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Behind the Scenes with the 10x10 Team: Getting Ready

by Adelie Wartman, Programs Intern for Learning & Interpretation


10x10 Teen Art Expo, teens, volunteers, behind the scenes, Fashion Arts & Textiles

The main goal of the 10x10 Teen Art Expo is to highlight 7–12 graders' artwork—all created in a 10-inch-by-10-inch format—interpreting a theme the 10x10 Teen Volunteer Team chooses.

New Acquisition: A Vibrant Quilt by Woomin Kim

by Cynthia Amneus, Chief Curator | Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles


Woomin Kim, quilt, Shijang Project, Korean Market, Fashion Arts & Textiles, Curatorial Blog

We recently acquired a work by Woomin Kim, a young Korean-born artist who lives and works in Queens, New York.

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

by Talia Shiroma, Joseph Urban Interactive Project Interpretive Intern


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

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.

“Design is not for philosophy, but for life.”

by Cincinnati Art Museum


fashion, Fashion Arts & Textiles, Cynthia Amnéus, Issey Miyake

Cincinnati Art Museum x Idlewild Woman x Issey Miyake

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Groovy Pucci

by Conservation


CAMConservation, textile conservation, textiles, Fashion Arts & Textiles, vintage, Pucci

Usually, clothing is tailored to fit the body. But in the museum, we tailor a body to fit the clothing!

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Dress Check

by Conservation


CAMConservation, textile conservation, textiles, Fashion Arts & Textiles, Sybil Connelly, dress

This dress is up for consideration to get into a different kind of exclusive party: the museum’s Fashion and Textiles Collection.

Permanent Collection Highlights: Interview with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles

by Megan Nauer


fashion, Fashion Arts & Textiles, Comme des Garcons, textiles, permanent collection

Permanent Collection Highlights with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Iris van Herpen Dress

by Conservation


behind the scenes, conservation, Iris van Herpen, Fashion Arts & Textiles

It's the holidays and a special delivery came for the Fashion and Textile Arts Collection!

Commemorating Friendships Through an Autograph Fan

by Adam MacPharlain, Curatorial Assistant of Fashion Arts and Textiles


behind the scenes, curatorial, fans, Fashion Arts & Textiles

Autograph fans could be of any type in a plain construction that allowed space for inscriptions.

Our 5 Favorite Pieces from Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

by Keith Gollar, Cynthia Amneus


Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, Fashion, Special Exhibitions, Top 5, Fashion Arts & Textiles

Check out our favorite pieces from this fashionable exhibition!

Vintage is for Everyone

by Cynthia Amnéus


Cynthia Amnéus, curatorial, Fashion Arts & Textiles, fashion, events & programs

Posted By: Cynthia Amnéus