Grove Park Arts & Crafts Conference 2008

The 21st annual Arts & Crafts Conference will be held at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa February 22 through 24, 2008.  This nationally recognized arts and crafts event was founded in 1988 by Bruce Johnson. 

The New York Times has referred to the Conference as the most important weekend of the year for Arts & Crafts collectors. The event is a must attend for arts and crafts enthusiasts ranging from new collectors, curators, craftsman, authors, contractors and builders, architects, designers, decorators, and craftsman or bungalow home owners. 

A three-day Arts & Crafts Conference is limited to 1500 people.  A event pass costs $140 per person and provides access to many activities including:

  • Conference Seminars including topics such as "The Arts and Crafts style of Ann and Artus Van Briggle" and "Arts & Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest";
  • Antiques Show;
  • Contemporary Craftsfirm Show;
  • Books, Magazines & More Show;
  • Daily Small Group Discussions;
  • Historical walking tours of the Grove Park Inn and Biltmore Industries;
  • Daily Demonstrations and Special Events;
  • and much more.

The arts & crafts conference’s small group discussions are always very popular. This year’s topics include discussions on:

  • Building an Arts & Crafts Home
  • Arts & Crafts Furniture
  • Collecting Art Pottery
  • Interior Design
  • Woodblock Prints
  • Trends in Art Pottery
  • Fakes & Frauds
  • Collecting Roycroft Books
  • Art Pottery Glazes
  • Restoring Your Bungalow
  • Arts & Crafts Metalware
  • Arts & Crafts Finishes
  • Arts & Crafts Philosophy
  • Furniture Design & Construction
  • Arts & Crafts Tiles
  • Craftsman Homes
  • and much more.

Greg MyrothArts and Crafts Pottery

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