2013 – 2014 RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation For Architects, Engineers, Craftworkers, Contractors and Conservators begins Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
Earn 50 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units, 14 of which qualify for AIA Health, Safety, Welfare credits.
RESTORE classes meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., from November through May at the New Church, 114 East 35th Street, New York, NY – between Park and Lexington Avenues. RESTORE Laboratory and field-workshop sessions are scheduled during April and May.
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Lansing Community College will offer a one-day, advanced seminar on cast iron repair with braze welding. The advanced braze welding seminar is designed to address the national need for skilled craftsmen in repairing cast iron sections used in heavy industrial machinery and in historic metal structures. This rare hands-on experience in the repair and rehabilitation of heavy machine components and historic cast iron structures provides the knowledge and skills to avoid costly replacements of cast iron sections by using careful application…Find out more »
The NPS is offering “Interpreting Archeological and Cultural Heritage Resources” at the Horace Albright Training Center (HOAL), located at Grand Canyon NP, October 7-11, 2013. This 5-day course will enhance inter-disciplinary communication skills for using a team approach to develop and carry out effective public interpretation and education programs and products. Interpreters and educators will gain knowledge of archeological and cultural heritage sites for developing presentations and media about cultural heritage resources. Cultural resource specialists and archeologists will gain knowledge…Find out more »
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will be conducting the third in a series of workshops this summer related to disaster preparedness and response for museum collections. The Lower Mississippi River Delta Region is frequently threatened by natural disasters including hurricanes, floods, and tornadoes. It is important for the heritage of the region to ensure that the staff and stewards of…Find out more »
A two-and-a-half day work- shop on the application of modeling and management of archeological resources. The workshop will include a tour of Blue Waters Super Computing facility.Find out more »
Each day will have an entirely different focus, and the content will not repeat. Participants are welcome to attend either or both days. Wednesday, September 4th, will focus on all aspects of gravestone and cemetery monument repair and preservation. Thursday, September 5th, will relate to all historic masonry preservation, and is not limited to applications in graveyards and cemeteries.Find out more »
The Dry Stone workshop on September 4th and 5th will take place at the Antietam National Battlefield and will focus on restoration of dry stone walls on-site. The Battle of Antietam, which pitted the Army of the Potomac under the command of George McClel-lan against Robert E. Lee’s Confederate brigades, resulted in the single bloodiest day in American military history. Although considered a draw, the Confederate retreat at the end of the fighting allowed Abraham Lincoln to claim victory and led to the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation. The Dry Stone Workshop is a two-day event. There is no single day registration.Find out more »
National Park Service organizations in the area will be sharing what’s happening with Preservation In Your Community on Thursday, August 8 from 5:30 PM to 7:00PM. This 14th annual event will showcase preservation research and projects of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) and Cane River Creole National Historical Park (CARI).Find out more »
Have you ever wondered what an art conservation scientist does? Have you thought about how science can teach us about an historic object? Come join us this summer and be your own scientific sleuth to learn about the culture of early inhabitants of Natchitoches through the pottery shards they left behind. NCPTT is offering a one-day workshop on July 30, 2013 called “Conservation Scientist for a Day.” You’ll have a chance to study authentic pottery through documentation, microscopy, chemical spot tests, X-ray Fluorescence analysis and more!!! NCPTT instructors will guide you through a series of experiments to learn the science behind the history.Find out more »
The Delta Region faces natural disasters frequently from hurricanes, flooding, and tornadoes to name a few. It is important to ensure that collections managers are prepared for natural disasters that frequent the area.Find out more »