Current Classes

Classes

From hands-on workshops to behind-the-scenes tours, from state-approved continuing ed to specialized courses, PAM delivers unique and unparalleled preservation-based education. Discover all of our education offerings below.

Homeowner Classes & Community Tours
OHC Classes
Main Street Classes & Workshops

 

Homeowner Classes & Community Tours

WOOD FLOOR BASICS

Worn out, stained, or scratched floors? We’ve got you covered.

SANDING – SOLD OUT!
Date of Class | 02/16/17
Pete’s Hardwood Floors, Saint Paul
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FINISHING – SOLD OUT!
Date of Class | 02/23/17
Pete’s Hardwood Floors, Saint Paul
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WRITING ON THE WALL: HISTORIC GRAFFITI

From ancient etchings in stone walls to contemporary spray painted murals, graffiti has been around for thousands of years. Learn about the psychology of graffiti, its various forms, and how to preserve it.

Date of Class | 02/22/17
Landmark Center, Saint Paul
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HANDYPERSON SPECIAL

Sure, you like your fix-it person. But wouldn’t it be great if you could take him or her off your speed dial?

ELECTRICAL
Date of Class | 03/01/17
Natural Built Home Store, Minneapolis
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PLUMBING
Date of Class | 03/08/17
Natural Built Home Store, Minneapolis
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HEATING & COOLING
Date of Class | 03/15/17
Natural Built Home Store, Minneapolis
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REPAIRING OLD WINDOWS

Would you spend $50 to save $1000? In this hands-on workshop, historic window specialist Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems shows how repairing original wooden windows can save money, improve window operation, boost energy efficiency and maintain architectural integrity.

Date of Class | 03/04/17
Restoration Window Systems, Fridley
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SKYWAYS OF STP: SMARTPHONE PHOTO TOUR

Grab your phone and meet us at Skyway level! See St. Paul from a fresh perspective, and celebrate the grand opening of Lowertown’s latest reuse project.

Date of Tour | 03/25/17
Saint Paul
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REHAB LAB: REPAIRING OLD WINDOWS

In this one-of-a-kind workshop, historic window specialist Greg Rosenow leads you through the repair and restoration of old wood windows at Litchfield’s historic Little Red Schoolhouse.

Date of Tour | 05/20/17
Little Red Schoolhouse, Litchfield
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OHC Classes

HOT DAM: ELECTRICAL & ICE DAM ISSUES

Second-generation home inspector Reuben Saltzman addresses the two topics Realtors ask about most: Electrical quirks and ice dams. Ideal for any agent seeking a better understanding of inspection reports, this class is worth 2CE credits to Minnesota real estate agents and is open to all.

Date of Class | 03/09/17
Natural Built Home Store, Minneapolis
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OLD HOME CERTIFIED

Old Home Certified is a Realtor® designation offered exclusively by PAM. Worth 12 hours of real estate continuing ed credits for Minnesota agents, this two-day, expert-taught program is invaluable for any real estate agent.

Date of Class | 04/26/17-04/27/17
Keller Williams Realty Integrity Lakes, Minneapolis
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HOUSING IN THE TWIN CITIES: 1890-1920

Join Erin Hanafin Berg for a fun and fast-paced look at the historic context of architectural trends, neighborhood growth in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul, and houses that were built to reflect modern needs, yet are still in demand today.

Date of Class | 05/09/17
MAAR, Edina
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HOUSE OF STYLE: UNDERSTANDING HISTORIC INTERIORS

From Craftsman to Colonial Revival, Foursquare to Federal and beyond, residential interiors boast distinct design elements that add character, charm and value. In this class, you’ll learn about the qualities that define old house styles, and gain insights on common layouts, features, materials and finishes of homes built from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Date of Class | 06/06/17
MAAR, Edina
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Main Street Trainings & Workshops

MINNESOTA MAIN STREET BASIC TRAINING WORKSHOP

Are you looking for ideas and strategies to help revitalize your downtown? At this two-day workshop, you will learn how to apply the Main Street Four-Point Approach® to downtown revitalization in your community from an interdisciplinary team of expert trainers.

Date of Class | 04/11/2017
The Bachrach Building Loft, Faribault
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