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New Workshop Series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices
The Edmonton Heritage Council has teamed up with internationally recognized heritage consultant and course instructor Catherine C. Cole to present a new series of virtual workshops over the span of several months in 2020 and 2021, with the first session on November 19. Get the full picture of what it takes to plan and deliver community heritage projects with Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices. The series will cover topics including Edmonton Stories, 10 Steps in Project Planning, Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities, Research, and The Final Product. Registration details and more information here.
EHC Seeking Jury Members and Chairs
EHC is seeking Expressions of Interest for jury members and jury chairs for the 2021 grants season, with a closing date of November 16. Jury members serve as peer evaluators for grant applications submitted to the Edmonton Heritage Council’s Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). Jury chairs facilitate and moderate discussion of applications by jury members and are responsible for reporting on process, conflicts of interest, and other concerns to the EHC’s Board of Directors.
EHC Welcomes 2020/21 Board
At the Edmonton Heritage Council Society’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on September 23, members welcomed five new directors (Paul Bujold, Jessice Burylo, Greg Cardinal, Tim Gilchrist, and Eleonora Sermoneta), re-elected Vice Chair Robert Hobson, approved a special resolution to the society’s bylaws, and enjoyed presentations from Edmonton’s Historian Laureate Amber Paquette and City Councillor Ben Henderson (Ward 8, soon to be known as Papastew).
The Edmonton Heritage Council has undertaken a number of initiatives that explore Edmonton’s past and present, and look toward the city’s future with the goal of providing Edmontonians a deeper understanding of who they are.
The Edmonton Heritage Council’s reports include strategic plans, foundational statements, annual reports and other research, undertaken in an effort to develop and promote informtaiont about Edmonton’s heritage to its citizens.
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