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Cincinnati Art Museum Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Our objects conservator is working on a Japanese folding screen for the upcoming Masterpieces of Japanese Art exhibition. The screen has delicate bamboo shades set into the cart doors shown in each of its six panels. Over time some of the shades have warped and detached from their frames. The folding screen’s frame is also showing signs of wear. The lacquer is flaking and there are numerous rubs and chips in the surface. The objects conservator is working to clean and flatten the bamboo screens to fit them back into the panels and she is consolidating (applying adhesive) and inpainting losses in the lacquer frame. The painted portion of the screen will be a project for our paper conservator. You will be able to see this screen conserved and on display next year in the “Masterpieces of Japanese Art” from February 14th to August 30th 2015. 12 hour ago via Facebook

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Yoga with the Masters

April 22, 2014 - 06:00 pm to 07:15 pm

WHERE:
Attendees meet in Front Lobby

Discover the ancient art of yoga at the Cincinnati Art Museum with Werner Hildebrand, instructor at yogahOMe. Through meditation, breathing practices and yoga postures, participants will learn to be more stable, still and illuminated. This monthly course welcomes all levels and will open space in the body, cultivate mindfulness and touch the soul.

Individual Sessions: $6 Art Museum Members, $12 non-members. One-Month Series: $20 Art Museum Members, $40 non-members. Reservations required. Please call (513) 721.ARTS (2787) to purchase tickets.

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