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Winter Architectural Lecture Series 2015: Bringing Heritage Into the Future

  The Institute for Architectural Studies and Conservation, in association with Beaconsfield Historic House, will once again be presenting its winter lecture series this January. The theme for 2015 is Bringing Heritage into the Future and the Institute has assembled … Continue reading

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Author and Artist, Sterling Stratton presents the Illustrated Lecture, The Streets of Charlottetown in 1864

On Friday, May 30, at 10.30am, the Institute for Architectural Studies and Conservation, in conjunction with Beaconsfield Historic House and the Royal Commonwealth Society PEI Branch, will present the illustrated lecture, the Streets of Charlottetown in 1864, by Sterling Stratton … Continue reading

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Join the Institute Monday, January 27 at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House where the Winter Lecture Series concludes with Ole Hammarlund’s talk, Future Heritage Buildings on PEI

Special thanks to Sharon Larter, Karen Lipps, Isabel Court and Bruce Bennett for sharing their experiences with renovating heritage buildings at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House last Monday night. We have been having sell out crowds each week so please be sure … Continue reading

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Come to Beaconsfield’s Carriage House Monday, January 20 for Keeping the Past Alive: Four Case Studies

Many thanks to Boyde Beck who spoke to a full house on Monday night and told us all about the the oldest and most historically significant square in Charlottetown – Queen Square. You can read more of Boyde’s work in … Continue reading

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Winter lecture series continues Monday, January 13 with Boyde Beck’s The Evolution of Queen Square

Sincerest thanks to Dr. Ed MacDonald for providing a packed house last Monday night with the history of Province House and the Charlottetown Conference. The public can read more about the topic in a book he co-wrote with Catherine Hennessey … Continue reading

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All are invited to celebrate 2014 with the Institute at its annual winter lecture series entitled: Architectural Heritage on PEI: Past, Present and Future

2014 marks 150 years since the Charlottetown Conference that led to Canadian Confederation and Prince Edward Island will be having a year-long celebration. The Institute for Architectural Studies and Conservation, in association with Beaconsfield Historic House, will be kicking off … Continue reading

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Lecture Series, Forever Home: A Series on Older Houses, tackles the challenges of owning an older home

Heritage Consultant Natalie Hashie, Holland College and Culture Summerside hope to help owners of historic homes take a chunk out of their heating bill this winter. Energy efficiency is just one of the topics scheduled for “Forever Home: A Series … Continue reading

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