[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-09-07

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Wed Sep 7 08:56:49 PDT 2011

In this issue:
1. Summer Edition of “Courier” Now Available
2. Humanities Offers Program Grants
3. Focus on Collections Care Workshops Set
4. Trask River Toll Road Tour Offered
5. Oral History Workshop Featured


Read about the new Oregon Cultural Heritage playing cards in the summer
edition of the “Cultural Heritage Courier”. Find out what's
happening with Oregon's Main Street program from the perspective of
several dedicated volunteers. Travel the back roads of the state with
two Heritage Programs staff members who have been busy working with
historic communities. Check out some of the recent National Register
listings, and much more! Visit
http://www.oregonheritage.org/OPRD/HCD/docs/Courier_11_2_sum.pdf to
access the “Courier”. 


Oregon Humanities has announced guidelines for 2012 Public Program and
Responsive Program Grants. Of particular interest are proposals for
programs that bring together diverse groups of Oregonians and reflect
collaboration between organizations within a community, as well as
proposals from a broad range of nonprofit organizations in Oregon,
including those that may not traditionally define their work as
Public Program Grants support humanities-based public programming
beginning after April 1, 2012. The postmark deadline for the Letter of
Interest is Oct. 31. Oregon Humanities will hold a webinar about the
Public Program Grants at 11 a.m., Sept. 22. 

Responsive Program Grants support humanities-based public programming
developed in response to pressing, current issues or events. Programs
must begin after November 1, 2011. Oregon Humanities accepts proposals
on a rolling basis.
To register for the webinar or to learn more about the grant programs,
visit http://oregonhumanities.org .

The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) will present a three-day
workshop series designed for institutions with material-based
collections, Oct. 19 - 21 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in
Eugene. Staff involved in collections care, policymaking, exhibition
development, installation, and students in degree related programs are
encouraged to attend. A variety of workshops will allow participants to
select the training appropriate to their needs and experience levels.
Visit http://bacc.org/pdfs/BACC-Eugene2011.pdf to view the complete
workshop brochure with course descriptions and a registration form, or
contact the BACC Field Service Office at (619) 236.9702 or
wrfso at bacc.org.


The Tillamook County Historical Society is providing a rare opportunity
to travel the route of the Trask River Toll Road. Interested
participants should meet at 9 a.m., Sept. 29 at the Tillamook Fair
Grounds in Tillamook. Used during the late 1800s and described as the
"most awful ride in the world," the road took travelers from Tillamook
to Yamhill. Traveled best with a high clearance car, the tour will
feature specific historical points along the way. Limited spaces are
also available in three vans. Participants will receive maps and
information at the beginning of the trip. For reservations and further
information, call Bill Minshall, 503-392-3984 or Jim Reeher at


Kylie Pine will lead an Oral History workshop from 10 a.m. - noon,
Sept. 17 at the Willamette Heritage Center. “Getting Started with Oral
History” will introduce participants to the best ways including the
equipment to use, methods, transcription, authentication and
preservation, as well as tips for structuring questions and conducting
interviews. Call (503) 585-7012 to pre-register by Sept. 14, or visit
www.willametteheritage.org . 

Grants deadlines are approaching! Visit www.oregonheritage.org to learn
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