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Cincinnati Art Museum reopens to public on June 20

6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI— Cincinnati Art Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. After the reopening weekend, museum days and hours will be Thursdays from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Fridays through Sundays, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. through early July, after which we anticipate expanding museum days. Members may visit on Thursday, June 18 from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Friday, June 19, from 11 a.m.–5 p.m., and regular Member Hours will return every Saturday and Sunday from 10–11 a.m.

The museum requests that visitors register in advance with free timed entry tickets available at Museum capacity will be limited.

The museum’s Terrace Café and the Museum Shop will reopen starting June 18 with limited capacity and social distancing requirements. All museum tours will be self-guided, programs and interactive activities are not currently available, and the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is temporarily closed. The Mary R. Schiff Library is available by appointment only. The Cincinnati Art Museum’s outdoor public space, Art Climb, opened May 7, and is available daily and does not require tickets.

The Cincinnati Art Museum is taking many precautions to ensure that visitors have a safe visit, including increased cleaning, use of hospital-grade air filtration, posted signs and new policies and procedures. The museum is following health and safety recommendations including Responsible RestartOhio protocols for Consumer, Retail & Services from the Ohio Department of Health.

“Art inspires and connects our communities across the Greater Cincinnati region. We’re thrilled to welcome all back to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s galleries to explore the diversity and richness of artistic expression and creativity,” said Cameron Kitchin, Cincinnati Art Museum’s Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert Director.

Special exhibition "Something Over Something Else": Romare Bearden’s Profile Series will be open through June 21. Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970 will be open through July 5. Women Breaking Boundaries will also be open and available to visitors. All special exhibitions will be FREE throughout the summer.

The museum has been closed since March 14, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An allowable opening date for museum and other entertainment venues was announced by Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton and Governor Mike DeWine when they issued new guidance for re-opening Ohio museums and attractions on June 4, 2020.


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.

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