Join Sally Oldham, architectural historian and board member of Greater Portland Landmarks, as she leads a timely discussion on the changing face of historic preservation at the Falmouth Library. You don't need to be a Falmouth resident to participate this event is free and open to the public, registration recommended. See below for details.
The basis for the conversation will be, Why Preservation Matters by University of Massachusetts, Amherst Professor Max Page. In his book, Page argues that preservation is no longer just about old buildings— instead, he believes that the movement must transform itself to stand against gentrification, work more closely with the environmental sustainability movement, and challenge societies to confront their pasts.This program is offered in conjunction with Greater Portland Landmarks who will host a keynote lecture by on May 9 at the Portland First Parish Church.
Book Discussion: Why Preservation Matters by Max Page
Falmouth Memorial Library 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, Maine 04105 www.falmouthmemoriallibrary.org (207) 781-2351
Falmouth Memorial Library 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 pm This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Copies of Why Preservation Matters are available for loan at the Library. See Mike Carnes or Jeannie Madden to reserve a copy.