Encouraging a deeper, more layered understanding of select objects from the ancient Middle East galleries, returning winter 2021.
Catch this newly stabilized object back on display in the Islamic galleries later this year!
Our paintings conservator has been working on this very large 17th century Neapolitan still-life.
Woman’s folk costume, 1900-1950, Korea, glazed linen; Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Mosher, 1966.1505ab
This week in objects conservation: Anytime an object is selected for display our objects conservator assesses its condition to determine whether it is stable, or whether it needs conservation treatment before display.
The sun is shining and the beach is calling–enjoy these ten artworks from the museum’s permanent collection to get you in the summer spirit.
This upright trio recently encountered one another in the Paintings/Objects Conservation lab.
Early this year the museum was given this portrait of the 17th century English writer Dr. Samuel Johnson.
The silk binding edge of this art quilt has been badly damaged by prolonged exposure to light which occurred before it came into the museum’s collection.
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as LGBTQ+ in the museum’s permanent collection.
We are so grateful for our members, which is why we are celebrating you in our first-ever Member Appreciation Week! We look forward to a whole week of fun events, with in-person and online options, where you can engage in exclusive experiences with our staff.
These two ceramic pieces have the same condition issues we see in many ceramic objects conserved in the early to mid 20th C.
Our painting conservator has been working on this very large 17th century Neapolitan still-life.
Our paper conservator and our curator of East Asian art have been examining paintings from storage so we can add information to the curatorial and conservation files.
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as Asian American or Pacific Islander in the museum’s permanent collection.
This dress is up for consideration to get into a different kind of exclusive party: the museum’s Fashion and Textiles Collection.
This week we have a 16th C mug decorated with ships, seas, and animals.
These blossoms are being conserved just in time for spring.
Charity Navigator gives its highest rating for the sixth consecutive year.
This print came to the paper lab because the original framing method had encouraged distortions to form across the top of the paper.
Precision dyeing and color-matching is an important part of textile conservation and this week, we have a dyed-to-match success to report for this silk Argentine flag from the Elizabeth Hawes Flag Dress.
IOWA was the kind of book that changed the way photography lovers could imagine the expressive possibilities of the medium. It stuck with people.
This week we have an 18thC Islamic ceramic vessel with beautiful underglaze decoration.
Doll-like figures celebrate major Japanese spring festivals in this breathtaking 19th century masterpiece.
We recently chatted with female artist Anila Quayyum Agha in celebration of Women’s History Month–commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in history.
Our paintings conservator is examining this very large still-life in preparation for cleaning it.
Over the winter, Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum and shown here in the winter of 2017-2018, travelled to the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.
Conservation of the 24 “Dollyver” family member is finally complete!
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as female in the museum’s permanent collection.
This week in objects conservation: this 16th century Iznik plate is in the lab receiving treatment.