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Grave Matters cemetery preservation workshop

  • June 26, 2018 11:31 AM
    Message # 6343179

    The Western NY Association of Historical Agencies (WNYAHA) is presenting its annual cemetery preservation workshop "Grave Matters" on Thursday July 26, 9 AM- 4 PM at the Wright Community Center in Akron, NY. A morning classroom session includes topics on current issues, documenting your historic cemetery, and a presentation by Karen Noonan on 19th Century Mourning Customs. The afternoon session is a hands-on demonstration on proper techniques for cleaning and resetting gravestones presented by Brian Daddis. Lunch is provided. Grave Matters is hosted by the Newstead Historical Society,and funding is provided by a grant from Erie County Cultural Funding. For more information on registration (including cost), go to our website: http://www.wnyaha.org/

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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