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The Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Collection of Post-World War II Modern and Contemporary Art

August 20, 2022–TBD Gallery 105

Through a lifetime of focused collecting, the Weston's collection came to encompass the works of many eminent artists, including Hofmann, de Kooning, Wesselmann, Dine, Saar, Dubuffet, Duchamp, LeWitt, and others.

Ohio Voices

August 15–November 30, 2023 Gallery 213

With works drawn from the museum’s collections, Ohio Voices explores prints and drawings created from 1925 to the present by accomplished African American artists with Ohio connections. The exhibition also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Donald P. Sowell Endowment Committee, a museum affiliate group established in tribute to Donald P. Sowell (1929–1989), an important Cincinnati artist and art educator.

Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds

June 23–October 15, 2023 Western & Southern Galleries (Galleries 232 and 233)

The year 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), perhaps the most innovative and influential artist of the 20th century. The Cincinnati Art Museum is celebrating his legacy with an unprecedented exhibition, the first to examine Picasso’s lifelong engagement with landscape. Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds brings to our galleries paintings and sculptures by the artist from some 25 public and private collections across the United States and Europe.

Creating Connections: Self-Taught Artists in the Rosenthal Collection

June 9–October 8, 2023 The Thomas R. Schiff Gallery (Gallery 234)

Works of art connect us. Yet mystery surrounds both our experiences of making them and our encounters with them. 

Drawn from the collection of Richard Rosenthal and his family, this exhibition celebrates a promised gift to the Cincinnati Art Museum and features 38 works by self-taught artists from diverse cultures and circumstances.

Roberto Lugo: Hi-Def Archives

March 17–September 24, 2023 Vance Waddell and Mayerson Galleries (Galleries 124 and 125)

Roberto Lugo (Puerto Rican-American, b. 1981) draws from his lived experience and deep knowledge of ceramic history to create works that elevate the stories of those historically absent from the decoration of extravagant examples of pottery.

Looking at Animals: Photographs from the Collection

April 11–August 10, 2023 • Gallery 213

One of a periodic exhibition series highlighting the museum’s rich photography collection, Looking at Animals presents rarely seen pictures and familiar treasures alongside exciting new additions.

A Celebration of Japanese Fashion

March 28 – July 9, 2023 • Gallery 138 & 139

Drawn from our holdings, this installation celebrates Japanese fashion from our collection of prints, east Asian, and fashion arts.

Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer

February 3–May 7, 2023 • The Thomas R. Schiff Gallery (Gallery 234)

Despite O’Keeffe’s long and complex association with the American photographic avant garde, no previous exhibition has explored her work as a photographer.

Women in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design

November 29, 2019–February 12, 2023  Gallery 222

Experience the creative and technical breakthroughs of leading contemporary female artist and hear their stories in this new installation of works from our collection.

Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art

November 11, 2022–February 5, 2023 • Western & Southern Galleries (Galleries 232 & 233)

Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art considers the compelling visual language of dance in the arts from South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayan region from the first to the twenty-first century. Through religious, courtly, and everyday objects, the exhibition illustrates how dance occupies a uniquely important place in the region.

Cossacks in the Forecourt

April 19, 2022–January 22, 2023 • Forecourt

A painting in the collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum, and currently displayed just off the museum’s lobby, opens a window onto the overlapping layers of history, culture and identity that have united and divided Ukraine and Russia over the past five centuries.

Natural World

September 30, 2022–January 15, 2023 • Vance Waddell and Mayerson Galleries (Galleries 124 and 125), with additional installations elsewhere in the museum.

Commissioned by the Cincinnati Art Museum, Natural World is a collaboration between artists John Edmonds and David Hartt, poet and scholar Jason Allen-Paisant, and organizing curator Nathaniel M. Stein. The project explores meanings of nature and naturalness through overlapping dialogues with history, collections, and institutions. 

Bold Gestures: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

December 15, 2020­–January 8, 2023 Gallery 136

The latest in an ongoing rotation of loaned and recently accessioned Japanese ceramics, this new display features the work of artists who have mastered techniques from the traditional to the radical to achieve artistic revelations.

Galloping Through Dynasties

October 7, 2022–January 1, 2023 • Schiff Gallery (Gallery 234)

The 60 works of art on display—drawn from the collections of leading U.S. and Asian museums—decode the symbolic language of horses in Chinese art and reveal rich information about China’s history and culture.