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ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (March 03, 2017)

The Deering Estate, with partner ArtCare Miami, presents a lecture "How to care for works of art in the home" on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Conservator Kelly O'Neill will give advice on how to care for paintings in sub-tropical homes. Guests will gain an understanding of moisture and climate control problems unique to South Florida and have the opportunity to ask an expert about visual assessments and prescribed care of artworks overtime.

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

Additional lecture:
Tuesday May 16, 2017 - "Case Studies, Painting Conservation Treatments" with Veronica Romero-Gianoli
Presented by ArtCare, Veronica Romero-Gianoli will discuss a variety of treatments undertaken at ArtCare including the 2014 conservation treatment of Portrait of Maria Tubau; in the Role of Pepita de Tudo, by Ramos Casas, 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 bird walks and guided Historic House & Natural Areas 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. Discover More art, culture, history, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate today!