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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Wakizashi

Our objects conservator has been working on this 19th Century Japanese small sword, called a “wakizashi.”  The sword is skillfully made from a range of materials including wood, lacquer, metal, and manta- or sting-ray skin. The decorative metal elements feature…

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In November 2014, the Art Museum launched a new bi-monthly lecture series entitled Art and…  This series was built on the idea that we each bring our own unique perspectives to an experience with a work of art.  For example,…

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Today marks the 129th year that the building known as Cincinnati Art Museum has been open. On this day 129 years ago, the first Director of the Museum, Sir Alfred Goshorn (Cincinnati’s only knight at the time), declared the Museum…

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My name is Anna Hope and I work as a Visitor Services Assistant in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Visitor Services Department. I help assist guests as they arrive at the museum by providing maps, directions and information concerning our exhibitions…