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Cincinnati Art Museum Behind the Scenes in Conservation: On a Closed day. Sometimes we need more space than our Conservation labs provide. Below, on a recent Monday when the museum was closed, we took over the Great Hall for the morning. We had a large contemporary painting on canvas that was due to be rolled for storage, and this was the best place to do it. Here some helpers from the Registration department are removing the dozens of tacks that secured the painting to its multi-membered stretcher. The painting was rolled face out on the large cardboard tube behind them, along with an interleaving material, then wrapped. (It’s done face-out so that the paint is not compressed in a concave orientation.) The stretcher was taken apart, as it’s designed to, and the rolled painting and stretcher were moved to storage. To exhibit the painting in the future, the stretcher will be reassembled and the painting re-stretched on it. This is a common conservation procedure with large modern paintings on canvas, though one that we always need to scheme to find floor space to perform! 1 hour ago via Facebook

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Evenings for Educators: See It & Make It: Daoism in Art

October 16, 2013 - 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. (registration and refreshments 4-5 p.m., program begins at 5 p.m.)

A spin off from the popular “Make It & Take Its” this year we are hosting two “See It & Make Its,” which include docent-led tours through a special exhibition and a hands-on art making component in response to the art viewed. This evening, curators present on the exhibition, Realm of the Immortals: Daoist Art in the Cincinnati Art Museum. Following, we explore ways to integrate the concepts of Chinese Daoism as both a philosophy and “folk religion” into classroom curricula.

$10 Art Museum Members; $20 non-members; $5 students. Reservations required. For more information, email school&[email protected]  

 

 

Participating teachers will receive CEU certificates in May.

Graduate credit available for an additional fee through Ashland University.

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