The Furniture Society's annual conference is being held virtually again this year. Normally held in a furniture- or craft-focussed city in the US, the conference draws studio furniture makers and instructors from across the US for presentations, workshops and community. The closest the conference has been held to Des Moines was in Kansas City and Milwaukee, so this is a great chance to check them out without the added cost of travel and hotels.
Events will run Wednesday-Saturday June 8th-11th. Note that times on their website are Eastern time zone, one hour ahead of Iowa.
More information can be found at https://furnsoc.org/fs22/ and we will feature their daily schedule on our calendar.
(Full schedule at https://furnsoc.org/fs22/schedule )
11:00 AM - 12:30 CDT : Professional Development
1:00 PM - 2:00 CDT : Portfolio Reviews
2:30 PM - 3:30 CDT : Mentoring Sessions
4:00 PM - 5:00 CDT : Award of Distinction Celebration w/ Ronald D. Abramson, Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, Mira Nakashima
6:30 PM - 8:00 CDT : Evening Program - Combating Erasure w/ Robell Awake, Charlie Ryland, Dr. Tiffany Momon
Registration for the entire conference is $45 for students, $75 for members, and $100 for non-members. Individual days are $10 to $40 depending on membership and the day. There are also mentoring sessions and portfolio review spots available.
If you're considering a full conference pass, a one-year membership is $35 for students or $65 for individuals. Membership information available at https://furnsoc.org/members/join
|Event Date||June 10, 2022, 11:00 am|
|Event End Date||June 10, 2022, 8:00 pm|
|Location||Virtual Online Conference|