Historic Preservation

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / Andrê© van de Putte
Background Image: Artist working on an ornate wall restoration
Artist working on an ornate wall restoration

Sometimes considered the “greenest” of the design fields, historical preservation aims to adapt and reuse what already exists – historic buildings, furnishings, sites and landscapes – for the present and future use of individuals and society. Historic Preservation programs include education in restoration design, materials conservation, architectural history, and preservation planning.

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Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Photo of Saori LewisWhen Saori Kawasumi Lewis BFA Photography '09 KCAI

Saori Kawasumi Lewis | Photo Conservator

“I started taking pictures because everything was exotic,” she said. “About a year later, my job was really wearing me out, so I decided to do something I actually liked. I wanted to study photography, so I started looking around for schools.