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Architects in Schools - Apply Today - NEW!
Contributed by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Posted: September 4, 2017

  Year after year, we are told by participating teachers that one of the greatest benefits of Architects in Schools is having their students learn real-life skills such as teamwork and communication....

Historic Preservation Education Foundation - Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 1, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2017 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to support...

New historic preservation certification program launched at Rutgers–Camden
Contributed by Tamara Gaskell
Posted: July 26, 2017

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An innovative new program at Rutgers University-Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in...

The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: July 22, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2017 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to provide...

Call for Conference Abstracts , May 17-19, 2018 East Lansing, MI
Contributed by Nancy Finegood
Posted: July 7, 2017

  "Proactive Preservation" CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Michigan Historic Preservation Network announces its 38th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference

Fall Registration, Historic Preservation and Restoration at Clatsop Community College (Astoria, OR)
Contributed by Lucien Swerdloff
Posted: June 12, 2017

  Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation and Restoration Astoria, Oregon Registration for Fall classes is now open. All classes are open to the...

Summers Past History Program (Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site)
Contributed by Wes Spurgeon
Posted: May 20, 2017

  TIPTON-HAYNES STATE HISTORIC SITE 2620 S. Roan St. Johnson City, TN 37601 423-926-3631 CONTACT: Wes Spurgeon, Co-Director 423-926-3631 Tipton-Haynes...

Call for Nominations: 2018 SAH Publication Awards
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 12, 2017

  2018 SAH Publication Awards Deadline July 1, 2017 The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting nominations for its 2018 Publication Awards. The program includes five...

Docomomo US Study Grants
Contributed by Liz Waytkus
Posted: April 18, 2017

  Docomomo US is pleased to announce the development of a Study Grant program to provide financial support for qualified individuals whose work or educational focus demonstrates a continued interest and...

Announcing New Grants in Collaboration with the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC)
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 17, 2017

  The goal of this cycle is to promote interdisciplinary exchange amongst scholars of all ranks, the research of emerging scholars, as well as field visits for the production of new and innovative research.

2017 “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award
Contributed by The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH)
Posted: April 14, 2017

  The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves,...

Call for Nominations - 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: April 11, 2017

  Boston is in the midst of one of the largest construction booms in the city's history. Which projects have demonstrated how to best blend the old and the new? We're gearing up...

Call for Proposals: Historic Preservation Professional Services Partnerships
Contributed by The Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University
Posted: April 5, 2017

  The Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University invites local governments, state agencies, non-profit organizations, and community groups to submit applications for...

Society of Architectural Historians 2018 Call for Papers
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 2, 2017

  The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 2018 Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota (April 18-22). Please submit an abstract no later...

National Trust Heritage Awards: Call for Nominations
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 19, 2017

  The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for its National Heritage Awards. Each year, our awards honour contributions to community, identity...

Nineteenth Century Magazine Call for Papers
Contributed by Nineteenth Century Magazine
Posted: March 19, 2017

  Nineteenth Century Magazine, published by the Victorian Society in America, seeks feature articles.

FY2018 Legacy Program Request for Pre-proposals - Due April 21 on dodlegacy.org
Contributed by Moshe Muller
Posted: March 16, 2017

  The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health has signed the Fiscal Year 2018 DoD Legacy Resource Management (Legacy) Program Request for Pre-Proposals. Pre-proposals...

Nominations Open for Best of Maryland
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: March 12, 2017

  WHO DO YOU THINK WAS THE BEST OF MARYLAND IN 2016? Nominations are now open for this year's Best of Maryland Awards! We want to celebrate the projects, people, and places that make Maryland...

Call for Papers—Gentrification & Preservation: A Reappraisal
Contributed by Chelsea Buffington
Posted: March 7, 2017

  Call for Papers The Noreen Stonor Drexel Cultural and Historic Preservation Program at Salve Regina University invites proposals for individual papers as well as complete sessions for its...

Nominate for Most Threatened Historic Places (Historic Wilmington Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: March 7, 2017

  The Historic Wilmington Foundation initiated its Most Threatened Historic Places program in 2006 to call attention to threatened historic places. The program helps the Foundation and the community spotlight...

Victorian Society in America Summer Schools - Applications due March 1st, 2017
Contributed by Victorian Society in America
Posted: February 17, 2017

  Explore the roots of American modernism during our six-day Chicago program; visit The Breakers and McKim, Mead White’s Isaac Bell House, Victorian gardens, historic churches, and stunning Tiffany...

The National Trust for Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 16, 2017

  The National Trust for Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List. Each year, the list shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect,...

Now Accepting Applications for the Summer 2017 Field School, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: February 10, 2017

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2017 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program. Now in its 19th year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities...

Nominations Are Now Being Accepted for the 2017 Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: February 9, 2017

  This year’s Paul Niki Tsongas Awards program will be a nomination competition in a variety of categories that demonstrate the importance of preservation, its programs, its impact and its intrinsic...

Society for Commercial Archeology Call for Papers
Contributed by Raina Regan
Posted: February 9, 2017

  “Queen City Crusade” – Join the Society for Commercial Archeology’s (SCA) conference in Cincinnati, Ohio from October 4-7, 2017. The three-day conference includes two days of motorcoach tours with a day...

Announcing the 2017 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Robert Arzola
Posted: February 7, 2017

  The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared...

HPEF Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: January 30, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2017 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to...

Celebrate Excellence in Historic Preservation - Call for Nominations
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: January 28, 2017

  The Preservation League is seeking nominations for its 2017 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New York State. The...

2017 Paid Summer Research Fellowships Announced (Charles City, VA)
Contributed by The Garden Club of Virginia
Posted: January 25, 2017

  Spend your summer researching and documenting the landscape history of a National Historic Landmark in Virginia. Two paid ($8,000) Fellowships are available to qualified graduate students.

Architectural History / Architectural Restoration Field School
Contributed by Travis McDonald
Posted: January 24, 2017

  Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest announces its 2017 Architectural History / Architectural Restoration Field School. The intensive two week program will be held from May 14 – May 27, 2017.

2017 Preservation Awards Nominations (Historic Ithaca)
Contributed by Historic Ithaca
Posted: December 16, 2016

  Every year Historic Ithaca, Inc. presents awards for sensitive restoration and preservation projects within Tompkins County. Any preservation, restoration, rehabilitation or adaptive reuse project...

Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations (The Preservation League of New York State)
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: December 16, 2016

  ALBANY, NY (12/22/2016)(readMedia)-- The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2017 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in...

Call for Authors, Society of Architectural Historians
Contributed by Catherine Boland Erkkila
Posted: December 12, 2016

  SAH Archipedia is an authoritative online encyclopedia of the built world published jointly by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Launches New Research Tool Focused on American Cities
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: December 12, 2016

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is launching a new research tool that, for the first time, brings together the massive amount of existing data focused on the urban built environment. Called...

American Academy in Rome 2017 Rome Prize fellowship in Historic Preservation and Conservation
Contributed by American Academy in Rome
Posted: November 13, 2016

  The American Academy in Rome supports innovative artists, writers, and scholars living and working together in a dynamic international community. Founded in 1894, the Academy is the oldest American overseas...

Call For Sessions and Presenters Opens for the 15th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Dave Ryder
Posted: November 9, 2016

  Call for presenters and sessions is now open for the 15th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference which will take place June 14-16, 2017, at the Hilton El Conquistador Hotel in Oro Valley, Arizona,...

Call for Sessions: 2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: October 7, 2016

  CALL FOR SESSIONS Building a Place for History: 2017 New Jersey History Historic Preservation Conference June 7 8 at Middlesex County College, Edison.

ACHP Invites Input on Ideas to Improve the National Historic Preservation Program
Contributed by The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: September 30, 2016

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) wants to hear from you on the future of the national historic preservation program. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic...

Call for Posters: 2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: September 26, 2016

  CALL FOR POSTERS Building a Place for History: 2017 New Jersey History Historic Preservation Conference The 2017 New Jersey History Historic Preservation Conference...

Online Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation at University of Kentucky
Contributed by
Posted: September 7, 2016

  The Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce a new online graduate certificate in Historic Preservation beginning the fall 2016...

Call for Presenters - "Mesa to Mountain: Preservation in the American West"
Contributed by Kristen Olson
Posted: August 26, 2016

  The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) invites interested parties to submit proposals for presentations to be considered for the symposium, "Mesa...

Partners in Training – Call for Proposals – Fall 2016 (Historic Preservation Education Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 16, 2016

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) initiative, Partners in Training, furthers our mission of providing training opportunities on technical topics associated with preservation technology....

SAH Publication Awards
Contributed by Helena Dean
Posted: June 17, 2016

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting nominations for its 2017 Publication Awards. The program includes five awards that will be presented at the Society's 2017 Annual International Conference...

Announcing Funding for Regeneration Works
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 30, 2016

  Ottawa, May 30, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to acknowledge $161,234 in new funding from the Government of Canada. With this funding, the National Trust will build Regeneration Works,...

Call for Nominations to SAH Board for 2017
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 18, 2016

  The 2017 SAH Nominating Committee seeks your recommendations for new SAH Board members who would begin their terms after the Glasgow annual conference in June 2017 and would serve until April 2020.

H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 26, 2016

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting applications for the 2016 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship. The prestigious fellowship of $50,000 will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar...

Study Abroad at Acre, Israel UNESCO World Heritage Site
Contributed by Barry Stiefel
Posted: April 18, 2016

  This program will offer students the opportunity to study in the Old City of Acre, Israel and earn 12 - 15 hours of credit through the College of Charleston. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Acre is a...

2016 Global Mural Conference: Sponsor A Mural
Contributed by Cheryl Longyear
Posted: April 13, 2016

  Global Mural Conference Seeks Locations for 20 Murals in New York State The 10th Global Mural Conference will be held in Fairport, NY, September 18-25, 2016. One attraction at the conference...

Call for Student Papers - National Council for Preservation Education and National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by Amalia Leifeste
Posted: April 4, 2016

  National Council for Preservation Education and National Trust for Historic Preservation Call for Student Papers 2016 National Trust Conference, November 15-18, 2016 Houston,...

Call for Panel Participants (Graduate Students) "Education and Architecture: Historical Perspectives"
Contributed by
Posted: March 11, 2016

  I am currently seeking panelists for "Education and Architecture: Historical Perspectives" for the History of Education Society 2016 Conference to be held November 3-6 in Providence (RI, USA). The panel...

Call for Presentations: Heritage Rising Conference 2016
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 9, 2016

  Ottawa, March 8, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada invites individuals and organizations interested in speaking at the National Trust Conference, from October 20-22 2016, to

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: February 10, 2016

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2016 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014...

Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century
Contributed by Barry Stiefel
Posted: February 8, 2016

  Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century Date: October 20-22, 2016 Location: Historic Vehicle Association...

Docomomo US Modernism in America Awards
Contributed by Jessica Smith
Posted: January 29, 2016

  Now accepting submissions for the 2016 Modernism in America Awards Docomomo US invites submissions for the 2016 Modernism in America Awards. The...

2016 Conference on Illinois History -- Call for Papers
Contributed by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Posted: January 25, 2016

  Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois’ history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History. The Conference...

Announcing Summer 2016 Building Arts Workshops
Contributed by Kenneth Leap
Posted: January 11, 2016

  The Workshops at Bryn Athyn present five-day intensives in blacksmithing, stained glass, mosaic, and stone carving taught by nationally recognized master craftsmen. Each course meets for 35 hours of instructional...

Call for Session Proposals: 2017 Annual International Conference, Society of Architectural Historians
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: December 18, 2015

  Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11 Conference Chair: Sandy Isenstadt, SAH 1st Vice President-Elect,...

University of Oregon's Historic Preservation Program Schedules Move to Portland
Contributed by University of Oregon's Historic Preservation Program
Posted: December 10, 2015

  EUGENE, OREGON – (Dec. 10, 2015) — The University of Oregon’s Historic Preservation Program is relocating its master’s degree program from the Eugene campus to the UO in Portland beginning fall term...

Mellon Junior Fellows in Humanities, Urbanism and Design
Contributed by
Posted: November 17, 2015

  The initiative in Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) at the University of Pennsylvania is a five-year project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to foster critical and integrative consideration...

Call for Papers: 2016 Missouri Conference on History
Contributed by The State Historical Society of Missouri
Posted: November 4, 2015

  Call for Papers Extended! Please submit your papers, panels, and poster presentations by December 15, and encourage your network of colleagues to join us for the fifty-eighth annual Missouri Conference...

Every Kid in a Park Heads to the Classroom: New Partnership with Scholastic Announced at NYC Event
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 29, 2015

  WASHINGTON – A new partnership with Scholastic will bring national parks into thousands of classrooms as part of the Every Kid in a Parkprogram. Scholastic has joined the nationwide effort started...

A New Lesson Online Plan Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 18, 2015

  A New Lesson Online Plan Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 WASHINGTON – The National Park Service’s Teaching with Historic Places and HISTORY®...

American Academy in Rome 2016 Rome Prize Fellowship
Contributed by Robert Starkoff
Posted: October 14, 2015

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the 2016 Rome Prize. For over a century, the Academy has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative work in the arts and humanities....

Call for Posters - Students & Recent Grads, NJ Historic Trust
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: October 7, 2015

  CALL FOR POSTERS Building a Place for History: 2016 New Jersey History Historic Preservation Conference June 8 9 at Seton Hall University,...

Call for Posters - 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: October 2, 2015

  Call for Posters: Graduate and undergraduate students, as well as recent grads, are invited to submit poster proposals for the Poster Session to be held at the 2016...

Call for Sessions - 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by New Jersey Historic Trust
Posted: October 2, 2015

  Building a Place for History: 2016 NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference Call for Sessions Proposals due by November 23, 2015

Call for Session Proposals: Society of Architectural Historians’ 2017 Annual International Conference
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: October 1, 2015

  Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11 Conference Chair: Sandy Isenstadt, SAH 1st Vice President-Elect,...

Call For Sessions and Presenters Opens for the 14th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Dave Ryder
Posted: September 14, 2015

  Call for presenters and sessions is now open for the 14th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference which will take place at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel emphasizing the theme “Preservation...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation’s Partners in Training Fall 2015 Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 9, 2015

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2015 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training last year to provide...

Call for Sessions: Presidio, San Francisco, Preservation Conference - April 2016
Contributed by Jonathan Haeber
Posted: July 8, 2015

  Be a part of California's 41st Annual Historic Preservation Conference at the Presidio, San Francisco, April 18th-21st, 2016. California Preservation Foundation's conferences draw...

Hit the Ground Running: SAH’s American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: June 22, 2015

  SAH is celebrating 75 years of outstanding architectural tours with its brand new Hit the Ground Running initiative this summer, part of the American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program....

Google Field Trip APP Announcement (Landmark West, New York, NY)
Contributed by Landmark West
Posted: June 11, 2015

  This year marks the 50th Anniversary of NYC's Landmarks Law (1965-2015) and also LANDMARK WEST's 30th Anniversary (1985-2015). Back then, our founders faced a new building boom...

African-American Heritage of College Hill
Contributed by Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC)
Posted: May 5, 2015

  On Thursday, May 14 at 5pm at the Old State House at 150 Benefit Street in Providence, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Heritage Commission...

Simpler, Faster, Better SAHARA Re-launches March 9, 2015
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: March 9, 2015

  (CHICAGO) March 9, 2015 — SAHARA, the online image library for members of the Society of Architectural Historians, debuts a new interface on Monday, March 9th. Initially developed with a grant from...

Program in New England Studies
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: February 19, 2015

  Historic New England presents the Program in New England Studies, an intensive week-long exploration of New England from Monday, June 15 to Saturday, June 20, 2015. The...

Call for Nominations: 2015 Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: February 10, 2015

  With the support and enthusiasm of ninety Corporate Members and 400 guests, the 2014 Preservation Achievement Awards provided the Alliance the opportunity to recognize ten outstanding preservation projects...

The Society of Architectural Historians Launches New Student Outreach Program
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: February 10, 2015

  (CHICAGO) February 10, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce its new American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip program for students. The goal of the program...

Diversity Scholarship Available for Program in New England Studies
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: February 6, 2015

  Diversity scholarship available for Program in New England Studies BOSTON – February 2015 – Historic New England is now accepting Diversity Scholarship applications...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: February 5, 2015

  Announcing the 2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition The Peterson Prize annually recognizes the best set of measured drawings prepared to Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) standards...

2015 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: February 5, 2015

  Announcing the 2015 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition. The Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes...

Oregon State University Scholar Program Accepting Researcher Proposals
Contributed by Oregon State University Scholar Program
Posted: February 5, 2015

  The Special Collections and Archives Research Center of the Oregon State University Libraries and Press is researcher proposals for its Resident Scholar Program. The program provides research grants to...

Call for Applications - Online Graduate Studies in Museum and Heritage
Contributed by University of Victoria, Continuing Studies
Posted: February 3, 2015

  Join our Next Cohort! Graduate Professional Certificate Program in Cultural Heritage Studies. The application deadline is March 15, 2015. The Graduate...

Italy Preservation Field School – Buildings, Ceramics, Paper, Books and Art
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: January 31, 2015

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2015 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 16th year, dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offering...

Call for Papers - Heritage Canada National Trust Conference 2015: Heritage Energized
Contributed by Heritage Canada National Trust
Posted: January 30, 2015

  In association with Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP/ACECP) and in collaboration with Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. October 22 - 24, 2015 Calgary,...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Accepting Proposals for the Spring 2015 Round of its Partners in Training Program
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: January 28, 2015

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2015 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training last year to...

Registration Now Open for SAH 2015 Annual Conference in Chicago
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: January 27, 2015

  The SAH 68th Annual International Conference: Chicago at the Global Crossroads takes place April 15–19 at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza (#SAH2015) Registration...

Apply for Young Canada Works in Heritage Funding
Contributed by Heritage Canada National Trust
Posted: January 19, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, January 19, 2015 – The Young Canada Works (YCW) program assists employers in the creation of jobs for students and recent graduates in such areas as historic research, heritage site interpretation,...

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group - 5th Annual Summit Call for Presenters
Contributed by Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
Posted: January 13, 2015

  The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) will host is fifth annual community development summit on May 12 and May 13, 2015, in Downtown Pittsburgh. The summit provides an important...

Call for Applications - Online Graduate Studies in Museum and Heritage
Contributed by University of Victoria Continuing Studies - Cultural Resource Management Programs
Posted: January 6, 2015

  The application deadline is March 15, 2015. The Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Studies program is designed to strengthen both understanding and integration of cultural heritage,...

New iPad® App Brings Jefferson's Original Landscape to Life
Contributed by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Posted: January 6, 2015

  Forest, VA: Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the historic Bedford County plantation that served as Jefferson’s private retreat at the conclusion of his presidency, has introduced a new iPad app that...

Call for Papers: PastForward 2015: Call for Ideas/Proposals for National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 4, 2015

  Submitting ideas for PastForward 2015, Nov. 3-6, Washington, D.C is currently open – share your expertise, suggestions and ideas for how we can “Wow” attendees with thought provoking content, inspiring...

Call for Proposals: The Remembered and the Forgotten: Preserving and Interpreting the Americas to 1820
Contributed by The Noreen Stonor Drexel Cultural and Historic Preservation Program at Salve Regina University
Posted: January 4, 2015

  As a key center of global trade, Newport occupied a principal place in the American landscape in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Indeed, the social and economic relationships emanating from Newport...

National Park and College Team to Protect Historic Sites
Contributed by Clatsop Community College
Posted: January 4, 2015

  The National Park Service and Clatsop Community College have entered into a multi-year agreement to collaborate in the study and documentation of several culturally-significant sites that are related to...

Call for Proposals: 2015 League of Historic American Theatres Annual Conference Education Sessions, Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015
Contributed by The League of Historic American Theatres
Posted: December 16, 2014

  The League of Historic American Theatres Annual Conference -- the only national gathering of theatre professionals focusing on opportunities and challenges facing historic theatres – seeks theatre...

Call for Session Proposals: 2015 New York Statewide Preservation Conference
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: December 11, 2014

  The New York Statewide Preservation Conference is set for April 16-18, 2015 in the lakeside city of Geneva. This year’s theme, The Art of Preservation: Painting Your Community’s Future, is partially...

Chicago Architecture Foundation launches Skyline Stories
Contributed by Chicago Architecture Foundation
Posted: December 10, 2014

  Chicago, Ill. — Chicago Architecture Foundation has recently launched the new online exhibition, Skyline Stories, an interactive website that brings viewers...

Victorian Society in America Summer Schools
Contributed by Victorian Society in America
Posted: December 10, 2014

  We invite you to study architecture, art, landscape and preservation at one of our internationally-acclaimed Summer Schools in Newport, Chicago and London. You will enjoy lectures by leading scholars,...

SAH 69th Annual International Conference - Calls for Session Proposals
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: December 3, 2014

  At its 2016 Annual International Conference in Pasadena/Los Angeles, SAH will offer a total of 36 paper sessions. The Society invites its members, including graduate students and independent...

American College of the Building Arts Completes Purchase of the Historic Meeting Street Trolley Barn Property
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: November 18, 2014

  Charleston, SC- November 18, 2014. The American College of the Building Arts, in partnership with Parallel Capital, LLC, has completed the purchase of the Trolley Barn, located at 649 Meeting...

The National Trust Joins Architecture Canada in Calling for Submissions to the PRIX DU XXE SIÈCLE
Contributed by Heritage Canada The National Trust
Posted: October 29, 2014

  OTTAWA, ON – October 29, 2014 – With this award, the National Trust and Architecture Canada / RAIC have joined forces to promote public awareness about nationally significant architecture of the 20th century...

Educational Resources Added to Directory
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: October 9, 2014

  PreservationDirectory.com News Release Release Date: October 9, 2014 Contact: Tim Cannan, President,

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Completes NEH Match for SAH Archipedia
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: September 18, 2014

  With more than six months to spare, SAH has finished raising $150,000 in new funding to match a $300,000 grant offer from NEH to create new born-digital content for SAH Archipedia. The $450,000 in...

The Open Palace Programmes
Contributed by Marion Coles
Posted: September 4, 2014

  The Open Programmes offer unique career enhancement opportunities for emergent professionals in the heritage field. These programmes will enable you to: -Go behind the scenes at some of...

Teaching with Historic Places Lesson about Charlesfort-Santa Elena National Historic Landmark Available From the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 13, 2014

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service and the Santa Elena Foundation invite teachers to use their new online lesson plan, Digging into the Colonial Past: Archeology and the 16th Century- Spanish...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 27th Annual List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 24, 2014

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2014 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural,...

From the Ground Up: Archaeology, Brownfield Re-use, & Historic Preservation
Contributed by Danielle LaPresta
Posted: June 21, 2014

  Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is holding the statewide historic preservation conference in Huntington, WV. The conference dates are September 25 - 27, 2014. Conference Highlights...

Adventures In Preservation Teams Up With The Fairfield Foundation to Uncover Mysterious History of Fairfield Manor House in Gloucester, Virginia
Contributed by Jenna Roggensack
Posted: June 4, 2014

  GLOUCESTER, VIRGINIA- Adventures in Preservation is teaming up with The Fairfield Foundation to preserve the site of one of Virginia's most magnificent and historically...

Adventures in Preservation Volunteers Work Together with Industry Leading Professionals to Save the Skenduli House in Gjirokastra, Albania
Contributed by Jenna Roggensack
Posted: June 4, 2014

  The Skenduli House is World Heritage site and a magnificent example of the marriage of Albanian and Ottoman architecture....

Secretary Jewell Announces New National Park Service Theme Study to Interpret, Commemorate Sites Related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 30, 2014

  NEW YORK, NY – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a new theme study, as part of the National Park Service Heritage Initiative that will identify places and events associated with...

The Hermitage to Partner With Monticello for Beyond the Mansion 2.0 Project
Contributed by The Hermitage
Posted: May 5, 2014

  HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Thanks to a $300,000, three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 30 years of archaeological research at The Hermitage, Home of Andrew Jackson,...

Call for Applications - Saving the Stones: Practical Conservation Training Internship
Contributed by Shelley-Anne Peleg
Posted: March 26, 2014

  Interested in learning practical conservation and historic preservation through on site field work with top professionals one of the world's most ancient and fascinating...

Historic preservation newsletter (March 2014)
Contributed by March 2014 General Email Newsletter
Posted: March 26, 2014

 

Architectural Historians Invite Austin Public to Join Them at Conference
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: March 18, 2014

  The Society of Architectural Historians, together with members of the local community, present public events that showcase Austin’s architecture and explore the city’s rapid growth.

HABS/HAER/HALS Announces Summer Employment Opportunities for Students
Contributed by Robert Arzola, HABS Architect
Posted: March 5, 2014

  The Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS seeks applications from qualified students for 2014 summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape and technological...

Announcing the 2014 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS)
Posted: February 27, 2014

  The Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared to HABS,...

Library of Congress Announces Winner of 2013 Holland Prize For Drawings of Historic Sites, Structure
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS)
Posted: February 26, 2014

  A drawing of a 19th-century bridge in Connecticut by New York architect Morgen Fleisig is the 2013 Holland Prize winner, the Library of Congress and National Park Service today announced.

Decade of Design: The AIA Global Urban Solutions Challenge - Deadline March 15, 2014
Contributed by The American Institute of Architects
Posted: February 20, 2014

  Decade of Design: The AIA Global Urban Solutions Challenge Targeted Research for Real-World Solutions to Urban and Regional Design Problems Deadline: March 15, 2014

Upcoming Professional Development Courses - Heritage and Museums; University of Victoria, Continuing Studies
Contributed by University of Victoria, Continuing Studies
Posted: February 20, 2014

  Refresh your practice this summer by delving into something new with the UVic Cultural Resource Management Program's immersive six-day summer courses. Register early to book your spot. Volunteer...

MIT's School of Architecture & Planning Receives Mellon Grant to Help Create a Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative
Contributed by MIT's School of Architecture & Planning
Posted: February 19, 2014

  The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MIT's School of Architecture + Planning (SA+P) a $1 million grant to help create a Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative. Aimed...

Restoration Field School, Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Contributed by Travis McDonald
Posted: February 10, 2014

  Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest announces its 2014 Architectural Restoration Field School. The intensive two week program will be held from May 25-June 7. The program provides...

Beginning in August 2014, The Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University will Offer a Master’s Degree in Historical and Cultural Visualization
Contributed by Duke University Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Posted: February 9, 2014

  Beginning in August 2014, The Department of Art, Art History Visual Studies at Duke University will offer a Master’s Degree in Historical and Cultural Visualization. The 18-month program...

Kress Digital Mapping Summer Institute for Art Historians, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
Contributed by Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
Posted: February 9, 2014

  Summer Institute on Digital Mapping and Art History Call for Applicants Middlebury College, Middlebury VT August 3-15, 2014 Middlebury College is pleased to invite applications for Fellows...

Partners in Training Initiative, Historic Preservation Education Foundation - Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation
Posted: February 9, 2014

  HPEF is launching a new initiative, Partners in Training, to further its mission of providing training opportunities on technical topics associated with preservation technology. This initiative has...

Registration Now Open for 2014 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Dave Ryder
Posted: January 23, 2014

  Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference which will take place at the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, June 11-13, 2014, emphasizing the theme “Economic Engines...

Request for Proposals for Statewide Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Preserve West Virginia
Posted: January 13, 2014

  Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is currently accepting proposals for its statewide historic preservation conference scheduled for 25-27 September 2014 in Huntington, WV. This year’s...

Advocacy Scholars Program
Contributed by Kayla Calloway
Posted: January 3, 2014

  We’re happy to announce the inaugural year of the Preservation Action Advocacy Scholars Program. The deadline is January 15, 2014. You may have questions about this new program, please contact us at

Hands-On Workshops in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Patricia Warren
Posted: December 20, 2013

  Clatsop Community College offers hands-on workshops in a range of historic preservation techniques. The college’s award-winning historic preservation program provides practical training and experience...

Session Proposal Application: 2014 New York Statewide Preservation Conference
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: December 5, 2013

  Please answer the following questions by the submission deadline Monday, December 16th...

Franklin’s Gazette Recreated in Franklin Court
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 2, 2013

  18th century newspaper printed for first time at Independence National Historical Park Printing Office Philadelphia – For the first time since the printing office opened in Franklin...

Lessons About Architecture and the Civil Rights Era Added to SAH Archipedia
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: October 16, 2013

  SAH is pleased to announce the addition of three lesson plans about architecture and the civil rights era to SAH Archipedia. Written by award-winning teacher Charles M. Yarborough (2008...

NPI Professional Seminars in Historic Preservation & CRM – December 2013
Contributed by Jere Gibber
Posted: October 7, 2013

  2013-2014 NPI News Release available at www.npi.org/NewsRelease2013-14.pdf For a complete listing of National Preservation...

2014 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference Seeks Presenters and Sessions
Contributed by Dave Ryder, Veer Consulting Conference Management
Posted: September 23, 2013

  Call for presenters and sessions is now open for the 12th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference which will take place at the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, June 11-13, 2014, emphasizing the theme...

Back to School in America’s National Parks: New NPS Website Helps Teachers Make Learning Relevant and Fun
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 18, 2013

  WASHINGTON – Fifty-five million school kids are about to learn that America’s 401 national parks aren’t just for vacations. Today, National Park Service Director Jonathan B....

National Council on Public History Seeking Working Groups Participants for Annual Meeting in Monterey, California
Contributed by National Council on Public History
Posted: September 18, 2013

  The National Council on Public History conference will be held in Monterey, California March 19-22, 2014. Working Groups The call is out for working group discussants....

Society of Architectural Historians Conference Call for Session Proposals
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: September 18, 2013

  The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) invites members and non-members alike to propose a session for the SAH 68th Annual Conference, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois, April...

NPI Professional Seminars in Historic Preservation & CRM - Fall 2013
Contributed by Jere Gibber
Posted: September 16, 2013

  2013-2014 NPI News Release available at www.npi.org/NewsRelease2013-14.pdf For a complete listing of National Preservation...

Call for Presentations! Spring Symposium: Directions in Twenty-First Century Preservation
Contributed by Historic New England
Posted: September 10, 2013

  Historic New England is soliciting student and recent graduate poster and lighting talk (a.k.a. pecha-kucha) presentations that focus on research and documentation in...

30 National Park Stories in 30 Days
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 29, 2013

  Starting September 1, the National Park Service will highlight 30 top stories using a new Tumblr site. This pilot project, initially featuring parks and programs from the northeast, is one of...

2013-2014 Rome Prize Fellowship
Contributed by Robert Starkoff
Posted: August 19, 2013

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the...

Homes and History Come Alive at Drew University this Fall
Contributed by Pat Tagg
Posted: August 1, 2013

  DREW NEWS ...

DAR Awards $9,400 Education Grant to American College of the Building Arts
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: June 29, 2013

  Washington, D.C. – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced today that the organization will be donating $9,400 to The American College of the Building Arts...

Society of Architectural Historians' Archipedia Receives NEH Grant
Contributed by SAH Archipedia
Posted: June 27, 2013

  SAH has been awarded a major Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to significantly expand SAH Archipedia by 4,000 building entries. SAH...

21st Annual Fundamentals of Heritage Conservation Summer Course, The USC School of Architecture
Contributed by The USC School of Architecture
Posted: June 26, 2013

  The USC School of Architecture will devote several short courses to the conservation of our cultural heritage this summer through its 21st annual Fundamentals of Heritage Conservation program.

Yeon House Window and Facade Restoration Workshop
Contributed by Patricia Warren
Posted: May 23, 2013

  The Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation program, in partnership with the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, is offering a hands-on restoration workshop at the Norman Yeon house near...

Washington State 2013 Most Endangered Properties List Announced
Contributed by Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 20, 2013

  Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily...

The Society of Architectural Historians Accepting Abstracts for its 67th Annual Conference in Austin, TX, April 9-13, 2014
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 17, 2013

  The Society of Architectural Historians Accepting Abstracts for its 67th Annual Conference in Austin, TX, April 9-13, 2014. Please submit abstracts no later than June 1st for one of the 31 thematic sessions...

Landmark Society of Western New York Announces Five To Revive
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: May 16, 2013

  The heart of preservation is community revitalization. Beginning this year, The Landmark Society will annually publish Five to Revive, a list that will call attention to five properties...

Department of the Interior Announces Start of 2013 "Share the Experience" Photo Contest
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 15, 2013

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – On May 10, The Department of the Interior announced the start of the 2013 "Share the Experience" contest, giving amateur photographers the chance to join the ranks of Ansel Adams,...

Preservation Society Supports American College of the Building Arts Efforts for Trolley Barn
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: May 14, 2013

  CHARLESTON, SC –The Preservation Society of Charleston, at its annual meeting, announced its support of the American College of the Building Arts’ efforts to restore and use the Trolley Barn on Meeting...

What's Out There, Most Comprehensive Online Database of America's Designed Landscapes, Now Optimized for Hand Held Devices
Contributed by The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Posted: May 14, 2013

  Washington, DC (May 14, 2013) - The Cultural Landscape Foundation today announced that the Web-based What's Out There (WOT), the most comprehensive, searchable database of the nation's publicly...

World's Preservationists to Discuss "Preserving The Metropolis" in New York City
Contributed by Lisa Stott
Posted: May 14, 2013

  SPRINGFIELD, IL - For the first time in history, the population of cities exceeds that of the surrounding suburbs and countryside. Both millennials and baby boomers are flocking to city centers; New York...

First Annual ‘Hands On Heritage Festival’ Offers Weekend of Fun Activities to Celebrate Colorado Culture and History
Contributed by Shannon Haltiwanger
Posted: May 7, 2013

  DENVER—History Colorado will host its first annual Hands On Heritage Festival on May...

Applications for Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship Available
Contributed by Oregon Heritage Preservation
Posted: May 5, 2013

  Would you like to attend a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the next year? The Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend...

Adventures in Preservation Seeks New Board Members to Enhance Non-Profit Experiential Travel Program
Contributed by Judith Broeker
Posted: May 2, 2013

  Boulder, Colorado, April 30, 2013: Adventures in Preservation (AiP) is beginning the search for a few good board members. AiP is a non-profit organization that develops and runs enriching, experiential...

American College of the Building Arts to Hold 2013 Commencement Exercises
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: April 29, 2013

  Charleston, SC-- The American College of the Building Arts will confer degrees on five graduates at its Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4, at 10:00am in Washington Park,...

National Park Service Heritage Documentation Program Creates Fly-Through Videos of Historic Resources
Contributed by National Park Service Heritage Documentation Program
Posted: April 29, 2013

  WASHINGTON - Descend the historic wooden stairs that took visitors deep into Carlsbad Caverns in the 1920s. Go below deck of the timeworn Civil War gunboat USS Cairo at Vicksburg...

The League of Preservation Voters is Back
Contributed by Historic Districts Council (New York City)
Posted: April 29, 2013

  HDC is bringing back its successful League of Preservation Voters initiative for the 2013 elections. The program works to help communities and elected officials partner together to better preserve the...

NJ Statewide Conference on Tax Credits for Historic Properties
Contributed by Barbara Kerr
Posted: April 25, 2013

  A statewide conference on tax credits for historic properties will be held on May 18, 2013 at the Plainfield Public Library. The event will be held from 9:30am-12:30pm followed by lunch and a walking tour....

Two Oregon Museums Association Stipends Available for 2013 Oregon Heritage Conference
Contributed by Oregon Museums Association
Posted: April 17, 2013

  Two OMA stipends are available for this year's Oregon Heritage Conference: 1. Oregon Heritage Conference REGISTRATION STIPEND Portland, May 9-10th, 2013

Georgia Trust Seeks "Places in Peril" Nominations
Contributed by The Georgia Trust
Posted: April 14, 2013

  Postmark deadline is June 3, 2013 The Georgia Trust’s Places in Peril program seeks to identify and preserve historic sites threatened by demolition,...

Heritage Ohio's Preservation Month Photo Contest
Contributed by Heritage Ohio
Posted: April 9, 2013

  Happy Preservation Month to you! Each May preservation organizations across the country, including Heritage Ohio, celebrate historic preservation with special events and activities. Our Preservation Month...

American Latino Heritage Theme Study Recognizes Latino Contributions to the United States
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 5, 2013

  Washington, D.C. – As part of the National Park Service’s mission to tell the full story of America’s history, the Service is releasing the “American Latinos and the Making of the United States: A Theme...

Lake Oswego Preservation Society High School Essay Contest
Contributed by Lake Oswego Preservation Society
Posted: April 5, 2013

  The Society is pleased to present the first annual Historic Preservation Essay Contest and to extend a special thank you to The Bank of Oswego for funding the scholarship awards. As Bridget Smith, The...

New Residential Rehabilitation Tax Credit Booklet Available Online (Preservation Alliance of West Virginia)
Contributed by Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
Posted: April 5, 2013

  West Virginia has had its Residential Rehabilitation Tax Credit for over 10 years. With this tax credit, historic homeowners benefit from a 20% credit on qualified expenditures, which include roof...

Pasadena Heritage Presents Pasadena 1940 Forward
Contributed by Pasadena Heritage
Posted: April 2, 2013

  Pasadena Heritage will offer unique programs this spring as part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A., a Getty-initiated celebration of the city’s modern architectural...

Call for Abstracts (Student), APT NYC, Association for Preservation Technology
Contributed by Association for Preservation Technology
Posted: March 26, 2013

  Selected Student Scholars will prepare an electronic presentation (i.e. PowerPoint) based on the abstract topic. Each scholar will be included as a Conference presenter and deliver a 5- to 10-minute oral...

Mid-Century Modern Buildings to be Featured at Oregon Heritage Conference
Contributed by Oregon Heritage Commission
Posted: March 26, 2013

  Sessions devoted to preserving mid-century modern buildings will be featured at this year’s Oregon Heritage Conference scheduled for May 9-10 in Portland. These sessions will take...

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Invites 45 High School Students & 5 Teachers to Participate in Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project
Contributed by Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 26, 2013

  The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation invites 45 high school students and five teachers to participate in Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project. The Youth Heritage Project is a...

Annual National Natural Landmarks Photo Contest is Open
Contributed by National Park Service’s National Natural Landmarks Program
Posted: March 25, 2013

  WASHINGTON – It’s once again time to grab your camera and head outdoors. The 10th annual National Natural Landmarks Program photo contest is officially open. “This contest...

Secretary Salazar, Director Jarvis Designate 13 New National Historic Landmarks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 23, 2013

  WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of 13 new national historic landmarks, including...

2013 HALS Challenge: Documenting the Cultural Landscapes of Women
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: March 16, 2013

  Each year the HALS office at the National Park Service issues a challenge, encouraging landscape architects and preservation professionals to document historic landscapes related to a new theme. The theme...

Resource for Download (PDF): LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation
Contributed by U.S. Green Building Council
Posted: March 15, 2013

  This guidance document outlines the synergies between the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system and preservation of historic resources. It is intended both for sustainable development project...

Preservation Commission Scholarship, Georgia Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions
Posted: March 12, 2013

  The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC), in partnership with the Historic Preservation Division, Georgia DNR (HPD), is pleased to announce that it will be awarding 5 scholarships...

2013 Summer Employment Opportunities for Student Architects / Landscape Architects / Historians; Heritage Documentation Programs, National Park Service
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, National Park Service
Posted: March 7, 2013

  SUMMER JOBS WITH HABS/HAER/HALS: The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey),...

Historic Preservation Courses Offered on Nantucket Island This Summer
Contributed by Jean Dolan
Posted: March 4, 2013

  For the first time, Bucks County Community College’s award-winning Historic Preservation program is offering two courses this summer in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The BCCC Summer Preservation...

Mid-Century Modern Home Tour to Feature Work of Saul Zaik, Renowned Master of Northwest Regional Style
Contributed by Peggy Moretti
Posted: March 1, 2013

  The annual Mid-Century Modern Home Tour and fund raiser for the Historic Preservation League of Oregon (HPLO) will present a first-ever opportunity to visit six residences designed by Saul Zaik...

PRESS RELEASE: Pasadena Heritage's Spring Home Tour: Before the Bungalow - March 23
Contributed by Pasadena Heritage
Posted: February 27, 2013

  February 27, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pasadena Heritage’s Spring Lecture and Home Tour Before the Bungalow An illustrated...

American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Call for Proposals
Contributed by Dr. W. M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture
Posted: February 26, 2013

  The Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture is open to those working in the art history and visual culture of the United States, from the colonial era to the present. The seminar...

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Announces Preservation Art and Essay Invitational
Contributed by Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
Posted: February 20, 2013

  Little Rock, Arkansas—Fifth- and seventh-grade students throughout Arkansas are invited to participate in the 22nd annual “Preserve Our Past” art and essay invitational sponsored by the Arkansas Historic...

Call for Presentations, International Cemetery Preservation Summit
Contributed by National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
Posted: February 20, 2013

  NCPTT is soliciting oral and poster presentations that focus on research and innovation in cemetery conservation and preservation for the NCPTT’s International Cemetery Preservation Summit to be held in...

Online Travel Itinerary for Madison, Indiana Launched by the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 11, 2013

  WASHINGTON –As an especially lively reflection of American history and architecture from the early 19th century through the dawn of World War II, Madison, Indiana, brings the nation's heritage to...

Summer 2013 Field School in Buildings, Landscapes and Cultures
Contributed by School of Architecture and Urban Planning? Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Posted: January 25, 2013

  Summer 2013 Field School in Buildings, Landscapes and Cultures Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, School of Architecture and Urban Planning? Department of History, University of...

Call for Presentations 2013: The Traditional Building Conference Series
Contributed by Restore Media, LLC
Posted: January 7, 2013

  Speakers receive free tuition for themselves and a guest at the nation’s premier business to business event for traditional building and historic preservation. Submit a proposal today to be part of this...

The Civil War in Washington Territory: Join Washington's Civil War Read-In
Contributed by Museum of History and Industry
Posted: January 7, 2013

  Democratic appointee James Tilton arrived in Olympia, Washington Territory in 1855, accompanied by his family and a young black slave, named Charles Mitchell. Mitchell fled to the Crown Colony...

Historic Districts Council Announces 2013 List of Six NYC Neighborhoods Meriting Preservation
Contributed by Historic Districts Council (New York City)
Posted: January 3, 2013

  The Historic Districts Council, New York’s city-wide advocate for historic buildings and neighborhoods, is pleased to announce its 2013 Six to Celebrate, an annual listing of historic New York City...

GLC Seeks Information on Interpretive Projects for Upcoming Public History Institute
Contributed by Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
Posted: December 13, 2012

  The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University, along with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, is pleased to announce...

HABS/HAER/HALS Announces the 2013 Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs
Posted: December 12, 2012

  The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey) announces and seeks your assistance in promoting the Leicester...

National Council on Public History's Blog History@Work is Seeking Contributions
Contributed by National Council on Public History
Posted: December 12, 2012

  "History@Work" (www.publichistorycommons.org) is a multi-authored, multi-interest blog sponsored by the National Council on Public History...

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Accepting Proposals for the 2013 Preservation Conference
Contributed by Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas
Posted: December 4, 2012

  The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas are currently accepting proposals for the 2013 Preservation Conference. For...

Call for Presentations, Workshops, and Papers: Pacific Northwest Labor History Association Annual Conference
Contributed by Pacific Northwest Labor History Association
Posted: December 4, 2012

  LABOR UNDER ATTACK: Learning from the Past and Preparing for the Future Pacific Northwest Labor History Association Annual Conference Portland, Oregon May 3-5, 2013

National Trust for Historic Preservation and Urban Land Institute Partner to Promote Building Reuse
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: December 1, 2012

  Washington and Los Angeles (November 28, 2012) – The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced a new research partnership designed to advance the...

The Citadel and College of the Building Arts Collaborate to Preserve Art of Ironwork
Contributed by College of the Building Arts
Posted: November 14, 2012

  The Citadel and the American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) have collaborated to preserve the art of iron working and foster continued appreciation for Charleston history. Two...

Results from Adventures in Preservation Summer Projects Exceed Expectations due to Efforts of Enthusiastic Volunteers
Contributed by Judith Broeker
Posted: October 28, 2012

  Equal parts fun and hard work proved the perfect formula for success at Adventures in Preservation volunteer vacations this summer in Virginia and New York. Volunteers in Gloucester, Virginia, completed...

Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship - Applications Due Dec 14, 2012
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: October 27, 2012

  The Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, a joint program of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and theHistoric American Buildings Survey (HABS), permits an architectural historian to work...

Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 2013 List of Ten Places in Peril
Contributed by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 25, 2012

  It's Official! The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation announced today its 2013 list of ten Places in Peril in the state. Sites on the list include: Tift Warehouse...

Deadline Extended: “The Best Old House Neighborhoods” Seeks Nominations
Contributed by This Old House magazine
Posted: October 19, 2012

  The deadline for submissions for the "Best Old House Neighborhoods" feature in This Old House magazine has been extended thru next Friday, October 26th, 2012. There may...

Interior Department Designates 27 New National Landmarks - Landmarks Honor Nation’s Cultural and Natural Heritage
Contributed by Department of Interior
Posted: October 17, 2012

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 26 national historic landmarks and one national natural landmark as places that possess exceptional...

Join in the CONTINUUM: The Recent Past Preservation Network’s Young Professional Initiative
Contributed by Recent Past Preservation Network
Posted: October 15, 2012

  Why CONTINUUM? Because that’s what theRecent Past Preservation Network (RPPN) is about at the core. It’s about recognizing that history is not stagnant and significance doesn’t stop at a...

Call for Sessions - 2013 NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Lauren Giannullo
Posted: October 9, 2012

  The 2013 conference planning committee is seeking proposals for the first annual NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference. The conference will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Newark...

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Announces Landslide® 2012: Landscape and Patronage - Twelve Significant Threatened and At-Risk Landscapes Across the Country
Contributed by The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Posted: October 9, 2012

  Washington, DC (October 3, 2012) - The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) tomorrow will formally announce 2012 Landslide® 2012: Landscape and Patronage. In 2012, Landslide®, the annual...

2012 New Jersey Historic Preservation Plan Survey
Contributed by New Jersey Historic Preservation Office
Posted: October 8, 2012

  The Historic Preservation Office is working in coordination with Preservation New Jersey, the New Jersey Historic Trust, and others to learn what you think are the most important actions needed to preserve...

Apply Now to Six To Celebrate 2013
Contributed by The Advocate for New York City’s Historic Neighborhoods
Posted: October 2, 2012

  HDC has begun the search for its 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods! You can now apply to be one of the six by going online to

New Strategic Partnerships Expand AiP International Volunteer Vacation Offerings
Contributed by Judith Broeker
Posted: October 1, 2012

  Boulder, Colorado – September 27, 2012 -- Adventures in Preservation (AiP) formed two new strategic partnerships with the aim of expanding their international volunteer vacation program. Partnerships with...

National Park Service Awards Grants to Support Historic Preservation through Technology
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 27, 2012

  Washington – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the award of $50,000 in grants from the National Center for Preservation Technology Training to assist with...

Online American Latino Heritage Travel Itinerary Launched by the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 21, 2012

  WASHINGTON –The important role Latino peoples have played in the history and development of the United States is highlighted in the National Park Service’s newest online travel itinerary, American...

Virginia Association of Museums Announces the 2012 Top 10 Endangered Artifacts in Virginia
Contributed by Virginia Association of Museums
Posted: September 21, 2012

  Richmond, Va. – The Virginia Association of Museums (vamuseums.org) announced today the honorees of 2012 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts,...

Educators Convene to Share Ideas on Teaching the Next Generation in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Brian Clark
Posted: September 19, 2012

  How the next generation of historic preservationists is educated has profound implications across the preservation world, especially given that effective education means a greater likelihood of qualified...

Free Entrance to all National Parks on September 29, 2012
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 19, 2012

  WASHINGTON: All 397 national parks will offer free entrance on Saturday, September 29 for National Public Lands Day. The 19th annual event encourages everyone to get outside and enjoy the great...

Antietam National Battlefield Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Civil War’s Bloodiest Single-Day Battle
Contributed by Antietam National Battlefield
Posted: September 13, 2012

  Sharpsburg, Md. – To mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, nearly 300 special programs and tours are planned on September 14-17, 2012 at Antietam National Battlefield. These special...

National Park Service Seeks Public Input on Civil War Battlefield Preservation
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 13, 2012

  As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the National Park Service (NPS) is asking for public feedback about the future of the war’s touchstone battlefields. The NPS’s American...

Practical Conservation Training Internship in Israel
Contributed by Alison H.
Posted: September 12, 2012

  Saving the Stones is a three or five month internship in conservation and historic preservation. It is initiated by the International Conservation Center in Old Acre and is a joint...

Dedication Ceremony of the Newburyport Powder House Park and Learning Center
Contributed by Carrie Hometh
Posted: September 4, 2012

  The formal dedication ceremony for Newburyport's restored 1822 Powder House Park and Learning Center will be held at the Godfrey's Hill site off Low Street site at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012.

“Making the Desert Bloom”: The Rio Grande Project - National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation Launch New Teaching with Historic Places Online Lesson Plan
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 30, 2012

  Washington– One of the few things astronaut John Glenn remembered seeing clearly from his spacecraft during his historic 1962 orbit around the earth was “a lot of desert with a big irrigated...

Preservation Plus Student Scholarship
Contributed by Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Posted: August 30, 2012

  Preservation Buffalo Niagara is hosting Preservation Plus, a week long conference focused on the intersection of preservation, urban planning, sustainability and community revitalization. The...

The Power Of Three Gives Preservation Project Huge Boost As Donation Supports Adaptive Re-Use Of 1930s Gas Station
Contributed by Judith Broeker
Posted: August 27, 2012

  Master of Plaster Finishing Systems has come to the rescue with a significant donation of materials to the Edge Hill Preservation Adaptive Re-use project organized by The Fairfield Foundation...

HABS Announces the Winners of the 2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize
Contributed by
Posted: August 21, 2012

  The Charles E. Peterson Prize, sponsored jointly by the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the American Institute of Architects, and the National Park Service, is awarded annually for the best set of measured...

Call for Education Session Proposals (Colorado Preservation, Inc)
Contributed by Colorado Preservation, Inc.
Posted: August 14, 2012

  Event Description: Preservation Colorado‘s annual Saving Places Conference is the second largest preservation conference in the Nation. Each year the Saving Places conference features workshops,...

2012 HALS Challenge: Documenting the American Latino Landscape - UPDATE
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: August 13, 2012

  HALS received 20 short form historical report entries for the 2012 HALS Challenge: Documenting the American Latino Landscape. El Tiradito HALS AZ-8 Mission La Purisima Concepcion...

Call for Session Proposals: Preservation+ Conference, Preservation Buffalo Niagara, NY
Contributed by Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Posted: August 7, 2012

  Preservation Buffalo Niagara is looking for ideas for workshops, demonstrations, field trips, tours and education sessions for Preservation Plus. Preservation Plus, a week long conference focused...

Emerging Professional Conference Attendance Grant, Association for Preservation Technology International (APT)
Contributed by Association for Preservation Technology International (APT)
Posted: August 7, 2012

  The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) provides APT Charleston 2012 registration and housing grants to five preservation professionals who have worked in the...

Heavy Metal Rules: Image of Saugus Iron Works Wins 2012 NHL Photo Contest
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 7, 2012

  WASHINGTON: The National Park Service today announced the winner of the 13 th annual National Historic Landmark Photo Contest. This year’s winning image of Saugus Iron Works National Historic...

Mid-Career Research Grant, James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: August 7, 2012

  The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will award Fitch Mid-Career research grants of up to $15,000 to mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional...

National Trust Conference Scholarship, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation (Deadline: August 8, 2012)
Contributed by Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: August 7, 2012

  The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation invites residents of Washington State and students at Washington universities to apply for scholarships that cover conference registration fees...

Salazar, Jarvis Announce $1.66 Million in Grants Under Native American Graves and Repatriation Act
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 2, 2012

  WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced that the National Park Service is awarding $1,663,382 in grants to assist...

University of Oregon Taking Applications for Historic Preservation Sessions in Southeastern Oregon
Contributed by University of Oregon’s Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School
Posted: July 27, 2012

  The University of Oregon’s Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School is seeking applicants for three, week-long field trips to the cattle-punching grasslands of former cattle baron Pete French. In the...

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor 2012 Photo Contest
Contributed by Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Posted: July 18, 2012

  Give us your best shot! Keep your camera in hand and participate in our 2012 Photo Contest. Since 2006, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has hosted an annual photo contest...

American Academy in Rome - Rome Prize 2013
Contributed by American Academy in Rome
Posted: July 17, 2012

  Competition Deadline: 1 November 2012 Extended Deadline: 15 November 2012* The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas...

National Trust Initiative to Innovate House Museum Model
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 10, 2012

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the Innovation Lab for Museums program to support an initiative to define, operate and engage the public...

A Student Contest! Expressions of Freedom: A National Park Service Art Competition Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 18, 2012

  A Student Contest! Expressions of Freedom: A National Park Service Art Competition Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation In commemoration and celebration of...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 25th Annual List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 6, 2012

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2012 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural,...

American College of the Building Arts Receives Notable Literary Collection, Renovates Library Facility
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: May 23, 2012

  CHARLESTON, SC -- MAY 23, 2012 -- The American College of the Building Arts received 4,000 volumes of rare books, journals and other literary works related to the building and decorative arts from craftsman...

2012 World Monuments Fund / Knoll Modernism Prize
Contributed by World Monuments Fund
Posted: May 22, 2012

  World Monuments Fund invites nominations for the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize. The Prize will be awarded in fall 2012 to a design professional or firm in recognition of innovative...

First Class Graduates from UMass Amherst-Hancock Shaker Village Historic Preservation Graduate Degree Program
Contributed by Gina Hyams
Posted: May 18, 2012

  Pittsfield, Mass.— UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village announced today that the inaugural class of six students has graduated from the University of Massachusetts Master of Science in Design in Historic...

Secretary Salazar Designates Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 17, 2012

  ANNAPOLIS, MD—Joined by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and other leaders in a ceremony at Sandy Point State Park, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today designated four water trails as...

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 4, 2012

  WASHINGTON – In recognition of the contributions to our nation's rich and diverse cultural heritage, the National Park Service celebrates May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Landmarks Illinois Announces 2012 Ten Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by Landmarks Illinois
Posted: April 24, 2012

  This year’s list of threatened sites was announced on April 24, 2012 at a press conference at the State Capitol in Springfield. Now in its 18th year, this statewide list calls attention to threatened historic...

$235,500 Released for the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training Grants Program
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 12, 2012

  National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced today the awarding of $235,500, in eleven federal competitive preservation technology and training grants. Grant recipients...

Annual Newburyport Preservation Week, May 16-20, 2012 celebrates the city's maritime heritage and historic wharves
Contributed by Carrie Hometh
Posted: April 12, 2012

  Newburyport’s Waterfront - God, Gold and Guns Annual Newburyport Preservation Week, May 16 – 20, 2012 celebrates the city’s maritime heritage and historic wharves. April 19, 2012 ...

Jacksonville, Illinois Honored with 2012 Great American Main Street Award
Contributed by National Trust Main Street Center
Posted: April 11, 2012

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Jacksonville, Ill. was chosen as a 2012 Great American Main Street Awards® (GAMSA) winner. Recognized as a leader in...

National Park Service Launches Civil War Website
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 9, 2012

  WASHINGTON – As part of its commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial and coinciding with events marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh, the National Park Service has launched...

United States Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 4, 2012

  Rare Loan of National Archives Document, the Homestead Act of 1862, to Homestead National Monument of America On May 20th, 2012 the United States will commemorate a monumental moment...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Names 2012 Great American Main Street Award Winners
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 3, 2012

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today the winners of the 2012 Great American Main Street Awards® (GAMSA). The National Trust Main Street Center’s annual GAMSA winners...

Secretary Salazar Designates Thirteen New National Historic Landmarks
Contributed by National Historic Landmarks Program
Posted: March 29, 2012

  WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 13 new National Historic Landmarks in nine different states, including a site associated with the famed Apache...

Preservation Texas Announces Ninth Annual List of Texas' Most Endangered Places
Contributed by Preservation Texas
Posted: March 26, 2012

  Sites in Bandera, Carson, Guadalupe, Hays, Kaufman, Marion, Nueces,San Augustine and Travis Counties Named to 2012 List. A rare moveable jail cell, a poor farm that provided food for...

Interior Moves Forward with Efforts to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Internment Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 22, 2012

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Interior today announced that the National Park Service is awarding funding to help preserve and interpret the U.S. confinement sites where more than...

The Getty Conservation Institute Announces New International Initiative Focused on Conserving Modern Architecture
Contributed by The Getty Trust
Posted: March 21, 2012

  LOS ANGELES—Despite increased recognition of the cultural significance of modern architecture, there is still a dearth of information on how best to conserve it. The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI)...

New Jersey Historic Trust Releases Capital Needs Survey
Contributed by New Jersey Historic Trust
Posted: March 20, 2012

  The New Jersey Historic Trust asks all property managers of public and nonprofit owned historic sites to complete a new Capital Needs Survey. The survey will provide needed information on the repair,...

American College of the Building Arts Maymester Schedule
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: February 26, 2012

  Below is the American College of the Building Arts Maymester schedule which includes classes in iron forging, carpentry, stone carving, and drafting. Classes are open to...

American College of the Building Arts Named "Hero of the New South" by Southern Living Magazine
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: February 21, 2012

  Charleston, SC - Southern Living magazine has named the American College of the Building Arts the first recipient of the “Heroes of the New South” award in the category of Architecture. ...

Architectural Restoration Field School at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Contributed by Travis McDonald
Posted: February 9, 2012

  Architectural Restoration Field School May 20-June 2, 2012 Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest announces its 2012 Architectural Restoration Field School. The intensive two week...

University of Oregon to Expand Historic Preservation Program in Eugene and Portland
Contributed by University of Oregon Historic Preservation Program
Posted: January 30, 2012

  EUGENE, Ore. — (Jan., 30, 2012) — The University of Oregon’s historic preservation program has received a $2.8 million gift from Portland developer Art DeMuro that will enable the 32-year-old program to...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeking Nominations for the 25th Annual List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 29, 2012

  The National Trust is preparing its 25th annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, and we need your help. Over the last quarter century, this list has emerged as a powerful tool to save...

Rethinking Preservation (Dwell Magazine contest)
Contributed by Dwell Magazine
Posted: January 20, 2012

  We believe that designing for the modern world begins with honoring the precedents of the past. So we joined forces with Sub-Zero to conceive a contest dedicated to rethinking preservation. Here's...

Historic New England Presents Program in New England Studies
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: January 19, 2012

  Boston – January 2012 – Discover the rich history of the region with Historic New England’s Program in New England Studies, an intensive week-long exploration of New England from Monday, June 18 to Saturday,...

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Announces 2012 Landslide®: Landscape and Patronage and Issues Call for Nominations
Contributed by The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Posted: January 19, 2012

  Washington, DC (January 19, 2012) - The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) announces the 2012 Landslide®: Landscape and Patronage and issues a call for nominations. In 2012, Landslide®,...

Masonry History Integrity: An Urban Conservation Primer by Tom Russack
Contributed by Ed FitzGerald
Posted: January 13, 2012

  Based on the innovative Workforce Development/Youthbuild Masonry Preservation program developed by the Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC) in Harlem, New York City, this manual introduces students...

National Council on Public History Matching Students and New Professionals with Experienced Public Historians
Contributed by National Council on Public History
Posted: January 13, 2012

  Are you new to the National Council on Public History (NCPH) or attending the NCPH annual meeting for the first time? Or are you a veteran of NCPH or annual meetings who is willing to assist a new attendee?...

Are You a High School Student with a Passion for Architecture or Design? Second Annual Stickley Design Invitational
Contributed by The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Posted: January 11, 2012

  We are proud to announce the second annual Stickley Design Invitational will be held on Saturday March, 31, 2012. This annual program offers talented teens the opportunity to test...

The Faith and John Meem Preservation Trades Internship
Contributed by Historic Santa Fe Foundation
Posted: January 11, 2012

  The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) is one of the oldest and most vital preservation organizations in the country. The eight Foundation-owned properties are some of the most significant properties...

Neutra VDL Studio and Residences iPad App
Contributed by Sarah Lorenzen, Plasmatic Concepts
Posted: January 2, 2012

  Plasmatic Concepts is proud to announce the release of the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences iPad App. This app explores Richard Neutra’s Mid-Century Modernist masterpiece located in Los Angeles. My co-author...

Apply Today: 2012 Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA)
Contributed by American Architectural Foundation
Posted: December 15, 2011

  Apply Today: 2012 Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA) Deadline: December 30, 2011 Contact Information: Elizabeth Blazevich, Program Director 202-639-7615

New Graduate Program at the University of Victoria's Cultural Resource Management Program
Contributed by Meagan Sugrue
Posted: December 14, 2011

  The Department of History in Art and the Division of Continuing Studies are pleased to announce the Graduate Professional Certificate (GPC) in Cultural Heritage Studies and Graduate Professional Diploma...

Preservation Trades Apprenticeship Program, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (Various Locations, Pennsylvania)
Contributed by Joe Lauver
Posted: December 6, 2011

  Become part of a large and growing sector of the construction industry preserving Pennsylvania’s treasured historic buildings. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is...

Preservation Books for the Holidays
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: November 29, 2011

  Looking for a good book to give as a present to the preservationist in your life? Or are you looking to improve your professional and/or personal...

2012 Call for New Urban Research
Contributed by Congress for the New Urbanism
Posted: November 18, 2011

  “URBAN MORPHOLOGY AND BUILDING TYPOLOGY: At the Core of the New Urbanism” The Congress for the New Urbanism invites academic paper submissions for final presentation at CNU 20 in West Palm...

Preservation Green Lab, Vulcan and City of Seattle Team Up to Pilot New Strategies for Maximizing the Energy Efficiency of Historic Buildings
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 12, 2011

  SEATTLE, WA – As local governments across the country struggle to balance economic and environmental goals, a new agreement announced today creates a national model to do both. The City of Seattle, in...

Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein Gives $10 Million Gift to Create a New Education Center and Research Institute
Contributed by White House Historical Association
Posted: November 1, 2011

  The White House Historical Association announced a gift of $10 million from philanthropist and former White House aide David M. Rubenstein to establish an education and research institute for White House...

2012 Preservation Action Grassroots Survey
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 27, 2011

  Hey Preservationists! Preservation Action is conducting our annual grassroots survey to find out what issues are important to you. It only takes a few mintues:

Historic Preservation League of Oregon's 2011 Preservation Roundtable Special Report
Contributed by Historic Preservation League of Oregon
Posted: October 27, 2011

  Have you seen the the Historic Preservation League of Oregon's report on Compatible Infill Design? The PDF is now on our website and hard-copies are available at the HPLO office. Take a look at it and...

The Pantex Railcar Exhibit
Contributed by Monica Graham
Posted: October 26, 2011

  With the recent creation of an exhibit featuring the historic “White Train,” the Pantex Plant’s Cultural Resource Program in Amarillo, Texas has fulfilled a Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear...

Call for Session Proposals: 2013 Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, Buffalo, NY
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: October 18, 2011

  At its 2013 annual meeting in Buffalo, New York, the Society of Architectural Historians will offer seven concurrent paper sessions. If you have been interested in chairing a session at an SAH meeting,...

Online Civil War Era National Cemeteries Travel Itinerary Launched by the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 30, 2011

  WASHINGTON – Established out of necessity during the Civil War, national cemeteries have evolved from simple burial grounds to national memorials honoring all those who serve. A new online Civil...

National Park Service Director Issues Call to Action for Second Century
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 1, 2011

  WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis marked the agency’s birthday with the release of A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement.

HABS/HAER/HALS on Facebook
Contributed by Robert Arzola, HABS Architect
Posted: August 31, 2011

  The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey) of the National Park Service is now using Social...

Participate in a Survey on Artist Residencies (The Noguchi Foundation / Judd Foundation / Philip Johnson Glass House)
Contributed by The Philip Johnson Glass House
Posted: August 17, 2011

  Participate in the artist residency survey and inform a future joint residency between Judd Foundation, The Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum + The Philip Johnson Glass House! The...

Emerging Data from Inaugural National Summit on Window Preservation Testing & Standards Shows Promising Results
Contributed by Bob Yapp
Posted: August 14, 2011

  The National Window Preservation Standards Collaborative (NWPSC) convened its 1st Window Preservation Performance Summit at the National Historic Landmark, Pine Mountain Settlement School site in...

National Task Force Releases Report Recommending Improvements to the Federal Historic Preservation Program
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 11, 2011

  WASHINGTON, DC – A national task force of historic preservation organizations, leaders and advocates, convened by Preservation Action and the Preservation Action Foundation, today released Aligned...

Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program Looking for Applicants
Contributed by Oregon Folklife Network at the University of Oregon
Posted: August 3, 2011

  Traditional folk arts such as dance, embroidery and fiddling aren't taught widely in schools, so it falls to experts to pass on their skills outside mainstream classrooms. One such program is the Traditional...

Invitation to Help Educate the Next Generation of Preservationist (Historic Wilmington Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: August 2, 2011

  You are invited to see if you have what it takes to be a Tar Heels Go Walking guide for Historic Wilmington Foundation. Tar Heels is an exciting collaboration between the New Hanover County Schools, Historic...

Fall Courses 2011 in Historic Preservation Technology (Ivy Tech Community College - Madison, IN)
Contributed by Rhonda Deeg
Posted: July 28, 2011

  Visit www.ivytech.edu/register-now for non-credit courses offered this semester: HPR4 01K Introduction to...

This Old House Teams Up With PreservationDirectory.com to Find the Best Places to Buy an Old House in the United States and Canada
Contributed by This Old House
Posted: July 28, 2011

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2011 Contact: Tim Cannan (503) 308-0500 Portland, Oregon - As part of its ongoing commitment to the preservation community, PreservationDirectory.com...

Secretary Salazar Designates Four National Historic Landmarks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 27, 2011

  WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of four new National Historic Landmarks in four states, including a pre-Columbian flint quarry in North...

American College of the Building Arts Graduate Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Study in France
Contributed by American College of the Building Arts
Posted: July 19, 2011

  Charleston, SC—Stonemason Meghan Elizabeth Shogan (Class of 2011) has been chosen to attend the Coubertin Foundation, a prestigious French educational center for intensive training in stone,...

2012 Rome Prize Competition
Contributed by Caroline Jennings
Posted: July 7, 2011

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and...

Los Angeles Conservancy "Downtown at Sunset" Summer Evening Tours Start July 20, 2011
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: June 8, 2011

  These tours will take place on Wednesday evenings from July 20 through August 24. Tours start at 5:30 p.m. and last approximately 1-3/4 hours. Tours are $5 for Los Angeles Conservancy...

National Preservation Conference Scholarship (Recent Past Preservation Network)
Contributed by Recent Past Preservation Network
Posted: June 6, 2011

  The Recent Past Preservation Network (RPPN) is proud to announce its new scholarship program for the National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference. This year, in Buffalo, New York. The...

American College of the Building Arts holds Third Commencement
Contributed by Becca Walton
Posted: May 17, 2011

  AMERICAN COLLEGE OF THE BUILDING ARTS HOLDS THIRD COMMENCEMENT SATURDAY, MAY 7 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/May 5, 2011 CHARLESTON, SC – The American College of the Building Arts will...

Historic New England Celebrates Region-Wide Open House with Free Admission to Thirty-One Historic Sites
Contributed by Blair Lustig
Posted: May 9, 2011

  Thirty-one of the region’s finest historic properties are open free to the public on Saturday, June 4, when Historic New England hosts a region-wide open house. Historic New England is the...

Calling all Places that Matter! The This Place Matters Community Challenge
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 5, 2011

  The This Place Matters Community Challenge is being brought back in 2011 thanks to Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and National Trust Insurance Services, LLC, who have made This Place Matters (including...

Seeking Proposals for Preservation Trades Demonstrations
Contributed by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Posted: April 28, 2011

  The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is partnering with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, the Preservation Trades Network, Inc. and other organizations to bring one of the largest...

Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings: New National Park Service Guidelines Encourage Sustainability
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 22, 2011

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today rolled out a set of richly illustrated guidelines to help improve the energy efficiency of historic buildings while preserving their historic character.The...

2011 Public Archaeology Field School
Contributed by Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Posted: April 20, 2011

  Exploring the Roots of Diversity in the Far Northwest: The Public Archaeology Field School at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Portland State University,...

NPS National Historic Landmarks Photo Contest Opens
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 20, 2011

  WASHINGTON – Lucy the Margate Elephant in New Jersey. The Watts Tower in Los Angeles. Burks’ Distillery near Loretto, Kentucky. Sunwatch Indian Village in Dayton, Ohio. Each have earned the designation...

New Course: Conserving Historic Structures (HA 489J), Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria, BC
Contributed by Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria
Posted: April 18, 2011

  The conservation of historic places is governed by well-established principles and standards. This intensive course will enhance your understanding of the practice of heritage conservation. It addresses...

"Remembering South Cape May: The Jersey Shore Town That Vanished Into the Sea” Exhibit opens at Cape May’s Carriage House Gallery on April 29
Contributed by Margo Harvey
Posted: April 15, 2011

  CAPE MAY, NJ – Founded in 1894 along an area west of Cape May's beachfront, the borough of South Cape May existed for only 51 years. One of the town’s last residents, Joseph Bucher, chronicled life...

A Celebration of California's Agricultural Bounty (Napa Valley Museum)
Contributed by Paula Philipps
Posted: April 13, 2011

  Bring your family to view the Napa Valley Museum's newest trunk, Agriculture in California. Discover California's rich agricultural resources and learn about the products, climate, soils and animals of...

Chicago Architecture Foundation Adds New Architecture Tours
Contributed by Chicago Architecture Foundation
Posted: April 10, 2011

  Chicago – April 8, 2011 – The Chicago Architecture Foundation may be best known for the architecture river cruise, but five new tours have just been added to their roster of more than 85 different tours. Vice...

2011 Elisabeth Potter Historic Preservation Advocacy & Education Awards
Contributed by Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
Posted: April 7, 2011

  The Elisabeth Potter Historic Preservation Advocacy and Education Awards are given eachyear by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). The awards are named inhonor of Elisabeth Walton...

Attend the Historic Resources Committee Workshop at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans
Contributed by AIA Historic Resources Committee (HRC)
Posted: March 30, 2011

  Join your fellow design professionals in New Orleans at the AIA 2011 National Convention, where we'll explore the theme Regional Design REVOLUTION: ecology matters. New challenges and insights are guaranteed. The...

John Milner, FAIA, Will Keynote the Traditional Building Conference, Philadelphia, PA (April 14 & 15)
Contributed by Traditional Building Conference
Posted: March 29, 2011

  Sustainable Building: Design, Craft and Tradition Earn 10 AIA Learning Units in an intensive two-day symposium for architects, contractors, craftsmen, designers, planners, preservationists,...

Celebrate National Preservation Month By Taking A Preservation Vacation In Virginia
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: March 21, 2011

  May is National Preservation Month! Preservation organizations around the country will be hosting activities ranging from walking tours to awards ceremonies to hands-on volunteer projects. Adventures...

Stephanie Meeks, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Announced as Keynote Speaker for the California Preservation Foundation's 36th Annual Conference
Contributed by Lydia Kremer
Posted: March 16, 2011

  San Francisco, CA (February 22, 2011) – The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) has announced that the keynote speaker for its 36th annual conference will be Stephanie Meeks, the new president...

The American Historic Cement Conference (March 31 - April 1, 2011; New York City)
Contributed by The Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements, Inc.
Posted: March 10, 2011

  New York, New York – The Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements (SPHC) is pleased to present the 2011 conference to be held in New York City on March 31 and April 1st, 2011. This two-day...

New Urbanism Online Registration Now Open: The Principles & Practice of New Urbanism
Contributed by New Urbanism
Posted: March 3, 2011

  We are pleased to once again announce the beginning of the registration period for the next session of our New Urbanism Online course. “The Principles and Practices of the New Urbanism” is a comprehensive...

2011 Preservation Leadership Training Schedule
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 2, 2011

  Who Should Attend: PLT is aimed at staff and volunteer leaders of private, nonprofit preservation organizations, staff of state and local government agencies, members or staff...

Diversity Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for the 2011 National Preservation Conference
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 2, 2011

  The Diversity Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2011 National Preservation Conference, to be held in Buffalo, New York, October 19-22, 2011. The Program provides financial...

Volunteer Board Member Position - Marketing Specialist, Adventures in Preservation (Boulder, CO)
Contributed by Adventures in Preservation
Posted: January 17, 2011

  AiP’s hands-on building conservation workshops are held around the world and attended by professionals, students, community members and interested laypersons. Our teams volunteer to complete much-needed...

Volunteer Board Member Position – Treasurer, Adventures in Preservation (Boulder, CO)
Contributed by Adventures in Preservation
Posted: January 17, 2011

  Adventures in Preservation – a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2001. AiP’s hands-on building conservation workshops are held around the world and attended by professionals,...

Heritage Documentation Programs Summer Employment (HABS/HAER/HALS Collections, National Park Service)
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey)
Posted: January 11, 2011

  Heritage Documentation Programs seeks applications from qualified students for summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape and technological significance...

Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship Spring 2011 Entrepreneurial Training Program
Contributed by Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship for Museum Leaders
Posted: January 5, 2011

  The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE) is pleased to announce 20 openings available for mid career museum professionals at a spring 2011 entrepreneurial training program in Cooperstown, NY. Building...

15th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW 2011)
Contributed by Rudy R. Christian
Posted: December 30, 2010

  The

Chicago Architecture Foundation: Top Cultural Events in 2011
Contributed by Chicago Architecture Foundation
Posted: December 28, 2010

  December 27, 2010 – Chicago - A new insiders’ look at Chicago’s architecture, culture, economy and history is planned for October 14-16, 2011. The first annual openhousechicago weekend, offered by the...

Preservation Events & Conferences Directory - Instructions for Adding Your Upcoming Event
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: December 28, 2010

  Do you have an upcoming historic preservation-related conference, trade show, and/or event approaching that you would like to announce to the preservation community? The "Preservation Events ...

Recent Past Preservation Network Looking to Feature Student / Recent Grad Modernism Projects
Contributed by Recent Past Preservation Network
Posted: December 23, 2010

  Are you a student or recent grad who worked on a project related to modernism or the recent past this semester? Want your project to be featured on our website? Contact us at newsletter@recentpast.org!

Modernism Week Launches New Website and IPhone App
Contributed by Modernism Week
Posted: December 16, 2010

  Palm Springs, CA (December 15, 2010) -- Palm Springs Modernism Week has just launched a new, dynamic and user-friendly website and i-Phone App that will provide useful up-to-date information...

Hancock Shaker Village and UMass Amherst December 11 Open House for New Graduate Degree Program in Historic Preservation and Design
Contributed by Gina Hyams
Posted: November 19, 2010

  Pittsfield, Mass. – Hancock Shaker Village (HSV) and UMass Amherst will host an open house for prospective students to learn about the new Master of Science in Design with a concentration in Historic...

Window Restoration Workshop Rolled into Volunteer Preservation Project at Vintage Virginia Gas Station
Contributed by Judith Broeker
Posted: November 19, 2010

  People joining Adventures in Preservation’s newest historic preservation-based service project will not only help restore one of Virginia’s original Texaco stations, they’ll also learn a lot about restoring...

Save The Windows: New Resource for Old Windows from the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 18, 2010

  New website from the National Trust for Historic Preservation which advocates and provides resources for saving your old windows. Here is the press release for the new site (

Timber Framers Guild Apprenticeship Program
Contributed by Joel McCarty
Posted: November 17, 2010

  The Timber Framers Guild, a 501-C3 educational association, is pleased to announce the recent registration and implementation of a U.S. Department of Labor certified Apprenticeship Program. The Apprenticeship...

University Students win National Park Service’s Charles E. Peterson Prize
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 27, 2010

  WASHINGTON: Students from Universities in Arkansas, South Carolina, Texas, and Florida were announced as the winners of the 2010 Charles E. Peterson Prize for the best set of measured drawings prepared...

Small Church Takes Big Step Toward Cemetery Conservation - You Are Invited
Contributed by Joy Malessa
Posted: September 18, 2010

  The trustees and history committee of Epworth United Methodist Church, in Palmyra, NJ, recognize the importance of their cemetery to not only the history of the church, but also the community. Stories...

Volunteer Vacation Restoring Vintage Virginia Gas Station
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: September 7, 2010

  Adventures in Preservation (AiP) is looking for people to join the modern preservation movement. Their newest historic preservation-based volunteer vacation, “Glazing at the Gas Station” is scheduled...

Historic Preservation Trades Technology Program (Ivy Tech Community College - Madison, IN)
Contributed by Rhonda L. Deeg
Posted: August 10, 2010

  New Courses being offered through Ivy Tech Community College - Madison, IN in Historic Preservation Trades Technology. View http://www.ivytech.edu/southeast to...

Forum: Preserving Asian Pacific Islander America
Contributed by Hugh Rowland
Posted: May 6, 2010

  As we expand notions of American narratives, it is important to honor places and cultural traditions that give voice to diverse communities and sustain their cultural traditions. Asian Pacific...

Heritage Conservation in Context : 6 day course offered at University of Victoria this June
Contributed by Cultural Management Programs, Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria
Posted: April 27, 2010

  The Cultural Resource Management Program is pleased to announce the following heritage conservation course on campus from June 7 – 12, 2010. The course will be instructed by Herb Stovel, and is a core...

FY 2010 Teaching American History Grants Competition Underway
Contributed by U.S. Department of Education
Posted: January 31, 2010

  On January 21, 2010, the U.S. Department of Education announced the opening of the fiscal year 2010 Teaching American History (TAH) grant competition. The deadline for “Notice of Intent to Apply” is...

Extraordinarily Unique Project Starting Up in Arkansas
Contributed by Julie Sonveau
Posted: January 19, 2010

  The brainchild of Michel Guyot, a full scale reinactment of the raising of a 13th century fortress has already started taking hold on a hillside in northern Arkansas. A team of masons, carpenters,...

Exploring the Adirondacks: An Architectural Tour of a Great Rustic Tradition
Contributed by Ellen Ryan
Posted: January 13, 2010

  Join us for four days and nights as we tour private and public Adirondack camps, led by experts in the field of architectural history and preservation, as well as local historians. This is a unique,...

National Park Service Launches On-Line Travel Itinerary Featuring Historic VA Medical Centers
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 12, 2010

  Washington, D.C. – In his Second Inaugural Address in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln acknowledged the nation’s responsibility “to care for him who shall have borne the battle.” That same year, the...

Construction History Society - Call for Papers
Contributed by B Bowen
Posted: January 7, 2010

  The Construction History Society of America announces its second meeting to be held on May 20-22, 2010 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. A broad theme has been adopted to encourage a...

UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village Announce Key Faculty and Curriculum for New Graduate Degree in Historic Preservation and Design
Contributed by Hancock Shaker Village
Posted: December 29, 2009

  Pittsfield, Mass. – UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village have announced key faculty appointments and curriculum for the new Master of Science in Design with a concentration in historic preservation...

Renovation of the Historic Lucile H. Bluford Library
Contributed by Diane Y. Swift (Founder/Director) CEED
Posted: November 30, 2009

  The Center For Equitable Education provided an environmental Justice and education and opportunities for youth to learn about the renovation of the historic Lucile H. Bluford Library. This...

SAVE THE DATE! Preserving Our Cultural Heritage
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: October 28, 2009

  Preserving Our Cultural Heritage Pallister Conference Room (1st Floor) Jerome Library, Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH 43403 December 9, 2009 7PM–8:30PM The Ohio...

Blue Ridge Parkway’s 75th Anniversary Is Filled With Tradition, Presentations, Music, and Dance
Contributed by Blue Ridge Parkway 75, Inc.
Posted: October 19, 2009

  (ASHEVILLE, NC AND ROANOKE, VA) October 8, 2009 – The 75th Anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway will officially get underway November 12, 2009, with students from Cherokee, NC, schools participating...

PreservationDirectory.com page added to Facebook
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: October 13, 2009

  (Portland, OR) - PreservationDirectory.com, the leading online resource for historic preservation and cultural resource management, has launched a companion page on Facebook. The focus...

Not Attending the National Preservation Conference in Nashville, TN next week? Join the National Preservation Conference as a Virtual Attendee
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 9, 2009

  Though we wish it could be otherwise, we realize that not everyone can attend next week’s National Preservation Conference (NPC) in Nashville. And while nothing is quite the same as being there, we’ve...

Just Released: Philip Johnson Glass House Oral History Project Oral History Films
Contributed by The Philip Johnson Glass House
Posted: September 23, 2009

  Two new films have been produced through the Philip Johnson Glass House Oral History Project. Frank Stella: Return to the Glass House and Architecture Influence...

Adventures in Preservation Announces Its First Full-Family Volunteer Vacation
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: September 22, 2009

  Adventures in Preservation (AiP), a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the world’s architectural heritage, has scheduled its first hands-on building conservation workshop for entire families...

Deadline Approaching for Third Annual Free Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA) Collections Survey
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: September 22, 2009

  The Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA) is pleased to announce its third annual “Subsidized Survey Program.” The purpose of the program is to help a cultural institution identify...

The Architectural Heritage Center is Bringing Artists Together to Support Historic Preservation
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: September 22, 2009

  Foundportland is a benefit in support of the Architectural Heritage Center and will showcase the work of a diverse community of artists as they re-examine and re-imagine artifacts...

Smithsonian Museum Day September 26, 2009 - Free General Admission for you and a Guest to Hundreds of Museums and Cultural Venues Nationwide
Contributed by Smithsonian Magazine
Posted: September 21, 2009

  Enjoy free general admission for you and a guest to hundreds of museums and cultural venues nationwide. Present the Museum Day admission card to receive free general admission at participating...

Heritage Conservation Network Goes AiP and Announces Their 2010 Schedule of Volunteer Vacations
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: September 13, 2009

  Heritage Conservation Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the world’s architectural heritage, has changed its name to Adventures in Preservation, effective September...

September 26: A Day of Service and Celebration in Your National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service / National Park Foundation
Posted: September 11, 2009

  WASHINGTON, DC (September 2, 2009) – Join the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation in making America’s Best Idea – the national parks – even better. On September 26, National Public...

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Hold First Public Night Tours September 24 and 25, 2009
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 10, 2009

  Special Evening Programs Including Sneak Preview of Ken Burns’s “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” Kick-off Nationwide Celebration of the National Parks New York, NY (September...

UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village Create New Graduate Degree in Historic Preservation and Design
Contributed by Hancock Shaker Village
Posted: August 27, 2009

  Pittsfield, Mass. – UMass Amherst and Hancock Shaker Village have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will create a new two-year master’s degree program that combines the university’s strengths...

Architectural Heritage Center Urgent Announcement: $3,321 More Dollars Needed by August 31 to Match Our $50,000 Challenge!
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: August 25, 2009

  We're so close! If you haven't already contributed (or want to give more!), you can still help push us over the top. Contributions made prior to August 31 will be matched, up to a total of $50,000....

Sept 13 is Back the Bid Day for Chicago 2016
Contributed by Susan Ross, Chicago Architecture Foundation
Posted: August 24, 2009

  An Olympic bus tour, symphony tickets for $20.16, free activities and discounts at the Art Institute, and events for the whole family are planned to help “Back the Bid” on Sunday, September 13. Three...

On-Campus Learning Opportunity Offered by the Cultural Resource Management Program at the University of Victoria, British Columbia
Contributed by Cultural Resource Management Program, University of Victoria, British Columbia
Posted: July 24, 2009

  The following on-campus learning opportunity is offered by the Cultural Resource Management Program at the University of Victoria, British Columbia: Downtown Revitalization through...

Celebrating Paper: The 25th Anniversary Ohio Preservation Council Symposium
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: July 14, 2009

  Celebrating Paper: The 25th Anniversary Ohio Preservation Council Symposium The Msgr. Joseph Jessing Conference Center, Columbus, OH September 17, 2009, 9:00AM-4:00PM The...

Historic Preservation Class at Montgomery County Community College: History 160 - An Introduction to Historic Preservation
Contributed by Mary Alfson Tinsman
Posted: July 9, 2009

  Montgomery County Community College is running a semester long class titled "An Introduction to Historic Preservation." The course will run during the Fall 2009 semester on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:30. ...

2010 Dozen Distinctive Destinations nomination materials are now available (deadline to apply is September 1, 2009)
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 29, 2009

  The Dozen Distinctive Destinations program recognizes unique cities and towns that are working to preserve their historic character, promote heritage tourism, enhance their community and encourage others...

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Introduces Bicycle Tours Highlighting Industrial Heritage
Contributed by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
Posted: June 2, 2009

  Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area is excited to announce its newest tour - the Rivers of Steel Bicycle Tour. This active and eco-friendly excursion takes participants on a trail-side ride...

Ohio Senate May End Funding for Ohio Historical Society History and Education Initiatives
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: June 1, 2009

  On Friday, May 29 the Ohio Senate made big budget cuts that once again targeted the Ohio Historical Society. More than $700,000 was eliminated from the Society's budget that serves teachers, students,...

Preservation Summer 2009 - Hands-on Restoration Workshop for Architecture Students and a Research and Preservation Project for History Students
Contributed by Rachel Ensor
Posted: May 26, 2009

  CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Where the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers meet lays Cairo, a community steeped in a rich and storied history. A spotlight on the city, its history, and its future is bringing together...

2009 Preservation Studies Summer Field School: “Cities of the Dead: Cemetery Preservation"
Contributed by Rudy C. Christian
Posted: May 19, 2009

  22009 Preservation Studies Summer Field School: “Citi2009 Preservation Studies Summer Field School: “Cities of the Dead: Above-Ground Cemetery Preservation, Conservation, Documentation Methodology and...

A chance to attend the National Preservation Conference
Contributed by Melita Juresa-McDonald
Posted: May 18, 2009

  The Diversity Scholarship Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting applications for the 2009 Diversity Scholars. Approximately 60 candidates will receive a scholarship...

Heritage Conservation Network to Tweet From Historic Preservation Projects
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: May 12, 2009

  Heritage Conservation Network, a non profit that offers volunteer vacations at heritage sites, will be tweeting from its projects this summer, beginning with their project at the Speaker’s House in...

No Stone Left Unturned at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum - Unique Volunteer Garden Restoration Effort Continues this Summer
Contributed by Ellen Bruzelius
Posted: May 8, 2009

  A highly successful all-volunteer preservation program begun at historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx’s Pelham Bay Park last summer continues this August. The goal is to complete restoration...

New Classroom Lesson Plan Explores Historic Federal Buildings
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 6, 2009

  WASHINGTON – Three historic federal buildings come alive in a new interactive lesson plan unveiled today as part of National Preservation Month. Federal Courthouses and Post Offices: Symbols of Pride...

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2009
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 28, 2009

  At 10:00 am PDT on Tuesday April 28, 2009, National Trust President Richard Moe and Academy Award-winning actress, Diane Keaton announced the 2009 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places...

Masonry Conservation Workshop Will Help Boost Local Economy
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: April 28, 2009

  A group of masonry trainees will be working with masonry restoration expert Andy deGruchy at the Speaker’s House in Trappe, Pennsylvania, May 17-30 to restore the façade of the 18th century home of...

Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson's retreat, Unveils New Website
Contributed by Poplar Forest
Posted: April 21, 2009

  Visit the new Poplar Forest website at www.poplarforest.org! The new portal to Thomas Jefferson's retreat features new site navigation, interactive...

Upcoming program: "Preservation of Sacred Artifacts"
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: April 20, 2009

  Preservation of Sacred Artifacts: Care and Handling of Cultural Materials in Religious and Spiritual Institutions The Msgr. Joseph Jessing Conference Center, Columbus, OH June 4,...

It IS Easy Being Green - Preservation Green Lab Opens in Seattle, Washington
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 14, 2009

  On March 25th, the National Trust for Historic Preservation opened our Preservation Green Lab in Seattle, Washington. The Preservation Green Lab is dedicated to advancing the relationship...

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express are Giving Away $1 Million in Preservation Grants to Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 14, 2009

  Help give $1 million away! The National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express are giving away $1 million in preservation grants to historic places. Following our successful...

Upcoming FREE Open House and Textile Lecture
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: April 13, 2009

  Fashion Forward: Caring for Your Textiles Now for the Future ICA Conservation Center 2915 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44090 May 8, 2009, 5:00PM-7:00PM The ICA is pleased...

Free symposium "Form to Finish: Strategies in Outdoor Sculpture Preservation"
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: April 9, 2009

  THE SCULPTURE CENTER AND THE INTERMUSEUM CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION PRESENT AN ALL DAY, PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM FORM TO FINISH, STRATEGIES IN OUTDOOR SCULPTURE PRESERVATION SATURDAY, APRIL 25 AT THE...

Start a Conversation about "Places that Matter" with the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 9, 2009

  As a friend of the National Trust, I know you care deeply about saving the places where great moments from our history took place. But I’m guessing you care just as deeply, if not more, about...

Saving The Susan Marr House: Virginia City Landmark to Benefit from Hands-on Conservation Workshop
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: March 26, 2009

 

Museum Marauders: Integrated Preventative Pest Management
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: March 23, 2009

  Museum Marauders: Integrated Preventative Pest Management Presented by the Intermuseum Conservation Association http://www.ica-artconservation.org Instructor,...

Spring Classes Announced at The ReBuilding Center in Portland, Oregon
Contributed by The ReBuilding Center
Posted: February 16, 2009

  The ReBuilding Center's classes Spring classes were just announced and three classes are already full. Sign up now for any workshops that you are interested in before they're gone. Woodcut:...

New Scholarship Supports Historic Preservation Professionals
Contributed by JaneA Kelley
Posted: February 13, 2009

  The Keepers Preservation Education Fund, a scholarship managed by the Maine Community Foundation, provides financial support to aspiring or established historic preservation professionals...

Educational Program: "Fire! Recent Trends in Suppression and Mitigation"
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: February 12, 2009

  Presented by the Northeast Ohio Alliance for Response with generous support from the Fidelity Foundation, Mr. Rapid/Water Out of Canton, and the Ohio Preservation Council Ohio Museums Association...

Celebrate African American Heritage in America’s National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 3, 2009

  WASHINGTON – American history is one of diversity; this nation was built on a foundation of diversity with valuable contributions from many cultures. As Americans we are proud of our diverse cultural...

Save Our History Grant Applications Posted for 2009/2010
Contributed by Save Our History
Posted: January 21, 2009

  Applications are due June 5th, 2009. Please read the below listed requirements and criteria before downloading the instructions and application at

Preservation Professionals in France for the Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship Reunion
Contributed by Mary Brush
Posted: January 15, 2009

  Preservation of historic buildings is alive and well in the United States and France. The Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship is truly one of the most amazing professional fellowships. ...

Create a Landmark contest open to schools in Indiana
Contributed by Suzanne Stanis, Historic Landmarks Foundation
Posted: January 13, 2009

  Indiana fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders whose classes enter the Create a Landmark contest will have the thrill of seeing their work among the exhibits at the Indiana State Museum. The annual...

New Book Encourages Children to Discover National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 11, 2008

  Washington, DC- National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar today unveiled a new book designed to make national parks more meaningful to young visitors. More than 100 enthusiastic students from John...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - December 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: December 11, 2008

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Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS) Summer 2009 Documentation Program
Contributed by Judy Davis
Posted: December 10, 2008

  SUMMER JOBS WITH HABS/HAER/HALS: The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey),...

"The Culture of Leisure: Redefining the California Dream" 34th Annual Preservation Foundation Conference
Contributed by Lydia Kremer
Posted: December 8, 2008

  CALIFORNIA PRESERVATION FOUNDATION’S 34th ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO BE HELD APRIL 16 – 19, 2009 Palm Springs Chosen As Ideal Location for Conference Title -- “The Culture of Leisure:...

Please Touch – It’s Hands On for Historic Preservation
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: December 5, 2008

 

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - November 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: November 24, 2008

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Fort Ticonderoga 2009 Season Calendar Set
Contributed by Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark
Posted: November 17, 2008

  Ticonderoga, NY: Another full roster of events is slated for the coming season at Fort Ticonderoga as historic anniversaries abound. 2009 marks the Fort’s Centennial as a museum as well as the...

Pennsylvania Community College Wins National HABS Award
Contributed by Jean Dolan
Posted: November 17, 2008

  Newtown, Pa. - Besting a field of major colleges and universities, Bucks County Community College garnered first prize in a national competition for architectural drawings. Bucks won the 2008...

Gallery Exhibits for Fall 2008 / Winter 2009 at the Architectural Heritage Center
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: November 14, 2008

  Looking for an inexpensive way to spend a winter afternoon? Check out the exhibits at the Architectural Heritage Center which feature architectural artifacts from the Bosco-Milligan Foundation’s...

Introduction to Historic Preservation
Contributed by Mary Alfson Tinsman
Posted: October 29, 2008

  Montgomery County Community College is running a semester long class titled "An Introduction to Historic Preservation." The course will run during the Spring 2009 semester on Thursday evenings...

National Trust President Richard Moe to Discuss Why Historic Preservation Is the Ultimate in Recycling
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: October 29, 2008

  WHY RECYCLE BOTTLES BUT NOT BUILDINGS? Los Angeles Conservancy Welcomes National Trust President Richard Moe to Discuss Why Historic Preservation Is the Ultimate in Recycling. As part of its...

American Architectural History
Contributed by Drew University
Posted: October 16, 2008

  An introduction to buildings, landscapes and other built artifacts constructed between 1608 and the present. This course takes a multi-disciplinary approach to material culture drawing upon art...

Introduction to the History of American Interiors: 1625-1830
Contributed by Drew University
Posted: October 16, 2008

  This course examines the organization of interior space, as well as the stylistic changes and movements in the decorative arts. In addition, participants will study the historic and social context...

Materials and Techniques of Restoration and Rehabilitation
Contributed by Drew University
Posted: October 16, 2008

  This course provides an overview of different materials commonly used in this region and the techniques for their repair. Materials examined include: masonry (stone, brick, concrete, terra cotta,...

Researching Your House's History
Contributed by Drew University
Posted: October 16, 2008

  This one day workshop provides an introduction to basic methods for researching documentation in government archives, libraries, historical societies, and on the internet. Participants will have...

Tools, Rules, and Tricks to Advocacy: Knowing Who, How, Why and When
Contributed by Drew University
Posted: October 16, 2008

  This one day workshop will supply the tools, techniques, and (not so obvious) tricks to advocating for historic preservation. From grassroots effort to professional lobbying, participants will...

How to Guide for Vocational School Preservation Trades Education UPDATE
Contributed by Nancy Finegood
Posted: October 15, 2008

  Michigan Historic Preservation Network and interested educators (and others) will be meeting at the National Trust Conference in Tulsa to continue the discussion of preservation trades programs in career...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - October 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: October 15, 2008

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Neon Museum Announces Fall Tour Hours (Las Vegas, NV)
Contributed by The Neon Museum
Posted: October 6, 2008

  The Neon Museum is announcing new fall hours for tours of the Boneyard, which houses the Museum’s outdoor exhibit of rescued Las Vegas neon signs. Starting September 16 through December 23,...

National Park Service Launches Travel Itinerary on American Presidents
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 1, 2008

  As the presidential election approaches and Americans consider which candidate they will vote for on November 4th, the National Park Service offers a new Discover Our Shared Heritage on-line travel...

Chicagoland Watch List Announced - 13 endangered historic sites range from a Frank Lloyd Wright house to quickly vanishing neon signs
Contributed by Justin Lyons, Landmarks Illinois
Posted: September 18, 2008

  Landmarks Illinois, the state’s leading voice for historic preservation, announced its 7th annual Chicagoland Watch List today, revealing the focus of the organization’s advocacy efforts in the Chicago...

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day - Enjoy Free Museum Admission on Saturday, September 27, 2008
Contributed by Smithsonian Magazine
Posted: September 17, 2008

  Enjoy free general admission for you and a guest to hundreds of museums and cultural venues nationwide. Saturday, September 27, 2008. How? Present the Museum Day admission card to receive free...

Archaeology & Cemetery Workshops at Drew University
Contributed by Patricia Laprey, Director of Continuing Education and Special Programs
Posted: September 16, 2008

  Don’t miss out on two exciting NEW workshops being offered this fall through Drew’s Historic Preservation program! ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS Saturday, October...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - September 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: September 11, 2008

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Applications Being Accepted for “We the People” Bookshelf Program
Contributed by National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Program
Posted: September 9, 2008

  The National Endowment for the Humanities, in cooperation with the American Library Association’s (ALA) Public Programs Office, recently announced that applications are being accepted for the sixth...

Resource Guide for Historic Preservation
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: August 26, 2008

  Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 26, 2008 Contact: Tim Cannan (503) 223-4939 Portland, Oregon - As part of a presentation given...

National Park Service unveils new website for children
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 25, 2008

  The Kids Zone, a new addition to the National ParkService’s website, http://www.nps.gov, contains more than 50 interactiveactivities designed to connect...

The Bosco-Milligan Foundation / Architectural Heritage Center Adds To Its Executive Team To Preserve Oregon's Heritage
Contributed by Peggy Moretti, Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: August 25, 2008

  The Bosco-Milligan Foundation recently added to it’s executive team with the naming of Mark Granlund for the new position of Executive Director of the Architectural Heritage Center. This move...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - August 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: August 19, 2008

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Fall Preservation Classes at Drew University
Contributed by Patricia Laprey
Posted: August 18, 2008

  Don't miss out on taking one (or more) of the five great historic preservation courses this fall at Drew University! Classes are held on Drew University's campus in Madison, New Jersey (except...

Fort Ticonderoga Dedicates the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Contributed by Marci Hall
Posted: August 18, 2008

  The Center, designed by Tonetti Associates Architects, combines the restoration of an 18th-century French military warehouse with a state-of-the-art 21st-century learning center. Ticonderoga,...

Preserving Our Cultural Heritage
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: August 14, 2008

  The Intermuseum Conservation Association and the Ohio Preservation Council have developed a statewide preservation outreach initiative. Anyone who owns or is responsible...

National Park Service Rangers Take Public on Podcasting Adventure
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 28, 2008

  All across the country, park rangers are turning into podcasters. Hundreds of brief audio and video programs are up on park websites and on iTunes giving visitors a new national park experience. People...

National Archives, Library of Congress Form World Digital Library Partnership
Contributed by The National Archives and Records Administration
Posted: July 27, 2008

  Washington, DC…Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced today that the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has become a...

Center for History and New Media Launches National History Education Clearinghouse
Contributed by National History Education Clearinghouse
Posted: July 18, 2008

  George Mason's Center for History and New Media (CHNM) has publicly launched the National History Education Clearinghouse, an online project that brings U.S. history teachers high-quality support and...

How to Guide for Vocational School Preservation Trades Education
Contributed by Nancy Finegood
Posted: July 15, 2008

  This guide was created by Michigan Historic Preservation Network with support from the NCPTT. It is intended to introduce preservation trades training into vocational high schools. Please contact MHPN...

Georgia State Students Help Jumpstart the Future for Atlanta Preservation Center
Contributed by Steven Ferenczy
Posted: July 14, 2008

  Atlanta, GA, July 14, 2008 – Georgia State Marketing students have been given a final task to complete before they graduate. The task at hand is acting as a complete marketing consultant for an established...

2nd Annual ICA Subsidized Survey
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: July 8, 2008

  The Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA) is pleased to announce its second annual “Subsidized Survey Program.” The purpose of the program is to help a cultural institution identify...

Free Resource Guide for Historic & Cultural Resource Preservation Available
Contributed by Tim Cannan, PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: June 30, 2008

  As part of a presentation that Tim Cannan, President of PreservationDirectory.com, gave at the Architectural Heritage Center's "Old House Fair", we are pleased to announce the availability of a free...

New, Lower Fee for Masonry Restoration Workshop at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: June 30, 2008

  Generous donors and funders have covered the majority of project and volunteer costs of Heritage Conservation Network's August workshop at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in The Bronx, New York, August...

Historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Gardens Seeking Volunteers for Masonry Restoration Project
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: June 23, 2008

  The landmark Bartow-Pell

Historic Preservation Summer Course at U.C. Berkeley
Contributed by Melita Juresa-McDonald
Posted: June 18, 2008

  Are you interested in the fate of your neighborhood or community? A popular 8-week U.C. Berkeley course on historic preservation is being offered this summer. Enrollment is open to the general public...

National Park Service Chief Historian is Keynote Speaker for Archaeology Field School Lecture Series at Vancouver National Historic Reserve
Contributed by Dr. Robert Cromwell, Archaeologist
Posted: June 12, 2008

  VANCOUVER, WA – On June 26, 2008, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Dr. Robert K. Sutton, chief historian of the National Park Service, will present a free public lecture at Pearson Air Museum to commence the...

Class in Historic Preservation at Portland State University - Historic Preservation for Planners
Contributed by Tanya March
Posted: June 9, 2008

  Planning and preservation seem to have inherent conflicts. Not every building can be saved, and society has varied opinions about what to do with historic structures. Economic feasibility, placing the...

Rome Prize 2009
Contributed by Claudia Cannizzaro
Posted: June 9, 2008

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the...

National Trust For Historic Preservation Names 2008 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 29, 2008

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the 2008 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural,...

Seven Below Arts Announces Summer 2008 Barn Residencies
Contributed by The Seven Below Arts Initiative
Posted: May 11, 2008

  The Seven Below Arts Initiative, in partnership with Burlington City Arts is pleased to announce the artists selected for the Seven Below Artist-in-Residence Program (Seven Below A.I.R.). Six artists...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Celebrates National Preservation Month in May 2008
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 9, 2008

  Theme of 2008 Preservation Month is “This Place Matters" - Preservationists from Across the Country Encouraged to Share Photos of Places that Matter to Them. In May, 2008, people across...

Teaching with Historic Places
Contributed by Drew University's Historic Preservation Program
Posted: April 20, 2008

  New Jersey is home to a wealth of historic resources that can bring the study of American history alive-from Washington's hardships during the American Revolution, to 19th century farm life, to the...

12th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop
Contributed by Preservation Trades Network
Posted: March 27, 2008

  IPTW 2008 - "A Place for the Trades" Barre, Vermont - July 18-20, 2008 The 12th International Preservation...

Pioneer Days Camp Registration is Open (Rochester, NY)
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: March 27, 2008

  Register before May 1 and receive a $25 early bird discount! Let your children experience the simple pleasures of traditional crafts, outdoor games, special tours and other pioneer pastimes...

Virginia City’s History in Your Hands at July Workshop
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: March 27, 2008

  The Susan Marr House is known as the worst-looking house in Virginia City, Montana, but it’s about to get some long-needed...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - March 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: March 27, 2008

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2008 Southwest Summer Institute for Preservation and Regionalism
Contributed by University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning
Posted: March 25, 2008

  INSTITUTE MISSION AND HISTORY: Founded in 2005, the Institute provides a national and international forum on historic preservation and regionalism issues in partnership with government...

Help Develop the Architectural Heritage Center's Architects Series
Contributed by Peggy Moretti
Posted: March 11, 2008

  Thanks to a generous grant from the Architecture Foundation of Oregon (AFO), the Architectural Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon is seeking presenters to research and deliver programs on several Oregon...

Galveston Historical Foundation Adds Lectures on Historic Architecture to Annual Spring Series of Demonstration Classes
Contributed by Galveston Historical Foundation
Posted: March 3, 2008

  Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF)'s popular and informative spring class series starts Saturday, March 29 with a class entitled "Historic Paint: Color Trends and Lead-Based Paint Safety." The series...

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Unveils "Picturing America" Program
Contributed by National Endowment for the Humanities
Posted: March 3, 2008

  On February 26, at White House ceremony presided over by President George W. Bush, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) launched its new Picturing America program. Picturing America is composed...

Historic New England presents Program in New England Studies
Contributed by Historic New England
Posted: February 28, 2008

  Historic New England presents the Program in New England Studies, an intensive learning experience with lectures by specialists supplemented by workshops and behind-the-scenes tours. Participants study...

Landmark Preservation: Education & Music
Contributed by M. Foley
Posted: February 24, 2008

  Interested in examples of education through music supporting...

What's New on PreservationDirectory.com - February 2008
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: February 21, 2008

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“Working Effectively With Tribal Governments” Training Program Available
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: February 20, 2008

  Working Effectively With Tribal Governments, a new online training course, is now available to provide federal workers with better understanding and greater knowledge of the intricacies and issues involved...

Heritage Conservation Network Announces Preservation Travel and Training Opportunities for 2008
Contributed by Heritage Conservation Network
Posted: February 20, 2008

  Heritage Conservation Network is pleased to announce its 2008 schedule of hands-on building conservation workshops. These workshops, taking place in five different countries, provide essential practical...

Volunteer Vacations Put History in Your Hands
Contributed by Heritage Conservation Network
Posted: February 20, 2008

  Slinging mud, mixing mortar and photographing frescos were just some of the activities Heritage Conservation Network volunteers found themselves doing last year at project sites in places as varied...

Upcoming workshop: "Photographic Processes: History and Identification"
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: February 19, 2008

  The Intermuseum Conservation Association is pleased to announce its forthcoming workshop, “Photographic Processes: History and Identification.” The workshop will be held at the...

Application Due Dates Approaching for HABS/HAER/HALS Summer 2008 Jobs
Contributed by Judy Davis, Summer Program Administrator
Posted: January 29, 2008

  Application due dates for the employment opportunities provided by The Heritage Documentation Programs are quickly approaching. For reference, here is the overview for th HABS/HAER/HALS...

Student Conservation Association (SCA), National Park Service to Convene EarthVision
Contributed by Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the National Park Service
Posted: January 29, 2008

  The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the National Park Service to Convene EarthVision at Department of Interior Headquarters on April 25. Conservation Summit to Focus on Student...

Helping Hands Needed at North Dakota’s Hutmacher Farmstead
Contributed by Jamie Donahoe
Posted: January 28, 2008

  Heritage Conservation Network and Preservation North Dakota are looking for volunteers to help restore the Hutmacher Farmstead in Killdeer, North Dakota...

Apprenticeships in the Preservation and Traditional Building Trades
Contributed by Joe Lauver, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Posted: January 17, 2008

  The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is sponsoring its 3rd annual summer apprenticeship program to introduce students and recent graduates of post-secondary trade schools, technical...

The Independence Park Institute (IPI) 2008 Professional Development Workshops (January-May)
Contributed by Independence Park Institute
Posted: January 17, 2008

  The Independence Park Institute (IPI) offers a variety of workshops encompassing many interests and grade levels. History is our focus, however, components from multiple disciplines are frequently utilized...

Seven Below Arts Initiative
Contributed by Seven Below Arts Initiative
Posted: January 14, 2008

  Reductions in public funding for the arts have dramatically minimized opportunities to advance and explore the richness of sculpture, painting, music, dance, and other artistic endeavors at all levels....

Youth Architecture Workshops - Level I & II
Contributed by Jan Kieckhefer, Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Posted: January 7, 2008

  Youth Architecture Workshops - Level I June 16-19, 2008 LEVEL I: A great experience for students entering grade 7 – 12. Participants learn about...

John Stevens, author of Dutch Vernacular Architecture
Contributed by Bonnie Sovinee
Posted: December 2, 2007

  John Stevens, author of Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1830, discusses the `Architecture of the Van Wickle House on Saturday, April 12th, at 2PM. This talk will take place...

Textiles: From Household Goods to Museum Artifacts
Contributed by Nicole Hayes
Posted: November 28, 2007

  Textiles: From Household Goods to Museum Artifacts Presented by the Intermuseum Conservation Association Saturday, February 2, 2008, 9AM-5PM Join nationally-known textile...

Tenure-Track position, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Geography
Contributed by Ted J Ligibel, Ph.D.
Posted: November 21, 2007

  Tenure-Track position, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Geography and Geology, College of Arts and Sciences, Eastern Michigan University,

Congress Passes Funding for Teaching American History Grants and IMLS
Contributed by National Coalition for History
Posted: November 10, 2007

  This week, Congress sent to the President, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill (H.R. 3043; H. Report 110-424). The conference agreement includes...

Research, mortar and plaster Internships in Athens, NY
Contributed by Sarah Gonek
Posted: October 30, 2007

  The following internships are available at the Howard Hall Farm Restoration Project: All...

PBS's "History Detectives" looking for stories
Contributed by Carolyn Weiss
Posted: October 24, 2007

  History Detectives is a PBS series about the discovery, documentation and preservation of historic American artifacts. We are seeking story submissions...

Education Department Accepting Applications for FY '08 Teaching American History Grants
Contributed by National Coalition for History
Posted: October 13, 2007

  On October 10, the U.S. Department of Education announced that has begun accepting applications for new fiscal year (FY) 2008 Teaching American History Grants (TAH). The deadline for Notice of Intent...

George Mason University Awarded Contract to Create a National History Education Clearinghouse
Contributed by National Coalition for History
Posted: October 13, 2007

  George Mason University has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Education–valued at $7 million if fully funded over five years–to create a National History Education Clearinghouse. The...

Association for Preservation Technology-Washington, D.C. Chapter Hazardous Materials in Preservation Workshop
Contributed by Association for Preservation Technology-Washington, D.C. Chapter
Posted: October 4, 2007

  Sponsored by APTDC, attendees of this workshop will gain knowledge about potential hazardous materials encountered in the preservation of historically significant structures and monuments through presentations...

Internship Opportunities from Historic New England
Contributed by Jennifer Pustz, Historic New England
Posted: October 2, 2007

  Historic New England offers internships to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in American studies, American history, museum studies, arts administration, preservation studies, art...

Join Historic New England for An Introduction to New England Architecture
Contributed by Historic New England
Posted: October 2, 2007

  Historic New England presents An Introduction to New England Architecture: Technology and Tradition on Tuesday or Thursday evenings in October. Tuesday sessions are held at the Lyman Estate...

The Historic Homeowner Membership - A Service for Homeowners: Conserving and Maintaining Historic Houses
Contributed by Historic New England
Posted: October 2, 2007

  Here is a great service from Historic New England, the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. They offer a unique opportunity to experience the...

Campbell Center Courses, Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Contributed by Kathy Cyr, Director, Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Posted: September 5, 2007

  Check out the Center's Certificate Program in Collections Preventive Care with both objects and exhibition speciality tracks - www.campbellcenter.org. NEW:...

Heritage Conservation Network's International Hands-on Workshops for Architectural & Site Conservation
Contributed by Heritage Conservation Network
Posted: August 20, 2007

  Our 2007 workshops offer six unique opportunities to gain hands-on preservation experience. Plan now to join us for the project of your choice. If you would like to receive updates about this workshop...

Teaching with Historic Places - A Program of the National Park Service
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: August 20, 2007

  Attention Preservation Educators - the National Park Service, through the National Register of Historic Places, has a great resource for those seeking to develop training courses and educational programs...

Fall Historic Preservation classes at Drew University
Contributed by Patricia Laprey, Director of Continuing Education and Special Programs, Drew University
Posted: August 18, 2007

  Don't miss out on taking one (or more) of the five great historic preservation courses this fall at Drew University! Classes are held on Drew University's campus in Madison, New Jersey (exceptwhere...

Cemetery Preservation and Conservation at Harford Community College
Contributed by Jennifer Gerdom
Posted: August 14, 2007

  This course (available as credit/noncredit) will highlight the basic tools and knowledge to work wih others in the cemetery preservation trade as well as give the student the opportunity to work in...

International Preservation Trades Workshop 2007: "Coming Home"
Contributed by Preservation Trades Network, Inc.
Posted: August 14, 2007

  Preservation Trades Network is proud to announce that the 10th Anniversary International Preservation Trades Workshop will be held in partnership with the National Park Service Historic Preservation...

Rome Prize 2008 - American Academy in Rome
Contributed by Jessica Kaswiner, Programs Assistant for the American Academy in Rome
Posted: August 7, 2007

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the...

Thousands of National Archives Films to Be Made Available Through CustomFlix Labs
Contributed by Susan Cooper, National Archives
Posted: August 6, 2007

  Washington, DC…The National Archives and Records Administration today announced that it has reached an non-exclusive agreement with CustomFlix Labs, part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies (NASDAQ:AMZN),...

Upcoming Symposium: "Reading the Book: How Preservation Impacts Interpretation"
Contributed by Nicole Hayes, Field Services Officer
Posted: July 11, 2007

  Reading the Book: How Preservation Impacts Interpretation Presented by Intermuseum Conservation Association Hosted by the Friends of the Oberlin College Library September 7,...

The Identification, Evaluation, Planning, and Treatment of Cultural Landscapes Workshop (Berkeley, CA)
Contributed by Carolyn Rosenfeld, California Preservation
Posted: June 28, 2007

  This workshop is meant to be useful for a broad audience, ranging from the historic homeowner to agency preservation specialists. It will provide information related to definitions, documentation...

Historic preservation and cultural resources blog has launched
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: June 26, 2007

  We are thrilled to announce that the newest feature on PreservationDirectory.com - the "Preservation Blog" - has officially launched. The Preservation Blog serves as a collection of "mini-blogs"...

USC 15th Annual Historic Preservation Summer Program
Contributed by Serena Elliott
Posted: June 26, 2007

  The USC School of Architecture is pleased to announce its 15th annual summer program of short courses devoted to the conservation of our cultural heritage. This program offers fifteen...

Historic Lime Plaster Workshop
Contributed by Sarah
Posted: June 22, 2007

  Historic Lime Plaster: A Forensic Investigation and Resolution of the Travesties of Time Athens, NY (in the Hudson River Valley) THE NEW DATES ARE IN! THE LIME PLASTER WORKSHOP...

Preservation Work at the Kornthal Parsonage, Jonesboro, Illinois
Contributed by Heritage Conservation Network
Posted: June 20, 2007

  International Hands-on Workshops for Architectural and Site Conservation Preservation Work at the Kornthal Parsonage Jonesboro, IL USA Dates: July...

Senate Subcommittee Funds Teaching American History Grants at $120M
Contributed by
Posted: June 19, 2007

  On June 19, the Senate Appropriations’ Labor, Health Human Services and Education Subcommittee approved a Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 appropriations bill for the programs under its jurisdiction. The...
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