibition The Fabric of India

9/12/2018

Mark your calendars for an elegant evening on November 2, 2018

Gillian Wearing to be awarded Cincinnati Art Museum’s Schiele Prize

8/31/2018

British conceptual artist Gillian Wearing has been named the third recipient of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Schiele Prize.

Waddle down to the Cincinnati Art Museum for Art After Ducklings on Friday, Aug. 31

8/23/2018

Get your ducks in a row and bring the whole family to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Ducklings.

$500K NEH grant will support Cincinnati Art Museum’s re-envisioning of the art and architecture of the Near East

8/8/2018

A $500,000 Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will help the Cincinnati Art Museum renovate and reinstall its world-renowned collection of art and archaeological material from the ancient Near East.

The Fabric of India art exhibition makes U.S. debut at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 19, 2018–January 6, 2019

7/31/2018

Discover the richness of Indian textiles from the fifteenth century to today.

Cincinnati Art Museum to unveil new contemporary conceptual art in Life: Gillian Wearing

7/23/2018

New special exhibition on view October 5–December 30, 2018

Toast the terracotta warriors at CAM on July 27

7/19/2018

Find your inner warrior and your inner craft beer enthusiast at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s annual beer tasting event Art After Dark: Terracotta Army Beer Bash.

Cincinnati Art Museum welcomes home Vincent van Gogh’s beloved painting Undergrowth with Two Figures

6/26/2018

Undergrowth with Two Figures by Vincent van Gogh will return to the walls of the Cincinnati Art Museum in the Mary E. Johnston Gallery (G227) on July 3.

Summer vibes abound at the Cincinnati Art Museum on June 29

6/20/2018

Kick off the sunniest season of the year at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Summer Shakedown, Friday, June 29, 5–9 p.m.

Behold the beauty of script in Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting Sept. 7

6/19/2018

Explore the craftsmanship, skill, beauty and function of calligraphy from the ninth to the twentieth centuries in the special exhibition Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum September 7, 2018–January 27, 2019.

Cincinnati Art Museum and University of Cincinnati partner for Google Arts & Culture’s Frida Kahlo retrospective project

6/6/2018

Experience Frida Kahlo as you never imagined, thanks to the largest online retrospective art project dedicated to commemorating the life and legacy of one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.

Preview the 15th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival at the Cincinnati Art Museum on May 25

5/18/2018

Experience an early sneak peek of Know Theatre’s 2018 Cincinnati Fringe Festival at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: On the Fringe, Friday, May 25, 5–9 p.m.

A Taste of Duveneck Presents: The Art of Wine at the Cincinnati Art Museum on June 8

5/9/2018

Eat, drink and dance the night away while supporting a great cause this summer!

Flying Pig Marathon calls for possible alternate route to CAM

5/4/2018

The intersection at Eden Park Drive/Gilbert Ave. will not be open until 11–11:30 a.m., Sunday May 7.

The New York Times, USA Today and Forbes recognize Cincinnati Art Museum’s special exhibition

4/13/2018

The much-anticipated Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition, Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China, opens on April 20. It has been featured in The New York Times, USA.

Listermann Brewing Company and Cincinnati Art Museum launch beer celebrating Terracotta Army on April 21

4/3/2018

The Cincinnati Art Museum is partnering with Listermann Brewing Company to celebrate its highly anticipated special exhibition Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China.

CAM racks up wins in CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati 2018

3/28/2018

#1 Museum, #1 Art Museum, #2 Free Attractions and more!

Dance like an Egyptian at the Cincinnati Art Museum on March 30

3/22/2018

Put on your dancing shoes and boogie on over to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Dance like an Egyptian, Friday, March 30, 5–9 p.m.

Make way for the illustrations of Robert McCloskey at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting July 20

3/13/2018

The exhibition delves into the life and legacy of the writer and illustrator of numerous classic children’s books that have captivated readers of all ages for generations.

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors and Scenes from Western Culture March 30–June 17, 2018

3/9/2018

Internationally acclaimed visual artist and musician Ragnar Kjartansson will be featured at the Cincinnati Art Museum March 30–June 17, 2018.

Emily Holtrop awarded 2018 National Museum Education Art Educator

3/5/2018

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) has named Emily Holtrop, Director of Learning & Interpretation at the Cincinnati Art Museum, as the recipient of the 2018 National Museum Education Art Educator award.

Call for teen artists at the Cincinnati Art Museum

3/2/2018

First annual 10x10 Teen Art Expo April 14–15, 2018

Love is in the hair at the Cincinnati Art Museum Art After Dark event on Friday, February 23

2/17/2018

Feel the love this Valentine’s season at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Love is in the Hair.

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Marcel Duchamp: Boîte-en-valise

2/16/2018

“Portable museum” on view through May 6, 2018

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death

2/12/2018

Baroque masterpieces on view March 23–July 22, 2018

Tickets now available for Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China at Cincinnati Art Museum

2/6/2018

Guided tours, free tickets and extended hours available for CAM members.

Winter is here at the Cincinnati Art Museum Art After Dark event on Friday, January 26

1/23/2018

Embrace the season at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Winter is Here, Friday, January 26, 5–9 p.m.

Saul Steinberg’s Mural of Cincinnati makes Cincinnati Art Museum’s Schmidlapp Gallery debut in February

1/17/2018

Saul Steinberg’s Mural of Cincinnati will be on view to the public in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s newly renovated Schmidlapp Gallery beginning on February 16, 2018.

Click, create and commence personalized art hunts with Cincinnati Art Museum's MyCAM

12/29/2017

MyCAM is accessible both at the museum and on its website.

Celebrate the holidays with Santa, sweaters and singing at the Cincinnati Art Museum

11/28/2017

Get in the spirit of the season at the Cincinnati Art Museum with festive, family-friendly holiday events and activities.

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China on view for first time in Cincinnati April 20–August 12, 2018

11/20/2017

This special exhibition includes 120 objects drawn from the collections of Chinese art museums and archaeological institutes.

Cincinnati Art Museum acquisition recognized by Apollo International Art Magazine

11/15/2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s gift of Japanese prints from Joel and Bernice Weisman has been shortlisted for an Apollo Award, in the category of “Acquisition of the Year” by Apollo, the international art magazine.

Unleash your inner fashionista at Cincinnati Art Museum's Art After Dark event on Wednesday, November 22

11/14/2017

The world is your runway! Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve at the Cincinnati Art Museum final Art After Dark event of the year.

Cincinnati Art Museum welcomes graduates from its new docent class

11/7/2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum will induct 24 enthusiastic, committed and knowledgeable volunteers into its docent program on Wednesday, November 8.

Cincinnati Art Museum Announces New Board Officers and Trustees for 2017-2018

11/1/2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce the election of new Board Officers including President of the Board Andrew DeWitt, President/CEO of Dewey’s Pizza. Jon Moeller, Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Procter & Gamble, was named Chairperson.

Stop and smell the roses at Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark on October 27

10/20/2017

Bloom, baby, bloom! Experience fresh flowers paired with fine art and a groovy theme at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Flower Power.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Albrecht Dürer exhibition marks 500 years since the Reformation

10/16/2017

Explore a 500-year-old revolution in printmaking technology at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free special exhibition Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance, on view November 17, 2017–February 11, 2018.

Cincinnati Art Museum partners with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company to showcase BLINK light installation

10/10/2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum and the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company present artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s lighted art installation Alhambra Nights as part of BLINK, the four-day light and art event, October 12–15.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s reinvented Schmidlapp Gallery to reopen with mosaic murals and interactive experience on Oct. 12

10/4/2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum is opening its newly renovated Schmidlapp Gallery, the central gallery linking the museum’s front lobby and the Great Hall, on October 12.

Journey across the universe at the Cincinnati Art Museum at Art After Dark on Sept. 29

9/21/2017

Discover the awe-inspiring beauty, mystery and interconnectedness of the universe at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE event Art After Dark: Across the Universe.

Raise a glass at Cincinnati Art Museum’s Beer Bash on August 25

8/22/2017

Toast to the final days of summer at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s annual beer tasting event Art After Dark: Beer Bash, Friday, August 25, 5–9 p.m.

Art in Bloom returns with floral interpretations of fine art at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 26–29

8/9/2017

The 9th Art in Bloom event will feature four days of special events, family friendly activities, docent-led tours and demonstrations by curators and floral arrangers.

Boundless connections in nature revealed in Ana England: Kinship at the Cincinnati Art Museum

7/25/2017

Discover the awe-inspiring beauty, mystery and interconnectedness of the universe at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s upcoming special exhibition Ana England: Kinship, on view September 8, 2017–March 4, 2018.

Party in paradise at Cincinnati Art Museum’s Lei’d Back Luau on July 28

7/19/2017

Wear your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts for a tropical time at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE event Art After Dark: Lei’d Back Luau.

Anila Quayyum Agha wins Cincinnati Art Museum’s Schiele Prize— Light-based installation on view June 17–October 15

6/12/2017

Agha’s All the Flowers are for Me (Red) is the first purchase with the museum’s new Alice Bimel Endowment for Asian Art.

Celebrate the "naughty nineties" CINcinnati style at the Cincinnati Art Museum on May 26

5/19/2017

Put on your petticoat or polish your handlebar mustache and travel back to the 1890s at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark: Cin City, a FREE evening event on Friday, May 26, 5–9 p.m.

Cincinnati Art Museum receives $11.75 million gift towards art of South Asia, Iran and Afghanistan

5/16/2017

Alice Bimel Endowment for Asian Art established to advance collections in Cincinnati

Enjoy Brunch on Mother's Day at CAM

5/11/2017

You can expect a very special Mother’s Day menu at the Terrace Café, featuring three courses of delectable eats your mother is sure to appreciate.

Cincinnati Art Museum recognizes Alice Weston with 2017 Cincinnati Art Award

5/10/2017

Alice Weston received Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Cincinnati Art Award for her lifetime contribution to the arts in Cincinnati and beyond. The museum honored Weston at its annual Director’s Circle Dinner on April 26.

Cincinnati Art Museum to present the largest display of American folk art in its history with A Shared Legacy June 10–September 3

5/1/2017

The exhibition is drawn from the Barbara L. Gordon Collection and is organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Cincinnati Opera at the Cincinnati Art Museum

4/25/2017

Join the Cincinnati Art Museum Emerging Leaders Council and Cincinnati Opera Center Stage in celebrating the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Salsa dance the night away at the Cincinnati Art Museum on April 28

4/21/2017

Art After Dark: Spring Fling on final Friday in April celebrates with Midwest Latino

Cincinnati Art Museum adds expertise and vibrancy with three curators

4/4/2017

Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release

Arts and Humanities: Patriotism in Action

3/29/2017

Op-ed from Cincinnati Art Museum, Contemporary Arts Center, Taft Museum of Art

Wind up in Wonderland at the Cincinnati Art Museum on March 31

3/23/2017

Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release

Samurai, Sushi and Sake at the Cincinnati Art Museum

2/24/2017

Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release

Diverse Vendor Open House

2/21/2017

Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release

Strategic Plan 2016-2020

5/18/2016

Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release