May 17, ArtCare Lecture, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Please note that the ArtCare Lecture on Thursday, March 15th has been cancelled. Please join us for the next lecture on May 17th.
The ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series is free and open to the public and will be held in the historic Stone House Ballroom. Donations to the Deering Estate’s Artwork Conservation Fund are welcome.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
*Please note that the March lecture has been cancelled
“Case Studies in Painting Conservation” with Veronica Romero-Gianoli
Veronica will describe various painting conservation projects carried out in the studio. Treatments including stabilization, lining, varnish removal, and surface cleaning will be discussed. The complex decision making process involved in treatments will be explored.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
“Hurricanes: Preparing your Collection and Recovering from a Storm” with Kelly O’Neill
Kelly will illustrate the best methods of protecting a collection during a storm. She will also discuss the conservation problems encountered at the Deering Estate after Hurricane Irma and describe treatments carried out on the collection.
8 pm to 9:30 pm; Free and open to the public.
Cultural Arts Programming is made possible with support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The 100 Ladies of Deering, and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.
About the ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series
The ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series presents specialized topics in art conservation for art lovers, collectors and arts professionals. ArtCare, Inc., a Rustin Levenson Company that specializes in fine art conservation, shares examples of their decades of art conservation and restoration experiences working on individual and museum collection pieces. Join us to learn about best practices in caring for artworks in South Florida, ask questions of the experts, and see onsite restoration projects that are part of the Deering Estate Permanent Collection. The series is free and open to the public and will be held in the historic Stone House Ballroom.