Weston Art Gallery

flying pig statue
Courtesy of Weston Art Gallery

Before we had the big marathon, before Artworks had a "big gig," before its likeness was everywhere, flying pigs were met with strong objection in Cincinnati. Now the iconic winged pig is a mascot to the Queen City, but how did it get its start? Artist Andrew Leicester is partially to thank, or blame, depending on who you ask.

Modern Day Workers Get Their Mural

Jun 27, 2018
Weston Art Gallery

Two new exhibits at the Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts pay tribute to the monumental "Worker Murals" of Cincinnati's Union Terminal. The artist, Winold Reiss, visited Cincinnati factories and photographed real workers for his mosaics in the 1930s. Now, artists Matt Lynch and Curtis Goldstein visit modern day factories and depict women and men at work for their series of mosaics inspired by Winold Reiss.

Student Docents Wanted For The Weston Art Gallery

Mar 9, 2018

A program for young art lovers at the Weston Art Gallery is now recruiting new members. 

Tony Walsh

Acclaimed writer Kathy Y. Wilson opens her home to public view in a new exhibit at the Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts. The exhibit "Sanctuary: Kathy Y. Wilson Living in a Colored Museum" is curated by Emily Buddendeck and features Wilson's collection of artwork, memorabilia and racist objects. Wilson, an award-winning writer, is best known for her column, book and one-woman play "Your Negro Tour Guide."

Video artist Russell Johnson

Mar 29, 2013

Local artist Russell Johnson has a new video installation (American Pacemaker) on display at the Weston Art Gallery that examines the political and social landscape of manufacturing in the Midwest, including Cincinnati. Jane Durrell talks with the artist about the images and story within his installation, in advance of his talk at the gallery on April 3.