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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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Greetings from the Rosenthal Education Center! It’s been a busy and exciting past couple of months for the Cincinnati Art Museum’s newest addition. The REC saw over 2,500 people of all ages come through its doors in the first month…

2015-04-23 blog

Sometimes the oddest characters hang around together in the paintings conservation lab because of our work flow.  Here Eleonora, Francesco and Friedrich are joined by a Turkish pageboy and his pink cockatoo.  That’s “Portrait of Eleonora of Toledo and Her…

naea

Recently, I attended the National Art Education Association (NAEA) annual convention in New Orleans. The NAEA is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Members include elementary, middle and high school visual arts educators, college and university…