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Parma Conservation’s Restoration of Fish Fry in the Park
On Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m., the Geneva History Center will host Parma Conservation the firm tasked with the restoration of the Geneva Post Office mural, Fish Fry in the Park. Elizabeth Kendall and Peter Schoenmann from Parma Conservation will discuss efforts to preserve this unique piece of public art. Fish Fry in the Park is an impressive painted mural by Manuel Bromberg (b. 1917) and depicts scenes of Geneva’s Island Park. It was recently reinstalled on the south wall of the Post Office after undergoing extensive conservation efforts.
Parma Conservation, located in Chicago, is one of the country's leading resources for the conservation of paintings and murals.
This program is held in conjunction with A Celebration of Rural America a traveling exhibition of American Art during the late 1920s and 1930s which will be at the Geneva History Center until October 31, 2012.
The program will take place at the Geneva History Center, 113 South Third Street, in the heart of Geneva’s historic downtown. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members and students, Herrington Circle members free. Please RSVP online at www.genevahistorycenter.org or call 630-232-4951 for more information.
|Where||Geneva History Center 113 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||6:00 pm–7:30 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Price||$10 to $5|
More About Geneva History Center
Since 1943, the Geneva History Center has offered award-winning exhibitions, programs and services to visitors of all ages. Today, the History Center is more than a museum — it provides an important forum for both new and lifelong residents to connect with their community, explore the rich stories that Geneva has to offer and plan for a better future. Located in the heart of Geneva's shopping district, the History Center is an ideal start for any family outing. Enjoy exciting children's programs, lectures and family-friendly events sure to appeal to all ages. If you are interested in researching Geneva history, the archives are staffed by friendly volunteers who will gladly assist with your search. A schedule of events and membership rates is posted on the center's website. Appointments are recommended for the archive.