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Best Practices for Nonprofit History Organizations, Preserving New Jersey's Historic Collections Workshop Series
Preserving Your Porch: A Hands-On Historic Preservation Workshop
New Jersey History Forum
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Best Practices for Nonprofit History Organizations, Preserving New Jersey's Historic Collections Workshop Series

Preserving New Jersey's Historic Collections: Best Practices for Nonprofit History Organizations

The Basics of Collection Care: Caring for your Objects

January 8, 2019 (snow date January 15th)

10:00am - 4:00pm, registration 9:00am - 10:00am

Location: Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060

Instructor: Joan Harris-Rico, Collections Manager, Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Cost: $25, includes a light breakfast and lunch

Description:

Collections Care Hands-on is a workshop for those who care for historic artifacts and for individuals with multiple levels of experience. This day-long workshop will consist of simple, hands-on projects for improving the condition of books, paper ephemera, textiles, and furniture. A PowerPoint presentation will include major topics on collections care, and how-to demonstrations.

 

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Co-Sponsored by the New Jersey Historic Trust and the New Jersey Historical Commission.



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Preserving Your Porch: A Hands-On Historic Preservation Workshop

Head to Philadelphia on November 17th for a hands-on preservation workshop hosted by MARCH Historic Preservation Program at Rutgers-Camden!

First impressions are important. Is your porch looking its best? Whether the porch on the building where you live or work is utilitarian, decorative or both, you probably want to keep it looking good since it’s the first thing people see when they visit. But where to begin? In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about historic porch components, why and how porches deteriorate, and what tools and materials you can use to preserve and repair them.

Breakfast included with registration!

Instructors: Ray Tscheope & Tom McPoyle, Fairmount Park Conservancy

Date: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Arch Street Meeting House, 320 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cost: $45 (continental breakfast included)

Credits: .3 CEUs

Click here for registration info! 

Questions? Contact 856-225-6878 or preservation@camden.rutgers.edu

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New Jersey History Forum

2018 New Jersey History Forum
Friday, November 2, 2018
Monmouth University

In 2018, the New Jersey History Forum, Greetings from New Jersey: Popular Culture & The Garden State, will consider the impactful work of New Jersey artists, musicians, filmmakers, writers, and actors over the course of the state’s history. The New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Archives, and New Jersey State Museum are pleased to announce this year’s Forum, to be held on Friday, November 2nd at Monmouth University in co-sponsorship with the University’s Department of History and Anthropology.

The Forum is a biennial program that highlights the importance of studying and sharing local history and invites established and emerging scholars, educators, public historians, and a broad spectrum of social science and humanities researchers to present new research that facilitates greater public awareness of New Jersey history.

Greetings from New Jersey: Popular Culture & The Garden State will feature a plenary panel discussion with actors and scholars about popular representations of history in film and television and a luncheon keynote talk by Bob Santelli, founding Director of the Grammy Museum and author of Greetings from E Street: The Story of Bruce Springsteenand the E Street Band and The Big Beat: Conversations with Rock’s Great Drummers, co-authored with E Street Band’s Max Weinberg.

 

For more info, head to the New Jersey Historical Commission's website! Or click here for registration!

 



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