2018 Spring Workshops

Bellamy_Mansion_Slave_QuartersHistoric Buildings

Reid Thomas and Jeff Adolphsen of the State Historic Preservation Office will be the lead instructors and offer their wisdom about important and achievable preservation measures for historic structures. Afternoon tours of the Bellamy Mansion and the Burgwin-Wright House, as well as a presentation from Skye Dunning of Building Performance Specialists on environmental sustainability measures, will complement the morning preservation discussions.


Paige FosshapeCostume Mounts 

Paige Myers, NC Museum of History Textile Conservator, will offer a wide range of tips on preservation-appropriate methods to display costumes. She will guide participants in hands-on practice with fosshape—a malleable and budget-friendly material used to construct mannequins and additional supports. Participants will also practice creating paper mannequin hair.

Cancellation Policy
Wait List Policy
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NCPC Cancellation and Refund Policy

All questions regarding registration should be directed to Adrienne Berney, NCPC Education Committee Chair, All fees listed on the registration form are in US dollars. There is a cancellation fee of 10% of the Registration Fee up to 10 days before the workshop. No refunds are given for cancellations made within the 10 days prior to the workshop. NCPC Member Institutions may substitute a staff member in the event the registrant cannot attend. Please inform NCPC within 24 hours of the workshop if you will be sending a substitute. No other substitutions are permitted without the permission of NCPC. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. In the event that a workshop is canceled due to low attendance, adverse weather, or other causes beyond NCPC’s control, registrants will be notified and may opt to either have their registration fee applied to another class or conference, or have their fees refunded.  NCPC accepts no responsibility in such cases beyond the refund of the workshop registration fees.

Workshop Wait List Policy

If a workshop is full, NCPC will maintain a wait list on a first-come first-served basis. You must register within 24 hours of notification to reserve your seat. The wait list will close 48 hours prior to the workshop, however NCPC reserves the right to add registrants within that period. NCPC reserves the right to add additional seats to a workshop at its discretion. In the event additional seats are added to a workshop, the next person on the wait list will be contacted and registrations accepted until the workshop is filled.

North Carolina Preservation Consortium 

The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) promotes the preservation of collections in libraries, museums, archives, and historic sites; monuments, memorials, and outdoor art; archaeological sites and collections; historic and cultural architecture; and private collections of family treasures.  Our preservation mission addresses proper care and handling; storage and environmental control; disaster preparedness and recovery; the repair, reformatting and conservation of damaged items; and collection security.


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We invite you to join NCPC.  Our annual institutional membership fee is only $100.00. Higher levels of support are voluntary. Individual memberships are also available. Benefits of membership include registration discounts on workshops and the annual conference. Members are eligible to hold leadership positions as officers and may serve on the consortium’s board of directors and committees. Member institutions are eligible for NCPC preservation grants. The success of our state wide preservation program depends on the talents, diversity, and generosity of our colleagues. Together we can make a difference in the survival of our heritage collections.  Join NCPC today!

Support NCPC

Our programs are made possible by the generous financial support of institutional and individual members, corporate sponsors, and the Friends of NCPC.  If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to NCPC please visit our Preservation Philanthropy web page or contact:

Beth Doyle
Interim Executive Director
North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC)

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