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Paris 1900: City of Entertainment

March 1, 2019–May 12, 2019

Ticketed. Free for Cincinnati Art Museum members.

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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 

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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. 

Bon voyage!

Before (or after) you visit Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, experience Parisian culture right here in Cincinnati.

Immerse yourself in music inspired by the era. Get started with these albums and playlists:

'Paris 1900: City of Entertainment' in Cincinnati

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Organized with the generous support of the Harold C. Schott Foundation

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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

Paris Museums


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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