Thursday, August 31, 2017

"Adapting Heritage…Engage, Innovate, Rejuvenate!" - St. John's Oct 25-28

Less than 6 weeks left to register for “Adapting Heritage…Engage, Innovate, Rejuvenate!” - an exciting forum that examines various aspects of how heritage needs to change and adapt in the 21st century. Hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador, in partnership with Memorial University, the conference consists of three individual events:

Wednesday, October 25 – Thursday, October 26 (Morning): Forum on Adapting NL's Intangible Cultural Heritage - The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road: A day-and-a-half forum highlighting past efforts to safeguard NL's Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) and considering future directions.

Thursday, October 26 (Afternoon): Workshop on Adapting NL's Historic Religious Places - Cochrane Centre, 81 Cochrane Street
A half-day workshop on the management of NL's historic ecclesiastical buildings.

Friday, October 27 – Saturday, October 28 (Morning): Conference on Adapting NL's Historic Places - Gower Street United Church, 99 Queen's Road
A day-and-a-half conference that considers the various ways that NL's built heritage can and should change to meet modern needs.

Join conference participants and presenters from across Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada to learn about new strategies for preserving and safeguarding the province’s heritage and to share your own experiences. Sessions will be of interest to a wide variety of individuals and organizations including historic property owners and managers, municipal officials, heritage professionals, architects, planners, academics, community development organizations and others.

Travel subsidies are available on a first-come, first-served basis so register early!

A generous student discount is available as well.

Visit for full details and to register.

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