Lloyd Library

Provided, Lloyd Library and Museum

Agriculture and urban expansion have dramatically changed our nation'’s forests. But today many cities are working to increase the number of trees in urban areas. “The Forest for the Trees,” an art and rare book exhibition at the Lloyd Library and Museum, details the decline and redevelopment of forest land over the centuries.

The latest exhibition at the Lloyd Library and Museum, Medicine Illuminated, provides a rare look into a hidden part of the collections at the Lloyd – medical history and how medicine has been illustrated.  Published rare texts on display date from 1546.

A bit of the occult comes to downtown’s Lloyd Library and Museum when they present a newly restored tarot deck at a special release party featuring the man behind the restoration, Ken Henson, and local tarot card expert Ron Decker on November 21. Anna Heran, exhibits curator and education & outreach coordinator, joins Jane Durrell to discuss this historic deck originally produced in 1929 by John Augustus Knapp and Manly P. Hall as well as the If Wine is Sublime... art and rare books exhibition running through December 12.

Ron Esposito talks with Art Academy of Cincinnati professor and artist Ken Henson about his solo exhibit at the Lloyd Library downtown. The Emerald Tablet explores the theme of alchemy and astral projection, driven by his interests in magic and mysticism, of which alchemy is a part.

Wounded Home exhibit at the Lloyd Library and Museum

Jul 26, 2013

Downtown Cincinnati’s Lloyd Library and Museum is currently featuring Wounded Home, an art and book exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Jane Durrell learns about how this exhibit was assembled and what visitors can expect to find in a conversation with the library’s Anna Heran and the exhibit’s guest curator, Kate Kern.

What Makes the Reindeer Fly

Jan 11, 2013

The incredible Lloyd Library and Museum in downtown Cincinnati has a fascinating exhibit running until the end of February. Titled What Makes the Reindeer Fly, it is a book and art exhibit that explores the role of "magic," or hallucinogenic, mushrooms both scientifically and culturally from around the globe and how they have a greater presence culturally then you ever imagined possible. Curator Anna Heran talks about this fun and informative exhibit in an interview with Lee Hay.