The symposium,” New Audiences for Old Houses: Building a Future with the Past," will take place on September 28, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 at the Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA. It addresses audience cultivation and development in historic house museums and features academics and practitioners from both the US and UK, including Cary Carson, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (ret.), Reena Suleman, Leighton House Museum, John Walton, University of Central Lancashire, Giles Waterfield, Royal Collection Studies at the Attingham Trust, and Patricia West, National Park Service (USA). Registration fee is $100; $40 for students. The event is hosted by The Nichols House Museum, Boston University’s Art History Department and Preservation Studies Program, The Boston Athenaeum, and grants from The Humanities Foundation at Boston University and The National Trust for Historic Preservation's Preservation Fund for Eastern Massachusetts.
For more information and to register, please contact the Nichols House Museum at email@example.com or 617.227.6993, or visit www.nicholshousemuseum.org.
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