Alexandre-Georges Roux (1855–1929), Nighttime Festivities at the International Exposition of 1889 under the Eiffel Tower, circa 1889, oil on canvas, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet
Henri Gervex (1852–1929), An Evening at the Pré-Catelan, 1909, oil on canvas, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet
Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), Cupid and Psyche, circa 1900, marble, Petit Palais, Paris, © Patrick Pierrain/Petit Palais/Roger-Viollet
Ticketed. Free for Cincinnati Art Museum members.
Experience the splendor of Paris at the turn of the twentieth century.
Members: FREE | General public: $12
Seniors: $6 | College students: $6
Children (6–17): $6 | Children under 5: FREE
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11, April 25, May 9
Kreines Lecture: Art Nouveau–What’s in a Name? with Dr. Martin Eidelberg
March 10, 2019 | Time TBA
*Public Tour with ASL Interpretation: Paris 1900: City of Entertainment
March 16, 2019 | 1 p.m.
See the Story Book Club: Rodin’s Lover by Heather Webb
March 16, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Artist Workshop: Printmaking
March 16, 2019 | 1–2 p.m.
Wee Wednesday: Petite Paris
March 27, 2019 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Paris 1900 Concert with Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in the Fath Auditorium
March 28, 2019 | 7–8 p.m.
Art After Dark
March 29, 2019 | 5–9 p.m.
*Gallery Experience: Paris 1900: City of Entertainment with Associate Curator of European Art Peter J. Bell
April 7, 2019 | 3–4 p.m.
Baby Tours: Parisian Babies
April 19, 2019 | 11 a.m./2 p.m./3 p.m.
Memories in the Museum: Paris 1900: City of Entertainment
May 1, 2019 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
*Exhibition tickets must be purchased separately
Peter Bell, Associate Curator of European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings
Dr. Peter Jonathan Bell joined the Cincinnati Art Museum in 2017 as Associate Curator of European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings. Bell holds degrees from Oberlin College and the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, and earned a Ph.D. in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He has lectured and published in North America and Europe on Renaissance and Baroque art, and is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome.
Before coming to Cincinnati, Bell held curatorial positions in the department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he organized exhibitions on Italian sculpture and ceramics, and contributed to gallery installations, collections research and acquisitions, particularly in the areas of Spanish and Italian sculpture.
Immerse yourself in music inspired by the era. Get started with these albums and playlists:
Organized with the generous support of the Harold C. Schott Foundation
Exhibition organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts, with exceptional loans from the Musée Carnavalet – History of Paris and the Palais Galliera Museum of Fashion, Paris Musées
Header image: Camille Pissarro (1830–1903), The Pont Royal and the Pavillon de Flore, detail, 1903, oil on canvas, Petit Palais, Paris, © Petit Palais/Roger-Violle