Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985) Dress, detail, 1968-72, wool, On to the Second Century Endowment, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1999.58

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Vintage is for Everyone

Remember when vintage clothing was a fashion faux pas? I am a bargain hunter at heart and while I have been buying from resale shops for ages, purchasing someone else’s cast-offs was not always looked upon favorably. As Jimmy Fallon’s…

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Summer at the Art Museum Means Summer Camp Emily Holtrop, Director of Learning & Interpretation Hey parents, I am speaking directly to you. Are you in an absolute panic about what to do with your children this summer? Well, breathe…

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May 12, 2012 four Tiffany Studios stained glass windows will go on permanent display at the Cincinnati Art Museum. A recent acquisition, the windows have been undergoing conservation for the last year. Tiffany developed a technique called plating where numerous…

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Per Knutas (Chief Conservator) and Daniela Leonard (Fellow in Painting Conservation) are in the process of reviewing a group of fifteen paintings in preparation for the upcoming exhibition Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast, which will be on…