2016 Conference Schedule2016 Conference Schedule

Thursday, November 5

1:00-4:00 p.m. Luncheon Meeting of the Folk Art Society Boards, St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Quarterdeck Room. [By invitation only]
12:30-4:300 p.m. Hampton Inn Downtown, 80 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg, 33701.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Opening Reception at St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Waterfront & Harborview Rooms, 11 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, 33701.

Ticket...............................................................................................$50

Dinner on your own. Restaurant list will be provided. Reservations are helpful.


Friday, November 6

7:30-8:30 a.m. Late Registration, Hampton Inn Lobby
9:00 a.m. - Buses depart Hampton Inn for Tampa
10:00-11:30 a.m. - Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602. Tour of Exhibition: “Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum Collection.”
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. -Luncheon at the Tampa Museum Café
1:30-2:30 p.m. - Tour of Home with Collection of Contemporary Art and Folk Art in Tampa’s Historic District.
3:00-4:00 p.m. -Cathy Clayton welcomes FASA to Clayton Galleries, 4105 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, with wine and cheese and folk art exhibition.
4:00-5:00 p.m. - Buses Return to St. Petersburg.

Ticket.............................................$75.

7:00 p.m. - Dinner & Show (German Band & Dancing) at Hofbrauhaus, 123 4th Street S. Walk three blocks.

Ticket.............................................$60.

or Dinner on Your Own. Restaurant List Provided.


Saturday, November 5

8:30 a.m. Walk to Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach St., NE, 33701 - for Program, Lunch and Museum Tour

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Educational Program, MFA, Marly Room. [No charge for attending the Symposium only.]

9:00 a.m. Welcome by James Sellman, President, Folk Art Society of America
Folk Art Society’s Presentation of Awards of Distinction

9:30.a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Symposium:
“The Folk Art of Florida & Cuba”
Speakers:
9:30-10:15 a.m. - Kristin Congdon, Professor of Art History, University of Central Florida, “Florida Folk Art: Landscapes and Dreamscapes.”

10:15-10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 -11:00 a.m. - George Lowe, Artist, “My Life as an Artist.”

11:00-11:30 a.m. - Ann Oppenhimer, Director, Folk Art Society, “The Folk Art of Cuba.”

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Visit exhibition: “From the Heart: Folk Art on Paper,” MFA Galleries

12:30-1:30 p.m. Buffet Luncheon, Marly Room, MFA

Ticket, including Program, Lunch, Museum Tour..........................$50


1:30-4:30 p.m. - Shuttles to and from Folkfest St. Pete - Music & Art Festival, benefitting Creative Clay Arts Center - for artists with disabilities

Shuttle Bus Ticket...........................................................................$15

6:00-6:30 p.m. - Reception at St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Waterfront & Harborview Rooms, 11 Central Ave.

6:30-10:00 p.m. - Folk Art Society’s Annual Benefit Auction/Dinner at St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Waterfront & Harborview Rooms.
Dress: Cocktail or Business Attire.

Ticket, including reception, dinner and auction...........................$125


Sunday November 8

9:45 a.m. - Buses depart Hampton Inn
10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Visit Salvador Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd., 33701.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Buffet Luncheon at the Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge, 540 First Street, SE, 33701.
1:00-3:00 p.m. - Visit the Chihuly Museum, Glass Studio and Hot Shop, Central Avenue
3:30-4:30 p.m. - Visit the From Mayan Hands Gallery, Guatemalan Art from the Robert & Chitranee Drapkin Collection, 2006 Second Ave., South
4:30 p.m. - Buses Return to Hampton Inn

Ticket, including Museums, Lunch, Tours & Bus...............................$89

Dinner on Your Own.


Please Note: For those driving their own cars and not riding the buses, the price of the events remains the same. No admission to events without ticket and FASA conference badge.


****All events are subject to change****
Photo credits:
Vintage Postcards from the Collection of Tom and Donna Brumfield.
Art work images courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum, Self-Taught Genius Exhibition.
1. Flag Gate, Artist Unidentified, Jefferson County, NY, c. 1896.
2. Phrenological Head, Asa Ames, (1823-1851) Evans, NY, c. 1850.
3. Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog, Ammi Phillips, (1788-1865), Vicinity of Amenia, NY, 1830-1835.