Special guests are arriving at the Cincinnati Art Museum this week as we work on installation of Paris 1900: City of Entertainment!
This pair of 12th-13th C Chinese funerary jar are currently in the objects conservation lab.
Each year an average of 450 works of art, no more than 2" in any dimension, by Academy students, faculty, staff and alumni make for a lively and diverse show.
One of the many examination techniques used when planning a paintings conservation treatment is raking light, where a light placed at one side of the painting and the light “rakes” across the surface.
The fun part about studying drawings is that you get to see an artist’s initial spark of inspiration and how that first idea changes over time.
Benn Pitman’s Design for a Circular Plate is an example of a preparatory drawing the artist created for a carving.
This blog series highlights the diverse personalities that make up the art museum’s staff.
New Years is a time for self-improvement and that goes for the museum too.
Make your wedding day a work of art at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
In December our objects conservator traveled to Baker Hughes GE Inspection Technologies to get an in-depth look at some of our cuneiform tablets.
The Art Academy and Cincinnati Art Museum have closely intertwined histories.
This little dish of rusty tacks shows why paintings conservators should keep their tetanus shots up to date!
The most wonderful time of the year can also be hectic and stressful, especially when it comes to finding gifts for everyone on your list.
Conservation treatments of the fans for the new installation The Lady’s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans is complete.
In 1843, the same year that Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol was published, the first commercial Christmas card was created.
It's the holidays and a special delivery came for the Fashion and Textile Arts Collection!
Autograph fans could be of any type in a plain construction that allowed space for inscriptions.
Thinking of attending Summer Teacher Institute in 2019? Here's why you should.
Embroidery, block printing, kalamkari painting and more!
This little painting measures around 5 by 8 inches.
Check out this November Evenings for Educators preview.
Learn more about Samantha Lakamp, CAM's school-based learning Co-op participant.
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This object, a talismanic shirt (India, 15th-16th century), was conserved by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
This 5th C Greek alabastron made of alabaster, has been in the objects conservation lab for repair.
Our adventure with Gillian Wearing started with a brief history of her life as an artist.
Our paintings conservator has been removing a thick grime layer from this recently acquired folk art painting.