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PHC Conference 11/17: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History

Join the CUNY Public History Collective for our second annual conference, "It's Not What You Think: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History," featuring Keynote speaker Sarah Henry, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Museum of the City of New York. 

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, November 17 from 10:30am to 6:00pm at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. 

Workshop: Architecture in Color: Historic Paints and Finishes, Their Investigation and Reproduction

 

Architecture in Color: Historic Paints and Finishes, Their Investigation and Reproduction

Historic architecture is known to us in primary source materials through drawings or early black-and-white photography.  What’s missing is color and the finishing of a building that makes all the difference in its appearance. Through lectures and hands-on lab work, workshop participants will learn what traditional paints were made of, how they were used, and ways to investigate the finishes history of a building.

CFP: Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials, Deadline 10 Nov 2017

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Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

A one-day symposium sponsored by the Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College and Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Date: Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Location: Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

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