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 HGA’s Convergence® 2016 Conference   

July 30 - August 6, 2016
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Please join HGA for the Convergence® 2016 Conference in the vibrant arts community of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 30-August 6, 2016.  We look forward to connecting with members in the Midwest and to bring fiber enthusiasts from all over the world to experience the "City of  Festivals". Wisconsin's popular tourist destinations and recreation areas, including Lake Michigan, offer an exciting array of activities to extend your visit.


If you weave, spin, dye, make baskets, or use one of the many other fiber techniques, plan to be with us for this premier fiber experience! Join thousands of fiber enthusiasts and hundreds of vendors from all over the world, exhibiting and sharing their knowledge. Convergence® classes include novice to advanced instruction in a variety of fiber techniques including:                   

              weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, braiding, feltmaking, digital imagery,

              color and design, garment construction and sewing with handwovens     

 and much, much more!

Registration materials will be in the Fall 2015 issue of Shuttle Spindle &  Dyepot magazine and available online in November.
Priority registration for Fiber Trust Members opens November 16, 2015.  Become a member of the Fiber Trust today by donating $100 or more to support HGA and the fiber arts.


Donate to HGA's Fiber Trust Annual Giving Campaign


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Photography Credits: Left Photo: Milwaukee Art Museum, courtesy: VISIT Milwaukee;  Top Right Photo: Mary Mortenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Red Clay Dress. Photographer: Petronella Ytsema; Second from the Top Photo:  Jenny Schu, East Lansing, Michigan, She Can’t See The Forest Through the Trees. Photographer: Luke Anthony Photography;  Third from the Top Photo: Joy Berg and Wendy Dolan, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, Sundress and Parasol. Photographer: Emily Glinski;  Bottom Right Photo: Xia Gao, East Lansing Michigan, Restless. Photographer: Xia Gao.