Learning Events

Dive in! Take a webinar or attend an event and learn strategies to raise funds, increase your revenue and revitalize your heritage place or downtown. Check back often for pre-registration for upcoming events.



12:15 PM - 1:15 pm

COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector: First and Third Tuesday Gatherings of the Clan


These sessions provide opportunities to come together virtually so we can all hear from each other. How are sites responding to the changed landscape for using, visiting and congregating in historic sites? Will the evolving economic climate and future stimulus measures be positive or negative for existing and older buildings?

Please join this essential conversation series on the first and third Tuesday each month to hear from and share ideas with peers across the country, and tell us what you need.

Everyone is welcome.

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12:15 PM - 1:00 pm

Survival and Revival: Risk and Cash Flow Management During/Post COVID-19


The National Trust is pleased to partner with the Otus Group to deliver this timely webinar. In under 45 minutes, Francis Liska and Richard MacNeill from OTUS Group will provide you with insight on risk and cash flow management essentials you can use during and post COVID-19. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 pm

Virtual Reality: Unlocking the Potential – Part 2 of our Accessing Heritage Places From Home webinar series


Presented by: CIPA Emerging Professionals; International Council on Monuments and Sites; NSERC Create Heritage Engineering Program; and the National Trust for Canada

Virtual Reality (VR) is an exciting and immersive way to engage with heritage sites and institutions. In this webinar we will share some of the ways various experts are using this tool to bring culture and heritage into the home. The webinar is suitable for those with multiple levels of technical knowledge, from beginners to experts of VR.

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Past Events

May 28, 2020

Digital Platforms for Heritage Places 101

May 27, 2020

The COVID-19 Crisis and Insurance Issues at Historic Sites

May 19, 2020

Session #5: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector: First and Third Tuesday Gatherings of the Clan

May 13, 2020

How Historic Places Can Engage their Audience During a Crisis

May 7, 2020

Accessing Heritage from Home

May 5, 2020

Session #4: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector: First and Third Tuesday Gatherings of the Clan

April 21, 2020

Session #3: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector: First and Third Tuesday Gatherings of the Clan

April 7, 2020

Session #2: The “heritage industry” and COVID-19

April 2, 2020

Session #1: COVID-19, historic places and the charitable sector

March 11, 2020

Six Steps to Telling Your Heritage Story

February 26, 2020

Climate Change in Heritage Places: Learning from Parks Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

February 5, 2020

Regenerating Places of Faith

January 15, 2020

How heritage organizations can gain a competitive edge in sponsorship

December 4, 2019

How to use Social Media to Attract Supporters to your Historic Place

November 13, 2019

Practical Approaches to Heritage Rehabilitation

September 25, 2019

How to Find and Secure Grants for your Heritage Project

September 11, 2019

Rural Heritage Forum

June 26, 2019

How to find your heritage donors and turn them into loyal supporters

June 5, 2019

Regenerating Places of Faith

May 1, 2019

Rural Heritage: A follow-up discussion from the round-table in Fredericton

April 11, 2019

Indigenous Heritage Places and Perspectives: What you’ve been wanting to ask

March 19, 2019

Pricing for profit and purpose at your historic site

February 26, 2019

Techniques for breaking through the clutter and creating a memorable brand

January 17, 2019

How to use social media to attract supporters for your historic place