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Attend One of Our Unique Events

Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to host a variety of online and in-person events, from seminars to galas. If you’re looking for training opportunities, to learn more about Texan culture, or to celebrate our history, we have an event for you.

Real Places Conference

Every year, the Real Places Conference brings together those who make historic preservation in Texas happen. This conference gives public officials, stewards, and professionals from the fields of preservation a platform to listen to, learn from, and share ideas with other leaders.

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Development Training

We host online and in-person seminars for nonprofit volunteer leaders and staff interested in securing philanthropic support for their organizations. Training sessions provide lessons in best practices and a strengthened fundraising toolkit for nonprofits both large and small.

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Virtual Events

We host a variety of free virtual events for those looking to learn more about Texan culture or historic preservation from the comfort of home. Virtual events change frequently, so keep a lookout for a fun presentation or demonstration that intrigues you.

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In celebration of 25 years of working with the Texas Historical Commission, the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission hosted Une Belle Soirée: Celebrating A Voyage Through History. At this event we celebrated 25 years of our partnership with the Texas Historical Commission, and were honored to present the inaugural “Julian Read Award for Philanthropy in Preservation” to THC Chairman John L. Nau, III.

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