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Arts: Willowbank hosts virtual open house for prospective students
The stately Willowbank School of Restoration Arts in Queenston. FILE

Willowbank is hosting a virtual open house this month, aiming to attract people who want to learn more about the Queenston school’s heritage conservation diploma program.

The deadline for applications is Friday, May 31 and the online open house will be broadcast on Thursday, May 16 from 7:30 to 8.30 p.m.

During the session Katie Houghton, director of marketing and business affairs at Willowbank, will speak about the history of the site and the school, while president Dr. Faisal Arain will discuss the program’s structure, curriculum, outcomes and careers.

In addition, Bianca Verrecchia, a Willowbank alum, member of the faculty and a heritage planner with the Town of Grimsby, will talk about the Willowbank experience and how it has shaped her career.

Houghton also will address scholarships, bursaries, grants, European Summer Schools program and the application process.

The link for the virtual gathering is bit.ly/3UGVdGn.

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