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Masonry Cleaning Workshop

Masonry Cleaning Workshop

May 3 at 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Masonry Lion

Principles, technologies and protocols for cleaning historic masonry have been evolving for decades and continue to evolve.  In this new workshop practicing professionals and contractors systematically present and demonstrate the current state-of-the-art in methods, issues and best practices for cleaning.  Suitable for both emerging and experienced practitioners in preservation, the workshop will include:

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Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine

Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine

May 5 at 8:00 AM - May 8 at 5:00 PM
Old Spanish houses built of sea shells (Coquina) in St. Augustine, Florida.

Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine will explore the impacts of sea level rise on historic coastal and river communities and cultural resources through the lens of time. With the theme of Envision 2050, emphasis is placed on policies, programs, and projects that address the situation in the short-term (defined as 30 years).

Presenters will [...]

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NAGPRA for Archeologists

NAGPRA for Archeologists

May 6 at 8:00 AM - May 9 at 4:30 PM
Jacob Ahwinona and Jack Fagerstromof the Nome and Chinik Eskimo communities examine collections objects during NAGPRA consultations.

NAGPRA COURSE

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the National Center for Technology and Training, the Friends of NCPTT, and the National NAGPRA Program, will partner to offer a four-day course on the statute, regulations, requirements, and compliance aspects of NAGPRA.

The objectives are to introduce participants to the purpose and requirements of Native Americans [...]

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Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

May 9 at 9:00 AM - May 10 at 4:00 PM

The Louisiana Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) is holding a two day hands-on workshop at the Rapides Cemetery (201 Hatti St Pineville, Louisiana), dates are May 9-10, 2019 9:00 to 4:00 each day.

Maximum of 30 participants.

This workshop will be taught by conservators; Jason Church, Rusty Brenner, and Heather Veneziano. Day [...]

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Archeological Prospection in the 21st Century

Archeological Prospection in the 21st Century

May 20 - 24
Fort Casimir Site/aka Fort New Amstel/aka Fort Trefalddighet

The National Park Service’s 2019 workshop on archaeological prospection techniques entitled Current Archeological Prospection Advances for Non-destructive Investigations of the Fort Casimir Site, Delaware, will be held May 20-24, 2019, at the Fort Casimir site in New Castle County, Delaware.

Lodging will be at the Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn in Bear, DE. The [...]

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Introduction to Conserving Modern Architecture

Introduction to Conserving Modern Architecture

May 28 - 30
Modern architecture presentation.

Registration and waitlist have closed. For questions, contact CMAItraining@getty.edu

Increasingly, design professionals and historic preservation specialists are tasked with preserving, repairing, and assessing the historic significance of buildings from the modern era. However, the conservation of modern architecture is a fairly recent area of practice that is unfamiliar to many practitioners. To help address [...]

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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119