Piecing Together an Umbrella Stand by M. Louise McLaughlin– Part I

by Lea C. Lane, Curatorial Assistant, Decorative Arts & Design

7/30/2019

behind the scenes , decorative art and design , curatorial blog , umbrella stand

A recently discovered notebook with a third of its contents missing and a ceramic umbrella stand held together with wire—these aren’t exactly the objects that immediately elicit a response of “that belongs in a museum!”

Behind the Scenes in Curatorial: Movie Stars in the Collection

by Amy Dehan, Curator of Decorative Arts & Design

5/10/2019

behind the scenes , curatorial blog , art deco , decorative art and design

Recently, while working on a forthcoming project with ties to art deco and film, I was sifting through film stills from the late 1920s and early 30s.

Commemorating Friendships Through an Autograph Fan

by Adam MacPharlain, Curatorial Assistant of Fashion Arts and Textiles

12/5/2018

behind the scenes , curatorial , fans , Fashion Arts & Textiles

Autograph fans could be of any type in a plain construction that allowed space for inscriptions.

Notes from Photography Storage: Three Japanese Ambrotypes

by Megan Beckerich

9/17/2018

ambrotype , japanese photography , research , curatorial blog

Photography was first introduced to Japan in the 1840s, via the sole government-approved trading port in Nagasaki.

Out from storage: Sheila Hicks’ Untitled Tapestry

by Adam MacPharlain, Curatorial Assistant of Fashion Arts and Textiles

8/8/2018

Sheila Hicks , Tapestry , textiles , curatorial

Here at the Cincinnati Art Museum we recently reinstalled our Nancy and David Wolf Gallery, which showcases contemporary decorative arts.

Let’s Go to the Movies!

by Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings

3/21/2018

curatorial , Cincinnati history , Louis Charles Vogt , American Painting , Cincinnati artists

Posted by: Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings

What is the Waverly Tablet?

by Anne Buening, Curatorial Assistant

2/17/2018

curatorial , archaeology , Adena , Ohio River Valley , American Indian Mound Builders , First Nation

Posted by: Anne Buening, Curatorial Assistant

How Many is Too Many?

by Nathaniel Stein

1/22/2018

curatorial , multiple mediums , photography , Contemporary Art , galleries

Posted by: Nathaniel Stein

Thinking Ahead in Curatorial

by Cynthia Amnéus

10/4/2017

curatorial , Fashion Arts & Textiles , fashion , kimono , Japan

Posted by: Cynthia Amnéus

Mounting a Fashion Exhibition

by Curatorial

7/7/2017

curatorial , fashion , dress , exhibition design , clothing

Posted by: Curatorial

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Perkins!

by Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings

6/13/2017

curatorial , paintings , American Painting & Sculpture , Folk Art , Shared Legacy

Posted by: Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings

A Peek into Museum Storage

by Emily Bauman

1/3/2017

curatorial , behind the scenes , collection storage , photograph , CAM

Posted by: Emily Bauman

Curatorial Research Trip to China

by Hou-mei Sung

9/30/2016

terracotta army , terracotta , china , xian , research , curatorial , emporer , archaeology

Posted by: Hou-mei Sung

A Divine Feline Perspective

by Pharaoh Fred with Curator Julie Aronson as humble scribe

6/15/2016

Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt , cats , curatorial , Save The Animals Foundation , Egypt

Posted by: Pharaoh Fred with Curator Julie Aronson as humble scribe

Why I Love Working at CAM

by Terri Weiler

1/15/2016

Terri Weiler , behind the scenes , curatorial , fashion , museum history

Posted By: Terri Weiler

Friends of Photography do Chicago

by Brian Sholis

4/1/2015

curatorial , Brian Sholis , photography , CAM Friends , travel

Posted By: Brian Sholis