[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2017-06-01

INFO Heritage * OPRD Heritage.Info at oregon.gov
Thu Jun 1 15:33:04 PDT 2017


In this issue:
1. Save the Date - Oregon Main Street Conference Oct 4-6
2. Calling all historic cemetery leaders for statewide cemetery cleanup day!
3. Two connecting to collections webinars in June
4. National Trust for Historic Preservation releases its vision for the next 50 years
5. Call for proposals due June 30 for Oregon Museums Association Conference

SAVE THE DATE - OREGON MAIN STREET CONFERENCE OCT 4-6

The Oregon Main Street Conference will be October 4-6, 2017, in Oregon City. The conference feature Ed McMahon as they Keynote Speaker. Ed McMahon holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is the chair of the National Main Street Board. He is nationally known and a leading authority on the links between health and the built environment, sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth, and historic preservation.

Lodging for the conference can be reserved at the Best Western Plus Rivershore Hotel by calling (503) 655-7141 using the code OREGON.

The schedule and registration will be coming soon. For more information contact Sheri Stuart at (503) 986-0679 or sheri.stuart at oregon.gov<mailto:sheri.stuart at oregon.gov>.

CALLING ALL HISTORIC CEMETERY LEADERS FOR STATEWIDE CEMETERY CLEANUP DAY!

Cemeteries are included in the 2017 SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup presented by the Oregon Lottery September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is partnering with SOLVE to bring cemetery cleanup days into their excellent statewide day of service.

Register by July 1 to have your cemetery included as a work site for the September 23 event. As the organization and project leader, you can get support from SOLVE including:
·         Project planning assistance and coordinator training.
·         Event flyers and pre-event publicity, assistance with recruitment, online registration, and placement of volunteers.
·         Free cleanup supplies including litter bags, vinyl gloves, safety vests, first aid kits, and more.
·         Access to a small grant of up to $100 for project expenses.

For more information visit solveoregon.org or contact Joy Irby at 503-844-9571 ext. 317 or joy at solveoregon.org.

TWO CONNECTING TO COLLECTIONS WEBINARS IN JUNE


June 7, 2017  (2:00 - 3:30 EDT) Who is Taking Care of Grandma’s Grave? The Basics of Cemetery Care https://www.connectingtocollections.org/grandmas-grave-basics-of-cemetery-care/



June 16, 2017 (2:00 - 3:30 EDT) So, You Want to Run a Kickstarter Campaign? Lessons/tips for crowdfunding your project https://www.connectingtocollections.org/want-to-run-a-kickstarter-campaign/



The Connecting to Collections Care Online Community helps smaller cultural institutions to provide well-informed care for their valuable collections. All content in the C2C Care Community, with the exception of special courses, is provided for FREE. This service is a program of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works and is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

All webinars are archived on the website and can be accessed for free if you are unable to view them on the date and time they are happening.

NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION RELEASES ITS VISION FOR THE NEXT 50 YEARS

Last year was the 50 year anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. The National Trust for Historic Preservation took the entire year to have thoughtful discussions with various groups and individuals including preservationists, scholars, architects, artists, community advocates, developers, and municipal leaders in order to craft a vision for the next 50 years. You can find this document and conversations relating to it on the Preservation Leadership Forum<http://forum.savingplaces.org/blogs/stephanie-k-meeks/2017/05/18/presenting-preservation-for-people-a-vision-for-the-future> blog.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS DUE JUNE 30 FOR OREGON MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION

The Oregon Museums Association Conference will take place September 10-12, 2017 in Astoria, OR. Astoria-a point of confluence and cultural intersection-provides the backdrop for the 2017 Oregon Museums Association Annual Conference. Museums and disciplines from across the state are invited to submit projects and programs that focus on "DIALOGUE" as it relates to community engagement, public outreach, new skills, techniques and innovative ideas for community-minded museums.

Types of Sessions: Workshop (Half-day or Full-day), Lecture (75 minutes), Panel (75 minutes), Tour (Half-day or Full-day during pre-conference; 75 minutes during conference)

Submission Guidelines: If you are interested in presenting at the 2017 OMA Annual Conference, please download a Proposal Form<http://www.oregonmuseums.org/resources/Pictures/OMA_CallforProposals.pdf> and send it to oregonmuseums at gmail.com<mailto:oregonmuseums at gmail.com>. The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, June 30, 2017.

For more information visit http://www.oregonmuseums.org/Call-for-Session-Proposals.




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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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