Cincinnati Art Museum

Artist Elizbeth Nourse
12:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

"Rites of Passage" now on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum

"The First Communion"

Elizabeth Nourse was a Mt. Healthy-born painter who spent most of her life and career in France. Jane Durrell has a review of Rites of Passage featuring one of Nourse’s most acclaimed works, The First Communion, and the accompanying exhibition of fourteen of her other works, now on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Arts Conference
7:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art'

"Visualizing Feeling: Affect and the Feminine Avant-garde" is one of the driving forces behind this conference.

Many people walk into a contemporary art gallery or museum believing that they are not smart enough to 'get it.' While many contemporary artists do utilize complex theories about art, there are other ways to understand art than theories.

The Corporeal Texture Conference is a graduate student-led conference that will take place on March 1st at the University of Cincinnati.  The conference focuses on how viewers interact with a work of art on a sensory or bodily level.  The speakers at this conference will discuss the various ways textures and surfaces play in how we view or experience art.

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Art
11:53 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Cincinnati Art Museum looking for new director

Outgoing Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum Aaron Betsky
Credit Cincinnati Art Museum

After seven years Aaron Betsky is leaving as Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum. He says he will explore other academic and museum opportunities. "The museum now has the programming and staff in place, and the financial stability that will allow me to openly pursue my next position."

The museum says its Board will be setting up a search committee and Betsky will help pick his successor. Betsky, an architect, came to Cincinnati in 2006 from Rotterdam, where he was the Director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute.

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Cincinnati Art Museum
1:30 am
Fri August 16, 2013

The paintings of Cincinnati native Edward Henry Potthast on exhibit

Cincinnati Art Museum

Our Jane Durrell has a review of Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast, the current exhibition of the Cincinnati native’s paintings at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Cincinnati Art Museum
1:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

On display: Crosley Motors' 1951 Super Sport

Our David Delegator shares his thoughts about the Crosley Motors’ 1951 Super Sport, the current featured automobile on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Eden Park.

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