Tentative Seminar Schedule

*Times are subject to change. A Program will be provided in your Seminar packet when you arrive.
Wednesday, October 3

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration

Thursday, October 4

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Study Centers
The Apple Pie Ridge Star with Mary Robare
Forever Paisley with Carol Butzke

Using Genealogy to Find Your Quilt’s Origin with Becky Thompson

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tour
Montgomery County Historical Society
Smithsonian Museum of American History

11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tour
Smithsonian Museum of American History

11:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tour
American Art Museum

Lunch on Your Own

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Study Center
Selections from The Baltimore Museum of Art Quilt Collection with Anita Jones
Repairing Old Quilts with Claire McKarns
What Should I Do With My Quilts? A Look at the Future of Your Collection with Sharon Pinka

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. President’s Council

Dinner on Your Own

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Vendor Sale Open

Friday, October 5

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tour
Winterthur

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tour
Lovely Lane Museum

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Silent Auction Open

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Study Centers
Tiny Treasures-Two Hundred Years of Doll Quilts with Lenna DeMarco and Anne Hodgkins
Masterpieces of the Early Twentieth Century with Polly Mello
Who Are These People? Researching Names on Name Inscribed Quilts with Cindy Stuart

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tour
Stella Rubin Studio
Smithsonian Museum of American History

11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tour
Smithsonian Museum of American History

Lunch on Your Own or with Tour

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Vendor Sale Open
Quilt Exhibits Open
Book Sale Open
Silent Auction Open

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Study Center
Baltimore Album Quilts with Virginia Vis
The Language of Redwork with Meta Van Nostram
Planning for Private Collections with Alden O’Brien, Newbold Richardson, Debby Cooney, and Alison Polivka
You Can Take a Quilt Out of Pennsylvania But You Can’t Take Pennsylvania Out of the Quilt with Sue Reich and Barb Garrett

3:00 p.m. Presenters’ Tech Session

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Area Rep Meeting

5:00 p.m. Cash Bar

6:00 p.m. Opening Banquet
Keynote Address
Show & Tell
Vendors open till 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Research Presentations
Joyce Fullerton Smith: Family, Friends, Merchants, & Religion in the Early 1840s
Ronda H. McAllen: The Chintz Gardens of Achsah Goodwin Wilkins: A Baltimore Quilter

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Mimi Dietrich Presentation

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Book Sale Open
Silent Auction Open

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Vendor Sale Open
Quilt Exhibit Open

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Research Workshop

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Poster Session

5:00 p.m.
Authors’ Book Signing
Cash Bar

6:00 p.m. Dinner
Live Auction
Auctions Cash Out

Sunday, October 7

6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Shipping Service

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Research Presentations
Kathryn Berenson: Political Partisanship in the Tristan Furnishings
Xenia Cord: A Regional Study of Vessel, Vine, and Floral Quilt Borders
Followed by the Annual Meeting & Invitation to Seminar 2019

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Closing Luncheon & Amelia Peck Presentation

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Study Center
Plush Template Embroidery-History and Hands-on Workshop with Ann Hermes
Southern Quilts: Celebrating Traditions, History, and Design with Mary Kerr
Baltimore Album Quilts with Virginia Vis

4:30 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting

Dinner on Your Own

Monday, October 8

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting