The Taft in the News and Around Town
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