2015-03-30

words from the museum

Photographing the Prints

As the Cincinnati Art Museum’s IMLS Imaging Technician, I’m often asked what my job entails. I was hired here with funding obtained from a grant given by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grant was given with the…

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Our library is a great place to study and get work done with little distraction. We have people come in who like to use the space as a second office with great natural lighting and quiet. Students, from anthropology to…

2015-03-25 FB SU Billiods facing

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…