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September 2014

Engineering for Historic Timber Framing Workshop

September 3 - 5
645 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71457 United States
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[pl_tabs][pl_tabtitlesection type="tabs"][pl_tabtitle active="yes" number="1"]Workshop[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number="2"]Instructors[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number="3"]History[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number="4"]Site Visit[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number="5"]Photos[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number="6"]Additional Information[/pl_tabtitle][/pl_tabtitlesection] [pl_tabcontentsection] [pl_tabcontent active="yes" number="1"] NCPTT will partner with the Preservation Trades Network, the Association for the Preservation Historic Natchitoches, and the Friends of NCPTT to hold several timber framing workshops over the next year. The first workshop will explore engineering issues of historic timber structures and is geared towards architects, engineers, preservationists, conservators, students, and historic building owners and managers.  Future workshops will be hands-on and participants will have the…

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February 2015

Divine Disorder 2015

February 24, 2015 @ 8:00 AM - February 26, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

This conference is focused on highlighting the under appreciated decorative works of non-traditional artists. The conservation of these works is vital to preserving the life story of those artists outside the main stream art community. Artists come from all walks of life and every ethnic background, Folk and Outsider art is many times strongly patriotic, intensely spiritual, but always deeply personal. If not preserved we lose the window into the lives of the artists and their folk traditions. The Conference…

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March 2015

Fiber Identification and Analysis for Conservation

March 24, 2015 @ 8:30 AM - March 26, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Museum Fine Arts, Houston,
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005 United States
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The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston are partnering to host a three-day hands-on workshop on Fiber Identification and Analysis for conservation. The workshop will be held March 24-26, 2015 at the MFA Houston in Houston, TX. The workshop’s main instructor is Nicholas Petraco with secondary instruction by Fran Gale.  This workshop is only open to 20 participants, so please register early to reserve your spot. Tuition for the class is…

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Science for Parks, Parks for Science

March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
University of California at Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA United States
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NCPTT invites you to participate in “Science for Parks, Parks for Science: the Next Century,” a unique science and technology summit organized and hosted by the University of California, Berkeley. The two-and-a-half day summit will focus on state-of-the-science research conducted by natural and cultural resources scientist, managers, and practitioners. The summit will be held on March 25-27, 2015 at UC Berkeley. The unique partnership between UC Berkeley, the National Park Service and the National Geographic Society to bring you this…

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April 2015

Mid-Century Modern Structures

April 13, 2015 @ 5:00 PM - April 16, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch,
2 South 4th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102 United States
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Mid-Century Modern Structures: Materials and Preservation 2015 Symposium St. Louis, Missouri April 13-16, 2015 The Friends of NCPTT, the World Monument Fund, the American Institute for Architecture St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are partnering for a jointly organized symposium on the preservation of Mid-Century Modern Structures. The meeting will be held at the Drury Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, April 14-16, 2015. A public lecture will precede the meeting on Monday…

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