[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2016-01-13

INFO Heritage * OPRD Heritage.Info at oregon.gov
Wed Jan 13 15:03:11 PST 2016


In this issue:
1. Use #oregonheritage on social media
2. Portland organization seeks executive director
3. Frazier Farmstead hiring director
4. University offering online workshops this winter


USE #oregonheritage ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Oregon Heritage asks that you use the tag #oregonheritage when sharing Oregon's history and culture on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The tag will help link the efforts and activities of all of Oregon's historians, preservationists, curators, archivists and heritage fans. It will also maximize the social media efforts of organizations and practitioners that use the tag and help introduce their work to new audiences across disciplines and interests.

For fans of heritage, searching for #oregonheritage will open up the entire universe of heritage activities, artifacts, sites and collections in the state. If enough organizations use the tag the general public will follow. So;
*       sharing a photo of a historic building on Instagram?  - tag it #oregonheritage
*       sharing an update about a cultural event in your community?  - tag it #oregonheritage
*       sharing artifacts from your collection on Facebook? -  tag it #oregonheritage

A diverse group of organization and individuals are already using it to share information about their work and the cool places and collections they see!

Help us at Oregon Heritage, a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, build a network celebrating Oregon's history and culture!

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PORTLAND ORGANIZATION SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Bosco-Milligan Foundation and Architectural Heritage Center in Portland is hiring a new executive director as founding executive director Cathy Galbraith retires.

Bosco-Milligan Foundation (BMF) is an Oregon non-profit corporation dedicated to historic and culturally significant architectural preservation and education in the Portland region.  The Foundation owns a large collection of architectural artifacts, presents exhibits and educational programs and advocates for preservation at state and local levels.  BMF owns and operates the Architectural Heritage Center (AHC), a historic building housing BMF/AHC offices, classrooms, exhibit spaces, library, and storage of a portion of BMF's artifacts collection.

The executive director is responsible for oversight and management of BMF and AHC Staff, collections and functions, including education programs, fundraising, advocacy, exhibits, resources and technical assistance, and conservation of the collections and AHC building.  The position reports to the board of directors. For a complete job description, go to: http://www.visitahc.org/files/pdf/AHC_Executive_Director_announcement.pdf .

Preferred credentials include post-graduate degree or equivalent experience/education in non-profit management, public policy, historic preservation, museum management or related areas; familiarity with Oregon rules and regulations relating to historic properties; passion for historic preservation and ability to advocate effectively; proven ability in fundraising leadership.

For consideration, send credentials, including resume, references and compensation expectations addressed to BMF Selection Committee, at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214 or by e-mail to jobs at visitahc.org<mailto:jobs at visitahc.org>


FRAZIER FARMSTEAD HIRING DIRECTOR

Frazier Farmstead Museum's board of directors is seeking an energetic person interested in preservation, promotion and management of a unique historic property.  Established 30 years ago the museum consists of a Victorian house, barn and outbuildings on six acres located at 1403 S.E. Chestnut St. Milton-Freewater.  See  www.frazierfarmsteadmuseum.org<http://www.frazierfarmsteadmuseum.org>   for complete job details for this part time position.  Search closes Feb. 16 or until filled.


UNIVERSITY OFFERING ONLINE WORKSHOPS THIS WINTER

The international University of British Columbia Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is offering a new session of online heritage workshops this winter. Taught by international experts and senior practitioners, these workshops can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning - an international professional learning program delivered 100 percent online. Registration is now open for a workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and on Historic Preservation and the Cities of Tomorrow.

For more information about the program and to register, visit https://cstudies.ubc.ca/study-topic/cultural-planning-development .

Oregon Heritage News is a service of Oregon Heritage, a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The news editor can be contacted at heritage.info at oregon.gov<mailto:heritage.info at oregon.gov>

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