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Exploring Art through Science

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Naples Art Association announces ART Connects, a lecture series that explores the power of creativity and includes workshops for artists about the business side of their career. Fixing, repairing and mending our treasured objects have a long tradition on the preservation of our cultural patrimony. In the twentieth century the impact of World War II on our cities gave birth to a new profession (field) called "scientific art conservation." Like in the case of the Sixteen Chapel or the United States Declaration of Independence, letter microscopes, spectrometers and x-ray machines are used on the restoration of art and other historical documents. Viviana Dominguez will take you around the globe, from Spain to Hawaii, to the fascinating world of rescuing art affected by wars, earthquakes and hurricanes. Please call 239-262-6517, ext. 100 to purchase tickets and/or to reserve your seat. The Naples Art Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 1954 by local artists. Its mission is to educate and promote visual arts in Southwest Florida. Through its programs, the Naples Art Association is dedicated to serving individual artists of all ages and skill levels, along their creative journeys. Patrons and visitors are inspired to learn, discover and create. Today, the organization includes more than 1,000 members and operates The von Liebig Art Center, located at 585 Park Street in downtown Naples. The art center is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays in season. For more information, please call 239-262-6517, visit http://naplesart.org, like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/vonliebigartcenter or follow Twitter at http://twitter.com/vonliebigart.

Occurs once: Feb 7, 2013 (5:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
Contact Name: Kathleen Taylor
Contact Phone: 239-262-6517
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Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center
585 Park Street, Naples, FL 34102

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