Convergence and Members Retreat
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Aino Kajaniemi and Nancy Nordquist during Tapestry on Tap! 2016 Members Retreat

In even numbered years ATA sponsors a Speakers Session at HGA’s Convergence. The Speakers Session typically includes two speakers and an open Digislam of tapestry artists’ work. During Convergence ATA also sponsors a networking event. The Speakers Session and networking event are open to all. ATA’s Members Retreat follows Convergence and includes workshops with talented, experienced tapestry weavers with extensive teaching experience and international reputations.

2018 Members Retreat

July 10-13, 2018
Reno, Nevada

The Retreat is currently full. Please contact Education Committee Chair, Terry Olson: education@americantapestryalliance.org, for more information.

Get your weaving tools polished up and ready to mine the rich vein of knowledge tapestry sages Maximo Laura and Rowen Schussheim-Anderson will be offering at ATA’s four-day retreat, July 10th -13th, in the Silver State during HGA’s 2018 Convergence in Reno! Your jackpot will overflow with the bonus round of HGA’s attractions and the coinciding Complex Weaver’s Seminar, all of which, including the Retreat, will take place at the Peppermill Resort. Those tumbling dice won’t crap out with snake eyes if you take a chance and make the journey to the Biggest Little City in the World!

Visit the 2018 Members Retreat webpage for more information.

2018 Speakers Session

ATA’s Speakers Session will take place Monday, July 9th from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Peppermill Resort, White Orchid Room. Maximo Laura and Rowen Schussheim-Anderson are the featured speakers. Their talks will be followed by the 2018 Digislam, a preview of World Tapestry Now and time for socializing and networking. Bring a loom, bring postcards of your work, bring information about classes that you teach or regional tapestry groups to which you belong. JOIN US!

2018 Digislam

ATA’s Speakers Session during 2018 Convergence will include a Digislam. Everyone is eligible and encouraged to submit up to three images of their tapestries for inclusion in the Digislam. If more people enter than can be included, priority will be given to ATA members. Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018. 

The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World!

12th international, unjuried small format tapestry exhibition

The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! will hang at the Northwest Reno Public Library, 2325 Robb Drive during the month of July. A reception is scheduled for July 14, 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm. Library hours:

Friday 10am–6pm
Saturday 10am–5pm
Sunday Closed
Monday 10am–6pm
Tuesday 10am–6pm
Wednesday 10am–7pm
Thursday 10am–6pm

 

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