If you can’t make it to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual conference, PastForward, Nov. 15-18 in Houston, join us virtually. Live streaming at PastForward is FREE and can be done in the comfort of your home or the convenience of your office.
2016 Virtual Programming
• Opening Plenary–Wednesday, November 16, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Featuring remarks from Stephanie K. Meeks, president and chief executive officer, National Trust for Historic Preservation.
• TrustLive: preservationLIVABILITY–Thursday, November 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Rick Lowe, community activist and artist, founder of Project Row Houses, will kick off a dialogue about preservation’s intersection with smart growth and sustainability in urban places.
• TrustLive: preservationPLACES–Thursday, November 17, 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Nina Simon, executive director, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, will start a conversation on the ways we can animate historic places to better teach history, tell stories, and promote reconciliation.
• TrustLive: preservationVOICES–Friday, November 18, 8:45-9:45 a.m.
John Valadez, documentary filmmaker, will lead a discussion on the role historic places play in social and environmental justice, and how they tell the full American story.
• Closing Luncheon–Friday, November 18, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Featuring speaker Theaster Gates, founder and executive director of Rebuild Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that endeavors to rebuild the cultural foundations of neighborhoods and incite movements of community revitalization that are culture-based, artist-led and neighborhood-driven.