MAY 14—16, 2020
An All-in-One Experience Available Nowhere Else!
- Meet and/or collaborate with your favorite artist
- Make a paperweight
- Add to your collection
- Renew acquaintances with collectors from around the world
You will have the opportunity to participate in five different hands-on experiences in the Glass Studio on Thursday, May 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Session 1) and Sunday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Session 2), including:
2. Make-Your-Own Vessel
Choose a bowl or a vase
(Sessions 1 & 2)
3. Whitefriars Cane
Make a closepack millefiori paperweight, approximately 3” in diameter. To save time, the setup will be pre-made and will include a wonderful variety of Whitefriars silhouette and geometric canes. (Sessions 1 & 2)
4. One-on-One Collaboration
Experience collaborating with artists Damon MacNaught or David Graeber to create a contemporary Flamework or Millefiore Paperweight. These paperweight masters have generously donated their time to provide you with a one-on-one creative collaboration. Time with the artist is 1.5 hours. Set-ups will be professionally encased by the artists. Space is extremely limited. Reservations honored in the order in which requests are received. (Session 1 ONLY)
5. *NEW* Glass Fusing
Create a 4”x 4” plate/panel using Caithness millefiore! This unique opportunity combines the design aesthetic of millefiore paperweights with the technique of glass fusing. Use a variety of Caithness millefiori to create your own design, beginning with a base of clear glass. (Sessions 1 & 2)
All hands-on experiences require a waiver of liability. Please note your interest on the registration form. We will send details of the appointment time in your registration confirmation letter.
Exhibit and Sale
A select group of paperweight dealers, artists and galleries will be exhibiting in the Event Center.
Open to registrants only on Thursday evening and Friday afternoon. A full schedule will be in your registration packet.
Open to the public on Saturday from Noon to 5:00 p.m.
CLICK HERE to see the full Schedule.
Your registration fee includes all meals listed in the program. Please advise at time of registration if you are a vegetarian. CLICK HERE to see the full Schedule.
To see the full Paperweight Fest Schedule, CLICK HERE.
For Paperweight Raffle details, CLICK HERE.
Special group rate of $119 to $129 per night.
This offer includes a Hospitality Suite for Fest Registrants, a complimentary breakfast buffet and WiFi connection, guest laundry, a 24 hour Business Center, Fitness Center, indoor heated pool, and more.
To receive this special hotel offer, CLICK HERE.
The block of rooms will be held until April 12 and then released if not booked.