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Registration Now Open | National Conference on Latino Culture & Heritage | Encuentro 2018

  • 1.  Registration Now Open | National Conference on Latino Culture & Heritage | Encuentro 2018

    Posted 03-13-2018 07:43
    For the first time, Latinos in Heritage Conservation is bringing a national conversation about Latino historic preservation to New England. Featuring guest speakers from across the country and opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with fellow practitioners and advocates for Latino historic preservation, this is a not to be missed opportunity. Rhode Island Latino Arts, Rhode Island Historic Preservation & Heritage Commission, and local partners have planned an engaging program of tours and special events to round out the schedule.

    Workshops coordinated by the LHC will features guest speakers from across the country including Dr. Stephen Pitti, Belinda Faustinos, Eduardo Díaz, and Dr. Ramona Hernández. RILA has invited local panelists and tour guides such as Brent Runyon of the Providence Preservation Society, Dr. Taino Palermo of Roger Williams University and Marta V. Martínez on the Latino Cultural Corridor.

    Registration fees:
    $30 Thursday & Friday | $50 Saturday
    $15 Thursday & Friday | $25 Saturday for students with ID
    Hotel rates: $99

    Visit the conference website to register, for hotel information and to learn more about the program, tours and a few free events:  Register now!



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    Marta V. Martínez, Executive Director
    Rhode Island Latino Arts | Nuestras Raices: The Latino History Project of Rhode Island
    393 Broad St. Suite 106 | Providence, RI 02907
    www.nuestrasraicesri.org | www.rilatinoarts.org
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