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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: What Happened Here?

In conservation, sometimes we have to form theories about what might have caused the damage to an artwork to better decide how it should be corrected.  What happened here?  This collar interior in a Geoffey Beene silk chiffon dress dates…

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See the Art Museum in a new way by sketching in the galleries. Bring your own sketching supplies, or stop by the Main Lobby to borrow one of our supply kits and sketchbook. Then sketch wherever you would like, or…

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During Art in Bloom, October 22–25, 2015, the public can view a unique group of paintings that reveal a community art legacy. The Cincinnati Public Schools Art Collection is an important  tribute to art and Cincinnati history. At the turn of…

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The objects conservator has been working outside in the Alice Bimel Courtyard on the recently installed bronze sculpture, “The Vine,” by Harriet Frishmuth (1880-1980). She’s finished removing loose corrosion products from the surface using a power washer, and during the…