December 5 Holiday Meeting at the Haskell Center, Folger Shakespear Library

Posted on Nov 25, 2013

Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, December 5, 2013 for the annual Holiday Party and Lecture of the 2013/14 season.  will be giving a lecture “Intent to Deceive; Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World”

The meeting will be held at the Haskell Center of the Folger Shakespeare Library

301 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC.

*Please note that the Haskell Center is located on the corner of 3rd and East Capitol Street SE across from the main library! Additional directions can be found at:

Reception 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Lecture 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Public Transportation:
Capitol South metro station (Orange/Blue Line)
Union Station (Red Line)
There is limited paid street parking nearby.

Colette Loll-Marvin received her Master of Arts degree in the History of Decorative Arts from the Smithsonian/Corcoran College of Art Design after leaving a 15 year career at a marketing and software company.  Ms. Marvin then worked on her post graduate studies in International Art Crime in Italy through a program sponsored by an international non-profit and interdisciplinary research group, the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA).  After her studies, and while living in Europe, Ms. Marvin served as director of Public and Institutional Relations for ARCA while conducting her own research on prolific art forgers of the 20th and 21st century.  Ms. Marvin is the founder and director of Art Fraud Insights, a consultancy specializing in art fraud related lectures, training and specialized investigation of artworks.  Colette is currently curating an exhibit about Fakes and Forgeries that will open in January 2014.

This event is free to WCG members, $5 for guests & non-members.

For more information about this meeting or WCG, please visit our website