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Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features a diverse, encyclopedic art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.
Visitors can enjoy the exhibitions or participate in the museum’s wide range of art-related programs, activities and special events. General admission is always free for all, plus CAM members receive additional benefits including discounted or free admission to special exhibitions.
Use the resources to the left to plan your next visit!
Free Wi-Fi is available in select locations at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Coat Room & Lockers are available in the Main Lobby. All backpacks, packages, briefcases, shopping bags, and other excessively large items (larger than 11 x 15 x 4 inches), including recording equipment, must be left in the coatroom in the lockers provided. The museum is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Photography & Sketching
If you see the icon below, please refrain from taking photographs or recording video of the related artwork. These works are protected under US copyright law and it would be a violation of the artist's copyright. You are free to photograph all other works in the collection that are not marked with the no photography icon.
Please no flash photography.
We apologize, but tripods, monopods, and/or "selfie sticks" are prohibited from use within the museum.
ALSO, PLEASE NO PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS. Exhibition areas will be marked with a designated sign at the entrance to the show.
Professional photography for portraits requires that advance arrangements (at least two weeks in advance) be made with our Special Events Staff by calling (513) 639-2347; in addition, there is a $250 location fee for professional photography.
Sketching & Copying
Visitors are welcome to sketch and copy the permanent collection. Pick up free permit at the Visitor Services Desk. Parents/guardians may complete the permit for children sketching in the galleries. It is prohibited to sketch artwork in the special exhibition areas.
You may end up being part of the art! Photographs are often being taken at the museum in order to update our photo stock. Your image may be featured on the CAM website or future publication materials. Our photographer will be wearing a staff badge and have a camera with a red tag. If you prefer not be photographed, please notify our photographer as you see her in the galleries.
The Cincinnati Art Museum offers a full range of Accessibility Programs for our visitors.
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