CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM
953 Eden Park Drive
Whether you and your family are coming to the Art Museum for the first time, you’re a member stopping in for a tour, or you want to learn more about a special exhibition or the Art Museum’s collection, you can enjoy a variety of programs and resources available for adults, families, children, students, and teachers.
Take advantage of the educational programs and resources for all ages at the Art Museum, ranked recently as the top art museum for families in the U.S. by Parenting Magazine and the Zagat Survey.
Cincinnati Art Museum
2015 Exhibition and Special Event Schedule
(CINCINNATI, OH—Jan. 28, 2014) The Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 65,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts national and international traveling exhibitions, awide range of art-related programs, activities and special events. General admission is always free for all, plus Art Museum members receive additional benefits. The following Exhibitions and Special Events are subject to change.
Modern Voices in Japanese Ceramics and Prints
February 7–April 26, 2015
This 40-work exhibition pairs modern and contemporary Japanese prints and ceramics. These works disclose a brilliant dialogue through shared rhythms, patterns, textures, emotions, and ideas. Free admission. Images available here
Masterpieces of Japanese Art
February 14–August 30, 2015
Feast your eyes on approximately 100 Japanese masterpieces from the permanent collection of the Art Museum. The show highlights the ties between Cincinnati and Japan and is designed to provide viewers not only with a better understanding of Japanese art and its aesthetics, but also a unique regional perspective through the history of the collection. Free admission.Images available here
The Rosenthal Education Center(permanent facility addition)
Opens March 7, 2015
The Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is the new art education space inside the museum. Through dedicated interactive exhibition and studio space, the collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum is brought to life for children of all ages. The REC encourages families to discover the Art Museum’s collection in a fun, immersive, hands-on and safe manner through a variety of experiences. It is open to the public every day the Art Museum is open.
The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt, and William Claxton
February 28–May 24, 2015
Go mad for mod fashions! Known by most for designing the topless bathing suit in 1964, Rudi Gernreich was one of the most original and prophetic fashion designers of the 20th century. His minimalist knit garments executed in psychedelic colors and geometric patterns are visually striking. All the garments in the exhibition are on loan from Peggy Moffitt, the designer’s primary model and muse. The exhibition includes photographs of Moffitt in Gernreich’s designs and the first fashion video. Free admission. Images available here
Up at Bat: Warhol and Baseball
April 11–August 2, 2015
See Andy Warhol’s Pete Rose that was commissioned by the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1985 and learn about Warhol’s appropriation of baseball images in his capture of pop culture and much more. Free admission. Images available here
Taste of Duveneck(special event)
June 11, 2015, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The 25th anniversary presentation ofA Taste of Duveneck will include scrumptious food, delectable desserts, great wine, craft beers, and dancing to the tunes of Soul Pocket.
Northern Baroque Splendor: The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna
June 27–September 20, 2015
This exhibition offers examples of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings in virtually all genres—history painting, portraiture, genre, landscapes, seascapes, still lifes and flower pieces, animal paintings, and hunting scenes. It includes examples by the most famous artists of the period. With over sixty paintings that display virtuoso composition and technical brilliance, the exhibition is a celebration of the Golden Age in the history of art. Free admission. Images available here
Art in Bloom (special event)
October 22 – October 25, 2015
Floral Displays Bring Art to Life: Join us for the 8th Art in Bloom, a biennial art-inspired floral event at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Creative individuals and professional floral designers from Cincinnati interpret the museum’s permanent art collection with floral displays for this unique event. During Art in Bloom, 70 eye-catching displays of vibrant flowers help visitors see the museum in a whole new way. Over four days, the public can participate in docent-led tours, special events, family-friendly activities, plus conversations and demonstrations by the Art in Bloom arrangers.
Art After Dark(special events)
Every Final Friday, 5 – 9 p.m.
See the Cincinnati Art Museum in a whole new light with the evening event series that features art tours, entertainment and drinks. Free admission.