Summer Conservation Field School in Croatia

University of Oregon Study in Croatia 2014

The Croatia Conservation Field School is an intensive program that allows students to gain hands-on experience in a culturally rich setting. Students will explore villages, while learning the history of the area, documenting and analyzing important structures, and participating in a hands-on building project. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and is primarily intended for students in historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, and other related academic fields. Students participating in this program will be registered at the University of Oregon and will receive UO credits for courses taken in Croatia. Priority deadline is January 15th. Final deadline is February 15th. For more information, visit their website. … [Read more...]

Advocacy Scholars Program – Call for Papers!

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Preservation Action is offering a limited number of scholarships to participate in Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 3-6 in Washington, DC. The scholars will also receive a $500 stipend. In order to be considered, applicants must submit a 3-5 page paper on a preservation policy or advocacy topic of their choice. For more information, consult the poster below or visit their website www.preservationaction.org.   … [Read more...]

Arizona Preservati​on Field School

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The Heritage Conservation Program at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce the 2014 Arizona Preservation Field School sponsored by the National Park Service.  This year’s field school will take place January 6-10, 2014 at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in southern Arizona. If you are looking for an excuse to spend early January in sunny southern Arizona, this is it.  All costs are covered except air travel to Tucson, but workshop attendance is limited.  See attached announcement and application for more details.  Please note that applications are due December 15th, 2013. For more information, please follow this link. For the application, please follow this link. … [Read more...]

Colonial Williamsbu​rg Antiques Forum Scholarshi​ps

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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is pleased to once again offer scholarships to attend the 66th annual Antiques Forum held February 14-18, 2014. While scholarships typically cover registration costs, we are especially excited to again offer housing as a part of this year’s award. The program, “New Findings in the Arts of the Coastal South” will gather acclaimed curators, dealers, and museum directors from across the United States to share their most recent findings and insights in the fine and decorative arts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Scheduled speakers include J. Thomas Savage, Jr., director of museum affairs, Winterthur Museum; Sumpter Priddy, scholar and antiques dealer; Rob Hunter, leading ceramics scholar and editor, American Ceramics; Carol Borchert Cadou, vice president for historic preservation and collections, George Washington’s Mount Vernon; and Carter Hudgins, II, director of preservation and education at Charleston’s Drayton Hall. For detailed information … [Read more...]