2017 PRE-CONFERENCE OFFERINGS


Preservation Leadership Training® (PLT) Intensive 9:00am - 4:30pm


Application Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017

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Cost: $85.00/per person Capacity: 50 participants Transportation: Provided from Capital Hilton Hotel

Location: National Trust for Historic Preservation, Watergate Office Building, Washington DC

Hosts: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), National Trust for Historic Preservation, a collective partnership

Who Should Attend?

Whether you’re a curator, interpreter, preservation practitioner, scholar, volunteer or docent within your organization, you’ll want to attend this workshop exploring best practices in preserving the material and cultural heritage of black museums and/or historic sites. Hear from national experts providing insights on preservation business planning and strategies for preserving buildings, landscapes, and collections. You’ll also learn how to create a strategic plan, focusing on fundraising and advocacy, to strengthen your preservation projects and nonprofit organizations.


Offsite Insights Tour of the Smithsonian's Pennsy Storage Facility 8:00am - 12:00pm

This exclusive Tour of the Pennsy Storage Facility is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to view the Smithsonian Institution's state of the art archival storage and facilities where the majority of NMAAHC's 37,000-piece collection is held.

Cost: $25.00/per personCapacity: 20 participants Transportation: Provided from Capital Hilton Hotel


Museum Curators Tour 8:30am - 10:00am

Don't miss this exclusive tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture led by exhibition curators of select galleries. Participants can choose from one (1) of three (3) gallery tours, including: Cultural Expressions (led by JoAnne Hyppolite), Military History (led by Krewasky Salter), and Sports History (led by Damion Thomas).

Cost: $25.00/per person | Capacity: 60 participants Transportation: Provided from Capital Hilton Hotel

 

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