Itinerary for 2019 Symposium at LowellArts, Lowell MI

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Sunday, 9/15

8:30-9:45am Registration - Meet and Greet with Continental Breakfast at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Glass area at end of long hallway near banquet rooms

All members, and non-member with artwork in the exhibition, please come to the registration desk to pick up your catalog and name tag. Thank you

If you registered for the symposium and arrive later, please pick up your welcome bag at the registration table:

Tuesday afternoon
Thursday before and for the first hour of the reception
Friday at LowellArts am and pm 
Saturday during the cocktail time before the celebration dinner


Sign up for dinner at hotel for 6:00pm (separate checks)

10:00am-4pm Kathleen Conover MentoringWorkshop (buffet lunch included)
Crowne Plaza Hotel. Thorneapple Room

6:00-8:00pm Dinner with members and guests at Crowne Plaza Hotel (separate checks)
Discussion for dinner - What did you learn about yourself or your artwork today?

Monday, 9/16

9:30am-3:30pm Kathleen Conover Mentoring Workshop (buffet lunch included)

6:00pm Dinner on your own or sign up for dinner at hotel (separate checks)
Discussion for this dinner - What would you like to try next regarding your artwork?

Tuesday, 9/17

9:30am-3:30pm Kathleen Conover Mentoring Workshop (buffet lunch included)
Crowne Plaza Hotel. Thorneapple Room

4:30pm Member/Board Meeting at Crowne Plaza Hotel

6:00pm Dinner on your own or sign up for dinner at hotel (separate checks)
Discussion for this dinner - Share new materials you discovered and how to use them.

Wednesday, 9/18

9:30-10:00am Travel to Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Meet at 9:30 at hotel front doors.

10:30-11:30am Tour around gardens

11:45-1:00pm Lunch on your own at Meijer Garden Café (separate checks)

1:15-2:00pm Inside tour with docent

2:00-4:00pm Enjoy gardens on your own

4:00pm Travel back to Crowne Plaza

5:00pm Dinner on your own or sign up for dinner at hotel (separate checks)
Discussion for this dinner: What ere you most impressed with regarding the sculpture at the gardens?

Thursday, 9/19

10:00am-3:30pm, Part 1 of 2  Dressing up in Sound Nick Cave Style with Donna Engstrom  (buffet lunch included) Crowne Plaza Hotel, Petosky Room

10:00am-3:30pm, Part 1 of 3 Painting for Self Expression with Jessica Kovan   (buffet lunch included)
Crowne Plaza HOtel, Thornapple Room

4:30 Travel to LowellArts, Lowell, MI

5:00-8:00pm Awards Reception at LowellArts

8:00pm Travel back to hotel or late dinner in Lowell and then back to the hotel

Friday, 9/20

9:30am Travel to Lowell Arts

10:00-12:00 Encaustic demo with Candace Law, LowellArts Classroom space

10:00am-3:30pm, Part 2 of 3 Painting for Self Expression with Jessica Kovan  (buffet lunch included)
Crowne Plaza HOtel, Thornapple Room

12:00-2:00 Lunch on your own in Lowell

2:00-5:00 Cold Wax demo with Bea Pappas and Deborah Butler with hands on at the end
LowellArts Classroom Space

4:30 Travel back to Crowne Plaza

5:00 Dinner on your own OR If you want to east as a group, sign up and we'll make a reservation at one of the
restaurants in Lowell for all of us (separate checks)
Discussion for this dinner- What do you prefer to try: Encaustic or Cold Wax? Why?

7:30 Travel back to Crowne Plaza

Saturday, 9/21

10:00am-3:30pm, Part 2 of 2 Dressing Up in Sound Nick Cave Style with Donna Engstrom 
(buffet lunch included)  Crowne Plaza Hotel, Petosky Room

10:00am-3:30pm, Part 3 of 3 Painting for Self Expression with Jessica Kovan (buffet lunch included)
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Thornapple Room

6:00-9:00pm Celebration Dinner - with artists and guests at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Grand River Room
Buffet set up in large hallway outside the Grand River Room

7:30- 8:45pm Artwork Show & Tell, Embellished Clothing Fashion Show

8:45-9:00pm Farewells from Patti Sevensma


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