2015-03-25 FB SU Billiods facing

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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: I am watching you… Bringing Back a Cincinnati Brewer Part II

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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2015-03-12 FB CO Gernriech coat

Since our “Behind the Scenes in Conservation” posts have been so popular on social media, we’ve decided to give them more room to shine (and analyze and treat and conserve)! Each week, our conservation team highlights a project from one…

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When we announced that we would begin offering “Baby Tours,” I certainly encountered some skepticism.  “Oh Boy, that ought to be fun,” people would say and chuckle. “Just make sure nobody spits up on the art.” I understood the underlying…

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One of the hottest topics in the art world today, 3D printing, will be the focus of a presentation at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Sunday, March 15. “Although much attention is being given to 3D printing breakthroughs in the…