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A group of adults make art at the Cincinnati Art Museum


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Guided adult group tours of our collections and special exhibitions are available for groups of ten adults or more. Create a memorable experience for your group with an outing to the Cincinnati Art Museum, complete with tour and lunch!

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Free docent-led tours on the topic of your choice from the list below. Tours must be scheduled at least one month in advance. There is a minimum of ten and a maximum of seventy adults on docent guided tours. Feel free to reserve a table at the Terrace Café to complete your tour by calling (513) 639-2986. No tables larger than 25 people please

To schedule a private tour, please use our online Private Tour Request Form.

If you have questions regarding an existing tour request, please contact our Tour Coordinator at [email protected].

If you need accessibility accommodations, please contact us in advance at [email protected] or fill out the accessibility request form.

Group Tour Topics

See how American art tells fascinating stories of the country’s history, traditions and people. The Cincinnati Art Museum hosts a vast and dynamic collection of American painting, sculpture and decorative art that spans from colonial times to present day.

Travel to the ancient worlds of Egypt, China, Greece, Mesopotamia, and Rome in a tour that highlights the Cincinnati Art Museum’s outstanding collection of ancient artifacts.

Discover the history of ceramics in Cincinnati through the story of the “dueling divas,” Maria Longworth Nichols Storer and M. Louise McLauglin. Explore the history and influence of the renowned Rookwood Pottery Company.

Examine different artistic approaches to depicting the landscape, a subject that has captivated artists for centuries. Particular focus may be given to French and American landscapes of the nineteenth century.

Be inspired by the many ways artists have portrayed flowers in art. Explore the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection in a delightful way by discovering flowers in landscapes, still lifes, pottery, portraits, and much more.

Explore the light, color, and dynamic brushwork of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. The Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection includes fascinating works by French and American artists including Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, and John Henry Twachtman.

Learn about a selection of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s masterpieces. See objects from around the world and from various periods in art history.

From Fauvism and Cubism to Pop Art and Minimalism, discover examples of some of the most innovative artists and art movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Learn about the museum’s outdoor sculptures on an outdoor tour of the grounds. Weather pending.

Take a tour of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s magnificent Cincinnati Wing and see the Queen City’s story unfold in its artwork such as Rookwood pottery, art-carved furniture, and paintings by Frank Duveneck, Robert S. Duncanson, Joseph Henry Sharp, and many more.