Past News and Events

Chairman’s Award for Demonstrated Leadership

We’re pleased to announce that the Society received the Chairman’s Award for Demonstrated Leadership in Historic Preservation from Preservation Pennsylvania with on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

We’re excited to be part of this long-standing tradition and proud of our selection given the themes identified by Preservation Pennsylvania’s Executive Director Mindy Crawford:

“Partnerships, cooperation, and taking the long view are themes that run through many of this year’s projects,” said Ms Crawford. “Whether at the local, state or federal level, this year’s award recipients demonstrate how people working together can make a real difference.”


Bucks County Audubon Society’s Art of the Barn Tour

The Essence of Bucks County in a Weekend! Visit barns in Bucks County, add to your art collection and explore country roads! SPMMMV was pleased to be a sponsor of the Art of the Barn Tour, which included a visit to the barn that served, in part, as Maxo Vanka’s studio in Bucks County. Maxo’s great-granddaughter Marissa showed her work. SPMMMV has a very limited number of tickets available for supporters of the effort to restore, clean and light the murals in St. Nicholas. Please contact us at

Pittsburgh Panorama

Doing the Town Right in 72 Hours
(April 2014)