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.
REHAB LAB: REPAIRING OLD WINDOWS
In this one-of-a-kind workshop, historic window specialist Paul Schmidt leads you through the repair and restoration of old wood windows at a 1912 Craftsman home, one of the first built in the Kenny neighborhood of Southwest Minneapolis.
REPAIRING AND RESTORING WOOD WINDOWS
Ever think to yourself, are my wood windows are worth saving? Can I repair them myself? Will I save money on my energy bill? (Answers: Yes, yes, and yes!)
Join window specialist Paul Schmidt for an afternoon all about windows.
HOME SWEET HOME: MAINTENANCE AND REHAB 101
Brand new homeowner? Considering that first big rehab or renovation? Looking for a home maintenance refresher? Home Sweet Home: Maintenance & Rehab 101 is the place to begin.
Learn what home inspectors really see when they examine an older property.
This fast-paced class is taught by area home inspector Tessa Murry. Tessa delivers a roof-to-cellar overview of the elements that comprise a house, and addresses common issues those elements may present to an inspector and a homeowner. This Old Home Certified class is worth 2.5 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors.
WHAT’S THAT HOUSE? ARCHITECTURAL STYLES OF MINNESOTA
Minnesota Realtors know that our state’s cities, town, and neighborhoods boast a wide variety of architectural styles. But can they name those styles and identify their characteristic features? This two-hour class looks at the typical styles of old Minnesota homes, from the 1850s through the 1960s, through common styles and details on high-style to vernacular examples. This Old Home Certified class is worth 2 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors.
WHY OLD IS GREEN: SUSTAINABILITY IN OLDER HOMES
Beyond the buzzwords, this class breaks down the how and why of sustainability in homes. Instructor Alissa Pier, AIA, shows us how old homes are in fact green! This Old Home Certified class is worth 2 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors.
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE OF THE 1950’S AND 60’S
The fascinating story behind 1950’s and 60’s homes, neighborhoods, and suburbs will be explored in this three-hour class, which will leave you with a new appreciation for Minnesota’s mid-century properties. This Old Home Certified class is worth 3 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors.
WHAT’S THAT WOOD? IDENTIFYING WOODS IN THE HOME
Learn about common woods in Minnesota homes based on period, house style, and purpose. This Old Home Certified class is worth 2 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors.