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Schedule

HGA welcomes you to Convergence 2014 Providence!

Conference Calendar and Schedule-at-a-Glance

Please note, this schedule is subject to change, and will be updated here with changes.

Many events require pre-registration for admission. See the appropriate link on this website or contact HGA at 678-730-0010, hgaconvergence@weavespindye.org

 

FRIDAY, JULY 11

7:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Workshop Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.. Workshops RICC

SATURDAY, JULY 12

7:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Workshop Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.. Workshops RICC

SUNDAY, JULY 13

7:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Workshops Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4 p.m. Workshops RISD & RICC

MONDAY, JULY 14

7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Workshop & Tour Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Workshops RISD & RICC

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Tour #1 Colorful Cape Cod RICC

8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Tour #2 American Textile History Museum RICC

8:30 a.m.–7:15 p.m. Tour #3 Saunderstown Weaving School and RICC North Light Fibers Micro Mill—Block Island

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Tour #4 Artist Studio Tour RICC

8:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. Tour #5 Newport & Bristol RICC

TUESDAY, JULY 15

7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Vendor Check-In & Move-In RICC

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration & Tour Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Workshops & Studios RISD & RICC

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Tour #6 Small Expressions & More, Fuller Craft Museum RICC

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Yoga Providence Marriott Courtyard Hotel

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration & Tour Check–In RICC

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Workshops, Studios, Super-Seminar RICC & RISD

9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Tour #7 University of Rhode Island RICC

9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Tour #8 Slater Mill RICC

noon–5:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendor Hall Open RICC

noon–5:00 p.m. Art Exhibit Hall Open RICC

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m.. Complex Weavers Open Meeting RICC

6:00 p.m.–7:15 p. m. Bistro Dinner RICC

7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. All That Jazz Runway Fashion Show RICC

8:45 p.m. Invitational Fiber Trust Reception RICC

THURSDAY, JULY 17

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m. Yoga Providence Marriott Courtyard Hotel

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Check In RICC

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Featured Speaker—Rosanne Somerson, Interim President, Rhode Island School of Design;  RICC

9:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

9:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Studios, Super Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendor Hall Open RICC

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Art Exhibit Hall Open RICC

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. HGA’s Teaching and Learning RICC

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. HGA’s Certificate of Excellence (COE) RICC

5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Juror’s Talk–Ticketed Event RICC A Lively Experiment

5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Ebb and Flow: Yardage, Juror‘s Talk—Open Talk RICC

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. HGA’s 45th Anniversary Dinner Celebration RICC Honoring HGA‘s Founders

7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Twilight Madness—Shopping Extravaganza RICC

FRIDAY, JULY 18

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Yoga Providence Marriot Courtyard Hotel

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Check–In RICC

7:45 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Breakfast conversation with Craig Nutt RICC

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–noon Studios, Super Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendor Hall Open RICC

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Art Exhibit Hall Open RICC

noon–1:00 p.m. Informal Shows RICC

noon–1:00 p.m. TWIST Open Meeting RICC

4:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m. HGA Annual General Meeting & RICC Volunteer Appreciation

4:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m. HGA Rep Rally RICC

1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Auction Preview

5:30 p.m. RB Burnham & Company Native Rug Auction RICC

SATURDAY, JULY 19

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Yoga Providence Marriott Courtyard Hotel

8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Registration Check–In RICC

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Fashion Finesse—Early Morning Event RICC

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–noon Super Seminars RICC

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendor Hall Open RICC

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Art Exhibit Hall Open RICC

10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. ATA Educational Forum & Digi Slam RICC