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American Painting: The Eighties Revisited

November 20, 2021–January 30, 2022

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 Cincinnati Art Museum.

The Jewish Holidays by Chaim Gross

August 24, 2021–December 12, 2021 | Gallery 213

Lithographs recapturing the color of Gross' Hassidic childhood, accompanied by explanations of the ten holiest days of the Jewish calendar written by Rabbi Avraham Soltes.

Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men: The Berlin Masterpieces in America

Now–October 3, 2021

This exhibition focuses on the fate of some of the finest European paintings from the Berlin State Museums that traveled to the United States soon after the end of the war and were exhibited at fourteen museums across the country before returning to Germany.

Future Retrieval: Close Parallel

Now–August 29, 2021

Artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined in this new Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition.

For Now or Future Retrieval

Now–August 15, 2021 | Gallery 150

In addition to creating the special exhibition Future Retrieval: Close Parallel, contemporary artists Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis have curated this delightfully eclectic display of ceramics created by artists from across the globe over the last 400 years.

Anila Quayyum Agha: All the Flowers Are for Me

Now–May 30, 2021

The museum will once again present Anila Quayyum Agha: All the Flowers Are for Me. The popular exhibition, first displayed in 2017, features a work by the Pakistani and American artist Anila Quayyum Agha who creates immersive installations by manipulating light.

Frank Duveneck: American Master

Now–May 9, 2021

See the critically acclaimed special exhibition, now with extended dates. The Cincinnati Art Museum presents a major re-evaluation of the work of Frank Duveneck, the most influential painter in Cincinnati history.

The Grand Experiment in Italy: Etchings by Duveneck and His Students

Now–April 4, 2021

Artists in the mid-nineteenth century took up etching as an original creative medium. They promoted its freedom of expression as akin to drawing, distinct from reproductive printmaking.