Schedule of Events

The schedule for the Arts and Crafts Month of February is still being assembled, so please check back for updates. 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.

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In order to participate in the Small Group Discussions, you must first sign up for a free account and download of ZOOM, the free video conferencing platform. It is recommended that you sign up and make sure your Zoom login information is ready available before the live sessions start on February 1st. To get started signing up for your free account and download, click here to go to Zoom’s official website.

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.

Featured Video: “The Making of a Block Print” by Laura Wilder, artist.

Wednesday, February 3rd

Seminar release: “Sewing 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: TBD

Thursday, February 4th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Collecting Arts and Crafts Leather” with Denise Burns.

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): “Gustav Stickley’s Syracuse House: Restoring the Interior” with David Rudd.

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.

Featured Video: TBD

Sunday, February 7th

Tour: “A Tour of of the Log House at Craftsman Farms” with Vonda Givens.

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).

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 Tiles” 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).

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

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

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.

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

Featured Video: TBD

Sunday, February 14th

Tour: “A Tour of the New Education Center at Craftsman Farms” with 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).

Monday, February 15th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): “Window Treatment Ideas” with Dianne Ayres.

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

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.

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.

Featured Video: “Greene & Greene: A Furniture Maker’s Perspective” by Tom Gallenberg.

Thursday, February 18th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): TBD

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

Featured Video: TBD

Friday, February 19th

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

Featured Video: “Touring the Riordan Mansion: Arizona’s Arts and Crafts Gem”

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.

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).

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.

Featured Video: TBD

Thursday, February 25th

Live Small Group Discussion (1:00pm EST): A Q&A with Peter Potter: “Ruskin, the Roycroft, and the Photograph.

Featured Video: “Greene & Greene: Hands On Classes” by Tom Gallenberg, furniture maker.

Friday, February 26th

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

Featured Video: TBD

Saturday, February 27th

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

Sunday, February 28th

Featured Video: TBD