Special Exhibitions

Paris 1900: City of Entertainment

Organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts with additional loans from other institutions in the City of Paris, this exhibition presents more than 200 works of art made at the turn of the century in the vibrant and rapidly changing city.

Families & Teen Programs

Artist Workshop

Third Saturdays, 1–3 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Studio Classes: Painting

Select February Dates, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Summer Camp 2018

June 10–August 19, 2019 | The Cincinnati Art Museum is the place for fun and creativity in the summer. Jump into art with eight weeks of exciting art projects, gallery games, and more! Explore a different theme each week with activities taught by skilled educators and museum staff. Designed for children ages 6-12.

Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper

Saturday, March 16–17, 2019 | Space explorer, Buzby, crashes his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. 

Adult Programs

Artists Workshops

Third Thursdays, 1–3:00 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops.

Creativity and Growth

Second Sundays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Creativity and Growth is a collaboration with Indigo Hippo that focuses on wellness, mindfulness and self improvement through calming gallery activities and art-making.

Studio Classes: Painting

Select February Dates, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Classes meet every Thursday night in the Rosenthal Education Center for a month and will build on traditional art-making techniques. 

Colonial Dames Lecture and Tea: The history of Ohio's first 100 years in 10 objects

May 1, 2 p.m. | From simple log cabins to Gilded Age mansions, from wagons to locomotives, and from pioneer settlements to booming urban centers, Ohio’s first one hundred years was an age of progress. 

Asian Art Society Lecture 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2– 4 p.m. | Dr. Hou-mei Sung, CAM Curator of Asian Art, and Ming Ke, musician, will present an exciting lecture and demonstration.

Kreines Lecture 2019: Art Nouveau

Sunday, March 10, 2–4 p.m. | Join Dr. Martin Eidelberg for an eye-opening look at how this glorious mix of styles came into existence, and discover how Siegfried Bing’s Parisian gallery, “L’Art Nouveau” further influenced the movement and stimulated the creation of extraordinarily beautiful and original objects at the turn of the twentieth century.

Teacher Programs

Evenings for Educators

Thursday, February 21 | Evenings for Educators is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s monthly teacher professional development program

Summer Teacher Institute 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Evenings for Future Educators

Thursday, March 7, 2019