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2014 Preservation Workshops

Wichita Steel Window Repair Workshop - June 23 - 27, 2014

Got rusty metal windows? The City of Wichita will host a week-long workshop in June featuring window restoration expert, Jim Turner. The week-long class will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and will be limited to approximately 25 participants total.  Registration is $100 per person and includes meals and snacks during class time all week.  Registration forms may be mailed to Kathy Morgan, City of Wichita Historic Preservation Office 455 N. Main, 10th Floor Wichita, KS 67202-1688. This workshop is partially funded by a Historic Preservation Fund Grant from Kansas State Historic Preservation Office. The workshop is also sponsored by AIA Wichita and the City of Wichita.


Heritage Trust Fund grant workshops - June 23 & July 8, 2014

These workshops have been scheduled to provide information about grant opportunities offered by the Kansas Historical Society and the Kansas Humanities Council. Each workshop will provide valuable information about the grant application procedures and the grant administration requirements of each agency. Attendance is highly encouraged for anyone seeking a grant from either agency this year. There is no cost to attend, but we do ask that you contact 785-272-8681 ext. 240 or cultural_resources@kshs.org to reserve your space.

June 23, 2014
HAYS - Hays Public Library - 1205 Main Street
Main Floor Gallery
Parking is available on Main Street or in the parking lot off of 12th Street
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

July 8, 2014
TOPEKA - Kansas Historical Society - 6425 SW 6th Avenue
Museum Classrooms - enter through the main museum entrance
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Annual Certified Local Governments Training at the 2014 Kansas Preservation Conference - September 11, 2014

The Kansas Preservation Alliance is hosting the 2014 Kansas Preservation Conference September 11-12 in Emporia, KS. From 1 p.m to 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014 staff and volunteers from the state's Certified Local Governments (CLGs) are invited to attend the first annual CLG Training at the Emporia Granada Theater.  State Historic Preservation Office staff will update attendees on the CLG program in Kansas, local and state preservation laws, and opportunities for funding.  The event will include time for attendees to share information about their own local projects and to ask questions.  Watch for more information coming soon! Contact Katrina Ringler at 785-272-8681 ext. 215 or kringler@kshs.org with any questions.

Meet with a Preservation Expert

Do several property owners in your community have questions about preservation programs, like the National Register of Historic Places, tax credits and grants? The State Historic Preservation Office staff is available to meet with property owners or groups upon requested. Call Marsha at 785-272-8681, ext. 240 to schedule an appointment.