Check out the lesson plans from our last Evenings for Educators!
Here are some of Carola's favorite pieces in our permanent collection!
The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives holds the records of the Art Academy of Cincinnati and its predecessor, the McMicken School of Design.
Between doing conservation treatments for upcoming exhibitions, our paper conservator and her intern are working on a group of documents from the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives.
Our lesson’s theme is “River Cities’ Scenes: Paris on the Seine/Cincinnati on the Ohio.”
What does the 1850 census have to do with textile conservation? And this rag doll?
Objects Conservation is working on this modern glass sculpture by Japanese artist Etsuko Nishi.
In the course of examining this early 20th century painting by American Impressionist Walter Schofield, our paintings conservator noticed a curious thing.
Figure drawing is a basic fundamental practice for an advanced drawing class.
Kenyon Cox was both a student and a teacher at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. His drawing Satyr and Two Children from 1876 passed through the Paper Lab on its way to the exhibition.
The March Evenings For Educators will celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Elizabeth Nourse and others.
Here are some of Andrew's favorite pieces in our permanent collection!
The museum’s Terrace Café will make you a beautiful meal, but this week, they also lent a hand to conservation!
Artist April Vollmer will help the Cincinnati Art Museum celebrate its outstanding Japanese woodblock print collection at a special event from the Cincinnati Asian Art Society on Sunday, March 31.
Earlier this month our objects conservator and one of our mount makers traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC to install our Nabataean Shrine for the first time in 15 years!
By complete coincidence, three very large ships were recently at anchor in the paintings conservation studio.
Cellist and classically trained vocalist, Kate Wakefield was featured at February’s Evening for Educators, so I developed my lesson, “Stringed Instrument Collage” to connect music and art.
At this month’s Evenings for Educators, I will be presenting a lesson merging both art and music that my partner teacher and I refer to as “Picasso Guitars.”
The exhibition will feature a set of ten rare woodblock prints by Hokusai illustrating Kanadehon Chūshingura and two paintings from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection.
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.