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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Wakizashi

Our objects conservator has been working on this 19th Century Japanese small sword, called a “wakizashi.”  The sword is skillfully made from a range of materials including wood, lacquer, metal, and manta- or sting-ray skin. The decorative metal elements feature…

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We’ve asked Cincinnati Art Museum lovers to send us thoughts and feelings about an artwork at the Art Museum! We feature these thoughts for #MyInterpretationMonday. This week,  Hamilton High School Student Melanie talks about her favorite piece at CAM. There…

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Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper – Court Paintings of Royal India: The Connecting Worlds of Hindus and Muslims will be the focus of the Cincinnati Asian Art Society’s First Annual Asian Art Lecture with guest speaker Dr. Vishakha…

FB CM Tivey blog

Four drawings are on display in Gallery 213 by the American artist Hap Tivey.  Mr. Tivey has worked in painting, sculpture and other media since the 1960s, including producing many works using light in architectural spaces.  This group of abstract…