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CincyArtMuseum RT @CincyRefined: #WeekendGuide feat. @The_Carnegie @CincinnatiPops @OTRChamber @cincyartmuseum #cincinnati http://t.co/tgvDoF08JB http://t 11 hour ago via Twitter CincyArtMuseum #conservation Button,button,who's got the button?Buttons created by 3D printer =50s jumpsuit http://t.co/NksKX8z7Wv http://t.co/IjlsN3YkWa 2 hour ago via Twitter
Cincinnati Art Museum Behind the Scenes in Conservation: New dimensions in treating our collections Our textile conservator has been preparing a colorful 1950s silk jumpsuit by Tina Leser for photography. Unfortunately two of the original wildly floral gold-plated buttons were missing. Our friends at Ethicon Endo-Surgery in Blue Ash have come to the rescue. They borrowed one of the buttons, performed a digital 3-d scan of it and printed hard-plastic copies from the scan with their highest quality 3-d printer. We are very happy with the results (below). Back in Textiles Conservation the copies will be gilded and painted, the replacements will be attached to the jumpsuit, and the spares will be carefully stowed away. A big thank you to Mark Ransick and all the team at Ethicon! 3 hour ago via Facebook

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Public Tour: Highlights of the Cincinnati Art Museum

November 22, 2013 - 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

WHERE:
Meet docent in the Front Lobby

Highlights of the Permanent Collection Public Tour:

Tour highlights of the Cincinnati Art Museum's world-class permanent collections.

FREE. Reservations not required.

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