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ArtCare Lecture "Case Studies in Painting Conservation" with Veronica Romero-Gianoli at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (March 02, 2018)

The Deering Estate is proud to present a lecture on Thursday, March 15th from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with partner ArtCare Miami. The lecture is "Case Studies in Painting Conservation" presented by Veronica Romero-Gianoli, Senior Conservator​ at ArtCare Miami.

The ArtCare Conservation Lecture Series is free and open to the public and lectures are held in the historic Stone House Ballroom. Donations to the Deering Estate's Artwork Conservation Fund are welcome.

About Veronica Romero-Gianoli
Veronica has worked at ArtCare Miami since 2004. With a BFA from the University of The Arts, Pennsylvania, Veronica received her conservation training at Lorenzo d'Medici in Florence, Italy and holds a Professional Associate status in the American Institute for Conservation. Veronica has a special expertise in treating Contemporary, Latin American, and European paintings. In 2010, she was a volunteer participant for The Smithsonian Haiti Cultural Recovery Project to rescue, recover, and help restore Haitian artwork damaged and endangered by the earthquake and its aftermath. She has given several presentations at meetings for the American Institute for Conservation. In 2008, Veronica spoke to the Paintings Conservation Group at the American Institute for Conservation on methods for flattening textured contemporary paintings. At the AIC meeting in 2009 she was co-presenter of a paper on the treatment of smoke damaged paintings.

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. For more information on ArtCare, please visit their website.

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

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 Deering Estate
The Deering Estate preserves the 1920s era Miami estate of Charles Deering, Chicago industrialist, early preservationist, environmentalist, art collector, philanthropist and first chairman of the International Harvester Company. Nestled along the coast in South Dade, the Deering Estate is a 21st Century museum destination, environmental preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided museum and Natural Areas Tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Who:
ArtCare Miami & the Deering Estate
What:
ArtCare Lecture "Case Studies in Painting Conservation"
When:
March 15, 2018 — 08:00 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Where:
Deering Estate 16701 SW 72 Avenue Miami, FL 305-235-1668 ext. 233