Preservation and Access: Grants to Preserve and Create Access to Humanities Collections

Period of Performance

4/1/2006 - 6/30/2006

Funding Totals

$7,500.00 (approved)
$7,500.00 (awarded)

Tulane Conference - Rebirth: People, Places, and Culture in New Orleans HURRICANE KATRINA EMERGENCY GRANT

FAIN: PC-50029-06

NTHP (Washington, DC 20037-1905)
David J. Brown (Project Director: April 2006 to October 2006)

Funding details:
Original grant (2006) $0.00
Supplement (2006) $2,500.00

To energize the discussion about the important role arts and culture play in reconstruction efforts following Hurricane Katrina, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Tulane University will sponsor a conference in New Orleans on May 30-June 1, 2006. Approximately 200 national, state, and local decision makers, preservation specialists, and educators will attend. Participants will explore the state of the recovery from the hurricane from the standpoint of the region's rich cultural and historical heritage and consider ways to protect the New Orleans' unique cultural assets.