Current Exhibitions                

Ana England: Kinship

Now – March 4, 2018 Ana England is fascinated by the foundational and fundamental connections inherent in nature, and believes that if you look closely, you will find that the connections between us are greater than those separating us.

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Now – May 20, 2018Contemporary South African artist William Kentridge’s More Sweetly Play the Dance makes its North American museum premiere at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 Special Features

Marcel Duchamp: Boîte-en-valise

Now–May 6, 2018 | Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer. Between 1910 and 1914, he rapidly mastered, then discarded, the principal pre-war aesthetic movements.


Now–TBD | On view now is a large-scale, animated neon installation on the west wall of the French Wing at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Multiple Medium: Photographs from the Collection

Now–March 25, 2018 | Drawn from the Museum’s rich photography collection, Multiple Medium presents rarely-seen treasures and recent acquisitions that illustrate and raise questions about the medium’s relationship with numerousness. 

American Women Printmakers

February 20–May 15, 2018Beginning in the 1850s American women entered printmaking professions contributing to society’s acceptance of the graphic arts as a career for women.

Mementos of Affection

Now – November 2018 | Before the advent of photography, the painting of a portrait miniature was usually the only time a likeness was made of a person. 

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Now–July 15, 2018 | This display highlights a number of new additions to the Cincinnati Art Museum's growing collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics. 

Digital Exhibitions

The Art Academy of Cincinnati and World War I

Exploring the Art Academy of Cincinnati's connection to WW1 through The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives.

Rembrandt: Master Printmaker

Deeply loved for his richly emotional art, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669) is one of the world’s most recognized artists.

Robert S. Duncanson

The history of African American artistic identity in the Queen City during the 19th century is best studied through the work of Robert S. Duncanson.

Frida Kahlo: Photographic Portraits by Bernard Silberstein

This collaboration between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the University of Cincinnati centers on Bernard Silberstein’s portraits of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Mementos of Affection

Ornamental Hairwork in Jewelry and Portrait Miniatures from the Cincinnati Art Museum.