Preserving Philadelphia: Fall Speaker Series
By popular demand, we’re hosting another speaker series virtually this fall. Enjoy lectures on the Lazaretto, Paint Analysis in Al Capone’s Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary, Modernism and more, all from the comfort and safety of your home.
Series Passes are available!
- $50 for Preservation Alliance members
- $100 for non-members, includes a one-year individual membership.
Enjoy these lectures from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Tuesday, October 13, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
The Lazaretto: Epidemic Philadelphia Seen From Twelve Miles Downriver – David Barnes, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania
POSTPONED – NEW DATE COMING SOON
The AME Church Then and Now: Reflections on the Struggle of Racial and Social Justice – The Rev. Dr. Mark Tyler
Tuesday, November 10, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Pride, Prejudice, and Precast – Theodore Prudon, President of DoCoMoMo US, adjunct professor at Columbia University and the Pratt Institute and a partner at Prudon & Partners in New York City
Tuesday, December 1, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
A Prison’s Colored Past: Revealing the Paint History of a Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary – Elizabeth Trumbull, Manager of Historic Preservation and Architectural Conservation at Eastern State Penitentiary and Andrew Fearon, Chief Architectural Conservator at Materials Conservation
Tuesday, December 15, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection: Select Resources on Black Women – Dr. Diane Turner, Curator of The Charles L. Blockson Collection at Temple University Libraries