Research-based Workshops, Seminars, Symposia, Conferences, Field
Work and Exhibits
|Developing Whole Places through Next Edge Practices addresses ways in which seemingly disparate professions may join to address urgent quality-of-life needs.
|Site visit of RWU International
Fellows Program participants to Preservation Society of Newport
County properties, July 2003.
|Assessment of shrines in Tainan
with students from Shu-Te University, Taiwan.
|Traditional Hopi house-building
(here, in circa 1900) is continued today, in part, through
the Hopi Foundation: Lomasumi'nangwtukwsiwmani.
|Conserving 20th-Century Architecture,
concluded that "Heritage and Modernity" are different
sides of the same coin.
|Frederick Schroeder (RWU 96) curated
Vitruvius Americanus for his senior project at Roger
Recent research related to elder justice available on request.
Marshall, Philip C., Heritage Stewardship: Preservation as a means to a greater end. Why Does the Past Matter? Center for Heritage and Society, The University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 4-7, 2011
The Introduction of Modern Mechanical Systems into Historic Buildings in New England. Hosted by the Lancaster Unitarian Church (Bulfinch, 1816) and The Bulfinch Fund, Lancaster, MA. Organized by Menders, Torrey, and Spencer, Inc.. Funded, in part, by the Getty Conservation Institute. Participant. December 4, 2009 (Photographs of the day.)
The Second Sustainable Development and Restoration Congress, Source Newport 2009: Preservation, Places and Progress, How Sustainability Brings History to Life, Newport, RI, October 23-23, 2009. Panelist.
Business Plan Project, Historic Sites Coalition of Rhode Island, Sponsored by Preserve Rhode Island in partnership with the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Funded by Preserve America, 2008-09. Advisor and lecturer.
Destination Stewardship, Center for Sustainable Destinations, National Geographic Society. Panelist, 2009.
The Future of Peservation, Annual RI Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, April 25, 2009. Co-presented with Robert Leaver, New Commons.
12th US/ICOMOS International Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, US
Committee, International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS), March 11 to 15, 2009. Planning committee member. Symposium
12th US/ICOMOS International Symposium, Pre-Conference Tour: Mississippi Gulf Coast (Waveland, Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Gulfport, Biloxi, Ocean Springs) Wednesday, March 11, 2009, tour liaison for US/ICOMOS, develoed with Jeff Rosenberg, Preservation Specialist, Gulf Coast Field Office, Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Heritage Stewardship: Preservation as a Means to a Greater End, Inquiry HP Lecture Series, Historic Preservation Program, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, December 1, 2008.
Stewardship in Newport, a Museum Beyond Walls, Source Newport: The 2008 Sustainable Development and Restoration Congress, Newport, RI, October 15-17, 2008. Panel with Ruth Taylor, Executive Director, Newport Historical Society
Sustainable Stewardship, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island. Funded, in part, by the Rhode Island Foundation. Committee member. 2008 to 2010.
Preservation Future/Engaging the Community, Civic Tourism 2 Conference, Blackstone River Valley, Rhode Island, October 15 to 18, 2008. Co-convenor with Robert Leaver, New Commons.
Barre Granite Industry: A Monument to the Trades and Tour of Barre Workshops, International Preservation Trades Workshop, Preservation Trades Network, July 17-20, 2008, Barre, Vermont. Session developer and moderator, tour developer. Included a reflection of a project The Barre Granite Industry: A Monument to Architectural Artisanry, developed 20 years before,
Developing Whole Places through Next Edge Practices, Second Power of Place Summit, Providence, Rhode Island, Grow Smart Rhode Island, May 2, 2008. Panelist.
Preservation Future, 23rd Annual RI Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, Providence (schedule), Rhode Island, Rhode Island Historical & Preservation Commission, April 12, 2008. Session panelist.
Providence & Beyond, New Commons, Providence, Rhode Island: co-convenor, 2006-2007; member 2006-2008.
Restoration and Practicum Demonstration Project, Minyak Seng-ge Monastery, Pasang village of Xinduqiao town, Sichuan (Kham area), People's Republic of China. Sustainable Tibetan Communities Program, Kham Aid Foundation and Winrock International with funding provided by US AID. Off-site planning and development of conservation component with Tenzing Lobsang Chadotsang, 2005.
Sustaining Culture through Heritage Stewardship. International Conference on Sustainable Culture and Creation, College of Design, Shu-Te University, Kaoshiung, Taiwan ROC, April 14-15, 2005.
ACSA 93rd International Conference, Association
of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Mexico City, Mexico, June
9-12, 2005. Reviewer.
Heritage Stewardship in the United States and its Applications in India. India Environment Fund/US, hosted by Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, New York, New York. October 22, 2004.
From Weathered Wood to Gilded Age: IMLS-Funded
General Conservation Surveys for Organizations with Multiple Sites,
American Association for State and Local History, Annual Meeting,
Providence, Rhode Island. Funded, in part, by the Institute
of Museum and Library Services. Panelist, September, 2003.
Intellectual Capital and Stakeholder Values in Heritage Stewardship,
Preservation Values Session, Building the Future: Needs and Directions
for Conservation and Heritage Planning. International Fellows
Program, School of Architecture, Art & Historic Preservation,
Roger Williams University, July 11-12, 2003. Supported, in part,
by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva. Conference co-coordinator
Providence, Rhode Island, USA:
Reflecting on the Many Facets of an Urban Jewel, The International
Conference for the Rehabilitation and Reuse of Historic Buildings
and Districts, sponsored by the Department of Architecture and
Historic Preservation, Shu-Te University and the National Center
for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties, Tainan,
Taiwan ROC, September 28-29, 2002
Building Craftsmanship - Sources, Resources and Initiatives,
Educational Session, National Trust for Historic Preservation,
National Preservation Conference 2001, Providence, Rhode Island.
Session manager, October 19, 2001
Then, Now & Tomorrow: A Retrospective Look at Preservation
Trades Training & Eduation, International Preservation Trades
Workshop (IPTW 2000), Harrisburg, PA, Developer and session manager
and panelist, Nov 13-15, 2000
Hopi and Zuni Youth Training: Preserving Traditional Stone
Masonry Architecture. Sponsored by the Hopi Foundation with
the Hopi Tribe Cultural Preservation Office, the Pueblo of Zuni,
and Chaco Culture National Historical Park; Hopi Nation component,
funding provided in part by the Getty Institute, Curriculim co-developer
and conservation trainer on behalf the Hopi Foundation, Summer
American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM STP1351
Wood Structures: Global Forum on the Treatment, Conservation,
and Repair of Cultural Heritage, Editors: Stephen J. Kelly, Joseph
R. Loferski, Alexander J. Salonikovich, E. George Stern, 2000.
Snow and Fire in the Fourth World: Perspectives on Western
Preservation and Hopi Cultural Preservation Initiatives, presented
at Culture, Environment and Heritage, United States / International
Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS), 2nd Annual International
Symposium, Washington, D.C., March 20-21, 1999
Conserving 20th-Century Architecture, ACSA Northeast
Regional Meeting: Reflections on Heritage and Modernity, October
25, 1997. Moderator.
Hopi Cultural Preservation Initiatives in Context, National
Trust for Historic Preservation, 51st National Preservation Conference,
Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 17, 1997. Session manager, moderator
Vitruvius Americanus: Colonial Newport
in the Palladian Tradition, Exhibition and Publication, Redwood
Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island, Spring 1996, funded
in part by the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities. Consulting
A Vision for New Bedford: Art in Public Spaces Competition,
Artworks! Partners for the Arts & Community, Inc.,
New Bedford, Massachusetts. 1995. Juror for competition entries.
The American Diner: Beginnings and Development in New England.
The American Diner Museum and the Rhode Island Historical
Society, Providence, RI. 1995. Project Evaluator for Rhode Island
Committee for the Humanities.
Stewardship of Historic Religious Properties Workshop.
Workshop sponsored by the Center for Historic Preservation, School
of Architecture, Roger Williams University, Providence Preservation
Society, and Partners for Sacred Places. Funding provided, in
part, by Preservation Services Fund, National Trust for Historic
Preservation and Center for Historic Preservation, School of Architecture,
Roger Williams University, April 19, 1994. Project Director.
Artmaking: Safety, Legal, and Ethical Issues. Conference
sponsored by the Artists Foundation and the Harvard Educational
Resource Center for Occupational Safety and Health, funded by
the Office of Safety, Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents,
hosted by the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Southeastern
Massachusetts University, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, May
4, 1991. Initial liaison between SMU and the sponsors.
Art and Industry: Aesthetic, Craft, Tradition. Visiting
Lecture Series, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Southeastern
Massachusetts University, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Funding
provided, in part, by the Visual Arts Program, National Endowment
for the Arts and the SMU Alumni Association. Project developer,
fundraiser and (initial) director. 1989-90.
Casas Grandes Ceramics: Traditions and Trade. Exhibit,
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont. May 1990. Co-Curator.
New Bedford Crossways: People Using Public Spaces, Lecture
Series sponsored by the City of New Bedford Department of City
Planning and Mayor's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Development,
Downtown New Bedford, Inc., New Bedford Heritage State Park, Department
of Environmental Management, Design Department, College of Visual
and Performing Arts, Southeastern Massachusetts University, Waterfront
Historic Area League. Funding provided, in part, by Design Arts
Program, National Endowment for the Arts, City of New Bedford,
Mayor's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Development, College
of Visual and Performing Arts, Southeastern Massachusetts University,
New Bedford Heritage State Park, Department of Environmental Management,
Waterfront Historic Area League. Spring 1990. Lecture series coordinator.
Preservation and the Quality of Life: Symposium. Preservation
Alumni, Inc., Columbia University, New York, New York. January
28, 1989. Invited to review abstract submittals, paper to be presented:
"The Barre Granite Industry: A Monument to Architectural Artisanry."
Architectural Artisanry: Preservation by Design - Symposium
and Exhibit. March 16 to 19, 1989. Sponsored by the College
of Visual and Performing Arts, Southeastern Massachusetts University.
Supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the
Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in the Arts, the Eva
Gebhard-Gourgaud Foundation, Charrette Corporation, and the National
Trust for Historic Preservation. Conference, March 16, The
State of the Art of Art in the State, co-sponsored by the
Department of Environmental Management, the City of New Bedford,
the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Southeastern Massachusetts
University, and the Waterfront Historic Area League.
Architectural Artisanry: Preservation by Design - Exhibit,
Nemasket Gallery, Fairhaven, Massachusetts, curator. Spring 1989.
Curator. (Refer to funding and sponsors listed above.)
|The Barre granite industry preserves generations-old craft
traditions and capacity, otherwise forgotten in the Modernist
The Barre Granite Industry: A Monument to Architectural Artisanry.
Sponsored, in part, by the Historic Preservation Program, Department
of History, University of Vermont with funding from Laurance S.
Rockefeller. Individual grant from Design Arts Program, National
Endowment for the Arts awarded to Philip C. Marshall. In-kind
support from the Barre Granite Association and the Office of Economic
Development, Agency of Development and Community Affairs, State
of Vermont. Vermont Granite Symposium co-sponsored by the
Barre Granite Association, the Historic Preservation Program,
Department of History and the School of Business Administration,
University of Vermont, and the Economic Development Department,
Agency of Development and Community Affairs, State of Vermont.
(Symposium cancelled due to insufficient registration.) Currents
in Stone exhibit, funded, in part, by the National Endowment
for the Arts, the Vermont Council on the Arts and the IBM Corporation.
1988 to 1989. Project coordinator.
Reference: Calta, Marialisa, "Granite Art: It isn't Just Tombstones,"
New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1988, p.67
Holtzman, Beth, "New Markets Sought for Barre's Granite," The
Times Argus, Barre-Montpelier, Vermont, Wednesday, February
Holtzman, Beth, "Building New Markets for Barre's Granite," Rutland
Herald, Rutland, Vermont, Sunday, October 23, 1988
"Vermont Granite Symposium to Celebrate Renaissance of Stone,"
Dimensional Stone, Vol. 4, No. 7, October 1988, p.48.
Masonry Conservation Workshop. Greater Portland Landmarks,
Portland, Maine. Sponsored by the Morin Brick Company, Inc. May
19th-Century Exterior Decoration and 20th Century Conservation
Techniques. Program presented by the Billings Farm and Museum,
Woodstock, Vermont. June 7, 1987.
Exterior Paints and Finishes Workshop. Greater Portland
Landmarks, Portland, Maine. Sponsored by the Eva Gebhard-Gourgaud
Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Saturday,
May 9, 1987.
Symposium on the Service Life of Rehabilitated Buildings
and Other Structures. American Society for Testing and Materials
Symposium sponsored by ASTM Committee E-6 on Performance of Building
Constructions, the Association for Preservation Technology, the
National Bureau of Standards, and the National Park Service. Cincinnati,
Ohio. April 27, 1987. Co-chairman and symposium moderator.
Conference on Preservation and Technology. Sponsored
by the Contractors, Tradesmen, Craftsmen Committee of the Association
for Preservation Technology. Held at Columbia University, New
York, New York. February 13 and 14, 1988. Planning committee member.
Preservation Strategies for the Historic Building Owner. Co-sponsored
by the Essex Community Heritage Organization, the National Trust
for Historic Preservation, the Preservation League of New York
State, and the Historic Preservation Program, University of Vermont.
Funded, in part, by the Cecil Howard Charitable Trust, the National
Trust for Historic Preservation, and the New York State Council
on the Arts. Essex, New York. October 10 and 11, 1986. Principal
conference coordinator and lecturer.
|Southwest corner fireplace with Gustav Baumann mantle shelf
and overmantle decorations restored.
Architectural Artisanry Symposium. Sponsored by Swain
School of Design, The Old-House Journal, and the Association
for Preservation Technology. Hosted by the Architectural Artisanry
Program, Swain School of Design. May 30 and 31, 1986. Co-coordinator,
planning committee member, and speaker.
Practical Preservation for the Not-for-Profit Property Owner:
Curatorial Management Workshop. Sponsored by the Westchester
County Department of Planning, Division of Housing and Community
Development, Westchester County. Co-hosted by the National Trust
for Historic Preservation Restoration Workshop. Westchester County,
New York. April 12-14-16, 1986. Workshop coordinator and lecturer.
Restoration of Gustav Baumann Decorative Artwork,
Main Library (1925), 423 Central NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Conservation and restoration work conducted for George C. Pearl,