Taft Museum http://wmub.org en Threads of Heaven Exhibit at the Taft Museum http://wmub.org/post/threads-heaven-exhibit-taft-museum <p><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>The Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty </em>exhibit is now on display at the <a href="http://www.taftmuseum.org/" target="_blank">Taft Museum of Art</a>. The exhibit illustrates the culture of the Qing dynasty and the final days of empire in China through more than 100 rarely seen items, including imperial silk robes, hats, fans, sleeve bands, rank badges, jewelry, shoes, and wall hangings. Lisa Morrisette, Taft Museum <em>manager of School and Docent Programs, gives us an idea of some of the many beautiful pieces on display.&nbsp; Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 24210 at http://wmub.org Threads of Heaven Exhibit at the Taft Museum Daguerreotypes, local and national, on display at the Taft Museum of Art http://wmub.org/post/daguerreotypes-local-and-national-display-taft-museum-art <p>In the <a href="http://www.taftmuseum.org/"><strong>Taft Museum of Art</strong></a>’s current side-by-side exhibits, visitors will discover the long and rich history of the photographic arts in Cincinnati, dating back to the mid-1800’s and the introduction of daguerreotypes, as well as see an amazing collection of rare and historical daguerreotypes. Mark Perzel welcomes in Assistant Curator <strong>Tamara Muente</strong> to talk about the impact the daguerreotype made, why Cincinnati become such a hub for the art form, and what visitors can expect to see in the exhibits <a href="http://www.taftmuseum.org/?page_id=196"><strong>Local Exposures: Cincinnati Daguerreotypes</strong></a> and <strong><a href="http://www.taftmuseum.org/?page_id=56">Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art</a>.</strong></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 12619 at http://wmub.org Daguerreotypes, local and national, on display at the Taft Museum of Art Edward Steichen Exhibit http://wmub.org/post/edward-steichen-exhibit <p><strong>Nancy Huth</strong>, Curator of Education and Installation Curator from the <a href="http://www.taftmuseum.org/"><strong>Taft Museum of Art </strong></a>talks about the new exhibit <strong>Star Power: Edward Steichen's Glamour Photography</strong>. As she tells Mark Perzel, <strong>Star Power</strong> features iconic portraits of famous actors, actresses, painter, producers, etc. and most of these photographs originally appeared in the<a href="http://www.condenast.com/"><strong> Conde Nast publications Vogue and Vanity Fair</strong></a>. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 5113 at http://wmub.org Edward Steichen Exhibit