We are “dyeing” to find the perfect shades of pink silk chiffon to repair this 1920s dress!
From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the late autumn and early winter is a time for reflection and celebration.
This week in objects conservation: Almost 12 months from when we first started the treatment, half of the Jain shrine has been conserved, and a new batch of pieces has moved into the lab to begin treatment.
November is Native American Heritage Month—a time to celebrate the diverse societies, rich traditions, and complex histories of Indigenous Peoples here in North America and a time to acknowledge their vital contributions to American art and culture.
Join us at CAM to experience the exceptional importance and power of dance in religious thought, literature, politics, and societal structures in Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art.
Our paintings conservator has just begun a big multi-year project, teaming with curators and other scholars, to examine CAM’s collection of 65+ paintings by British artists.
It truly takes a team to make an exhibition. This
Our textile conservator got to wear all these “hats” this week to address some spots on this settee in Gallery 209, the British portraiture gallery.
These large jars are in rough shape and are currently in the lab for some major repairs.
We've narrowed down the spookiest spots in the museum, equipped with ghostly tales of the unexplained.
Along with many unique details, one that sands out about Kim and Rob's wedding is live painter, Stephanie Gaffney.
In the newly opened exhibit, Galloping Through Dynasties, visitors will see several of the museum’s hanging scrolls for the first time.
Saddle up and explore your museum this fall.
As the Fall scenery is creeping in, we at the Cincinnati Art Museum cannot get over this beautiful Spring wedding we hosted earlier this year.
Look for the recently conserved painting in our gallery soon.
“The woman of tomorrow will wear pleats and tights, and live in a house spun from glass fiber, with patent-leather walls and no furniture at all.”
Take a peek into preparations for the reopening of the South Asian Galleries, December 2023.
Conceived to give the room “legs,” this digital experience allows the public to access the room and its related themes beyond the run of the special exhibition Unlocking an Art Deco Bedroom by Joseph Urban.
Look for Bread and Eggs (and onions!) to return to the permanent galleries soon.
Enjoy these works by or about Hispanic and Latinx artists in the museum's permanent collection.
When placed in sunlight, the mirror projects the decorative design on the back of the mirror and seems to become transparent.
This test hinted at a dramatic difference!
Earlier this month our Pinocchio sculpture received a maintenance treatment from conservators who specialize in outdoor sculpture conservation from McKay Lodge Art Conservation.
The last step of conserving the large 7’ x 5’ painting by Murillo has arrived.
The lesser-known book, The Book of Thel, is now featured in an exhibit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A whole team helped clean the galleries in a gallery-wide dust-up (or down!). Next time you visit the museum, take a minute to think about all the unseen work that goes into keeping all parts of the museum looking their best.
This piece represents a fascinating mix of histories: local indigenous culture before white settlement, nineteenth-century American archaeology, the donor Judge Joseph Cox, and the Cincinnati Art Museum’s early years.
The Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection is getting easier to explore thanks to new Wikipedia content.
This week in objects conservation: We have finished coating removal and cleaning of one of the 44 pieces of our Jain Shrine!
Our paintings conservator dons an organic vapor mask, turns on the exhaust trunks, and begins brushing thirty-five square feet plus of painted canvas!