Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Photography and Examination in the Great Hall

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When the museum is closed to visitors, CAM staff uses the Great Hall for photography large pieces.

Let’s Go to the Movies!

by Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings


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Posted by: Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Conserving Delicate Folding Fans

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This decorative folding fan is in the objects conservation lab for treatment.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: The Home Stretch!

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Our paintings conservator is rounding up the final bits and pieces that comprise the 15th century Spanish altarpiece, the Retablo of Saint Peter.

Artist's Books by Women Artists

by Molly Donnermeyer


women artists , artists books , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives will have a selection of rare artists’ books created by women on view throughout the month of March.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: 20th Century Chinese Paintings

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Our paper conservator has been working with a large donation of 20th century Chinese paintings over the past year.

What is the Waverly Tablet?

by Anne Buening, Curatorial Assistant


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Posted by: Anne Buening, Curatorial Assistant

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Limestone Eagle Sculpture

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This limestone sculpture of an eagle and serpent dates from 50-150 CE and is from the Nabataean Temple Khirbet et-Tannur in Jordan.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Saturation

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Our masterpiece by Bernardo Strozzi, David with the Head of Goliath, is currently being conserved.

The Business of Love: Early Paper Lace Valentine's

by Molly Donnermeyer


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These early examples of paper lace valentines date back to the late 19th century.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Fixing the Fray

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Next month a group of etchings by American women printmakers will go on display in G213.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Tapa cloth, also known as tree bark

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Tapa cloth isn’t technically cloth at all: it’s tree bark!

How Many is Too Many?

by Nathaniel Stein


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Posted by: Nathaniel Stein

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Standing Room Only

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Sometimes, the conservation studio becomes a sort of waiting room.

New Year, New Ring?

by Kaitlyn Sharo


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Make your wedding day a work of art at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Herald in the New Year

by Molly Donnermeyer


Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Library , rare books

The books on display in January are The Art of Heraldry: an Encyclopedia of Armory by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, published by Brentano’s in 1904.

Small Improvement for Long-Term Benefits

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paper conservation , Asian Art , paintings

Posted by: Joanna Kerman

5 holiday happenings at CAM

by Keith Gollar


Holidays , Gift Shop , Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion , REC the HALLS

Get artistic this holiday season with the Cincinnati Art Museum!

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Zaragoza

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This week in Objects Conservation: This polychrome sculpture of St. Peter sits at the center of our Lorenzo Zaragoza Retablo.

Spend Thanksgiving Week at CAM

by Joanna Kerman


Thanksgiving , Black Friday , Art After Dark , Autism Family Exploration , Benesse Lecture

Take a break from the turkey and head to the Cincinnati Art Museum for timeless art, family-friendly programs, holiday shopping and more!