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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Storing Shoes

This week in textiles conservation, Alex Phillips, a summer intern sponsored by the Sowell Foundation, helped our textile conservator care for and repack shoes in our collection.  The sandals in the upper left corner, which are worn with a knob…

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A few little girls from Cincinnati are visiting the paintings conservation lab this week.  On the left, recently cleaned and reframed, is “Head of a Girl” by Cincinnati artist Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938).  The other two paintings are by Cincinnati artist…

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Jochen Lempert’s solo exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum, titled *Field Guide*, opens on October 17. That’s less than three months from today. With most exhibitions the Art Museum organizes, by this point we have completed the list of artworks…

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Hi there. Let me introduce myself: I am Adam MacPharlain and I am the Curatorial Assistant of Fashion Arts and Textiles here at the Cincinnati Art Museum. My job has me all over the museum, so don’t be surprised if…