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Charles Deering: Artist, Collector, Patron, Preservationist

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this program, Dr. Fromm introduces Charles Deering’s commitment to environmental preservation in Biscayne Bay and his world-class art collection he brought to his estate nearly one hundred years ago. Audiences are introduced to Deering’s world-class art collection in this presentation including works by Sergeant, Saint-Gaudens, Corot, Meclhers, Whistler, Homer, and others.

Annette B. Fromm is a folklorist who specializes in ethnicity and immigrant cultures and has worked in museums for over 35 years. She has curated exhibits about Native American history and art, and writes and speaks about multiculturalism and museums, ethnographic museum practices, and more. Most recently, she led the graduate museum studies program at Florida International University.

This program is a part of exhibition programming for Vizcaya 1917: From the Garden to the Gilded Grandeur” on view through March 2024. This exhibition presents a unique set of black and white vintage photographs taken by renowned American photographer, Mattie Edwards Hewitt (b. 1869 – d. 1956) from the Richard Daniels Collection of Vizcaya. Besides Hewitt’s exquisite suite of photographs, the exhibition also presents watercolors, postcards, and a map of the Vizcaya estate. This exhibit was sponsored by Daniels, Rodriguez, Berkley, Daniels, and Cruz, Attys. at Law.

Admission of $5 per person is required to attend. Parking is available at the city garage across from the museum at 220 Argon Avenue, an additional metered lot at 338 Giralda Avenue, and metered street parking. Parking validation is not available. Personal still photography and videography are permitted at the museum. Upon entering the premises, visitors consent to potential media use of their likeness by the museum.

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Coral Gables Museum. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 27 @ 6:00 pm -
March 27 @ 8:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Annette Fromm, Consulting Curator
Event Fee:
$5
Event Type:
In-person
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Maylin Lara Ojeda
Phone:
(305) 603-8067

Event Venue:

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Venue Phone:
(305) 603-8067

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