2015-07-30

words from the museum

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: What Happened Here?

In conservation, sometimes we have to form theories about what might have caused the damage to an artwork to better decide how it should be corrected.  What happened here?  This collar interior in a Geoffey Beene silk chiffon dress dates…

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Dutch Gallery-20

 This Sunday is Father’s Day, time to show Pops how much you appreciate him. So get the man out of the house and to the Cincinnati Art Museum for a free, fun-filled day. You might be skeptical but there’s something at CAM for everyone (yes, even…

FB SU Billiods 3

Our paintings conservator just finished conserving this recently acquired anonymous 19th century portrait of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods.  (His Lafayette Brewery building behind him still stands on West McMicken Avenue in the Over-the-Rhine district of downtown Cincinnati.)  The painting was…

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Here’s a preview of a project Summer Camp kids will be creating next week at Japanamania! For the week of Japanamania we are looking forward to making fun creations that kids can wear! Inspired by samurai armor and avant-grade Japanese…