Founded in Cincinnati in 1939 as the Modern Art Society by three visionary local women, the Contemporary Arts Center was one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art. The CAC provides the opportunity for all people to discover the dynamic relationship between art and life by exhibiting, but not collecting, the work of progressive artists.

With three floors of ever-changing world-class art exhibitions, there is something for everyone at the CAC including The UnMuseum—an entire floor dedicated to family-friendly interactive art and artmaking; Collective CAC—an espresso bar with full-service kitchen, and the CAC Store which is open 7 days a week.

Image credits:
Searched Hard For You and Your Special Ways, 1995
Oil on canvas mounted on board
89 x 75 cm
Collection of the artist, London

Dark Star, 2003
Oil on panel
100 x 75 cm
The Art Institute, Chicago
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