Calendar of Events

FIRE & LIGHT: A TOUR OF THE ART GLASS OF GREENE & GREENE, May 30, 2015. This two-hour in-depth tour of The Gamble House in Pasadena, Calif., will examine the stained-glass work of Greene & Greene. Contemporary glass artist and Gamble House docent John Hamm will show participants the Greenes’ evolution of style. For more information, visit


OLD PASADENA WALKING TOUR, June 6, 2015. Pasadena Heritage will conduct walking tours of Old Pasadena, the original downtown, in Pasadena, CA, on the first Saturday of every month (except July). The organization, established 36 years ago, saved Old Pasadena from being demolished. The tour features virtually unchanged alleyways from the town’s early days. For more information, visit


SGAA ANNUAL SUMMER CONFERENCE, June 10-12, 2015. The Stained Glass Association of America will host its summer conference in Portland, Ore. This year’s theme is “Expanding Horizons,” and the event will feature classes on traditional painting, technical lectures, and a stained-glass tour. For registration and conference updates, visit

JEWELS OF LIGHT, June 19-20, 2015. Focusing on the creation, preservation, and appreciation of stained glass, this symposium will be held at the Washington National Cathedral, in Washington. It is sponsored by APTI, the National Cathedral, APT DC Chapter, and the American Glass Guild. For more information, call 217-529-9039.


HISTORIC WINDSOR GARDEN TOUR, June 20, 2015. Historic Windsor will lead a guided tour through The National Park Service’s Saint-Gaudens Historic site as well as six original Cornish colony gardens in Cornish N.H. A reception following the tour will be held at The Plainfield Town Hall. For more information and reservations, call 802-674-6752.


TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE, July 21-22, 2015. Sponsored by Period Homes and Traditional Building magazines, the second conference in the 2015 series will be held in Princeton, N.J. The focus this year is “Materials, Methods and Jobs.” For more information, go to, contact Judy Hayward, or 802-356-4348.

IPTW 2015, July 22-24, 2015. The 19th annual International Preservation Trades Workshop will take place at the Shelburne Farms’ Coach Barn in Burlington, Vt. Preservation trade practitioners and other professionals will have the chance to share the skills and knowledge employed in conserving the built environment. For more information, visit


NATIONAL PRESERVATION INSTITUTE: HISTORIC PRESERVATION SEMINARS, September-December 2015. The National Preservation Institute will conduct a series of training seminars for professionals in management, development and historic, cultural and environmental preservation in many cities across the country. Seminars, case studies, and small group exercises will highlight state-of-the-art practices in historic preservation. For more information, visit or email


SAH SOUTH AMERICA FIELD SEMINAR, September 1-12, 2015. The Society of Architectural Historians will lead a field seminar to explore the architecture of the Rio de la Plata Basin in the South American nations, Uruguay and Argentina. The itinerary includes visits to Montevideo, Colonia del Sacramento, Buenos Aires, and Córdoba. Participants will have the chance to earn 45 LU/HSW AIA continuing-education credits. For more information, visit


DESIGNDC 2015, September 23-25, 2015. DesignDC 2015 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. This three-day conference is designed to connect attendees to cutting-edge technology and projects, as well as provide opportunities to mingle with AIA members of the Washington, Northern Virginia, and Potomac Valley areas. For more information, visit


TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE, October 6-7, 2015. Sponsored by Period Homes and Traditional Building magazines, the third conference in the 2015 series will be held in Denver. The focus this year is “Materials, Methods and Jobs.” For more information, go to, contact Judy Hayward, or 802-356-4348.


ICAA’S PRIVATE NAPLES TOUR, October 17-25, 2015. ICAA’s eight-day guided tour of Naples will give participants the opportunity to UNESCO World Heritage sites in Naples, Ravello, Positano, the Phlegraean Fields Pompeii and Herculaneam. For more information, visit


2016 PALLADIO AWARDS DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS, November 2015. The annual Palladio Awards, honoring the excellence in traditional architecture, are sponsored by Period Homes and Traditional Building magazine and the Traditional Building Conference Series. For more information, go to


APT KANSAS CITY 2014 CONFERENCE, November 1-5, 2015. The Association for Preservation Technology International will host its annual conference in Kansas City, Kan. The theme this year, “Convergence of People and Place,” will explore the interface of diverse technologies and its effects on the modern practice of heritage conservation. For conference updates, visit


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS ANNUAL CONFERENCE, November 6-9, 2015. Chicago’s McCormick Place will host the 2015 ASLA conference. Submission deadline for presentations is January 28, 2015. For more information,

ASLA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO, November 6-9, 2015. The American Society of Landscape Architects will hold its annual meeting and expo at the Chicago’s McCormick Place. The event includes education sessions, field sessions, tours, workshops and the opportunity to earn professional development hours. For more information visit,


ABX 2015, November 17-19, 2015. The Boston Society of Architects will host its tradeshow and conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Hall C, in Boston, MA. Workshops will cover topics such as building materials and technology, software and code. Participants will have the chance to earn continuing education and AIA/CES Learning Units. For more information, visit


GREENBUILD 2015, November 18-20, 2015. Greenbuild’s international conference and expo will be held in Washington. It is dedicated to green building products and services and will feature three days of educational sessions, green building tours and seminars. For more information, visit


TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE, December 1-2, 2015. Sponsored by Period Homes and Traditional Building magazines, the fourth and final conference in the 2015 series will be held in Denver. The focus this year is “Materials, Methods and Jobs.” For more information, go to, contact Judy Hayward, or 802-356-4348.


INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW, January 19-21, 2016. The Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will host its annual show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The event them will be “Discover the Building Universe.” For more information, go to

THE DESIGNER CRAFTSMEN & HISTORIC HOME SHOW, February 5-7, 2016. The Designer Craftsmen & Historic Home Show will be held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort Convention Center in Valley Forge, Pa. This joint event will give attendees a chance to learn techniques in historic architectural preservation, restoration and renovation as well as view examples of museum quality and original artwork and furniture reproductions. For more information, visit


NOMMA’s 2016 METALfab Education Expo & Exchange, March 16-19, 2016. The National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) will host its annual convention at the Hyatt Regency Greenveille in Greenville, S.C. The four-day event will feature seminars and workshops and Sam Wyche, a successful NFL head football coach, will give a keynote speech on the topic of “Team Building.” For more information, visit


NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM PROGRAMS & EXHIBITS. The National Building Museum in Washington offers a series of exhibits and programs throughout the year on topics dealing with architectural design and building. Many of the programs qualify for AIA continuing-education units. The building itself is worth the visit, and 45-minute walk-in tours are offered daily. For details on current programs and a tour schedule, go to

PRESERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Throughout the year, the Preservation Education Institute, a program of Vermont-based Historic Windsor, Inc., offers workshops on various preservation skills, technologies and practices for building and design professionals, property owners and others. For a complete listing of current programs, go to or contact Judy Hayward at 802-674-6752.


WOOD-CARVING WORKSHOPS. Classically trained master wood-carver Dimitrios Klitsas conducts classes in wood carving at his studio in Hampden, Mass., for novices as well as professionals looking to take their skills to the highest level. Classes are available for both group and individual instruction. For more details, go to or call 413-566-5301.

WOODWORKING CLASSES. The North Bennet Street School holds full-time woodworking courses – including fine carpentry and preservation carpentry – in Boston. Class size is limited to 13 people. The school provides bench space, materials, and shop supplies for most workshops. To register and pay online, visit
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