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

4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI— 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 Today and Forbes and is expected to draw crowds.

Visitors can view a live countdown of the time until its public opening at

The discovery of the terracotta warriors is considered one of the most important archaeological finds of the twentieth century.

Expanding upon previous exhibitions, Terracotta Army not only includes the impressive terracotta figures, but also 40 works that have never before been on view in the U.S. until this exhibition.

For the first time in many years, the museum is requiring timed tickets to provide visitors with the most comfortable experience. With a timed ticket, a pre-established number of guests enter during each interval, allowing visitors to enjoy shorter lines and a better viewing experience.

Tickets for Terracotta Army are free for Cincinnati Art Museum members. General adult admission tickets are $16 at the museum, $14 with discount code ONLINE at Tickets are $8 for college students, seniors (65+) and children (6-17 years).

The museum is offering extended member hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. Members and paying guests accompanied by a member may reserve tickets in-person at the front desk. Regular museum hours start at 11 a.m. daily.

Free access to the exhibition will be available on Thursday evenings from 5–8 p.m. and from 5–9 p.m. during Art After Dark events on Friday, April 27, May 25, June 29 and July 27. Timed tickets are required during these times, and must be acquired day-of, in-person at the front desk beginning at 4:30 p.m. Free tickets are subject to availability, with a limit of five tickets per person per day.


About the Cincinnati Art Museum
The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by the generosity of individuals and businesses that give annually to Artswave. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Cincinnati Art Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges operating support from the City of Cincinnati, as well as our members.

Free general admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is made possible by a gift from The Rosenthal Family Foundation. Special exhibition pricing may vary. Parking at the Cincinnati Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.

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