2022 Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 20

1:00-4:00 p.m.- Luncheon Meeting of the National Advisory Board and Board of Directors, Hotel Francis Marion, Middleton Room. [By invitation only]
2:00-5:30 p.m. - Registration, Hotel Francis Marion, Lobby
6:00 & 6:15pm p.m. - Bus Departs Hotel for FASA Welcome Reception.
6:30-8:00pm p.m. - Welcome Reception at High Wire Distilling with the Folk Art Collection of Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall
8:00 & 8:15 - Bus returns to Hotel

Ticket, including Bus and Refreshments............................$50

Dinner on your own. Restaurant list will be provided. Reservations advised.
Friday, October 21

Friday, October 21

7:30-8:00 a.m. - Late Registration, Hotel Francis Marion, Lobby
8:30 a.m. - Buses depart Hotel for Trip to St. Helena Island and Okatie, S.C.
10:30am - noon - Visit Penn Center & York W. Bailey Museum, St. Helena Island. View Sam Doyle exhibition at Museum.
Lecture by Victoria Smalls, “Local Hero: The Life & Art of Sam Doyle”
Noon – 1:00 p.m. - Gullah Foodways Luncheon: Chef Bill Green of Gullah Grub Restaurant
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Bus #1 Travels to Dan & Marty Boone’s Home, Spring Island, Okatie
2:00-2:30 p.m. - Bus #1 Visits Boone Home
1:00–2:00pm - Bus #2 Travels to Marty & Julie Klaper’s Home, Spring Island, Okatie
2:00-3:00pm - Bus #2 Visits Klaper Home
3:00pm - Board buses & switch venues.
       3:30 – 4:30 p.m. #1 Visit Klaper Home
       3:30 – 4:30 p.m. #2 Visit Boone Home
4:30 - Board buses for trip back to Hotel
6:30 - Arrive Hotel

Dinner on your own. Advance reservations recommended.

Ticket, including Penn Center, Museum, Lunch, Tours & Bus.................................$95

Saturday, October 22

8:30 a.m. - Depart Hotel and walk (0.3 mile) to Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street
9:00-noon - Symposium at Charleston Museum, “The Folk Art Traditions of the Lowcountry”
9:00-9:45 a.m. - Folk Art Society Welcome & Awards, Jim Sellman & Ann Oppenhimer
9:45-10:00 a.m. - Introductory Video, “Gullah Traditions of the South Carolina Coast,” Presented by Alex Patrick
10:00-10:30 a.m. - Paul Matheny, Folk Art Traditions in South Carolina & the Lowcountry
10:30-10:40 a.m. - Break
10:45-11:15 a.m. - Philip Wingard – Edgefield & Southern Pottery
11:15-11:45 a.m. - Dale Rosengarten – African-American Lowcountry Basketry
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Nakia Wigfall, 6th Generation Basket-maker, Demonstration
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. - Luncheon at Museum, Board Room
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Dale’s Book Signing, Nakia’s Baskets, Winton & Rosa Eugene’s Pottery for Sale
2:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. - Free time to visit Charleston Museum & downtown Charleston.
Ticket, including Bus, Symposium. Museum Visit & Lunch….............$50.

6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception at Hotel Francis Marion. Silent Auction begins.
6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. - Dinner with Silent & Live Auction, Hotel Francis Marion, Gold Ballroom

Ticket, including Reception, Dinner, Silent & Live Auction .....…............$125.

Sunday October 23

10:00 a.m. - Bus departs Hotel, Limited to 50 people.
10:30-noon - Brunch at Water’s Edge Restaurant, on Shem Creek, Mt. Pleasant
Noon-12:30 p.m. - Bus to Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion & Shop, Mt. Pleasant
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Visit Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion & Shop
1:30-2:00 p.m. - Bus to The Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting Street, Charleston
2:00-3:00 p.m. - Visit The Gibbes Museum
3:30-4:00 p.m. - Bus returns to Hotel.
Ticket, including Brunch, Sweetgrass Center, Gibbes, Bus...............$75

Dinner on your own. Advance reservations recommended

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****