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This print came to the paper lab because the original framing method had encouraged distortions to form across the top of the paper.
Precision dyeing and color-matching is an important part of textile conservation and this week, we have a dyed-to-match success to report for this silk Argentine flag from the Elizabeth Hawes Flag Dress.
IOWA was the kind of book that changed the way photography lovers could imagine the expressive possibilities of the medium. It stuck with people.
This week we have an 18thC Islamic ceramic vessel with beautiful underglaze decoration.
Doll-like figures celebrate major Japanese spring festivals in this breathtaking 19th century masterpiece.
We recently chatted with female artist Anila Quayyum Agha in celebration of Women’s History Month–commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in history.
Our paintings conservator is examining this very large still-life in preparation for cleaning it.
Over the winter, Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum and shown here in the winter of 2017-2018, travelled to the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.
Conservation of the 24 “Dollyver” family member is finally complete!
Enjoy these works by artists who identify as female in the museum’s permanent collection.
This week in objects conservation: this 16th century Iznik plate is in the lab receiving treatment.
Our paintings conservator has started to clean the varnish from this painting by Edmund Tarbell.
In 2016, special exhibition 30 Americans brought the work of 30 preeminent Black artists to the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Over the summer I had the privilege of working as the Pollution Prevention Intern at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
22 pairs of women’s shoes from the 1950s are being prepared for an appearance in the galleries.
Krull’s groundbreaking modernist work now resides in the Photography Collection at the museum.
Join the Cincinnati Art Museum in celebrating Black History Month by learning more about Black artists in the permanent collection, the contemporary landscape, and the Cincinnati community.
The lab is full of architectural stones as we get ready to reinstall our Nabataean galleries.
This life size painting by 19th century American artist, Thomas Satterwhite Noble, is a recent acquisition.
Learn more about Frank Duveneck, the most influential painter in Cincinnati history.
Last week our paper conservator visited the Contemporary Arts Center downtown to deinstall the museum’s Panorama of the Procession.
When you think of the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM), what comes to mind?
It was laundry day in textile conservation again! This length of Korean silk is part of a sculpture by Nam June Paik (1936-2006).
The new Google Arts & Culture virtual tour brings the Cincinnati Art Museum to you—wherever you are.
This bowl, from Iraq, is a beautiful example of lusterware. Luster is an iridescent effect produced by metallic oxides in the overglaze.
For the past several years, the Cincinnati Art Museum has been a host site for the Ohio History Service Corps (OHSC), an AmeriCorps program dedicated to preserving local history across the state of Ohio.
Despite a rollercoaster of a year, the Cincinnati Art Museum hosted a wide range of virtual and in-person experiences including our first virtual fundraiser, and opened the highly anticipated Art Climb, the new civic art space on the grounds of the museum.
We’re still unearthing treasures as we unpack and settle back into our renovated Paintings/Object lab.
Soon to move from the paper lab to the gallery is a box decorated with ink and gouache by Elizabeth Boott Duveneck.
This bedspread is getting "ready for her close-up."