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Behind the Scenes in Curatorial: Fabergé Managerie

The Russian workshops of Peter Carl Fabergé (1846–1920) are most readily identified with the imaginative and exquisitely-crafted Easter eggs that they produced for the Tsar’s family. But, they also produced many other delicate and bejeweled novelties, such as boxes, cigarette…

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2015-05-28 FB KS 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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The Cincinnati Art Museum Docent Corp recently finished a very successful touring season.  Since September 2014, the docents have served over 26,000 visitors on 1,000+ tours.  We end each touring season with a Spring Banquet. This year the Docent Advisory…

CAM_TOD 2014-2

Music. Drinks. Dancing. Great Cause. Everyone is ready for summer so why not kick it off in style with tasty food? We’ve been throwing this party for 25 years so you won’t want to miss it! Break up your work…