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1881.1: The Cincinnati Art Museum’s First Acquisition

by Anne Buening, Curatorial Assistant for European and American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings


indigenous art , collection , Curatorial Blog

This piece represents a fascinating mix of histories: local Indigenous culture before white settlement, nineteenth-century American archaeology, the donor Judge Joseph Cox, and the Cincinnati Art Museum’s early years.

Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

by Cincinnati Art Museum


Native American art , National Native American Heritage Month , indigenous art

Enjoy these works by indigenous peoples in the museum’s permanent collection.