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Green Warp on loom

HGA is dedicated to supporting educational opportunities for the fiber community. 

The many Educational Programs provided by HGA offer a variety of approaches to further the knowledge and skills of fiber enthusiasts.

  • Certificate of Excellence program provide individuals guidelines for evaluating their weaving, spinning dyeing and basket making skills.
  • Scholarships  are available for students in accredited programs each academic year through the HGA and Dendel Scholarships

  • Convergence® Internships are available for students.

  • Grants  include the Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant and the Mearl K Gable II Memorial Grant for artists taking classes from nonaccreditated programs.

  • Video & Kit Rentals available for members to rent for programs, study groups, workshops, etc.