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CincyArtMuseum Thank YOU for being a part of #AskaCuratorDay with @CincyArtMuseum! Check out all the Q & A's from today: https://t.co/I1pWJk9viT 4 hour ago via Twitter CincyArtMuseum @OhioMuseums @briansholis My dept recently purchased a 10.5 x 6 ft. photograph. It requires a lot of effort to move around! 6 hour ago via Twitter
Cincinnati Art Museum Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Our paintings conservator has been dealing with a straggler this summer. “St. Paul Visiting St. Peter in Prison” by Fernando Gallego, a wood panel from a late 15th century Spanish altarpiece, was taken down for conservation early last spring shortly before Gallery 204 was closed for renovation. The treatment was a major undertaking and even involved a significant amount of woodworking, so it was not completed by the time the early Renaissance gallery reopened in May. Below in a recent photo, the painting is shown on the easel during "inpainting," or retouching within the losses. The bright orange columns on either side of the scene were uncovered during conservation. The conservation treatment is nearly done. Look for the Gallego to reappear in Gallery 204 in the next couple of months. 12 hour ago via Facebook

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Caring for your Silver Collection

August 24, 2014 - 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Stop by the Cincinnati Silver exhibition and learn more about how we make silver shine.   Kelly Schulze, Associate Conservator of Objects, will be in the exhibition to talk with visitors about how she takes care of our silver collection.  You’ll also have a chance to try your hand at polishing silver!

FREE.  Reservations not required.

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