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  • 13 Feb 2021 9:00 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

    VAF member Kathryn Holliday and colleagues at UT Arlington won the SOM Research Prize that will look at historic black settlements along the Trinity River in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in a proposal titled Reclaiming Black Settlements: A Design Playbook for Historic Communities in the Shadow of Sprawl.

  • 13 Feb 2021 9:00 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

    In February the SAH Latrobe Chapter held its first online biennial symposium titled ”Race, Ethnicity, and Architecture in the Nation’s Capital” where many VAF members participated, including panelists Christine Henry and Mary Corbin Sies, session chair Richard Longstreth, and keynote speaker Amber Wiley.   VAF Board member Vyta Pivo is also the SAH Latrobe chapter's president and organized the virtual paper presentations after the April 2020 event was cancelled due to pandemic restrictions.

  • 13 Feb 2021 8:50 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

    The NPS’s Underrepresented Communities Grant Program (URC) is now accepting applications for competitive grants. Since 2014, the NPS has awarded almost $3 million in grants to diversify the nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Grant-supported projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register, as well as the development of new nominations to the National Register.

    The National Park Service’s (NPS) Historically Black Colleges & Universities Grant Program (HBCU) is now accepting applications for competitive grants. The HBCU Preservation Grant Program exists to document, preserve, and stabilize structures on HBCU campuses that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places either individually or as contributing to a National Register or National Historic Landmark historic district.

    Applications for both programs will be due March 31, 2021.

  • 13 Feb 2021 8:40 AM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

    Thomas Jefferson's Monticello will hold an all-day virtual conference on Saturday, March 20, 2021 titled "Fiske and Marie Kimball: Shaping Our Experience of Buildings and Objects"  that will investigates the many ways Fiske and Marie Kimball shaped our experience and understanding of art and architecture in the 20th century. For details and registration information see the Monticello website.

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