Fall Speaker Series

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. For assistance please email Jennifer Robinson.

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

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RESCHEDULED – Tuesday, December 8th, 6PM to 7:30PM

The AME Church Then and Now: Reflections on the Struggle of Racial and Social Justice – The Rev. Dr. Mark Tyler

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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

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Enjoy these lecture replays 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 

To view this lecture, please email Jennifer Robinson.

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

To view this lecture, please email Jennifer Robinson.

Tuesday, November 24, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

The North Atlantic Cities – Charles Duff, President of Jubilee Baltimore and lecturer at Johns Hopkins University

To view this lecture, please email Jennifer Robinson.