Urban/Rural Preservation Days ~ September 9 - September 11, 2012

Field Trip: Great Camp Santanoni – Newcomb Lake, Adirondacks
Sunday, September 9, 2012
An all-day event – for details, reservation, or directions contact: jkittler@stlawu.edu.

Photo Exhibition Opening: Living In Harmony With the Past - Authentic Interiors of Banská Štiavnica (Slovakia)
Monday, September 10, 2012 – 7 p.m.
The Richard F. Brush Gallery
The opening of the exhibition will be followed by a reception.

Workshop: Historic Building and Preservation Crafts Student Center
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 – 2-4 p.m.
(Outside if weather permits between the student center and Dana Hall; inside in case of rain) 
Demonstrations of various traditional building and preservation techniques by experts from Florence/Italy, Banská Štiavnica/Slovakia, Camp Santanoni and others.

Keynote Address and Expert Panel Discussion: Historical Preservation: Why Should We Care?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 – 7 p.m.
Winston Room – Student Center
A lecture by Dr. Michel Bonnette, a UNESCO expert from Quebec City/Canada - will be followed by a panel discussion composed of preservation specialists from three cities on the UNESCO World Heritage List: Michel Bonnette – Quebec City, Canada; Francesco Lupi - Florence, Italy; Katarína Vošková - Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia. Also participating are representatives of the preservation movement in the North Country: AARCH Executive Director Steven Engelhart and master craftsman Michael Frenette.

For any further questions please contact Dr. Juraj Kittler: jkittler@stlawu.edu