The Cincinnati Art Museum Gets a Parisian Makeover During 'Paris 1900: City of Entertainment'

The City of Light comes to the Queen City

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click to enlarge Nighttime Festivities at the International Exposition of 1889 under the Eiffel Tower, circa 1889, oil on canvas - Photo: Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet
Photo: Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet
Nighttime Festivities at the International Exposition of 1889 under the Eiffel Tower, circa 1889, oil on canvas

The Cincinnati Art Museum is showing an exhibition of works from Paris at the start of the 20th century. Paris 1900: City of Entertainment displays over 200 pieces to celebrate Parisian culture.

The exhibition — organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts — includes paintings, sculpture, posters, fashion, furniture and souvenirs from notable artists like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle and Camille Claudel.

The museum’s website also has a listing of French-themed food, music and nightlife in Cincinnati to continue to Parisian experience after leaving the exhibition.

March 1-Mary 12. $12 adults; $6 seniors/college students/children 6-17; free members and children 5 and under. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams, cincinnatiartmuseum.org.

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