Established in 1980, the Duveneck Association engages Cincinnati Art Museum members by broadening knowledge of the Museum’s encyclopedic collection, special exhibitions and art in our communities.
The Duveneck Association honors Frank Duveneck (1848-1919), born in Covington, KY. At a young age, Duveneck studied in Munich, Germany, developing his special style of expressive brushwork and deep-toned palette. Continuing his work in Florence, and later in the United States, Duveneck became a well known and respected figure and portrait painter. In 1880, he was elected a member of the Society of American Artists, and further recognition and honors continued through his life. Before his death in 1919, he donated a large and important group of his work to the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Membership in the Duveneck Association includes a monthly luncheon and meeting with one another to hear various experts and museum curators discuss current exhibitions, some aspect of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection, or taking an off-site tour to a collection of interest.
Luncheons take place on the first Monday of each month from September through May.
$60 per person $30 per person
For more information, please contact the Philanthropy Office at [email protected] or (513) 639-2964.
Happy New Year, Let’s Dance! Hearing from Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities, Ainsley Cameron about Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art will certainly get out year off on the right foot. Lunch before the lecture in the Café.
Special Guest, Woodrow “Woody Keown, Jr., President & Chief Operating Officer of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, will speak with us about how our two collections relate to one another and the impact they have on our community. Lecture will take place after lunch in the Terrace Café.
Nathaniel Stein, Curator of Photography, will share with us about how O’Keeffe often took her camera with her to get that perfect floral arrangement shot for the exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Photographer. Lunch before the lecture in the Café.
Come and hear from Amy Dehan about the newest Artist in Residency at CAM, Roberto Lugo. Lugo is an American Artist, ceramicist, social activists, spoken-word poet and educator who lives in Philadelphia where he makes his creations and gives back to his community. Enjoy lunch in the café before the lecture.
*Location change* The May program has been moved to Larry & Rhonda Sheakley’s residence with a tour of their artwork collection. Small bites lunch will be provided.