Resources

The Campaign for Historic Trades participates in and hosts many events in and around Maryland. Take a look at our upcoming events to see where we’ll be next.

Preserving Georgia’s Historic African American Resources

This workshop will include topics on major themes and issues for historic African American resources, fundraising strategies and planning, and technical preservation assistance. Speakers will include Melissa Jest, African American Programs Coordinator with the Georgia Department of Cultural Affairs Historic Preservation Division; Mark C. McDonald, President and CEO of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation; ...

Certification Prep Workshop November 4-5

During the two days (Thurs-Fri November 4-5), participants will work with limestone to rebuild an historic retaining wall on top of a projecting foundation course.  Participants will also build a drystone wallhead.  Instruction will be based on the internationally-accepted specifications required to pass Dry Stone Conservancy's Level 1 Professional Certification exams.  Although some stone shaping ...

$400

ARTisAn Objective® Workshop MAS-03 – Grave Marker & Monument Cleaning & Repair Basics

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford

Grave Marker & Monument Cleaning & Repair Basics 1 Day – 8:00am to 2:30pm While cemeteries are often considered to be perpetual, their most prominent feature, the grave markers, are not. Additionally, deferred maintenance usually accelerates the deterioration of gravestones and monuments which can result in safety hazards. Our preservation practices attempt to keep gravestones ...

$425

Virtual Sandwiching in History: Historic Argenta, North Little Rock

November 5th - Historic Argenta, North Little Rock; Sandwiching in History Tours will continue to be virtual this year with a line up of unique sites from around our state. These tours premiere on Facebook the first Friday* of each month at noon and are archived on our YouTube channel. *Dates can vary so please ...

Free

GetSmART: Volunteer Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Learn how to manage one of your organization’s greatest assets – your volunteers! While the webinar is free to attend, registration on Eventbrite is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../getsmart-volunteer... On-time, strategic volunteer management improves volunteer engagement, deepens relationships, and retains volunteers - all of which help to strengthen your organization’s future. Join us for a free webinar Tuesday, November ...

Free

Women in Preservation with Claudia Cathcart Shannon

The “Women in Preservation” virtual speaker series features women from a variety of backgrounds who are working to save Arkansas’s historic places. Our November speaker will be Claudia Cathcart Shannon, ASID, NCIDQ, President of Shannon Design Enterprises, Inc., at Jonesboro.  A native of the state of Arkansas, Claudia Shannon has dedicated her life to the recognition ...

Free

Windows Preservation Alliance Regional Meeting – Minneapolis

Hayes Window Restoration ​4439 Hiawatha Ave., Minneapolis

Come join your fellow window restorers to talk about tools, finishes and shop management. This lively day and half will be filled with information and camaraderie as only Midwesterners can offer. Hosted by Hayes Window Restoration, all WPA members and non members are welcome. The program starts mid day on Friday to allow for travel. There ...

$30 – $75

Gravestone Preservation Workshop

Central Cemetery 490 Federal Rd, Brookfield

Join Atlas Preservation in Central Cemetery for a Gravestone Preservation Workshop! More info coming soon! Check out the Find-A-Grave here! https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1961051/central-cemetery A Typical Workshop This outline will act as a general guideline for the content of a typical workshop hosted by Jon Appell. Due to the variability found in every graveyard, there are many unknown factors, ...

Carpentry Demonstration at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne 1368 Colonial Pkwy, Jamestown

Building a fort proved to be a necessity for the colonists within a month of their arrival in 1607. In 1994 Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists found evidence of the trenches and post molds from the original palisade lines. Carpenter Danny Whitten will demonstrate the tools and methods used by the first colonists to build everything from ...

PRC’s Holiday Book Fest

Hotel St. Vincent’s Evangeline Hall 1507 Magazine St., New Orleans

The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans brings local authors together for a celebration of their latest books focused on New Orleans’ history, architecture and culture. Each author will give a 15-minute talk, followed by a book signing.All books available for purchase on site thanks to The Garden District Book Shop. PRC will follow all ...

Free

New York Statewide Preservation Conference

The NY Statewide Preservation Conference is going virtual once again! This means you can attend from anywhere in the world, including the comfort of your own couch. It also means we can bring you a wide variety of speakers—who represent grassroots advocates, experts in the field, and emerging professionals—from across the country. This year, we’re ...

$25

Virtual Workshop: 2022 Preservation Initiatives Grant Program

The 2022 application for the DC Preservation League’s Preservation Initiatives Grant Program is now open through Friday, January 21, 2022. For more information about the two grant funds and the application process, please join us for a virtual grant workshop on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:30 pm EST.   REGISTER HERE This workshop is free & open to ...

Free

ARTisAn Objective® Workshop JOYN-01 – Sash Mechanics of Historic Windows

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford

Sash Mechanics of Historic Windows 8:00am to 12:00pm Special Offer: Call 215-536-1776 to register for both JOYN-01 & JOYN-02 at the reduced price of $775 Old windows continue to be important to the mechanics of historic buildings as well as admirable architectural and woodworking achievements. A sash window or hung sash window is made of ...

$275

2022 Places in Peril Unveiling

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation invites you to the unveiling of the 2022 list of Places in Peril live on Facebook!

Historic House Specialist

Preservation Resource Center 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans

This popular program provides detailed information about the historic house types, architectural styles and neighborhoods of New Orleans, as well as best practices in historic renovation, rehabilitation tax incentives and historic house research. This program will earn four continuing-education credits for Realtors from the LA Real Estate Commission, as well as certification as a PRC-approved Historic House Specialist. PRC will follow all city, state and federal ...

$85 – $95

NEW DOLLARS/NEW PARTNERS for Georgia Sacred Places Training

Congregations in Georgia that are striving to care for their buildings and make the most of them for outreach are invited to consider participating in New Dollars/New Partners—a nationally-respected training program that will begin in Fall/Winter, 2021-2022. The trainings are a collaboration between Partners for Sacred Places (a national nonprofit serving congregations with older and ...

Traditional Building Conference

Biltmore Hotel 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables

The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education and training for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time efficient format for AIA Continuing Education Credits. The 2020-2021 curriculum is a combination of online learning, including annual two-day virtual conferences, a web seminar series and an in-person event December 1-2, ...

$395

Dollars & Sense of Historic Preservation

First held at Hot Springs in 2014, “Dollars & Sense of Historic Preservation” is a half-day program designed to discuss the economic potential of historic building rehabilitation as well as tools for redevelopment. The agenda includes presentations on the National Register of Historic Places, Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Historic Preservation Restoration Grants, ...

ARTisAn Objective® Workshop MAS-06 Lithomex Brick & Stone Surface Repair

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford

ARTisAn Objective® Workshop MAS06: Lithomex Brick & Stone Surface Repair 1 Day – 8:00am to 2:30pm Rather than cutting out and replacing damaged or decaying brick and stone, impressive repairs can be achieved by using modern lime-based mortars. Lithomex is a state-of-the-art brick and stone resurfacing and repair material specifically designed to restore the profile, ...

$425