Get Plastered at Preservation Louisville

It’s All About Plaster!

Hands on History Workshop
September 14th – 1-4pm


Preservation Louisville
The Brennan House Historic Home Gardens
631 South 5th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

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Saturday September 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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As a Metro Louisville citywide non-profit historic preservation organization, Preservation Louisville works in partnership with local, state and national organizations to promote the preservation of our community’s historic resources through education and advocacy.  Preservation Louisville also provides education, technical information and resources.  For more information.

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Dear Marianne,
Welcome back to another year with our Hands on History Workshops. We start this years series with our September workshop
“It’s All About Plaster!”
As we all know, maintaining and repairing the plaster in older homes can be a challenge, but this workshop will leave you confident to tackle your biggest plaster problems. The workshop will focus on plaster walls as well as ornamental plaster. With over four generations of plaster experience, Tom Schnurr of Julius Schnurr & Sons will be here to discuss everything from mending cracks, to restoring damaged plaster in your older home.
  • Registration is $30, or $20 for Preservation Louisville members
  • Class size is limited
  • Registration is required
If you have any questions about this or our other Hands on History workshops, please don’t hesitate to contact me at 502-540-5146 or at

2013-2014 Hands on History Workshops

September – Plaster
October – Windows 101
November – Plumbing
December – Researching your Old House
January – Wood Restoration
February – DIY Preservation
March – Tile Restoration
April – Go Green in your Old Home
Preservation Louisville hosts an educational series designed to give participants an in-depth look at various preservation issues and methods of maintaining and preserving historic buildings. Called Hands on History, Preservation Louisville is co-sponsoring this lecture series along with the Metro Louisville Historic Landmarks Commission and the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office. Hands on History programs are presented with support from The Brown-Forman Corporation. Throughout the series, participants will learn practical, hands-on techniques for working with original materials and finishes to maintain, restore and preserve historic elements.

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