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Convergence®

 HGA’s Convergence® 2016 Conference   

July 30 - August 6, 2016

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
 

HGA invites you to our Convergence® 2016 conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 30 - August 6, 2016. We are pleased to be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s vibrant arts community on the shore of Lake Michigan.

On HGA’s first trip to Wisconsin, we look forward to connecting with our members in the Midwest and to bringing fiber enthusiasts from all over the world to experience the “City of Festivals.”  Wisconsin’s popular tourist destinations and recreation areas offer an exciting array of activities to extend your visit.  

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

If you weave, spin, dye, make baskets, or use one of the many other fiber techniques we love, 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
  • knitting
  • garment construction and sewing with handwovens
  • digital imagery
  • color and design
  • and much, much more!

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