Rochester Hills Museum to host Michigan Stained Glass Census Class

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host a class to learn about the Michigan Stained Glass Census and to encourage the registration of all stained glass in our regional community on Saturday, January 17 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Barbara Krueger, Director of Michigan Stained Glass Census at the Michigan State University Museum will discuss the history of the census and the forms used. This is an effort to document stained glass in churches, businesses, residences, government buildings, and more. No advanced experience is necessary and everyone is invited to attend. Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

Agenda

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: What is the Stained Glass Census?  Barbara Krueger, Director of Michigan stained Glass Census, MSU Museum. History, forms, and needs to complete survey.

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: First Congregational Church, 1315 North Pine St. to practice with the forms.

Register by Saturday, January 10, 2015; when registering, be sure to include your location (Rochester, Washington, etc.) as we will attempt to have the current census information that has been recorded for that area.

What to bring:

1. An interest in stained glass and a willingness to work on the census.

2. Any completed or partially completed forms/copies you may have.

3. Information on stained glass you currently know of (location, size, colors, artist) is helpful, but not necessary.

The Rochester Hills Museum is a 16-acre site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads and one mile north of downtown Rochester.

Registration is available on line at www.rochesterhills.org/museum. For more information call the Museum at 248.656.4663.

 

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