The Potluck is ready to serve!
Enjoy this Ghost Tour Guide, if you dare...
In the objects conservation lab this week: we have a beautiful, though heavily tarnished, 19th C silver bowl in the lab being treated before going on display next year.
Enjoy these works by or about Hispanic and Latinx artists in the museum’s permanent collection.
“Blossoms” has just received its new frame, so look for it to pop up on the wall of our American galleries in the near future.
Visit the Art Academy to see Never a Day Without Drawing, on view from August 23 to September 9, 2021.
It’s time for a bath in textile conservation.
Earlier this year, longtime donors Walter and Vanida Davison gifted the Art Museum this beautiful 20th century Japanese painting depicting the Buddhist deity Hotei from their family art collection. Who is Hotei?
In Objects Conservation: This 19th C carved wooden box is in the lab undergoing conservation before display in an upcoming reinstallation of our South Asian Art Galleries.
The large Neapolitan still-life is back — with a new look.
Although perhaps best known for his wartime service, a new donation of papers and photographs to the Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives is helping to shed light on Walter Farmer’s life and work beyond the Monuments Men.
With such a wide array of objects this collection will serve as a spectacular resource for the museum, scholars, and visitors alike.
This summer, Michelle Leung has the amazing opportunity to intern here in textile conservation, funded through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Encouraging a deeper, more layered understanding of select objects from the ancient Middle East galleries, returning winter 2021.
Catch this newly stabilized object back on display in the Islamic galleries later this year!
Our paintings conservator has been working on this very large 17th century Neapolitan still-life.
Woman’s folk costume, 1900-1950, Korea, glazed linen; Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Mosher, 1966.1505ab
This week in objects conservation: Anytime an object is selected for display our objects conservator assesses its condition to determine whether it is stable, or whether it needs conservation treatment before display.
The sun is shining and the beach is calling–enjoy these ten artworks from the museum’s permanent collection to get you in the summer spirit.
This upright trio recently encountered one another in the Paintings/Objects Conservation lab.
Early this year the museum was given this portrait of the 17th century English writer Dr. Samuel Johnson.
The silk binding edge of this art quilt has been badly damaged by prolonged exposure to light which occurred before it came into the museum’s collection.
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as LGBTQ+ in the museum’s permanent collection.
We are so grateful for our members, which is why we are celebrating you in our first-ever Member Appreciation Week! We look forward to a whole week of fun events, with in-person and online options, where you can engage in exclusive experiences with our staff.
These two ceramic pieces have the same condition issues we see in many ceramic objects conserved in the early to mid 20th C.
Our painting conservator has been working on this very large 17th century Neapolitan still-life.
Our paper conservator and our curator of East Asian art have been examining paintings from storage so we can add information to the curatorial and conservation files.
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as Asian American or Pacific Islander in the museum’s permanent collection.
This dress is up for consideration to get into a different kind of exclusive party: the museum’s Fashion and Textiles Collection.
This week we have a 16th C mug decorated with ships, seas, and animals.