Date of this Version
Thursday, April 2
1:30–3:30 pm Guided tours of Quilt Museum exhibitions offered every hour on the half hour; last tour begins at 3:30 pm. Shuttle service from Holiday Inn–Downtown provided: 1–4 pm.
1:00–5:00 pm Registration & Information at Holiday Inn–Downtown
6:00–7:00 pm Registration & Information at International Quilt Study Center & Museum
7:00 pm Keynote Presentation by Jennifer Harris, Deputy Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester (Manchester, UK) Reception to follow. Shuttle service from Holiday Inn–Downtown provided.
Friday, April 3
8:00 am–4:30 pm Registration & Information at Holiday Inn–Downtown
8:30–10:30 am Concurrent Sessions
10:30–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
12:30–2:00 pm Luncheon
2:00–3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:30–4:00 pm Break
4:00–5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
5:00–7:00 pm First Friday at Quilt Museum: Light hors d’ouevres, cash bar and optional guided tour. Shuttle service from Holiday Inn–Downtown provided.
7:00 pm Dinner on your own
Saturday, April 4
8am-12 pm Registration & Information at Holiday Inn–Downtown
8:30-10:30 am Concurrent Sessions
10:30-11 am Break
11:00 am–12:30 pm Closing Plenary Session by Jacqueline Atkins, Kate Fowler Merle-Smith Curator of Textiles, Allentown Art Museum (Allenton, PA)
12:30–2:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00–3:30 pm Works-in-progress. Two moderated informal sessions. Open to all symposium registrants. One for Creative work and the other for Research. Share, discuss, and solicit feedback on your projects that are in any phase of development.