Historic Landscape Institute

This one-week course (June 16-21, 2013) uses the gardens and landscapes of Monticello and the University of Virginia as an outdoor classroom for the study of historic landscape preservation. Lectures, workshops, field-trips, and practical working experiences will provide an introduction to the fields of landscape history, garden restoration, and historical horticulture. Fee charged ($25) registration deadline is April 1, 2013. Call (434) 984-9816 or visit www.monticello.org/hli The Historic Landscape Institute Monticello, P.O. Box 316 Charlottesville, VA 22902 … [Read more...]

Announcement of Scholarship

  The National Society, Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company , is looking for applicants for its' Founders Scholarship.   Qualifications: Female US Citizens Field: Architectural Historic Preservation Junior, Senior, Graduate Student GPA: 2.5 or higher Amount of Scholarship: $500.oo Application Deadline: 15 August   Submit an official transcript and 250-300 word essay discussing completed related areas of study, completed areas of particular interest and future plans. Include full name (no initials), permanent address, telephone number, name of college or university and class level, school address, plus applicant's signature guaranteeing correctness of information. Only applicants awarded scholarships will be notified, on or about November 1, 2013.   Send to: Jane Runkel Frederick, Scholarships Coordinator 2608 East Newton Avenue Shorewood WI 53211-2654 Attention: Scholarship … [Read more...]

Call for Student Abstracts for APT NYC 2013

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APT is pleased to announce its Call for Student Abstracts for APT NYC 2013, taking place in Times Square from October 11-15, 2013. Abstracts are due March 31, 2013.Job searching in this economy is still tough, but students who participate in the APT fall Conference Student Scholarships program will have an advantage, enjoying networking and access that is unparalleled in the preservation/conservation world. Many Student Scholars have met their future employers when their efforts were highlighted at a Conference. All you have to do is submit a 500-word abstract that summarizes your research or project that addresses an aspect of preservation/conservation technology, no later than March 31. The selected students will be assigned a mentor in the APT College of Fellows, who will walk them through the oral presentation process required at the Conference and introduce them to other APT members. They will have their registration paid for, as well as receive a stipend for hotel and … [Read more...]

National Barn Alliance Meeting (Feb 15-17th)

Do you love barns? Well if you do, on February 15th-17th you will have the opportunity to attend the National Barn Alliance Meeting held right here in Fredericksburg! The National Barn Alliance is a non-profit organization committed to preserving America‚Äôs Historic barns while seeking to educate the public on efforts to preserve barns. They encourage the documentation of barns and support preservation organizations and programs. If you would like to learn more about them, you can visit their website at http://barnalliance.org/. For more information about the National Barn Alliance Meeting, you can visit the schedule at this link or contact Professor Michael Spencer at mspen1bi@umw.edu. … [Read more...]