BCA Church dome London Ritz Carlton mosaic ceiling painting
dome BCA Church London Ritz Carlton painting mosaic ceiling

The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings.

Annual Conference

APT Kansas City 2015 * November 1–5, 2015

Plan to join us this November in Kansas City!

Mark you calendar for:  APT San Antonio, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2016
     San Antonio Missions & Alamo Now a World Heritage Site
APT Ottawa, Oct. 11-17, 2017

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Friday, September 25, 2015 2016-2017 Getty Graduate Internship Program

Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation, as well as in Getty Publications—to students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience placements are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.

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Special Event


 APT Webinar                                                                                      

Protecting Cultural Heritage and Historic Structures from Disasters
Disasters are increasing globally. Their adverse impacts on lives, livelihoods, and regional/local economies are increasingly felt. Losses to both our tangible and intangible cultural heritage and historic structures and sites during disasters are increasing also. These losses include not only those to sites, structures and artifacts of cultural significance, but they are also impacting cultural tourism and the financial resources cultural heritage and historic structures can introduce to local communities, cities and countries.

This webinar provides an overview of these concepts as an introduction to the Design Challenges For Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Session held at the October 2013 APT Conference  in New York City.

This session qualifies for 1 AIA Learning Unit.

Webinar production was made possible with a grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT).

Registration fee is $35 for APT members; $45 for non-members.  Viewing is free to educational institutions; contact info@apti.org for the free web link.

To access the APT webinars,  APT members click here and non-members click here.

For more information on other APT Webinars, visit the APT Training & Education page.