The Cincinnati Art Museum joined the Google Art Project in April 2013. The project features 3,000+ acclaimed art partners from more than 80 countries that work to preserve and promote culture online. This technology allows people around the world to explore the museum’s paintings, sculptures, and other objects in never-before-seen angles and in great detail on any device. The Art Project currently features over 500 works from the museum’s collection highlights and the Cincinnati Wing collection.
Experience new dance work by choreographer Countess V. Winfrey. Featuring an original score and a spoken word tour guide, Winfrey’s Homage transports the audience through museum spaces in a three-part performance bringing light to the Black experience of the past and present, and the dream of a Black Future in the Now. Commissioned and organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum in partnership with OhioDance.
At the request of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati photographer Asa V. Featherstone, IV spent more than five months photographing Black and Brown artists in the region as they made new work inspired by the photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop and painter David Driskell. Both were the focus of exhibitions at the museum during winter and spring 2022.
This exhibit will feature significant events and figures throughout American history as told through the Cincinnati Art Museum collection. We have provided a few facts about each object to get you started. We encourage you to look closely, listen intently and inquire often. As you go through the exhibition, click on objects or captions to see them in higher detail.
This collaboration between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the University of Cincinnati centers on Bernard Silberstein’s portraits of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
Deeply loved for his richly emotional art, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669) is one of the world’s most recognized artists.
The history of African American artistic identity in the Queen City during the 19th century is best studied through the work of Robert S. Duncanson.
By the late 1970s New York City was the center of the international art world. Video, photography, sculpture, and performance dominated the avant-garde. Art historian Barbara Rose (1936–2020) resisted this trend. She reasserted the supremacy of painting by curating this exhibition in the Fall of 1979.
Exploring the Art Academy of Cincinnati's connection to WW1 through The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives.
Ornamental Hairwork in Jewelry and Portrait Miniatures from the Cincinnati Art Museum.
This Google exhibition is inspired by Slow Art Day 2020. Each year people all over the world visit local museums and galleries on Slow Art Day to look at art slowly.
For twenty-eight days in June 2020, the Cincinnati Art Museum responded to the murder of George Floyd by sharing art from our collection on our social media accounts by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). We selected works by artists whose art speak to issues of social justice and which call for social change. Included here are a selection of those works accompanied by a quote from each artist.