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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: I am watching you… Bringing Back a Cincinnati Brewer Part II

In Paintings Conservation, this 19th century portrait by an anonymous artist, of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods, was taken off the thick sheet of cardboard that it had been glued to probably 60 years ago.  The paintings conservator recently re-lined Friedrich…

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As an art exhibition designer, I strive to create a dynamic experience for museum visitors that enhances the artwork without competing with it. This aesthetic balance, when paired with numerous technical and logistical challenges, calls for clever solutions no matter…

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Come see our Hollywood and cinema archival material on display in the Mary R. Schiff Library! It features photographs, announcements, and brochures from the exhibition Hollywood: Legend and Reality held at the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1987, a hit that…

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Since our “Behind the Scenes in Conservation” posts have been so popular on social media, we’ve decided to give them more room to shine (and analyze and treat and conserve)! Each week, our conservation team highlights a project from one…