Cicinnati Art MuseumCurrently Closed
- Address: 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202, United States
- Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-5137212787
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art Museum, Family And Kids, Architecture , Exhibition
Cicinnati Art Museum - Review
This is one of the oldest museums in the US and also probably the first purpose built museum in the Midwest. The museum was built in the year 1881 and has been developing and redeveloping since then to keep up with its standard throughout these 100 years and even more. There was a lot of debate initially on where the museum was to be built but at last the current location was chosen by the highest contributor and thus we can see the beautiful museum in such a beautiful location now.
This museum was built in a typical Roman Revival architectural style and later many modifications were made but the authenticity is kept intact. The Cincinnati Wing was later on added to showcase the works of only the present and past workers and artists of the city. This native collection includes the Odoardo Fantacchiotti angels that form the most remarkable pieces here.
The collection in the other parts apart from the 15 local galleries includes the works of many renowned artists from all over the world. You will be amazed to know that the museum authorities spend over a few million bucks just to put up regular exhibitions throughout the year. This is considered as a cultural heritage of the city and it deservingly is one!
Cicinnati Art Museum Information
- Check the official website for current exhibition, event prices and current updates about events.
- Photography is not allowed in the museum.
- Food is not allowed in the museum.
- There is a nice cafe and eatery on the terrace of the museum.
- There is a gift shop in here from where you can shop for souvenirs.
How To reach Cicinnati Art Museum by Public Transport
- Bus No. 1 straight till the museum.
Restaurants Near Cicinnati Art Museum
- The Rockwood
- Mt Adam’s Bar and Grill
- Daveed’s at 934
- Celestial Restaurant
- Andy’s Mediterranean Grille
- Baker’s Field
- Montgomery INN
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Cicinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Reviews
I had never been before but was highly anticipating my visit knowing it was so close to Eden Park and that it would be open late. I cannot stress this point enough GO TO ART AFTER DARK! They extend the hours so you can explore the galleries until 9pm, or grab a drink or two and sit in the courtyard and enjoy the love music. I felt no rush as I perused the galleries and still had ample time to enjoy my seasonal beverage and the band they had performing. Will certainly be making my way back, and am certainly looking forward to the next Art in the Dark event!
I personally love the room with Ottoman decorative style built by Syrian craftsmen. Syrian craftsmen created a room with walnut paneled walls that frame a series of elaborate painted doorways, cupboards and shuttered windows. The decoration is typical of the Ottoman decorative style, featuring flowering vases and pedestal bowls full of fruits, highlighted against a gilt pattern of stylized leaves and blossoms. These motifs show the influence of Ottoman textile and ceramic designs infused with elements of European baroque art.
We always love this place! We don't get to a lot of the exhibits because my kids LOVE the little studio. There are so many fun projects to do and occupy their time, even for the littlest ones. Also love that it's free so I can just drop a donation without having to pay an astronomical amount. Perfect stop on a rain day!
Very good collection. There is much to see in this museum. They have several pieces from world renowned artists in thier collection but have collections brought in frequently from around the world. On my last visit I part of the Chinese Terracotta Army collection. There also many cultural events that are in conjunction with museum. The museum is convenient located near Eden Park. This is must see while in Cincinnati.
Huge!! Be ready to walk and explore all the amazing exhibits. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time, 3+ hours. I would suggest getting there early for the best parking spots. On-site they do have a small "Cafe" as you enter and there is a restaurant. Prices are typical museum prices ($$-$$$). They have a small gift shop in the main lobby, there was a second gift shop for the special exhibit we went to (not sure if that is always a thing). The staff and volunteers were very helpful, bathrooms were very clean. So much to see!! They did have some interactive children's exhibits, not a lot though.