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All Private Service Professionals, Providers and Agencies are invited to attend the March meeting of the Domestic Estate Management Association.

Handling and Restoring Fine Art;
A Primer for the Estate Manager

This month, Thomas Dickinson, professional frame conservator, will explain the processes and methods used to restore and protect frames and fine art. 


Mr. Dickinson will use samples from the mansion’s Fisher art collection to discuss,


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  • When damage is detected – what are the next steps?
  • The dos and don’ts of handling, climate and light
  • Tips for protecting art


Bring your questions for the expert!


DEMA’s 30-minute presentations will provide valuable information to help you help maintain your estate.  The remainder of meetings are devoted to networking and exchanging solutions with other private service professionals.

Refreshments will be served.  Hope you will join us!

About the Speaker

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Thomas Dickinson has been Conservator of Frames for the Detroit Institute of Arts for over 20 years.  During that time he also monitored climate conditions for the museum’s art as well as acted as art courier to various museums around the world. 

Currently he restores frames for fine art pieces in the Detroit area as well as for other museums out-of-state.  He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the College of Creative Studies.

When Where Ribbon

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 7:30 – 9:30p.m. (EDT)

Charles T Fisher House Boston Edison Detroit
Charles T. Fisher mansion

670 W. Boston Blvd.
Detroit, MI  48202


Dress Code
Business Casual

Street parking

Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 23rd or sooner. 

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Kelly Larson

The Domestic Estate Management Association provides an educational platform for Private Service Professionals interested in creating a better career.

Our membership consists of:
Butler, Caretaker, Domestic Couple, Elder Caregiver, Enlisted Aide, Estate Manager, Executive Personal Assistant, Family Office Employee, Household Manager, Houseman, Housekeeper, Major Domo, Nanny, Personal Assistant, Private/Personal Chef, Private Jet Staff, Property Manager and Yacht Crew.