NY Statewide Preservation Conference

April 16, 2024 | 11:15 AM

Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

2024 New York Preservation ConferenceThe NY Statewide Preservation Conference is returning to Rochester, and General Registration is now open (through April 5 or while space remains)! Featuring three days of exploration, conversation, and education. It is the only event of its kind in the state—a multi-day gathering for anyone involved in preservation and community revitalization.

Project manager Amanda Davis will participate on April 16th at 11:15am on a panel moderated by Dr. Jeff Iovannone.

Panel: LGBTQ Heritage Conservation in New York State: Perspectives, Strategies, Challenges

Historic preservation and public history professionals working in LGBTQ heritage conservation throughout New York State and beyond will present examples of their respective work and discuss ways to advance LGBTQ preservation efforts in New York, challenges to the conservation of LGBTQ heritage, upstate/downstate connections, and the necessity and use of a statewide LGBTQ historic context statement.

Dr. Jeff Iovannone | Preservation Planner, Landmark Society of Western New York
Dr. Samantha Rosenthal | Associate Professor of History, Roanoke College; Co-founder, Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project
Erin Tobin | Executive Director, Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Amanda Davis | Project Manager, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project