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Download the Full Conference Registration Booklet at — 
Crossing Threads/Connecting Cultures Registration Booklet
Do you want to share highlights of the CHT Conference 2017? 
Download the CHT Brochure 2017 here.

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May 31 – June 4, 2017

 Hosted by the

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston (CHH)

at Marriott Town Square, Sugar Land, Texas

 

3-Day Conference Registration Fee of $240 Includes:  

  • 3 class units (1 unit = ½ day).  Additional class units may be purchased for $25 each
  • Thursday evening tour to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for cht2017-thumbnailHGA’s “Small Expressions” followed by a reception at the CHH Guild House
  • Friday evening dinner and Keynote Speech by Deborah Chandler
  • Saturday evening Fashion Show and dessert reception
  • Sunday brunch and Closing Speech by Michael Rohde
  • Saturday Single-day registration is available at $110 and includes all regular activities of that day, including meals.

 

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    • Saturday evening buffet dinner and special presentation by Mary Zicafoose,  The Power of Cloth. Tickets are $50.
    • World Textiles Exhibit, featuring items from the collections of  CHH members, at the Sugar Land Arts Center, just 5 minutes from the hotel. Opening reception on Wednesday evening following pre-conference workshops.
    • HGA’s Small Expressions Traveling Exhibit and Reception at the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Guild House.
      • Small Expressions is an annual, international, juried exhibition of small-scale works in fiber, and is HGA’s most prestigious exhibit. The exhibit will be on view at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston’s premier craft museum.
      • Transportation provided to Small Expressions followed by a reception hosted by CHH.

 

cht2017-thumbnailRegistration for any CHT Conference 2017 class activity is open only to CHT members. Current CHT members will have registration preference beginning February 1, 2017. Open registration will begin March 1, 2017.

 

cht2017-thumbnailIn addition to the registration fee, all conference attendees will join or renew their membership for the 2017 -2019 term. Membership is $40 and runs for two years, from conference to conference.

 

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Do you want to share highlights of the CHT Conference 2017? Download the CHT Brochure 2017 here.

 

 

Featuring: Keynote Speaker – Deborah Chandler

Keynote Speaker - Deborah Chandler

Keynote Speaker – Deborah Chandler

Closing Speaker:  Michael Rohde
Special Event Speaker:  Mary Zicafoose

Preconference Workshops

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Mary Zicafoose The Power of Cloth

Mary Zicafoose The Power of Cloth

 

 

 

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Anastasia Azure – Weaving with Unconventional Materials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration for the conference coming February 2017

 

Download the Full Conference Registration Booklet at — 
Crossing Threads/Connecting Cultures Registration Booklet

What does the textile world have to say about CHT conferences?
Check out the video below that shows highlights of our time
together.


(Thank you to the Weavers & Spinners Society of Austin for putting on
such a fabulous 2015 Conference!)