Goldsmiths at Work

Goldsmiths at Work

Jewelry-making techniques include granulation, filigree, wire drawing, and more. Our video shows a contemporary goldsmith in his studio...

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Mysterious and Spooky

Mysterious and Spooky

Our curator of horticulture and sustainability takes a look at some Museum Park residents with creepy reputations.

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Beauty, Complicity, Complexity

Beauty, Complicity, Complexity

The story behind Senegalese gold jewelry, and the women who wore it in the 18th and 19th centuries, is layered with a history of oppression and empowerment...

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Bacchus after the Makeover

Bacchus after the Makeover

After years of conservation, Bacchus looks clean, restored, and pretty cool with his new arm and his head back on.

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The Art of Healing: Potent Pigments

The Art of Healing: Potent Pigments

The division of art from medicine is a modern concept. In the Middle Ages, the apothecary supplied the same materials to doctors, painters, and anyone in need of..

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Getting in Touch with Art

Getting in Touch with Art

The Museum's tactile tours allow visitors who are blind or have low vision to experience art through other senses.

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