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New Member Appreciation Week Graphics

by Cincinnati Art Museum

6/1/2022

Member Appreciation Week , membership , social media , creativity

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.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: So Tiny!

by Conservation

5/12/2022

CAMConservation , textile conservation , 1920s bags , behind the scenes

This beaded bag from the 1920s is in the textile conservation lab for some stabilization where some of the beading threads were broken, but it presented a special challenge...

CAM Weddings: Elayna Berry and Preston Franklin

by Katie Mitchell, Special Events Coordinator and Makenna Henehan, Hospitality and Special Events Intern

5/12/2022

wedding , CAMWeddings , ceremony , venue , rental space , Alice Bimel Courtyard , Good Story Co. , Bluewater Kings Band , Old State Farm , Clear Lighting

Elayna Berry and Preston Franklin decided to take full advantage of our gorgeous Alice Bimel Courtyard.

Cincinnati Art Museum Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

by Cincinnati Art Museum

5/6/2022

Mental Health Awareness , CAM programs

May is Mental Health Awareness Month,a time dedicated to reducing the stigma associated with mental and behavioral health issues.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Small But Mighty

by Conservation

5/5/2022

behind the scenes , object conservation , CAMConservation

This week in objects conservation: In contrast to our very large Jain shrine, this week we are working on a very tiny shrine!

Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by Cincinnati Art Museum

5/3/2022

Asian American Pacific Islander Art , collection highlights , permanent collection , Bukang Kim , Yasuo Kuniyoshi , Nam June Paik , Esther Shimazu , Kataro Shirayamadani

Enjoy these works in the museum’s permanent collection by artists who identify as Asian American or Pacific Islander.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Return of the Shrimp

by Conservation

4/28/2022

CAMConservation , paintings conservation , Henry Mosler , varnish removal

Our paintings conservator is readying another painting for our upcoming exhibition Henry Mosler Behind the Scenes: In Celebration of the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial.

Learn and Grow with CAM’s New Community Wellness Garden

by Rachel Moon, Coordinator of Learning & Interpretation

4/28/2022

Community Wellness Garden , horticulture , self-care , museum grounds

Located near the Longworth Administrative Wing and across from the sculpture Isabella by Jaume Plensa, the garden boasts beautiful views of the Cincinnati skyline and was planted with community wellness in mind.

Approaching the finish line…

by Countess V. Winfrey, Black Futures Series guest blog part 2 of 2

4/22/2022

Black Futures Series , Countess V. Winfrey , Dance , Homage , site specific

Countess V. Winfrey shares insight into her process creating site-specific dance work for the Cincinnati Art Museum, Homage: What was, Is, To Come.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Mexican Girl by Jose Ignacio Aquirre

by Conservation

4/21/2022

paper conservation , Mexican prints , Jose Ignacio Aguirre

Mexican Printmakers 1920s to 1950s is on display until August 14, where you can see this print and learn about Aguirre and his fellow artists.

CAM Weddings: Sarah Wullenweber and Ronald Vieira

by Katie Mitchell, Special Events Coordinator

4/20/2022

wedding , CAMWeddings , ceremony , venue , rental space , great hall , Alice Bimel Courtyard , Samuel Greenhill , Clear Lighting , DJ Mogley

Something unique about our venue is that we have events 12 months a year, even on cold December nights. The warmth of love between Sarah Wullenweber and Ronald Vieira was captured beautifully by photographer Samuel Greenhill.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Thread Count

by

4/14/2022

CAMConservation , conservation , textiles , textile conservation , jeannehallee , behind the scenes

This silk chiffon scarf--part of a dress by designer Anna Jeanne Hallée designed in 1924—is undergoing conservation for significant loss and weakness where only shreds and threads remained around the central section.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Shrine Time

by Conservation

4/7/2022

behind the scenes , objects conservation , CAMConservation

This week in objects conservation: We take another look at the progress being made on our 17th C Jain Shrine.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Ladder Required

by Conservation

3/31/2022

Murillo , paintings , paintings conservation , CAMConservation

Conservation has begun on one of the tallest paintings in the museum.

Creating a New Work from scratch…

by Countess V. Winfrey, Black Futures Series guest blog part 1 of 2

3/30/2022

Black Futures Series , Countess V. Winfrey , Dance , Homage , site specific

Countess V. Winfrey shares insight into her process creating site-specific dance work for the Cincinnati Art Museum, Homage: What was, Is, To Come.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Once upon a time…

by Conservation

3/24/2022

Joseph Urban , Heinrich Lefler , Brothers Grimm , works on paper , paper conservation

A group of illustrations of Brothers Grimm fairy tales were prepared for matting.

CAM Weddings: Audrey Moore and Zach Evans

by Katie Mitchell, Special Events Coordinator

3/24/2022

wedding , CAMWeddings , ceremony , venue , rental space , great hall , Alice Bimel Courtyard

Time has no meaning when it comes to love.

Historic marker recognizes suffragist Cornelia Cassady Davis

by Cincinnati Art Museum

3/21/2022

National Votes for Women Trail , Women's History Month , Women's Suffrage

On March 25, three historic markers will be officially unveiled in Cincinnati as part of the National Votes for Women Trail, sponsored by the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Blast Off!

by Conservation

3/17/2022

CAMConservation , conservation , textile conservation , textiles , 1960s Fashion , poster dresses , paper dresses

The Fashion and Textile Collection has a new gift! And it’s part of a set!

Celebrating Women's History Month

by Cincinnati Art Museum

3/10/2022

Women's History Month , permanent collection

Enjoy these works by female artists in the museum’s permanent collection

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: 17th Century Jain Shrine

by Conservation

3/10/2022

behind the scenes , object conservation , CAMConservation , Jain Shrine

This week in objects conservation: another large architectural object has entered the conservation lab!

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A face, an egg, a patch

by Conservation

3/3/2022

CAMConservation , paintings , paintings conservation , hidden_paintings

Conservation of the large still-life by an anonymous 17th century Neapolitan artist is finally finished.

CAM Weddings: Kimberly Berk and Austin Aten

by Katie Mitchell, CAM Special Events Coordinator

2/25/2022

CAMWeddings , wedding , ceremony , venue , rental space , great hall , Alice Bimel Courtyard

The painting Moret at Sunset by Alfred Sisley served as the framework for this beautiful wedding.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Packed and Ready to Go

by Conservation

2/24/2022

Asian painting , Asian painting conservation , CAMConservation , art packing

More Asian paintings have moved through the paper lab on their way to be conserved by a scroll mounting specialist.

Factory of Illusions: Researching and Reconstructing Joseph Urban’s Art Deco Bedroom

by Talia Shiroma, Joseph Urban Interactive Project Interpretive Intern

2/11/2022

Joseph Urban , Art Deco Bedroom , Fashion Arts & Textiles , Decorative Arts and Design , Interior Design

Next summer, the Cincinnati Art Museum will display an exhibition based on Urban’s late 1920s commission for the Wormser family of Chicago. Over several years of researching this work of art, a bedroom for a young woman, the curatorial team gleaned information about the workers and manufacturers who potentially fabricated many of the room’s design elements.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Wooden Cabinet Inlaid with Ivory and Brass

by Conservation

2/10/2022

behind the scenes , objects conservation , CAMConservation , Mughal

This week in the objects conservation lab: A beautiful wooden cabinet inlaid with ivory and brass.

Big Fun for the Big Game

by Cincinnati Art Museum

2/9/2022

Cincinnati Bengals , Bengals , Rosenthal Education Center , REC

Many recent visitors have football on their minds!

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A Close Encounter

by Conservation

2/3/2022

paintings , paintings conservation , CAMConservation , Hans Hofmann , Henry Mosler

Here’s another close encounter in the paintings conservation studio that you would be unlikely to see in our galleries.

Romilda Dilley – Ad Woman

by Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives

2/2/2022

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

Currently on view in the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives is a small selection of fashion illustrations by Cincinnati artist Romilda Dilley (1910-2008).