Schedule of Events

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When you register for the Arts and Crafts Conference at this website, you will create a password that beginning on February 1 will enable you to access all of the links to the conference events listed here. The Conference Events Pass is $100 for one person and $150 for a two-person pass.

Starting February 1, all released seminars and featured videos, as well as recordings of small group discussions, tours, and book club discussions, can be viewed anytime during the entire month of February by registered conference participants using your password at our Videos On Demand page.

Additional information on conference events can be found on the pages located on the drop-down Menu Bar at the top of this page.

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Please note: all live Small Group Discussion sessions will take place over the video conferencing platform Zoom. All participants will need to sign up for a free account and download the Zoom app in advance of the conference. To get started, please click here to start the sign up process.

Monday, February 1st

Seminar Release: “Digging For Our Roots: Arts and Crafts Origins in Great Britain” by Bruce Johnson.

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Advice For Beginning Pottery Collectors” with Christine Boone and Patti Bourgeoise.

Featured Video: “A Scottish Pilgrimage:  On the Trail of Charles Renee Macintosh” by Brian Coleman (from the 2018 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Tuesday, February 2nd

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “What is the ‘Art’ in Arts and Crafts?” with Steven Thomas.

Virtual Tour: (Pre-recorded) A Sneak Peek at the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement in St. Petersburg, FL.

Featured Video: “Printmaking and Storytelling, in 3 Video Clips” by Laura Wilder

Live Discussion (7:00 PM EST) : “Arts and Crafts Furniture, Part One: Construction Techniques” with David Rudd.

Wednesday, February 3rd

Seminar release: “Sowing the Seeds: New England’s Contribution to the Arts and Crafts Movement” by Marilee Meyer.

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “The Arts and Crafts Philosophy: A Lifestyle – Or Now Just a Style?” with Pat Bartinique.

Featured Video: “The Bungalow Craft: A History & Art Process” by Julie Leidel.

Thursday, February 4th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Block Printing: The Agony and The Ecstasy” with Laura Wilder.

Live Book Club Discussion (4:00pm EST): “House of Mirth” by Edith Wharton. Lead by Pat Bartinique.

Featured Video: “Greene and Greene: A Style” by Tom Gallenberg, furniture maker.

Friday, February 5th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Virtual Tour of Gustav Stickley’s Syracuse House: Restoring the Interior” with David Rudd, Elizabeth Crawford and Amy Shook.

Featured Video: “The Evolution of Stickley Furniture” by Michael McCracken (from the 2015 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Saturday, February 6th

Seminar Release: “Ruskin, Roycroft, and the Photograph” by Peter Potter.

Virtual Tour: A tour of the Roycroft Campus.

Live chat: Chat with artist Keith Rust through Zoom at 10am – 11am Pacific Time (1pm-2pm Eastern)

Live chat: Chat with artist Julie Leidel through Zoom at 1pm – 3pm Mountain Time.(3pm – 5pm Eastern)

Featured Video: “Behind the Scenes at Archive Edition Textiles with Paul Freeman”

Special Event: Virtual Happy Hour hosted by the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms at 5:00pm EST. Sponsored by Rago/Wright Auctions and Ted Lytwyn

Click the link below to register for the Stickley Museum’s Happy Hour:

https://www.stickleymuseum.org/arts-crafts-conference-virtual-happy-hour/

Sunday, February 7th

Featured Video: “If Jewels Could Talk: Stories To Share With Friends” by Rosalie Berberian (from the 2018 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Monday, February 8th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Arts and Crafts Tiles” with Sandie Fowler.

Featured Video: “Two Red Roses Tile Collection” by Susan Montgomery (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Special Event Tour: “A LIVE Tour of of the Log House at Craftsman Farms” with Vonda Givens. (4:00 PM EST)

Tuesday, February 9th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “The Stickleys – Was Gus Really the Best?” with Michael McCracken.

Virtual Tour: A Tour of Rose Valley with Ryan Berley.

Featured Video: “The Basics of Embroidery” with Natalie Richards.

Wednesday, February 10th

Seminar Release: “Midwest Practicality: Working In the Shadow of Frank Lloyd Wright” by Bruce E. Johnson.

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Vintage Textiles” with Paul Freeman.

Featured Video: “The Die-Hard ‘Dazzle’ Style of Louis Sullivan” by Colleen Truax Yarger (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Live Discussion (3:00 PM EST):  “Arts and Crafts Furniture, Part Two: Finishes” with David Rudd.

Thursday, February 11th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Native Plants and the Landscape” with Rick Taylor.

Live Book Club Discussion (4:00pm EST): “The Devil In the White City” by Erik Larson. Lead by Pat Bartinique.

Featured Video: “Stephanie In Her Studio: Adventures in Carving Porcelain” with Stephanie Young.

Friday, February 12th

NEW: The Arts and Crafts Historic Home Tour hosted by the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County. All Proceeds go to the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County. You can pre-register to receive your video link on Friday, February 12th. Please visit the website of the Preservation Society to pre-register for tickets at https://psabc.org/arts-crafts-home-tour/

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Roycroft” by Robert Rust.

Tour: The Colorado Arts and Crafts Tour Guide

Featured Video: “The Mysterious Mr. Limbert” by Michael Crow (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Saturday, February 13th

Seminar Release: “The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest” by Lawrence Kreisman.

Featured Video: “The Tile-Making Process in Motawi Tileworks”

Tour: “Touring the Riordan Mansion: Arizona’s Arts & Crafts Gem”

Live chat: Chat with artist Julie Leidel through Zoom at 1pm – 3pm Mountain Time.(3pm – 5pm Eastern)

Sunday, February 14th

Chat: “Coffee With The Craftsman” – Brian Brace of Brian Brace Fine Furniture will livestream from his studio on his Facebook page.

Click here to visit Brian Brace’s Facebook page

Tour: “A Stroll Around the Grounds at Craftsman Farms” by Vonda Givens.

Featured Video: “Arts & Crafts Metalware: Hammered, Spun & Pressed — A Craftsman’s Perspective” by Ronald VanOstrand (from the 2011 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Live Presentation and Q&A (4:00pm – 5:00pm EST) Barbara Pierce of CJ Hurley Century Arts will discuss choosing colors for exterior painting and offer practical advice for participants who can also ask questions. For those who want a copy of the recording, please contact Century Arts.

Please click here to see the Zoom information for the Q&A

Monday, February 15th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Window Treatment Ideas: Have Nothing on your Windows that is Not Useful and Beautiful” with Dianne Ayres.

Featured Video: “If Walls Could Talk: Paper, Paint or Stencil?” by Bo Sullivan (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference.)

Live Discussion (5:00 PM EST): “Arts and Crafts Furniture, Part Three: Upholstery” with David Rudd.

Tuesday, February 16th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Arts and Crafts From the Home” with Jean Oberkirsch.

Featured Video: “Interior Color Choices Made Easy” by Karen Hovde.

Featured Video: “The Arts and Crafts Movement in Colorado: Then and Now”

Wednesday, February 17th

Seminar Release: “Something Borrowed, Something New: The West Coast’s Contributions to the Arts and Crafts Movement” by Andre Chaves.

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Behind the Scenes at Craftsman Farms” with Vonda Givens, Executive Director.

Live Presentation and Q&A (4:00pm – 5:00pm EST) Barbara Pierce of CJ Hurley Century Arts will discuss choosing colors for exterior painting and offer practical advice for participants who can also ask questions. For those who want a copy of the recording, please contact Century Arts.

Please click here to see the Zoom information for the Q&A

Featured Video: CJ Hurley presents on the Romantic Age, discussing its connection to the Arts & Crafts movement.

Thursday, February 18th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Documentary Craft to Artistic Medium: Photography in the Golden Era of Arts and Crafts” with Peter Potter

Live Book Club Discussion (4:00pm EST): “Main Street” by Sinclair Lewis. Lead by Pat Bartinique.

Featured Video: A three-part Behind the Scenes look at the Stickley Company.

Friday, February 19th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Building Arts and Crafts Furniture” with Stewart Crick.

Live Session (4:00 PM EST): A Special live tour of the New Education Center at Craftsman Farms” with Executive Director Vonda Givens and Barbara Weiskittel.

Saturday, February 20th

Featured Video: “Art Tiles In the Prairie School:  A Paradox of Styles” by Richard Mohr (from the 2015 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Featured Video: “A Potter’s Craft” by Julie Calhoun-Roepnack.

Live chat: Chat with artist Keith Rust through Zoom at 10am – noon Pacific Time (1pm-3pm Eastern)

Click here to see Zoom information for Keith’s Live Chat

Live chat: Chat with artist Julie Leidel through Zoom at 1pm – 3pm Mountain Time.(3pm – 5pm Eastern)

Click here to see Zoom information for Julie’s Live Chat

Sunday, February 21st

Featured Video: “The Odd Couple: M. Louise Stowell and Harvey Ellis” by Susan Futterman (from the 2015 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

DISCUSSION: “Arts and Crafts Show & Tell” 3 PM EST/12 PM PST

Live Studio Demonstration (1:30 PM – 2:30 PM) Designers Barbara Pierce and CJ Hurley will share the process of a recent stained glass project from the design to finished project. For those who want a copy of the recording, please contact Century Arts.

Please click here to see the Zoom information for the Q&A

LIVE CHAT at 2:00 PM PST (5:00 PM EST) : Join Debey Zito and Terry Schmitt of ZitoSchmitt Design at 2:00 PM Pacific for a live Zoom chat. Please email debey@zitodesign.com for a link.

Monday, February 22nd

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Arts and Crafts Metalware” with Bryan Mead.

Featured Video: “Exterior Color Choices Made Easy” by Karen Hovde.

Tuesday, February 23rd

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Japanese Woodblock Prints” with Patti Bourgeois.

Virtual Tour (pre-recorded): “An Arts and Crafts Tour of the 1913 Grove Park Inn” with Bruce Johnson.

Featured Video: “The Role of the Roycrofters at the G.P.I.” by Bruce Johnson (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference.)

Wednesday, February 24th

Seminar Release: “From Mountain Crafts to Arts and Crafts In the South” by Bruce Johnson.

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Spotting Furniture Fakes, Forgeries, and Repairs” with N. Gordon Gray.

LIVE STUDIO DEMONSTRATION at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EASTERN: A virtual visit to Roycroft Master Artist and Exhibitor CJ Hurley’s studio while he is painting and discussing a current art and interior design project. For those who want a copy of the recording, please contact Century Arts.

Please click here to see the Zoom information for the Q&A

Thursday, February 25th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “The Sound of Music – Arts and Crafts Style” with Pat Bartinique.

Live Discussion (7:00 PM EST): “Arts and Crafts Furniture, Part Four: Hardware and More” with David Rudd.

Friday, February 26th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): A Final Chat with Stickley Documentary Director Herb Stratford

Featured Video: “The History of The Colorado Arts and Crafts Society”

Saturday, February 27th

Featured Video: “New Discoveries in Arts and Crafts Metalware” by Jonathan Clancy (from the 2016 National Arts and Crafts Conference).

Live chat: Chat with artist Julie Leidel through Zoom at 1pm – 3pm Mountain Time.(3pm – 5pm Eastern)

Special Event: Virtual Happy Hour hosted by the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms at 5:00pm EST. Click the link below to register for the Stickley Museum’s Happy Hour:

https://www.stickleymuseum.org/arts-crafts-conference-virtual-happy-hour/

Sunday, February 28th

Featured Video: “The Women Behind Gustav Stickley” by Heather Stivison (from the 2018 National Arts and Crafts Conference.)

Closing Remarks from Conference Director Bruce Johnson