In a few weeks, we are installing some recent acquisitions from CAM’s fashion collection in Gallery 150.
Make your wedding day a work of art at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
This week in objects conservation we return to the 1740’s Rococo gilt table.
Check out a preview of this month's Evenings For Educators teacher program.
From a new attendance record to Burning Man interactive installations to a new fully accessible front entrance, what an incredible year it’s been for the Cincinnati Art Museum!
The Cincinnati Art Museum is open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Kick off 2020 with a visit to the museum and see special exhibition Treasures of the Spanish World before it closes on January 19.
Conservation of this painting on wood panel by the Dewing husband-and-wife team was undertaken because the retouching on the painting had discolored.
This drawing recently came to the paper lab to have some old paper remnants removed. The drawing is on the back of a letter, and some of the writing was obscured.
The most wonderful time of the year can also be hectic and stressful, especially when it comes to finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list.
Check out this lesson that connects Opera and art.
CAM is proud to have one of the oldest art conservation labs in the country which started with a single, part-time paintings conservator in 1935.
Check out a preview of November's Evenings for Educators program.
This 1740’s French Rococo gilt table is in the lab receiving treatment for an upcoming exhibition in 2021.
The Victorian Period is widely known as a time of rapid industrialization, mechanization, and scientific inquiry.
This tall narrow painting by a husband-and-wife pair is in the paintings conservation studio for removal of varnish and discolored retouching.
Take a behind the scenes look at Candor Arts with Nathaniel M. Stein, Associate Curator of Photography.
Oil paintings do not usually come to the Paper Lab, but occasionally the conservators share projects, and that is the case here.
Aminah Robinson was an inspiring fabric artist who created beautiful artworks based on her life story.
A steady hand and a sharp eye are key for the repair currently underway of this painted silk taffeta bedspread in the textile conservation lab.
Sculpture is a new semester course this year. Every project that the students create is a ‘new adventure’ for us all!
This week in Objects Conservation: An update on the treatment of our 19th C Korean lacquered chest.
Our paintings conservator has been cleaning this idyllic view of the Seine for the past few days.
How do you print on a three-dimensional object like a teacup? We recently installed a group of materials in the Library Reading Room that illustrate the process of transfer printing on ceramics.
Over the summer the paper conservator prepared two William Blake works for travel to an important exhibit at the Tate Britain in London. Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience is a collection of hand colored relief etchings of his poems first published in 1789 and 1794.
In textile conservation, work was recently completed on “Ragsby Dollyver,” a “portrait” rag doll by Laura Turpin that may be the artist’s self-portrait.
These two separate fragments from a stone incense burner have been in the collection since 1939.
Here are some of Brad's favorite pieces in our permanent collection!
This week we are celebrating 30 years of Evenings for Educators!
Conservation for the upcoming Duveneck exhibition continues apace.
These two 1st Century CE ceramics from Petra are in the objects lab receiving conservation.