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Preserving, Enhancing, and Promoting Northeast Iowa's Historical Treasures: You're Invited!
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Preserving, Enhancing, and Promoting Northeast Iowa's Historical Treasures: You're Invited!

Northeast Iowa is home to a trove of historic treasures.  Stewarding and sharing our history are vital to our tourism economies and vibrant local communities.  That's why we are inviting you to Preserving, Enhancing, and Promoting Northeast Iowa's Historical Treasures: A Day of Historic Workshops.  Join us on May 9th for a lively day of learning and conversations on topics that range from energizing our historic organizations, to funding opportunities, to practical tips and tools for preserving, managing and restoring.

The Details:

Preserving, Enhancing, and Promoting Northeast Iowa's Historical Treasures: 

A Day of Historic Workshops

Tuesday, May 9th

8:00am - 4:00pm

Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa, in the Student Center Ballrooms

Register now at iowaart.org/historic-workshop/

Early Registration March 14 - April 28th: $40

Registration April 29th - May 9th: $50

*a limited number of scholarships are available*

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Learn about approaches for collections management, strategies for increasing organizational sustainability, harnessing tourism & economic development potential, funding opportunities, restoration projects, genealogy, finding & engaging volunteers, and much more.  Presentations and panels from The Iowa Museum Association, Travel Iowa, Iowa Economic Development Authority, The Vesterheim Museum, Northeast Iowa RC&D, and much more!

Join volunteers, staff, and community preservation leaders from around the region to discuss new ideas and make new connections.  We'll have time to talk and learn from each others' experiences--come prepared to share your success stories and hear what is working for others in the field.

Check out the program and register at iowaart.org/historic-workshop/

For more information, help to register, or to request a scholarship, contact Northeast Iowa RC&D at 563-864-7112 or email eden@northeastiowarcd.org

We hope you can join us on May 9th!

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