This month a new group of paintings is on display in the Indian gallery.
This week the objects conservator is working on an unusual project requiring the skills of an electrician.
Happening every August in Nevada’s inhospitable Black Rock Desert, a thriving metropolis rises from the playa dust for a single week.
This large unfinished work by Frank Duveneck is in the paintings conservation lab to be examined.
A group of Japanese prints depicting women wearing elaborate garments was recently in the paper lab.
Here are some of Monica's favorite pieces in our permanent collection!
Recently, while working on a forthcoming project with ties to art deco and film, I was sifting through film stills from the late 1920s and early 30s.
Sometimes dirt is part of an object's unique story.
Treat your mother to a day of art, food, shopping and more!
In 1926, Rockwell Kent was commissioned by Lakeside Press to design and illustrate a limited edition of Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece, Moby Dick, or the Whale (1851.)
It is hard to imagine this arrangement of wooden fragments as a three-dimensional object, that’s why it has been in the conservation lab receiving some much needed attention.
Sometimes our paintings conservator might find an ancient flyspeck on a painting.
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.”