Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration Student Association and Wheeling Heritage Partner to Hold Traditional Building Arts Expo

St. Clairsville, OH (April 30, 2024) – The Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) Student Association is pleased to be partnering with Wheeling Heritage to host the “Traditional Building Arts Expo” on Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Wheeling Artisan Center located in Downtown Wheeling.

There is no cost to attend the Expo.

The community is invited to view student projects and demonstrations by talented BPR students who are learning the skills of the traditional building trades to preserve, maintain, and restore historic buildings. Examples of ornamental plaster, wood parquetry, stained glass, blacksmithing, hand-made ceramic tile, and scagliola all made by students in the program will be displayed.

“We are excited to partner with Wheeling Heritage for this event,” said Derrick Smith, BPR Asst. Professor. “This Expo aims to celebrate our student’s achievements and provide a platform for them to showcase their original creations from their time in the BPR program.”

For more information, please contact Derrick Smith, BPR Asst. Professor at 740.699.3939

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