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Special Exhibitions

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

October 12, 2017–January 7, 2018 Working with materials as diverse as metal umbrella ribs, industrial yarns, woven metal, leather strips, and transparent acrylic, Iris van Herpen is one of the most visionary fashion designers of the twenty-first century. 

Families & Teens

Artist Workshop

Third Saturdays, 1–3 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Studio Classes: Painting and Sculpture (Select Dates)

Every Thursday night for a month, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Students under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class.

Madcap Puppets (Select Performances)

Select dates November 2017–March 2018The Hats Off Series started in 1994 at the Cincinnati Art Museum with original shows produced and presented by Madcap Puppets.

Adult Programs

Creativity and Growth

Second Sundays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Creativity and Growth is a collaboration with Indigo Hippo that focuses on wellness, mindfulness and self improvement through calming gallery activities and art-making. 

In Conversation

Thursday, November 30 2017 | Learn about the ideas and stories behind the art in this casual, on-stage conversation.

Lecture: Anila Quayyum Agha

Thursday, September 21 | Enjoy this lecture surrounding Anila Quayyum Agha and her piece "All the Flowers Are for Me." 

Artists Workshops

Third Thursdays, 1–3:00 p.m.Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us for this workshop led by a local artist. Learn about techniques and materials used by professional artists in these fun, educational and hands-on workshops.

Studio Classes: Painting

February 1, 8, 15 & 22, 6:00–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Classes meet every Thursday night in the Rosenthal Education Center for a month and will build on traditional art-making techniques. 

Studio Classes: Sculpture

April 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6–7:45 p.m.Become a better artist with these weekly studio classes for students of all ages and abilities. Classes meet every Thursday night in the Rosenthal Education Center for a month and will build on traditional art-making techniques. 

Teacher Programs

Evenings for Educators

Select dates now–May, 2018 | Evenings for Educators is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s monthly teacher professional development program