“Balance and Complexity: The Vineyard and Beyond” is the theme for the California Preservation Foundation’s 33rd annual statewide conference. The event will be held in partnership with Napa County Landmarks April 23-26 in the Napa Valley.
According to the Napa Valley Register, the principal speaker will be James Conaway, author of “The Far Side of Eden: New Money, Old Land and the Battle for Napa Valley,” “The Smithsonian: 150 Years of Adventure,” “Napa: The Story of an American Eden” and “Vanishing America.” Conaway is also the editor at large for Preservation magazine.
“Balance and Complexity” will bring together more than 500 educators, museum directors, Native American groups, architects, engineers, historians, authors, librarians, city and government staff and the public.
The three-day conference features more than 40 sessions and workshops to highlight Napa Valleyâ€™s agricultural, historic and cultural legacy and address the integration of green sustainability in a historical context.