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953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH, 45202, US

Phone: 5137212787

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Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features a diverse, encyclopedic art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.

Visitors can enjoy the exhibitions or participate in the museum’s wide range of art-related programs, activities and special events. General admission is always free for all. Museum members receive additional benefits.


I always have a wonderful time visiting this incredible museum! Take your next art adventure here! There is art to discover on the inside and outside of the museum!

— Christen Collins

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20% Off New Membership or Renewal

Join or renew your membership during the month of June, and you will receive 20% off!

Use promo code JUNE to receive this special membership discount. (Offer expires July 1, 2021 and excludes Founders Society levels).

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Future Retrieval: Close Parallel

Future Retrieval, the studio collaboration of former University of Cincinnati faculty members Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis, appropriates imagery and forms from historical objects to create new art that speaks to our twenty-first-century experience. Their practice is rooted in ceramic art, but also incorporates a diverse mix of media and techniques that combine age-old methods with new technologies.

For this exhibition, Future Retrieval will take over two museum galleries as project spaces where they will construct an unconventional response to objects “borrowed” from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s decorative art and design collection. In pairing their own work with objects from the museum’s collection, the artists will create an experience that encourages visitors to consider aspects of our historical collections and practices in a new light.

This exhibition is free with general admission. Advance online entry required. Book your entry time online at

When: February 26, 2021 11:00AM - August 29, 2021 5:00PM
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum
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American Painting: The Eighties Revisited

Reconstituting the landmark exhibition American Painting: The Eighties from New York University’s Grey Art Gallery exhibition in 1979, American Painting: The Eighties Revisited captures a pivotal moment in twentieth century art. It features abstract paintings by artists, including Sam Gilliam, Nancy Graves, and Elizabeth Murray, all of whom were new to the New York art scene at the time. American Painting: The Eighties toured to Houston, Texas, then to 13 cities abroad, from Paris to Tel Aviv.

Along the way, a lively argument ensued about the direction that art was headed: would the best paintings reflect back on the Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s, or would they launch from the subsequent Pop Art or Minimalist movements?

Forty of the 41 paintings in the American Painting: The Eighties exhibition have been acquired by the Cincinnati Art Museum, with gratitude to the generosity of Ronnie and John Shore.

This exhibition is free with general admission. Advance online entry required. Book your entry time online at

When: March 12, 2021 11:00AM - July 11, 2021 5:00PM
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum
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Membership Appreciation Week

The Cincinnati Art Museum is so grateful for its members! The generous support of the museum is much appreciated and is why the Cincinnati Art Museum is celebrating the first ever Member Appreciation Week! The museum will be offering a whole week of fun and exclusive experiences.

This is members-only. During the week, members will receive daily communication about the special offerings. Don’t miss out on all the fun. Join membership today!

When: June 19, 2021 12:00AM - June 25, 2021 12:00AM
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum
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Free Thursday Evenings

During extended evening hours from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. every Thursday, admission to ticketed special exhibitions is FREE along with general admission. Advance online registration is still required. Reserve your entry time at

When: June 24, 2021 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Cincinnati Art Museum
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