2015-04-23 blog

words from the museum

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Hanging around

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…

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Many of the curatorial departments at the Cincinnati Art Museum have created “Friends” groups. Members of these groups enjoy unique encounters with artworks, visits with scholars and artists, and private receptions. The Friends of Photography recently traveled to Chicago for…

2015-03-30

As the Cincinnati Art Museum’s IMLS Imaging Technician, I’m often asked what my job entails. I was hired here with funding obtained from a grant given by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grant was given with the…

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Our library is a great place to study and get work done with little distraction. We have people come in who like to use the space as a second office with great natural lighting and quiet. Students, from anthropology to…