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The PTN seeks demonstrations in the following preservation trades: masonry, plaster, windows and doors, joinery, carpentry and timber framing, roofing, metalwork, decorative finishes, design, and business.

When: October 10th-12th, 2024, with additional workshops on October 9th, 2024.

Where: Re:Purpose Savannah, 2302 E Gwinnett Street, Savannah, Georgia

Demonstrator Criteria:

Our goal is to advance the traditional building trades while emphasizing the importance of historic preservation and the restoration of cultural resources. Demonstrators should have expertise in a specific traditional building trade and be able to convey their skills and craft to visitors of varying backgrounds.

Event Specifics:

Setup is Wednesday, October 10th, with demonstrations held Thursday through Saturday.

Participants demonstrate at least twice. You will have the opportunity to specify your preferred date and times. Please note that the PTN Board of Directors may be unable to accommodate all requests.

Evening activities will be held in downtown Savannah, including an opening night welcome reception on Wednesday, October 9th; PTN Pub Crawl on Thursday, October 10th; and Banquet/Auction on Friday, October 11th.

In addition to the outstanding tradespeople from around the globe, the IPTW will showcase local artisans and help them connect to a broader network of preservation professionals.

How to Apply:

Please complete the following application or submit application materials to

All demonstrator applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis and scheduled according to available time slots. Selected demonstrators will be notified upon acceptance.


Thank You!

PTN Board of Directors

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