Since 1959, the Art Academy of Cincinnati has been exhibiting sculptures at the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. What once started as stone carved sculptures shown on the patio of the Garden Center has now become site-specific installations found throughout the grounds including the Hauck Botanic Garden.
Adjunct Professor Corrina Mehiel is teaching a special course that is collaborating with the artist Mel Chin and his Operation Paydirt & Fundreds projects. The Art, Design, and Social Practice course will be holding public performances happening in April:
April 24th 4-6:30 pm The Unleaded Street Fair 12th and Jackson Streets
April 25th Time TBA Closing the Health Gap Washington Park, Cincinnati
The Art Academy of Cincinnati and the AAC Community Education Department are proud to be site sponsors of the this years Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has grown to be the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.
Art Academy Professor Jay Zumeta was appointed Consulting Curator for the Reinstallation of the ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman Collections at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Reinstallation materialized after the deinstallation of The Collections: 6000 Years of Art which had been on view since December, 2011.
Art Academy of Cincinnati Community Education Department (AAC CE) would like to thank the following foundations for their contribution to the SmartArt program: Pfau Foundation, Luther Charitable Foundation, Chemed Foundation and the Dater Foundation.
The AAC CE SmartArt program serves as a powerful, creative tool to reinforce Common Core standards. Focused on higher-order thinking and problem solving skills, AAC SmartArt Program complements current classroom instruction by integrating an artistic approach to support the academic curricula.