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Connecting Culture to Community: Creative Placemaking
Registration for Spring 2017 courses now open - Historic Preservation Program at RU Camden
2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference - Call for Sessions due November 23
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Connecting Culture to Community: Creative Placemaking

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What is Creative Placemaking? How can your arts or history organization address issues in your community through Creative Placemaking? How can you use culture as a tool for community and economic development?

Hear how others addressed similar issues using arts and history projects and learn about the resources for Creative Placemaking and how you can make a difference in your town at this one-day workshop and networking event.

December 8, 9:15 am - 2:45 pm
OceanFirst Bank
975 Hooper Ave Toms River, NJ 08753

$20.00 to pre-register or $30.00 at the door

Details and Registration

This event is co-sponsored by: Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, NJ State Council on the Arts, NJ Historical Commission, NJ Historic Trust, Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and OceanFirst Foundation.  

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Registration for Spring 2017 courses now open - Historic Preservation Program at RU Camden

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After its successful Fall semester launch, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has announced its Spring 2017 course offerings for the Continuing Education program in Historic Preservation at Rutgers Camden. The courses include:

  • American Architectural History (10-week course)
    Instructor: Andrea Tingey, Principal Historic Preservation Specialist, NJ Historic Preservation Office
     
  • Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions (1-day workshop)
    Instructor: Dorothy Guzzo, Executive Director, NJ Historic Trust, and others TBA
     
  • Cemeteries and Historic Preservation: Workshop and Tour of The Woodlands and Mount Moriah Cemetery (1-day workshop)
    Instructors: Dr. Dennis Montagna, Director, National Park Service Monument Research & Preservation Program and Dr. Aaron Wunsch, architectural historian and assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Program in Historic Preservation

Program website

Spring 2017 Course Offerings and Registration

 

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2017 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference - Call for Sessions due November 23

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The 2017 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference will be held June 7 & 8 at Middlesex County College in Edison. Please visit www.njpreservationconference.org for updates.

CALL FOR POSTERS

New professionals, undergraduates, and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Poster Session of the New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference.

The Poster Session is an opportunity to present work. Posters must engage subjects or projects related to historic preservation, history, archaeology, architecture, planning, museum studies, and/or public history. Submissions related to New Jersey subject matter are especially encouraged. View a list of suggested topics.

Posters will be chosen from among the submissions for display at the conference. A prize of $250 will be awarded for the best poster. All individuals whose posters are selected for display will receive complimentary registration to both the 2017 and 2018 conferences.

Presenting a poster at the conference provides a unique opportunity to explore careers in history and historic preservation, network, and share research with a wider audience.

The deadline to submit a poster is Monday, March 13.

Download the full Call for Posters (pdf)

Submit a poster

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