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Digital Exhibitions, Powered by Google

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.

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American Paintings: The Eighties Revisited

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.

The Art of Japan

Initiated in 1881, this nearly 8,000 object collection is one of the oldest museum collections of Japanese art in the United States.

Frida Kahlo: Photographic Portraits by Bernard Silberstein

This collaboration between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the University of Cincinnati centers on Bernard Silberstein’s portraits of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

The Art Academy of Cincinnati and World War I

Exploring the Art Academy of Cincinnati's connection to WW1 through The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives.

Robert S. Duncanson

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.

Rembrandt: Master Printmaker

Deeply loved for his richly emotional art, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669) is one of the world’s most recognized artists.

Mementos of Affection

Ornamental Hairwork in Jewelry and Portrait Miniatures from the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Slow Art Challenge

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.

BIPOC Artists in Their Own Words

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.