The Taft in the News and Around Town
Cincinnati Enquirer: Museums: Take the selfie, leave the stick – sometimes
Aeqai: The Idler and the Crowd: “Wild West to Gilded Age: American Treasures from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art”
Cincinnati Enquirer: Critically Acclaimed ‘Mr. Turner’ makes Cincy debut
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft exhibit offers artistic versions of American past
Ohio Magazine: East Meets West
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft Painting on loan to John Singer Sargent exhibition
artdaily.org: Timothy Paul Brown named Director of Education at Taft Museum of Art
Cincinnati Enquirer: ‘Mr. Turner’ movie puts focus on Cincinnati paintings
Aeqai: Modernist Directions and Misdirections: “Paris Night & Day: Masterworks of Photography from Atget to Man Ray”
Cincinnati Business Courier: Cincinnati arts groups get federal funds
Cincinnati Enquirer: 7 Cincinnati arts groups get $165,000 from NEA
The River City News: Northern Kentucky Collectors of Early Black & White Photos Part of Taft Museum Exhibit
Cincinnati Enquirer: Lindsey Riehl named Director of Development
Cincinnati Enquirer: Tuesdays at the Taft
The News Record: Paris comes to Taft Art Museum through photos
The River City News: Romantic: Photos of Paris in Night & Day from the Early & Mid 20th Century on Display at the Taft
Cincinnati Enquirer: Last days for Kehinde Wiley portraits at Taft
Cincinnati Enquirer: Milwaukee photographer named Taft Duncanson resident
Cincinnati Enquirer: PBS Whistler documentary features Taft painting
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft swaps paintings with British museum for 1 year
Aeqai: Kehinde Wiley at The Taft Museum of Art
Cincinnati Enquirer: Sunset paining, now at Taft, on new postage stamp
CityBeat: Kehinde Wiley Revisits Race and the Renaissance
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft Museum announces 3 new exhibitions for 2015-16
Cincinnati Enquirer: Thomas Cole’s ‘Voyage of Life’ flows on at Taft Museum
Aeqai: Turning the Leaf: America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and “The Voyage of Life”
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft exhibition is story of serendipity
Cincinnati Enquirer: Rembrandt painting is back home at Taft
CityBeat: China’s Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads
Cincinnati Enquirer: Slow down to see art with fresh set of eyes
CityBeat: Slow Art Day
Cincinnati Enquirer: Embroideries in Threads of Heaven at the Taft are Divine
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft Museum puts new Duveneck acquisition on exhibit
Aeqai: Threads of Heaven
Cincinnati Enquirer: A tour of Taft’s ‘Monuments’
Cincinnati Magazine: Bow Down to the Bling
WNKU: The Taft Museum of Art to wrap up “Civil War Saturdays” this weekend
CityBeat: Museum Series Engages Art Lovers Who Have Alzheimer’s
AEQAI: Deconstructing America: Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19-Century American Art
Cincinnati Herald: Diane Macklin named 2013 Duncanson artist-in-residence
CityBeat: Early American Art Is ‘Telling Tales’ at the Taft
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft Museum’s exhibit delves into 19th Century
cincinnati.com: Arts, cultural groups plan big WWI tribute
cincinnati.com: Taft Museum: New exhibit tells old stories
cincinnati.com: Taft Museum employee ‘brings collection to life’
As assistant curator at Taft Museum of Art, here’s how Tamera Muente spent her summer
CityBeat: Day Trippin’ in the Midwest Art Museum Circuit
One of the best things about being an art lover in Cincinnati is that you have good museums
cincinnati.com: Hawkins’ Taft show focuses on the natural
absolutearts.com: Taft Museum Announces Upcoming Exhibitions for 2013-2015 Season
cincinnati.com: Taft plans diverse season
Elaborately embroidered robes from China’s last dynasty, a sneak peek at FOTOFOCUS 2014 and narrative art from the New York Historical Society will be on view during Taft Museum of Art’s next season.
yelp.com: Photographic Wonders Elite Event at the Taft Museum of Art
cincinnatimagazine.com: Photography’s birth on view at the Taft Museum
yelp.com: Taft Museum of Art photos
AEQAI: Pictures and Property: Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
cincinnati.com: Daguerreotypes offer windows to city’s past
New Taft exhibit shows 19th-century glimpses, technology
cincinnati.com: The arts tap into a new source of money
cincinnati.com: Photographs from the distant past
Today we’re all photographers, snapping away with our cell phones.
CityBeat: Daguerreotypes Come to Life in Taft Show
Daguerreotypes: someone sitting stiffly, right?
Express Cincinnati: Cabaret in the Garden
See page 43
WNKU: Taft Museum of Art Features Daguerreotype Images
artdaily.org: Earliest form of photography comes to the Taft Museum of Art
WVXU: Daguerreotypes, local and national, on display at the Taft Museum of Art
absolutearts.com: Press Preview of Photographic Wonders
cincinnati.com: Branding the new Cincinnati
LPK stressed the Taft’s extensive, world-class collection while also emphasizing the museum’s accessibility to the public.
CincyWhimsy.com: Photographic Wonders at the Taft Museum
The earliest form of a photograph, a daguerreotype is a singular, unique image that is crafted onto a silvered copper plate.
queencitytour.blogspot.com: Robert S. Duncanson, Taft Museum of Art
absolutearts.com: Taft Museum of Art recieves National Endowment for the Arts
Express Cincinnati: Showcasing Arts and Philanthrophy in the Queen City
See pages 12-15, 25, 27 & 42
CityBeat: Taft Museum House and Grounds Tour
Spring’s balmy warmth always seems like the ideal time for a visit to the Taft Museum of Art.
cincinnati.com: Join the Taft Museum of Art for a Cabaret in the Garden
The Dater Foundation: Taft Museum of Art and Artists Reaching Classrooms Program
Read more about Artists Reaching Classrooms Program
Ohio Museums Association: Taft Museum Recipient of OMA Awards of Achievement
View a list of the winners
WNKU: Taft Museum of Art Displays Cincinnati Daguerreotypes
Listen to Installing Curator, Tamera Muente, discuss the show with Steve Hirschberg of WNKU
cincinnati.com: Taft Museum of Art displays students’ artwork at Main Library
absolutearts.com: This Spring at the Taft Museum of Art & Cafe
A Garden Oasis in the middle of Downtown
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft Museum earns Best in Show
WKRC: Taft Museum of Art announces generous gift from the Haile Foundation
Fox 19: Taft Museum Awarded $100k
absolutearts.com: Earliest Form of Photography comes to the Taft Museum of Art
1230 AM The Buzz: Interview with Dr. David Driskell
Cincinnati Enquirer: Event to welcome art authority
Richard Brettell returns to Cincinnati
Fox 19: President William Howard Taft visits Cincinnati
On the 100th anniversary of leaving office
Cincinnati Herald: Tour Taft Museum’s special exhibition with Chief Curator
WCPO: Madame Tussaud’s wax William Howard Taft on display!
Fox 19: Life-sized wax figure of President Taft on display this weekend
Madame Tussauds William Howard Taft visits Cincinnati
cincinnati.com: Hobnob with William Howard Taft April 7
Fox 19: Chief Curator Lynne Ambrosini talks about African American art since 1950
WCPO The List: Cobbler’s Apprentice by Frank Duveneck
artdaily.org: African American art since 1950
from The David C. Driskell Center on view at the Taft Museum
The List: Duveneck’s masterpiece is the face of downtown Cincinnati mural
The Durham News: NCCU museum reception today
New exhibit by former Duncanson Artist-in-Residence
Cincinnati Herald: Taft Museum attracts diverse audience with
Final Friday event
Cincinnati Enquirer: BeauVerre/Riordan glass works are a staple here
Featuring the Taft’s Chief Curator, Lynne Ambrosini
WKRC Local 12: Dr. David Driskell lecture at the Taft Museum of Art
Cincinnati Enquirer: Showing life ‘Since 1950′
Taft exhibit explores African-American pieces
Express Cincinnati: Taft evokes Spain at ‘Perfect Pairings’
Over 130 guest enjoyed this year’s Valentine’s Day wine tasting
AEQAI.com: Immortal Close-Ups
Review by Fran Watson
AEQAI.com: Double Meaning: “African American Art since 1950:
Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” at the Taft Museum of Art
Cincinnati Enquirer: Taft uses art to explore the world
Urban education students ‘visit’ London
Cincinnati Enquirer: African American Art since 1950
Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center
Cincinnati Enquirer: WCCC thanks business partners
The Taft Museum of Art, which works with students in the WCCC Digital Media Arts satellite program at Kings High School, was the February honoree.
Cincinnati Enquirer: Damaged Chinese porcelain restored and on display
Interview with the Taft’s Assistant Curator for Docent & School Services and exhibition organizer, Jean Graves.
WCPO, ABC Channel 9: Star Power
City Beat: Taft Museum Creates a Show From Its Fascinating Archives
Pages of History: 80 Years of the Taft
AEQAI.com: Sorting through 80 Years of Taft History
Article by the Taft’s Assistant Curator, Tamera Lenz Muente
AEQAI.com: Straight from the Soul
A Review by Chris Hoeting
*DATE CORRECTION: African American Art since 1950
is on view at the Taft Museum of Art February 15 through April 21,
Cincinnati Enquirer: Art All Around Us
Cincinnati is blessed with a certain richness: its music, its art and architecture, its theater and dance.
PBS.org: The Taft Museum of Art partners with American Experience to
Populate the Abolitionist Map of America
PBS.org: Download the American Experience Mapping History app which features the Abolitionist map of America. By downloading it for free, you can trace the path of the first civil rights movement that took place in this country as part of the struggle against slavery. Watch the video
PBS.org: Enjoy American Experience: The Abolitionists Chapter 1 below. The rest of the program is available to view on the PBS website.
WKRC Local 12: Antique Christmas featured on So Cincinnati
Lucky Magazine: 15 International Fashion Exhibitions to
Visit on Your Winter Vacation
Fox19: Fox19 visits Antique Christmas
iSPYCINCY.com: An Astaire to Remember
The Taft Museum of Art celebrated 80 years of history on Friday, Nov. 2.
iSPYCINCY.com: Spotlight On: Deborah Scott
CEO and Director of the Taft Museum of Art
The New York Times: No ‘Thomas Crown Affair’
Thieves broke into the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam
WVXU: The Taft’s Nancy Huth talks about Star Power: Edward Steichen’s Glamour Photography.
Cincinnati Enquirer: Bearden’s artwork is melody of color
Each of his rich paintings sings
CNN: People who turned their dreams to reality
A trip to the Taft inspired quilter Kyra Hicks
Cincinnati Enquirer: Touring Bearden exhibition, first to focus strictly on artist’s printmaking
Show explores process, end product
Cincinnati Magazine: Top 5 Events This Week: Jan 23-29?
Impressions and Improvisations: The Prints of Romare Bearden
Ohio Magazine: Universal Appeal
The Taft Museum of Art showcases the collage and printmaking artistry of Romare Bearden.
Get a sneak preview of George Inness in Italy, courtesy of Jackie Demaline at the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Taft offers “taste of intoxications of Italy”
Downtown has a new mural based on the Taft’s Duveneck The Cobbler’s Apprentice, thanks to ArtWorks.
Mural at Banks goes to bat for Duveneck
Jane Durrell offers insight into her CityBeat review of Still[ed] Life. “Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis’ porcelain busts infuse wit and technology.”
Critic’s Pick: Head Games
Jackie Demaline looks at Still[ed] Life, the porcelain objects inspired by works from the Taft Museum of Art’s permanent collection by DAAP teachers Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis.
Art imitating art
Read The Cincinnati Enquirer’s story about this year’s Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program. It’s a triple treat this fall in its 25th year: Jazz violinist John Blake Jr., soprano Adrienne Danrich and Cincinnati singer/songwriter Tracy Walker.
Taft picks three musical Duncanson artists
From an homage to Frank Duveneck to an original C.F. Payne to the spoils of a TED prize, Soapbox offers a glimpse of the newest MuralWorks by ArtWorks that are brightening more than city walls.
Mural, mural on the wall
The Cincinnati Enquirer offers a view of the public art in communities across Greater Cincinnati that ArtWorks’ student apprentices, working alongside professional artists, have created. One mural will be very familiar to Taft visitors!
The city’s their canvas—ArtWorks murals now part of landscape in 30 neighborhoods.
Enjoy the Arts: Hip Tips offers a sneak peek as local contemporary artists exhibit Still[ed] Life: Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis.
Hip Tips: Coming soon to the Taft
Separating fact from legend in the biography of Robert S. Duncanson. From the NY Time article “He spent most of his career in Cincinnati; white patrons there helped pay for his travels in Europe and Canada.” (Foremost among them Nicholas Longworth.)
Condemning Slavery with a Paintbrush
The Banks mural is starting to take shape. See how the work is going on this collaboration between the Taft and ArtWorks.
Mural at the The Banks
The seven Tiffany stained-glass windows on view during In Company with Angels will be the subject of a June 30 documentary showing and book unveiling/signing at the MainStreet Cinema in the University of Cincinnati’s Tangeman University Center.
Book, documentary coming on local Tiffany windows
Showing until September 11, In Company with Angels allows visitors to admire the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s lost masterpieces.
American stained glass windows are gaining renewed interest
Upcoming exibits in Cincinnati celebrate FotoFocus’ 2012 region-wide celebration of photography, and other breathtaking artforms.
2012 Taft season