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New ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (October 14, 2016)

The Deering Estate is proud to premiere a new lecture series on Tuesday, November 15, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, with partner ArtCare Miami. The lecture is presented by ArtCare Director Rustin Levenson who will discuss her book, "Seeing Through Paintings" (Yale University Press). The event is free and open to the public with a suggested donation to Deering’s Coins for Conservation Program. The lecture will be held in the historic Stone House Ballroom.

About the ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series
The ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series, a new series held in partnership with the Deering Estate, is presented by ArtCare, A Rustin Levenson Company that specializes in fine art conservation. ArtCare director and select professionals from the team will present specialized topics for art lovers, collectors, and arts professionals alike. The program is additionally supported by Barbara E. Chamberlain of AIG Insurance.

"We strive to set the standard for quality care in painting conservation and to preserve works for generations to come." -- Rustin Levenson

For more information on ArtCare, please visit their website.

ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series:

Tuesday January 17, 2017
Structural Treatment of Paintings with Oliver Watkiss

Presented by ArtCare, expert Oliver Watkiss will discuss his experience with the structural treatment of paintings.

Tuesday March 21, 2017

Caring for Works of Art in the Home with Kelly O’Neill
Presented by ArtCare, Conservator Kelly O'Neill will give advice on caring for paintings in our sub-tropical homes.

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Case Study with Veronica Romero-Gianoli
Presented by ArtCare, Veronica Romero-Gianoli will discuss the 2014 conservation treatment of Portrait of Maria Tubau; in the Role of Pepita de Tudo, by Ramos Casas, a newer on-view in the Deering Estate Collection.

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, and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to butterfly walks and guided Historic House tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.
This year the Deering Estate celebrates 30 years on the National Register of Historic Places and the 100th anniversary of Charles Deering's purchase and restoration of the Richmond Hotel for his winter residence. #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!