Upcoming Events in 2016
The 2016 Providence Symposium: Why Preserve?
November 3 and 4
Industrial Trust Building, 111 Westminster Street
The 2016 Providence Symposium, Why Preserve?, will bring together experts from across the nation as well as local stakeholders to examine why historic preservation matters to Providence and all communities. To be held at the iconic but threatened Industrial Trust Building, the Symposium will launch a year of community-based conversations around these foundational preservation questions: Why do we preserve? What do we preserve? Who decides what we preserve – that is, who are “we”? What are the costs of preservation? Who bears them?
Featured in the program will be special guests whose work has had monumental impact on countless cities, communities and historic buildings, including: Curtis G. Viebranz, President and CEO of Mount Vernon; Carl R. Nold, President and CEO of Historic New England; and Dr. Max Page, MS Design Program Director and Director of Historic Preservation Initiatives with the Department of Architectureat the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as author of the newly-published book, Why Preservation Matters.
Join us to find out just what we mean when we say preservation matters!
For more information and registration, visit www.ProvidenceSymposium.com
Save the Date for SIXTY!
Saturday, November 5
This event has been POSTPONED. We will soon be announcing a 2017 date for SIXTY, the Celebration.
Help us celebrate our 60th anniversary in style at the new Skyline at Waterplace. Enjoy drinks and dinner, take part in our auction, and view WaterFire from the best seat in the city. SIXTY is sure to be the party of the season!
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