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Architects of the Cincinnati Art Museum part 1: James W. McLaughlin

  Image Credit: Burnet Woods Music Hall James McLaughlin group picture St. Francis Seraph Church John Uri Lloyd House Monkey House All other images provided by the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

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In 1935, the Works Progress Administration was a government agency formed to provide work to millions of unemployed people during the Great Depression. Part of the agency, the Federal Art Project was an effort to provide relief to out-of-work artists.…

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The museum recently added art by Cincinnati artist Thom Shaw to its collection.  Among the new acquisitions is this undated study for Today I am No One, What about 2 Hours from Now, a drawing in pen and black ink…

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Luckily for us, Cincinnati takes full advantage of good weather with a ton of festivals and outdoor events of all kinds. We can’t be everywhere, but we try to get out there when we can. This summer we are rolling…