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Storytelling with Audioguides at Industrial Heritage Sites

Preservation Leadership Forum is presenting a series of posts by Sarah Rovang , the 2017 recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians. The fellowship allows its recipients—recent graduates with advanced degrees or emerging scholars—to...

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Forum Journal: Heritage in the Landscape

The latest issue of Forum Journal examines the history, issues, and current conversations surrounding the preservation of cultural landscapes. In her introductory piece on cultural landscapes and the National Register, Barbara Wyatt explains that there is no single, rigid definition for a...

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Into the Machine Hall: Lessons in Visitorship at Industrial Museums

Preservation Leadership Forum is presenting a series of posts by Sarah Rovang , the 2017 recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians. The fellowship allows its recipients—recent graduates with advanced degrees or emerging scholars—to...

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Edward Hopper House: Nighthawks Teen Leadership Program

By Nina Jean Berlingeri Editor's Note: The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship recognizes success and innovation in historic preservation, management, and programming at historic sites. Want to submit a nomination for this year’s...

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Here, Now: Contemporary Art at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site

By Kate Menconeri Imagine visiting Thomas Cole at his house in 1840 and standing eye-to-eye with one of his original paintings such as “The Architect's Dream . ” Cole, who spent years exploring the Catskill landscapes that inspired his art, hung his own paintings, still wet from the studio, on...

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Imaging Labor History and Worker Spaces at Industrial Heritage Sites

Preservation Leadership Forum is presenting a series of posts by Sarah Rovang , the 2017 recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians. The fellowship allows its recipients—recent graduates with advanced degrees or emerging scholars—to...

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Creating a Richer Visitor Experience at Drayton Hall

By Trish Lowe Smith and Sarah Stroud Clarke Preserve as is, never restore—that, in a nutshell, is the preservation philosophy at Drayton Hall , a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Widely believed to be the first and best Palladian house in North America, Drayton...

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Forum Webinar: Managing Photography at Historic Sites

On March 19 Preservation Leadership Forum and two of the National Trust’s Historic Sites joined forces to host the most recent Forum Webinar —a conversation about DIY photography at historic sites. Panelists Corey Heyward, Wexler Curatorial Fellow at Drayton Hall , and Christa Carr, director...

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Slide Deck: Managing Photography at Historic Sites: Effectively Capturing Collections, Buildings, Landscapes, and Visitors on a Budget

This is the slide deck for "Managing Photography at Historic Sites: Effectively Capturing Collections, Buildings, Landscapes, and Visitors on a Budget" webinar that took place on March 19, 2019. #HistoricSites #collectionsmanagement

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Managing Photography at Historic Sites: Effectively Capturing Collections, Buildings, Landscapes, and Visitors on a Budget (March 19, 2019 | Forum Webinar)

Join Preservation Leadership Forum and two National Trust Historic Sites for a conversation about “DIY photography” at historic sites. From photographing your collections, capturing complex landscapes, and examining what makes a good marketing photo, we talk about how to do it all on a budget....