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The future of historic houses is a central question to the field today.

This session examines the Kykuit Forum’s findings on alternative uses for historic properties by presenting viable options to the house museum.

Participants will learn the process that three organizations followed to preserve their properties and serve the needs of their community.

Chair:
Kenneth C. Turino, Exhibition Manager, Historic New England

Presenters:
Valerie Cunningham, Director, Portsmouth Black History Trail
Lynne Spencer, President, Menders, Torrey, and Spencer, Inc. Architecture and Preservation

AASLH makes available for download a selection of sessions from past annual meetings. Please note that these are raw audio files and have not been edited.