Have you ever wondered about the history that surrounds your home or town’s historic district? Would you like to understand the cultural and intellectual currents that led to the Victorian Revival Style or the Arts and Crafts movement? What’s the difference between vernacular and high-style architecture?
Classes and workshops in Drew University’s Historic Preservation Certificate program begin September 17. These courses are open to all preservation enthusiasts, whether you want to earn a certificate or simply take a course for personal or professional interest, Drew’s 2012 – 2013 offerings represent a great opportunity to begin or continue your studies. The registration deadline for full term classes starting in September is Wednesday, September 5.
This fall’s course offerings include:
Introduction to Historic Preservation September 17-November 12, 7-9pm $465
History of American Interiors- 1830-1950, Part 2 September 18-November 13, 7:30-9:30pm $465
Survey of Vernacular Architecture in New Jersey September 19-November 14, 7-9pm $465
Fall One-day Workshops
Resurrecting Historical Burial Grounds: Interpreting & Preserving NJ’s Historical Cemeteries October 27, 9am-4pm $115
Historic Windows Workshop October 4 & 9, 7-9pm; October 6, 9am-4pm $230
For registration forms, course descriptions, dates, times and fees go to Drew’s Historic Preservation website at www.drew.edu/historicpreservation Space is limited in all courses so register now to avoid disappointment!
Registration deadline for classes starting in September is Wednesday, September 5. Call Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at 973/408-3185 for a brochure and registration information.