Can you change in time?
Progress and Peril of Historical Sites
A one-day conference
The Worcester Historical Museum
in partnership with Historic New England
- Introductory remarks,
William D. Wallace, Worcester Historical Museum
- Keynote:Setting the Stage,
James Vaughan, National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Topic 1: When is it Time to Change (and how)?
Elizabeth Sharpe, Amherst Historical Society & Elaine Clements, Andover Historical
- Topic 2: Historic House Museums in Peril: How Likely is Change?
Barbara Silberman, Heritage Partners
- Group exercise—Making Money:What’s your best idea?
- Afternoon round table sessions 1-4
- – Starting Right, Barbara Milligan, Highfield Hall & Susan Robertson, Gore Place
- – Combining Resources, Jane Wald, Emily Dickinson Museum
- – Partnering, Beverly Lucas, Connecticut Landmarks/Nathan Hale House
- – Hands-on Learning, Peter Gittleman, Pierce House/Historic New England & Lauren McCormack & Ed Hood, Old Sturbridge Village
- Afternoon round table sessions 5-8
- – Developing a Research Center, Paula Lupton, Artemas Ward House &Mark Smith, Wakefield Estate Charitable Trust
- – Changing Audiences, Bethany Groff, Spencer-Pierce-Little House/Historic New England & Melissa Boisselle, Wistariahurst Museum
- – Revisiting Interpretation, Barbara Silberman, Sargent House & Barbara Dowling, Ashley House/Trustees of Reservations
- – Alternative Uses, Jonas Goldenberg, Clara Barton Homestead/Barton Center for Diabetes Education & Ken Turino, Fogg-Rollins House/Historic New England
- Speaker profiles