October 7, 2022–January 1, 2023 • Schiff Gallery (Gallery 234)
The 60 works of art on display—drawn from the collections of leading U.S. and Asian museums—decode the symbolic language of horses in Chinese art and reveal rich information about China’s history and culture.
August 16–December 11, 2022
Intimate and intense, Kishore’s Performing the Goddess is a serial portrait that puts us in proximity with an actor’s private rite of transformation.
July 15–August 14, 2022
If you look closely at the work in the exhibition, you’ll see that there is pain and heartache. Skepticism. Futility. But also Hope. Imagination. Commitment. These are emotional drivers we can all connect to. If we care about a future where we value all people and all contributions, it starts right here.
July 8–October 2, 2022
The elements from this modern and fanciful bedroom with black glass walls and silvered ceiling constitute the largest collection of Urban-designed furnishings in a public institution.
July 6–October 9, 2022
Gee Horton’s “Coming of Age” series is a visual and thematic exploration of the complexities of African American Adolescence. Through the iconography of Contemporary culture, and Hip-hop music, he dignifies and celebrate the Black experience while addressing the vulnerability of youth in Black on Both Sides and Me Against the World.
June 10–September 4, 2022
Born in Prussia to a Jewish family that settled in Cincinnati, Henry Mosler (1841–1920) achieved an international reputation for narrative paintings rich in detail. This exhibition relates Mosler’s journey and traces the development of his paintings through studies across media.
April 16, 2022–August 14, 2022
One of the major social upheavals of the early twentieth century was the decade-long Mexican Revolution (1910–20). During the post-revolutionary decades, a remarkable artistic outpouring followed.
March 25–June 19, 2022
Building on the impact of 2020’s inaugural Black & Brown Faces exhibition, this presentation expands the representation of Midwestern artists of color to 15. Each brings their own interpretation of portraiture paying homage to 15 living honorees of color who are working to make our city a more equitable and just community.
March 11–May 8, 2022
These five paintings combine familiar subjects from the kitchen counter and dinner table—a glass of wine, freshly-caught fish, a loaf of bread, lemons—with revolutionary artistic intent. The artists’ methods of making are put boldly on view—broad and emphatic brushwork, paint sculpted on the canvas. The Impressionists termed this audacious rebalancing of priorities and values in an artwork “sincerity.”
February 25–May 15, 2022
David Driskell (1931–2020) was one of the most revered American artists of his generation and a powerful advocate for the recognition of Black artists and their contributions to art history. Featuring sixty vibrant paintings, prints, drawings and collages, this exhibition surveys Driskell’s versatile artistic practice.
February 25–May 15, 2022
Working Together is the first major museum exhibition about the Kamoinge Workshop, a groundbreaking African American photographers’ collective founded in New York City in 1963. The founders chose the name Kamoinge—meaning “a group of people acting and working together” in the Gikuyu language of Kenya—to reflect their shared dedication to community, collective action, and a global outlook.
December 22, 2021–March 20, 2022
With impeccable placement, using a myriad of brushes, her simple bold strokes balance line and form, stillness and motion with delicate grays and intense blacks creating works of elegant visual poetry.
From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
November 5, 2021–January 16, 2022
Drawing on mythology, art history and American history, Walker’s art challenges viewers to take a critical and haunting view of the past while proposing questions around the challenges we continue to face collectively today.
October 22, 2021–February 6, 2022
Drawn from one of the most important private collections in the world, assembled by Cincinnatian Kimberly Klosterman, this exhibition features the work of independent jewelers such as Andrew Grima, Gilbert Albert, Arthur King, Jean Vendome and Barbara Anton along with work created for Bulgari, Cartier, Boucheron and other major houses.
March 23, 2021–March 27, 2022
Pulled from the museum’s permanent collection, Stepping in Style features 22 pairs of elegant evening shoes from the 1950s.
May 20, 2020–December 20, 2022
Cincinnati Art Museum along with the Independent Curators International (ICI) invite our global digital community to create and collaborate with The Paper Sculpture Manual, a downloadable, printable, and shareable manual to take you away from your screens and recreate art experiences in domestic spaces.
May 12, 2020–December 20, 2022
As many of us across the globe are experiencing social distancing and orders to stay at home, the Cincinnati Art Museum is joining Independent Curators International (ICI) and over 30 art spaces around the world in sharing do it (home).