Thursday, May 9, 2024

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Step back in time and uncover the secrets of flat plaster in historic buildings with Steve Stuckey, former architectural conservator of George Washington’s Mount Vernon home and current executive director and architectural conservator for the Tower Heritage Center. This one-of-a-kind session dives into the history and preservation of flat plaster in historic buildings.

Join us for the evening, where you’ll explore the craftsmanship behind flat plaster, from its traditional lime plaster techniques to common historical finishes. Gain insight into its contemporary relevance and learn valuable approaches for preservation and restoration in today’s world. With a captivating demonstration, remarkable images, and engaging discussions, this program promises to ignite your passion for architectural heritage.

Whether you’re an enthusiast, professional, or simply curious, this experience offers a unique opportunity to connect with the legacy of flat plaster. Don’t miss out on this exploration of craftsmanship and history!


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Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Motor Company Fund and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.

About Ford House

Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Now a National Historic Landmark, visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.