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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: I am watching you… Bringing Back a Cincinnati Brewer Part II

In Paintings Conservation, this 19th century portrait by an anonymous artist, of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods, was taken off the thick sheet of cardboard that it had been glued to probably 60 years ago.  The paintings conservator recently re-lined Friedrich…

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We truly believe that the Cincinnati Art Museum should be accessible to everyone, which is why we offer a full slate of Accessibility Programs each month.  These programs are specially designed to provide an inclusive environment in which visitors with special…

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We’ve asked our social media followers to interpret their favorite artwork at the Cincinnati Art Museum. They sent us their thoughts and feelings about the work of art they chose. Each week, we will feature one interpretation here on our…

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Our paintings conservator is tackling another dirty job. A recent acquisition, this anonymous 19th century portrait of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods , is being cleaned.  (The Lafayette Brewery building to be uncovered behind him still stands in downtown Cincinnati.)  As…