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words from the museum

360 Degrees of Poetry

ART360 is one of my personal favorite programs at the Cincinnati Art Museum. It allows for a small group of people to come together in a gallery, and spend an hour with one work of art. Some people might shudder…

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As curator of decorative arts and design at the Art Museum, I work with a collection so wonderfully diverse that, well, it sometimes makes my head spin. This collection includes nearly 7,000 objects (to which we are constantly adding) and…

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The Department of Photography is the newest department at the Cincinnati Art Museum; it was founded in 2006. Prior to that, it was paired with Prints and Drawings. Not long after I arrived in Ohio last autumn, I discovered that…

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Artists and creatives throughout history have been drawing connections between fine art, cooking and food. Evidence of this culinary inspiration can be seen in still-life renditions of tables displaying elaborate or simple ingredients, paintings depicting family and/or friends sharing meals,…