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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Cracking up

While this photo might invite captions about Polly wanting a “crack-er”, our paintings conservator is performing actual conservation work.  This is a detail from “The Turkish Page (Unexpected Intrusion)” by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) as it is being prepared for…

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On May 20th, during the last Evenings for Educators of the 2014-2015 season, the Cincinnati Art Museum will be hosting the Arts in Education Idea Share in partnership with Greater Cincinnati Alliance for Arts Education (GCAAE). The Idea Share is…

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The Victorian Society in America will present the 2015 Ruth Emery book prize to Cincinnati Art Museum Curator Amy Dehan for the book Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940 at the society’s annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia in May. Last summer, the exhibition…

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Our objects conservator has been working on a conservation treatment plan for “The Vine,” a bronze sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980).  The 1923 sculpture is due to be installed in our Alice Bimel Courtyard  this summer.  After being displayed…