The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art

On Exhibit

Exhibitions in the Museum’s galleries are changed periodically to enable the public to see more of the permanent collection and to bring a broader understanding of developments in American art. Current exhibitions on view include:

    • Earth into Art
      The Flowering of American Art Pottery

      October 16, 2018 through September 27, 2020

      In the late nineteenth century, American-made art pottery was internationally recognized for its innovation, quality, and beauty. In this new major exhibition, the Museum turns a spotlight on America’s art pottery pioneers in Cincinnati, many of whom were women, and presents almost 100 objects from the collection that reflect the technical and decorative imagination that led to this American achievement.
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    • Louis Comfort Tiffany’s
      Laurelton Hall

      Ongoing

      This comprehensive exhibition on Louis Comfort Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall, features the restored Daffodil Terrace and approximately 200 objects from or related to the estate.
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    • Tiffany Art Glass from the Morse Collection

      Ongoing

      Tiffany Studios was arguably the most accomplished maker of art glass in the world in its day and undoubtedly one of the best of all time. In this new installation, the Morse presents examples of Tiffany art glass that richly illustrate the artist’s mastery of this medium.
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    • Tiffany Lamps and Lighting from the Morse Collection

      Ongoing

      Although Louis Comfort Tiffany was an international success before his first lamp, his signature style of lighting has certainly extended the breadth and depth of his popularity across America and through time, from the 1890s to this day. With his lamps and lighting fixtures, Tiffany created a uniquely beautiful and clever look for illumination that captured the American and European audience and even now fascinates and charms people all over the world.
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    • Tiffany Chapel

      Ongoing

      The celebrated chapel interior that Louis Comfort Tiffany created for exhibition at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago opened as an exhibition at the Morse in April 1999, becoming available to the public for the first time in more than 100 years. The mosaic and glass masterpiece, a testament to his design genius, established Tiffany’s reputation internationally.
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    • Art Jewelry, Favrile Metalwork & Precious Glass by Louis Comfort Tiffany

      Ongoing

      This permanent gallery features about three dozen objects, including 11 pieces of jewelry that Tiffany designed for the new art jewelry division he established at Tiffany & Co. after his father died in 1902.
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