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Spend the evening with Frank Duveneck during Art After Dark At Home on Jan. 29

1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum is celebrating the new year and new special exhibitions with an “at home” version of Art After Dark on Friday, Jan. 29 from 5–9 p.m. Follow the museum on social media to join the fun.

During the virtual event, guests will enjoy a series of exclusive video premieres, including a cocktail tutorial from Molly Wellmann, local music from Indie Pop quartet The Ophelias, a performance from local dance group Pones celebrating artwork by Anila Quayyum Agha, and a curator-led virtual walkthrough of special exhibition Frank Duveneck: American Master.

Frank Duveneck: American Master is the first comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work in more than 30 years. More than 90 examples across media from the holdings of the museum, the leading repository of the Kentucky native’s work, and 35 pieces on loan from collections across the United States, provide a fresh, in-depth look at this important artist. The exhibition is on view at the museum through March 28. Advanced online tickets/registration is required to see in person: cincinnatiartmuseum.org/visit.

 

The timeline for Art After Dark At Home includes:

  • 5 p.m.: Happy hour! Pour a glass of whatever you have on hand—we highly recommend making Molly Wellmann’s Duveneck-inspired “Foucar à la Kin-kan.”* Purchase your own ingredients or pick up a take-home kit from Japp’s–since 1879 which includes ingredients for one drink. Beer lovers are encouraged to purchase a four-pack of our recent collaboration with Listermann Brewing Company. The limited-edition release includes four different bottle labels that feature famous works by Duveneck.
  • 6 p.m.: Let’s dance! Local dance group Pones is getting the party started with a virtual performance in the All the Flowers Are for Me Pause, reflect, and move to this immersive installation now open through May 30.
  • 7 p.m.: Virtual tour! Join Curator Dr. Julie Aronson for a never-before-seen virtual walkthrough of Frank Duveneck: American Master now open through March 28.
  • 8 p.m.: Local music! Enjoy a one-hour performance from local Indie Pop quartet The Ophelias. Start a watch-party with friends and share the love for Cincinnati arts.

 

*“Foucar à la Kin-kan” by Molly Wellmann

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz bourbon
  • .25 oz Triple Sec
  • .5 oz sherry
  • Dash of orange bitters

Stir all ingredients with ice, strain and serve. Garnish with an orange peel.

It’s said that Frank Duveneck was a regular visitor to Foucar’s Café, which opened in downtown Cincinnati in 1902. Duveneck’s artwork hung on its walls.

Art After Dark is sponsored by Dewey’s Pizza.

 

About the Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by the generosity of individuals and businesses that give annually to ArtsWave. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Cincinnati Art Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges operating support from the City of Cincinnati, as well as our members.

Free general admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is made possible by a gift from the Rosenthal Family Foundation. Special exhibition pricing may vary. Parking at the Cincinnati Art Museum is free. cincinnatiartmusem.org

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