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A history of the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

Since it opened in 1886, Cincinnati Art Museum has had a library. In fact, even before it opened, the Museum had a library. Donations of art books and other materials were being accepted by the Museum Association – the Museum’s…

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Chloe Aridjis Asunder

When I travel I always visit museums, and the National Gallery in London is a perennial favorite. Although I’m a curator of photography and most knowledgeable about modern and contemporary art, my favorite room in the National Gallery contains what…

Winslow Homer: Sunday Morning in Virginia

We’ve asked our social media followers to interpret their favorite artwork at the Cincinnati Art Museum. They sent us their thoughts and feelings about the work of art they chose. Each week, we will feature one interpretation here on our…

Oosterwijck Still Life

We’ve asked our social media followers to interpret their favorite artwork at the Cincinnati Art Museum. They sent us their thoughts and feelings about the work of art they chose. Each week, we will feature one interpretation here on our…