All posts in Field Schools + Workshops
Summer 2013 Field School: City, Nature, People,
Historic Water Tower Place, Milwaukee, Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, School of Architecture and Urban Planning Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Event DescriptionClass Dates: June 10 - July 13, 2013 | Preparatory Workshop (attendance required), June 3, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Room 191, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, UWM This six-credit course provides students an immersion experience in the
Greening NYC’s Historic Buildings: Green Rowhouse Manual,
Municipal Art Society of New York, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Historic Districts Council + New York Landmarks Conservancy
This program will explore the overarching reasons for creating the Green Rowhouse Manual-the first of its kind in the city-as well as offer specific advice for owners interested in improving the energy efficiency of their rowhouses without compromising distinctive architectural
Sponsored by Preservation Louisville Inc., Old House Expo is a free, interactive event designed to help participants learn to maintain and care for their historic home or commercial building. Activities will include educational sessions and workshops with knowledgeable guest speakers,
Featured Opportunity: Stone Architecture of the Alps, Italy Field School 2013
Willowbank School of Restoration Arts
Study cultural landscape theory, documentation and design as you begin the physical work of rebuilding the medieval stone buildings of Ghesc.Join senior Willowbank staff and Italian conservation colleagues on the documentation and revitalization of an abandoned medieval stone village in
Windows - Old and New, Historic and Traditional May 21-22, Eastern Market, 225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003Earn up to 13 AIA Learning Units in an intensive two-day symposium for architects, contractors, craftsmen, developers, interior designers, planners, preservationists, building owners and facilities
May 13-31 Field Methods in Preservation Technology, Winston- Salem, Vance County, and High Point. This summer preservation field school (3 semester hours credit course) provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in current preservation and architectural conservation practice
Community Rehabilitation from the Technical Perspective: Metal Facade Elements + Gravestone/Monument Restoriation,
Association for Preservation Technology International, Northwest Chapter
Topics include corrosion of metal and repair strategies; practical consieratina dn on small commercial renovation; technical gravestone and monument restoration; stone restoration - plus an afternoon walking tour of Roslyn, wine social following that walking tour, and hands-on monument restoration
The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in partnership with the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, are pleased to announce two upcoming series of workshops in April and May for the owners of historic homes. Attendees will have a great
Workshop on Paint Analysis for Historic Buildings,
National Center for Preservation Technology & Training
Event DescriptionThe National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day hands-on workshop on the identification and analysis of historic architectural paints and finishes. The workshop will be held May 7-9, 2013 at NCPTT’s Lee H.
Learn how to verify family stories—from oral tradition to fact. At this FREE genealogy workshop, Jeanie Chooey Low, author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America, will provide techniques for interviewing family members and deciphering gravestone inscriptions.
Culture OneStop: Professional Development Event for Board Members at Cultural Non-profits, Library Trustees, Senior State at Cultural Non-Profits,
New Hampshire Department of Cultural Resources
A day-long professional development event for:
- Board members at cultural non-profits
- Library trustees
- Senior staff at cultural non-profits
Field School in Historical Archaeology is an intensive, 10-week experience designed for students in American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or Museum Studies. Lectures on history, archaeological methods, and material culture are amplified by hands-on experience in the lab and in
Dinosaur National Monument Archaeology Trek Friday, April 26, 2013 - 5:00pm - Monday, April 29, 2013 - 10:30am There's more to see in and around the monument than just its namesake animal, tyrannical or otherwise. Dinosaur National Monument is best known for
Creating Online Exhibitions April 25, 2013 (1:00-3:00) This is a fascinating area of digitization—looking at different presentation styles and options. Once you have content and metadata you can create online exhibitions. We will review tools, sites, and some techniques for creating strong
Paint Analysis for Historic Buildings Workshop,
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, LA
Event DescriptionThe National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day hands-on workshop on the identification and analysis of historic architectural paints and finishes. The workshop will be held May 7-9, 2013 at NCPTT's Lee H. Nelson
April 19-20 "Cemetery Preservation." This course, taught by Monika Fleming, is a review of N.C. laws concerning cemeteries, guidelines on recording and reporting cemeteries, and suggestions on cleaning and restoring damaged stones. Saturday will be spent in several area cemeteries.
Online Collections II: Practical Demonstrations April 16, 2013 | 12:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m. PT) This webinar continues the discussion of balancing automation with interpretation when working with online collections and exhibits. Join Brian Gomez as he demonstrates practical methods to bring
The Department of Archaeology and Landscapes at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest is offering one funded research position for May 28 through July 26. This internship is intended for early-phase graduate students and advanced undergraduates who have previous field training
With Austin's fast-paced growth rapidly changing the face of our built environment, many Austinites wonder if the place they treasure most will be lost forever. Is it possible to grow while retaining our sense of place? Preservationists have long maintained
Preservation Louisville will host a hands on workshop on Saturday, April 13, 2013 for people interested in learning and practicing the skills needed to repair historic wood windows. The workshop runs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at The Brennan House
Career Symposium, Professional Outreach and Development for Students,
School of Architecture and Applied Arts, University of Oregon
The 10th A&AA Annual Career Symposium (University of Oregon, School of Architecture and Allied Arts) is an opportunity for students to meet with professionals in a setting where they can ask questions about career choices and the internship/job
- Is your home or commercial building 50 or more years old?
- If so, are you planning any exterior restoration projects?
- Would you like to learn how to recoup up to 30% of your project's cost through Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax
Exterior Finishing and Painting, Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 7pm at Gates of Heaven Synagogue, James Madison Park - $10 Mark Knaebe, nationally known paint chemist from U. S. Forest Products Lab, will discussion the state of the art of exterior finishing,
The Early Bird Gets to Save on OHC Summer Camps! Better than a “worm,” the Early Bird registrant gets to save $5 per camp by registering before June 8 for the Heritage Center’s fun assortment of day camps for kids and
Our annual series of winter Workshops begins next week. This year's one-per-month series includes four workshops. Each one will be held at the Gates of Heaven Synagogue in James Madison Park, 7pm on the following Thursdays. Cost is $10 per person per
The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE) is now accepting applications for its fourth annual conference held at the Pocantico Center, north of New York City, June 2-5, 2013. The award-winning Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship is an immersion program for mid-career
The National Historic Landmarks program will periodically offer webinars on specific topics related to the NHL process. Anyone is welcome to attend. Please register online. If you encounter difficulties with the pdf version, please fill out the Word version.
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present a free Cemetery Preservation Information Workshop beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in the Genealogy Room at the Roy and Christine Sturgis Library of Cleveland County at 203 West Magnolia
Learn about modernizing floorplans in shotgun houses from Andrew Liles, AIA LEED AP BD+C, adjunct faculty member at Tulane School of Architecture and principal of A M Liles Architect LLC.
Alternate Floorplans for Shotgun Houses Tuesday, March 12 6 p.m. to 7:30
Design Review: Are You Keeping Up with the Times? and "Connecting with Your Community" Follow-Up Presenters: Sharon Kennedy, Chair, Annapolis Historic Preservation Commission Karen Theimer Brown, Director, Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions
Saturday, March 9, 2013 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Buttonwood School & Community