The Barn and The Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati

Welcome to the Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in Welcome to the Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

This is the website of The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center) & The Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati

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The Club was founded in 1892 by 19 women artists, in response to the Cincinnati Art Club’s refusal to accept female members. Today The Club is more than 250 women strong and is the oldest Woman’s Art Club operating without interruption in the United States. A bit of history: In 1992, our centennial year, The Club moved to its first permanent address at the Pendleton Art Center.

Then, in 2006, in order to raise funds to restore the Resthaven Barn in Mariemont as a Cultural Center, The Club created the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation (The Foundation). The Barn currently provides space for art instruction, art exhibits, artists’ studios, meetings and events. The Barn continues to be maintained and operated by The Foundation as a State of Ohio Cultural Facility serving men, women, and children of the Greater Cincinnati Area. Last year we received 16,000 individual visits!

A question commonly asked is, "Do I have to be a member to take classes or attend cultural events at the Barn?". No, you do not have to "be a member" or pay membership fees for all the wonderful art classes & programming we have to offer. We are an Ohio Cultural Arts Center open to all.

Party with Gauguin & Brettell Lecture

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in The Barn Events


 

Join us the night before Dr. Brettell's lecture for a fabulous Tahitian Adventure at the Barn!

  • Purchase a petite Gauguin-inspired painting to take home

  • Enjoy Tahitian Adventure themed cuisine & drinks

  • Win fabulous raffle prizes

  • Meet Dr. Brettell, who will lecture on Paul Gauguin's painting "Rupe Rupe" on Saturday, April 22 at 2pm, at the Taft Museum of Art. 

  • "Get Creative Photo Booth" will capture the moment  

     To RESERVE your "Party with Gauguin" tickets for April 21st, CLICK HERE.


 All proceeds to benefit programming at the Barn, including the Brettell Lecture Series 


Lecture at the Taft Museum of Art: "The Recovery of Paradise"

Saturday, April 22 at 2pm

 

 

 

 

 

Special Lecture by Richard R. Brettell, Ph.D.

Founding Director, The Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History and the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair, University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Brettell will recount the complicated history of Gauguin’s painting Rupe Rupe (The Fruit Harvest). This masterpiece, only rarely seen outside the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, will be explained within the context of Gauguin’s late obsession with religion and his unpublished text L’Esprit Moderne et le Catholicisme. Sponsored by the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation.

Paul Gaugin, Rupe Rupe, 1899, oil on canvas.
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on February 1. 

$10 Taft members, Woman’s Art Club members, and patrons of the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation; $20 general public.
Does not include admission to the Museum or special exhibition. Exhibition tickets are free for Taft members.

Presented by the Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation
in partnership with the Taft Museum of Art
supported in part by a grant from ArtsWave 

Lecture takes place at Luther Hall, Taft Museum of Art (316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, OH  45202)                                                                                        

Paul Gaugin, Rupe Rupe, 1899, oil on canvas.  
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts     

 

Contact Us

The Barn, Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center
6980 Cambridge Avenue Mariemont, OH 45227

 

Phone: 513-272-3700
Email: womansartclub@zoomtown.com

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