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Cincinnati Art Museum announces dazzling, diverse exhibitions opening over the next year

10/12/2021

rom sparkling jewelry of the 1960s and 1970s to photographs from the Kamoinge Workshop and a period room installation, the Cincinnati Art Museum offers a rich lineup of special exhibitions and events beginning this October.

Cincinnati Art Museum to present evocative solo exhibition ‘Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick’ Nov. 5, 2021–Jan. 16, 2022

10/4/2021

Through more than 80 works created between 1994 and 2019 from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation—premier American collectors of works on paper—Cut to the Quick demonstrates both Walker’s artistic mastery of medium and the urgency and power of her message.

Transforming growth underway with Cincinnati Art Museum’s groundbreaking ‘A New View’ campaign

9/29/2021

This is the most ambitious undertaking of its kind in Cincinnati Art Museum history.

Art After Dark returns to the Cincinnati Art Museum on Friday, July 30

7/30/2021

Join the Cincinnati Art Museum for our first in person Art After Dark since February 2020 on Friday, July 30.

Cincinnati Art Museum set to glimmer with ‘Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s’ Oct. 22–Feb 6

6/16/2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum will showcase an array of jewelry as groundbreaking as the era it hails from in Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s, on view from Oct. 22, 2021–Feb. 6, 2022.

It’s all Happening at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s summer fundraiser on Friday, June 18

6/3/2021

Kick off your summer at Cincinnati Art Museum’s “A Happening” event on the Art Climb on Friday, June 18 from 6–10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy live music by the Young Heirlooms and DJ Mowgli, performances by Pones, and delicious food and drink throughout the evening.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s ‘American Painting: The Eighties Revisited’ extended through Sept. 5

5/24/2021

Described by IdeelArt Magazine, London, as the most important American exhibition today (March 3), it was originally scheduled to be on view from March 12–July 11. With the generous gift of intrepid art collectors Ronnie Levinson Shore and John Shore, the Cincinnati Art Museum has acquired 40 of the 41 paintings from the original American Painting: The Eighties exhibition.

Flag raising on June 1 starts Juneteenth at Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art Climb

5/24/2021

Cincinnati’s 34th Annual Juneteenth Festival, which marks the elimination of American slavery, will begin with a flag raising event near the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art Climb on June 1 at 10 a.m.. Open and free to the public, the event will feature speakers and the Unity Celebration Choir.

Cincinnati Art Museum makes the list in USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for “Best Free Museum”

5/21/2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum was ranked #4 “Best Free Museum” in the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. Announced on May 21, the museum was selected for one of the top spots out of 20 free museum nominees chosen by a panel of experts.

Cincinnati Art Museum to receive $36,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

5/12/2021

Cincinnati Art Museum has been approved for a $36,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the special exhibition, Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men: The Berlin Masterpieces in America (July 9–Oct. 3, 2021).

No STINGS attached: Cincinnati Art Museum’s Adopt-a-Bee program runs May 3–31

5/3/2021

As Cincinnati braces for cicadas, a different insect is making a buzz at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Celebrate Cincinnati Art Museum and the one-year anniversary of the Art Climb with events May 4–9

4/22/2021

While a lot has changed in the last year, there is much to celebrate and look forward to! Check out five exciting Cincinnati Art Museum events scheduled the first week in May.

Cincinnati Art Museum to display prized artworks recovered in World War II in ‘Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men’ July 9–Oct. 3

4/19/2021

Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men: The Berlin Masterpieces in America tells the story of how and why some of the world’s most iconic European paintings left Germany immediately after World War II and toured the United States in what became the first blockbuster art exhibition of our time.

Cincinnati Art Museum invites you to “Picnic in the Park” during your next visit

3/31/2021

With new Picnic in the Park dining options from the museum’s Terrace Café, visitors now have an easy and delicious way to dine al fresco.

Pinocchio returns to the Cincinnati Art Museum

3/22/2021

Now, visitors can enjoy the sculpture in a slightly new location, approximately 500 feet away from its original spot, near the parking lot—perfectly positioned for selfies with the museum entrance in the background.

You don’t have to go far for an art connection with Art After Dark At Home on March 26

3/19/2021

Guests will enjoy a series of exclusive video premieres, including a cocktail tutorial from Homemakers Bar, local music from Wavelette, a 360° view of the gallery space, and a behind-the-scenes interview with exhibition artists Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis.

Cincinnati Art Museum Named Finalist for 2021 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service

3/18/2021

The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate significant impact in their communities. For more than 25 years, the award has honored institutions that demonstrate excellence in service to their communities.

Cincinnati Art Museum extends special exhibition Frank Duveneck: American Master through May 9

3/12/2021

This extension provides an additional six weeks for visitors to experience the major re-evaluation of the artist, the most influential painter in Cincinnati history.

Cincinnati Art Museum says, “Bees, please,” to Queen City Pollinator Project

3/8/2021

The museum aims to help Cincinnati bee inspired, bee vibrant, and bee connected with two new beehives, to be installed on the museum grounds in a partnership with the Queen City Pollinator Project, in mid-April.

Cincinnati Art Museum returns to Tuesday through Sunday operations starting March 9

2/26/2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum will be open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays starting March 9. Hours are 11 a.m.–5 p.m. daily and Thursdays from 11a.m.–8 p.m. To ensure community wellness, limited hourly capacity remains reduced and advanced online registration is required for any visit.

Reconstruction of trailblazing American painting exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Art Museum March 12–July 11

2/12/2021

An exhibition of 41 evocative paintings sparked an art world commotion in the late 1970s. Now, a reconstruction of the exhibition is coming to the C Now, a reconstruction of the exhibition is coming to the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Cincinnati Art Museum adds operating dates, continues safety protocols

1/22/2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum will be open to the public Thursdays from 11a.m.–8 p.m. and Fridays through Sundays, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. starting Feb. 4.

Spend the evening with Frank Duveneck during Art After Dark At Home on Jan. 29

1/22/2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum is celebrating the new year and new special exhibitions with an “at home” version of Art After Dark on Friday, Jan. 29 from 5–9 p.m.

History is present in “Future Retrieval: Close Parallel,” making its debut at Cincinnati Art Museum Feb. 26–Aug. 29

1/12/2021

Artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined in the new Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition, Future Retrieval: Close Parallel, on view Feb. 26–Aug. 29.

Cincinnati Art Museum continues special engagement days for weekends in January

12/28/2020

To continue to offer wellness, healing and art, the Cincinnati Art Museum will be open to the public for special engagement days on the weekends in January.

Cincinnati Art Museum and Listermann Brewing Company partner to create mini art museum you can take home

12/22/2020

Hot toddies and spiked eggnogs aren’t the only boozy beverages worth sipping this holiday season.

Cincinnati Art Museum announces special engagement days on Dec. 19, 20, 26 and 27

12/14/2020

Exhibition ticket revenue will go to ArtsWave's 2021 Regional Artist Relief Fund

Innovative Cincinnati Art Museum program to allow thousands of Cincinnati Public Schools students to engage with art

12/9/2020

Thanks to the passion of a Cincinnati community volunteer every fourth-grade student in the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) district will soon visit the Cincinnati Art Museum once per year.

Cincinnati Art Museum suspends in-building visitation through Dec. 14 to encourage community wellness

11/20/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum will be suspending in-building visitation for a community health break in support of health care workers and Cincinnatians from Nov. 21 through Dec. 14.

Cincinnati Art Museum Announces Board Offices and Trustees for 2020–2021

11/19/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce the election of new Board Officers for 2020–2021.

New Cincinnati Art Museum arrival court, parking lot and walking paths to welcome visitors like never before

11/18/2020

After several months of heavy construction, a newly designed front parking lot is open at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Museum Construction Update: Nov. 2–16

10/30/2020

Due to construction for the new Cincinnati Art Museum parking lot, arrival court and walking path, the road along the front of the museum and the walkway between Art Climb and the museum will be closed from Nov. 2–16.

Cincinnati Art Museum to show Anila Quayyum Agha’s immersive light installation from Dec. 5–Feb. 7

10/28/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum will once again present Anila Quayyum Agha’s All the Flowers Are for Me (Red) from December 5, 2020–February 7, 2021.

Terrace Café Closed Oct. 24 and 25

10/24/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Terrace Café will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25.

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Frank Duveneck: American Master, the first comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work in more than 30 years

10/9/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum will present a major re-evaluation of the work of Frank Duveneck, the most influential painter in Cincinnati history, from Dec. 18, 2020–March 28, 2021.

Art, Climb, VOTE: Mobile Voter Hub Coming to Art Climb October 3

9/25/2020

Local artists encouraging voter participation will lead art activities during a new event, Art, Climb, VOTE, at the base of Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art Climb on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Free admission to opening weekend of Hank Willis Thomas exhibition underwritten by the PNC Foundation

9/3/2020

The PNC Foundation is underwriting free access to the opening weekend of Cincinnati Art Museum’s presentation of Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, Sept. 4–6.

Open air sculpture coming to Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art Climb

8/18/2020

Artworks on loan from Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and artist Chakaia Booker to be installed in late August and early September

Cincinnati Art Museum’s grounds to evolve with new front parking lot, arrival court and accessible path integrated with the Art Climb

7/29/2020

Construction has begun for the next phase in the enhancement and activation of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s grounds.

"Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…" brings contemporary art and urgent insight to Cincinnati

7/20/2020

See, listen and speak clearly with powerful multimedia art addressing equality and the power of joy.

Cincinnati Art Museum reopens to public on June 20

6/5/2020

Cincinnati Art Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Museum Closure Statement

3/13/2020

Museum closure statement from the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Art After Dark celebrates an artist of the Harlem Renaissance on February 28

2/21/2020

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark celebrates the opening of special exhibition Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series on Friday, February 28, 5–9 p.m.

Museum offers free admission to Romare Bearden exhibition to celebrate Black History Month

2/11/2020

In celebration of Black History Month, the Cincinnati Art Museum will offer free admission to the opening weekend of new special exhibition “Something Over Something Else”: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series, Friday, February 28–Sunday, March 1.

Cincinnati Art Museum hosts Impressionist still lifes in intimate exhibition from May 15–Aug. 9

2/3/2020

One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissarro and Friends focuses on still life paintings by five French painters, all created in the mid-1860s, the formative years of Impressionism.

The museum goes monochromatic at January 31 Art After Dark

1/22/2020

Art After Dark returns to the Cincinnati Art Museum with a celebration of special photography exhibition The Levee: A Photographer in the American South on Friday.

Cincinnati Art Museum to Host Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show

1/8/2020

The work of local artists will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from January 25—February 1, 2020 during the Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show.

Statement from Cincinnati Art Museum on Cultural Heritage of Iran and Iraq

1/7/2020

The Cincinnati Art Museum stands with our colleagues in support of preservation and protection of irreplaceable antiquities at cultural, archaeological and historical sites around the globe.

“Something Over Something Else”: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series brings work of influential African American artist to Cincinnati Art Museum

12/16/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum will present “Something Over Something Else”: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series, an exhibition that brings together more than 30 works from Romare Bearden’s trailblazing series for the first time since its debut nearly 40 years ago, from February 28–May 24, 2020.

Dazzle your senses in Cincinnati Art Museum’s special exhibition “Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970”

11/25/2019

Explore a diverse collection of nearly 700 objects created by The Gorham Manufacturing Company, the Rhode Island-based firm that was once the world’s largest maker of silver, in special exhibition Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970.

Celebrate the last Art After Dark of 2019 and the #PowerofHer on Wednesday, November 27

11/18/2019

Cincinnati Art Museum’s last Art After Dark of 2019 will be celebrated on one of the biggest party nights of the year.

Celebrate the holidays with the Cincinnati Art Museum

11/12/2019

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

Cincinnati Art Museum Announces Board Officers and Trustees for 2019–2020

10/30/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce the election of new Board Officers for 2019–2020 including President Amy L. Hanson.

Enjoy a night of spooky fun at Art After Dark on October 25

10/14/2019

Celebrate Halloween early with an evening of dancing, cocktails and devilish delights during Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE event Art After Dark: Tormented Souls.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s new universally accessible front entrance opens October 17

10/8/2019

New access to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s front entrance will be available starting Thursday, October 17, the first day of the biennial Art in Bloom event, beginning at 11 a.m.

Get into the Groove at Art After Dark on September 27

9/20/2019

Kick off the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark 2019–2020 season by showing off your dance moves during the FREE evening event Art After Dark: Get into the Groove.

Cincinnati Art Museum announces 2019–2020 exhibition schedule

9/17/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum offers a one-of-a-kind lineup of new exhibitions and events starting this fall and running through summer 2020.

Cincinnati Art Museum hits highest yearly attendance in museum’s history

9/4/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum, an institution established in 1881 that opened its doors in 1886, just set a new attendance record.

Explore four millennia of Spanish and Latin American art at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting Oct. 25

8/27/2019

Treasures of the Spanish World explores the visual cultures of Spain and Latin America across 4,000 years, through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish America.

Art After Dark and Labor Day bookend last weekend to see “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man”

8/21/2019

Celebrate the end of summer and take advantage of last-chance access to special exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Sara Birkofer honored with national award for accessibility efforts

8/5/2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) Awards has named Cincinnati Art Museum’s Sara Birkofer, Manager of Accessibility and Gallery Programs, a recipient of the 2019 Award for Emerging Leaders.

Cincinnati Art Museum to feature Sohrab Hura in The Levee: A Photographer in the American South

7/29/2019

Contemporary Indian photographer Sohrab Hura receives his first solo museum exhibition, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum, from October 5, 2019–February 2, 2020.

Art in Bloom spotlights fine art masterpieces with floral interpretations October 17–20

7/19/2019

Art in Bloom returns to the Cincinnati Art Museum this fall with floral arrangements inspired by the museum’s permanent collection from October 17–20.

Life’s a Beach at Art After Dark on July 26

7/16/2019

The summer sun and the Black Rock Desert, home to the Burning Man event, serve as inspiration for the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Life’s a Beach.

Cincinnati Art Museum brings interactive art experience into the community in early July

6/21/2019

A refurbished military vehicle turned mobile community center for new media art practices is coming to Cincinnati from July 3–5 as part of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man exhibition.

Cincinnati Art Museum provides free admission to Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style on July 4

6/19/2019

In celebration of Independence Day, the Cincinnati Art Museum is offering free admission for all to new special exhibition Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style.

Fabulous fashions fill the Cincinnati Art Museum at Art After Dark on June 28

6/18/2019

Celebrate the opening of special exhibition Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Kimono My House.

Explore artistic innovation and artists as change-makers in Women Breaking Boundaries at the Cincinnati Art Museum

6/10/2019

A new special exhibition explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum from October 11–April 12, 2020.

Second phase of No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man opens June 7 at the Cincinnati Art Museum

6/5/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum has already hosted tens of thousands of visitors who have experienced the first phase of the No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.

Fringe Festival Preview at Art After Dark on May 31

5/24/2019

Experience a sneak peek of Know Theatre’s 2019 Cincinnati Fringe Festival at Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: On the Fringe, Friday, May 31, 5–10 p.m.

Inspire and connect communities through art as a Cincinnati Art Museum docent

5/1/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum is on the hunt for enthusiastic and committed volunteers who want to learn about and share the museum’s unparalleled art collection and special exhibitions.

Cincinnati Art Museum to activate grounds, connect to community and Eden Park with Art Climb project

4/26/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s commitment to engaging with its community will soon be physically represented with a new project, the Art Climb.

Spark your inner fire at Art After Dark on April 26

4/17/2019

Immerse yourself in the art of Burning Man at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free evening event Art After Dark: Spark Your Inner Fire.

Fire up your summer at Beyond Black Rock fundraiser at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Friday, June 7

4/11/2019

The highly anticipated special exhibition, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man serves as the inspiration for Beyond Black Rock—the museum’s new summer fundraising event.

The Cincinnati Art Museum to make landmark acquisition of photographer Nancy Rexroth’s archive

4/2/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum announces a landmark acquisition agreement to form The Nancy Rexroth Collection.

Celebrate the joie de vivre of Paris at Art After Dark on March 29

3/22/2019

Escape to the city of entertainment at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free evening event Art After Dark: Passport to Paris.

Cincinnati Art Museum to explore rich visual history in new book published by Arcadia

3/18/2019

A new book that chronicles the Cincinnati Art Museum’s history through photographs will soon be available.

Explore the impact of the kimono on global fashion in Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style at the Cincinnati Art Museum

3/11/2019

Visitors can experience more than 50 ensembles by Japanese, European and American designers including Coco Chanel, Christian Louboutin, John Galliano and more.

Cincinnati Art Museum embarks upon accessibility initiatives, including new front entrance ramp

2/22/2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum is increasing its accessibility initiatives in 2019. One of the first visible changes will be a new ramp to the front entrance, allowing visitors in wheelchairs or with strollers to gain easy access to the front of the museum.

Show your Cincinnati pride at Art After Dark on February 22

2/13/2019

Raise your glass to the art, food and culture of the Queen City at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s free evening event Art After Dark: We Built this City.

Tickets now available for Paris 1900: City of Entertainment at the Cincinnati Art Museum

1/31/2019

Tickets for special exhibition Paris 1900: City of Entertainment are now available online and at the Cincinnati Art Museum front desk.

Explore, create and have fun during Summer Camp at the Cincinnati Art Museum

1/22/2019

Registration for Summer Camp 2019 begins February 1 at 11 a.m., offering eight unique weeks of art projects, activities and gallery games led by skilled educators and staff.

Cincinnati Art Museum Announces Board Officers and Trustees for 2018–2019

1/22/2019

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

Rare presentation of Giorgione’s La Vecchia at the Cincinnati Art Museum February 15–May 5, 2019

1/15/2019

La Vecchia, a singular masterpiece by Renaissance painter Giorgione, will be on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum February 15–May 5, 2019.

“No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man” takes over Cincinnati Art Museum starting April 26

1/8/2019

Burning Man. It’s been called “an experience in collective dreaming.”

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.

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