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Read the Book, See the Story

Did you know that we offer a bi-monthly book club in collaboration with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County?  The See the Story Book Club meets on the third Saturday of every other month from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Fiction…

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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,…