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In collaboration with local experts, talks with the Taft reveal the Queen City's culture from new perspectives.

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Lunch & Learn | Baseball Benefactors: The Tafts, the Chicago Cubs, and the Deal of a Lifetime

On-Site Program

NEW DATE | Friday, September 30

12–1 p.m.

Discover art and history during our Lunch & Learn events! In collaboration with local experts, these lunch hour talks with the Taft reveal the Queen City's culture from new perspectives.

This is a free event. Optional box lunch: $10 for Taft members; $15 for non-members. Museum admission sold separately. Registration required one week in advance. 

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Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

John R. Schmidt (American, b. 1878), Twenty-Third Wedding Anniversary, 1923, gelatin silver print, 6 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. Collection of Randle and Cristina Egbert

John R. Schmidt (American, b. 1878), Twenty-Third Wedding Anniversary, 1923, gelatin silver print, 6 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. Collection of Randle and Cristina Egbert

Talk | Rediscovering Nancy Ford Cones

On-Site Program

Thursday, October 6

6:30–7:30 p.m.

Nancy Ford Cones (1869–1962) was an internationally recognized photographer whose work was largely forgotten after her death. This talk will focus on the discovery of Cones’s photographs and the exciting challenges of searching through hundreds of prints and archival materials to write Craft and Camera: The Art of Nancy Ford Cones.

Speaker: Guest Curator Pepper Stetler, PhD.

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Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

Lunch & Learn | Nancy Ford Cones: Behind the Lens

On-Site Program

Friday, October 28

12–1 p.m.

Discover art and history during our Lunch & Learn events! In collaboration with local experts, these lunch hour talks with the Taft reveal the Queen City's culture from new perspectives.

Learn more about Nancy Ford Cones’s personal life and how her work both reflected and directed her experiences. See her early Kodak advertisement prints and the development of the narrative, architectural, and imaginative images she created in her later years.

Speaker: Jenny Shives, Curator, Loveland Museum Center.

This is a free event. Optional box lunch: $10 for Taft members; $15 for non-members. Museum admission sold separately. Registration required one week in advance. 

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Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

Nancy Ford Cones (American, 1869–1962), The Prize Kodak, about 1912, kallitype platinum print, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. Collection of J. Miles Wolf and Maura Wolf

Nancy Ford Cones (American, 1869–1962), The Prize Kodak, about 1912, kallitype platinum print, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. Collection of J. Miles Wolf and Maura Wolf

Artist Discussion | A New Take on Nancy Ford Cones

On-Site Program

Thursday, November 3

6:30–7:30 p.m.

Photographers Tina Gutierrez and Emily Momohara share their contemporary perspectives on the work featured in Craft and Camera: The Art of Nancy Ford Cones.

Moderator: Emily Everhart, Assistant Professor of Art History, the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Free for Taft members and FotoFocus Passport holders; $5 for non-members.

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Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

Lunch & Learn | Freestore Foodbank: Working to Eliminate Hunger in Cincinnati

On-Site Program

Friday, November 18

12–1 p.m.

Discover art and history during our Lunch & Learn events! In collaboration with local experts, these lunch hour talks with the Taft reveal the Queen City's culture from new perspectives.

This is a free event. Optional box lunch: $10 for Taft members; $15 for non-members. Museum admission sold separately.

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Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

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