Special Events

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New Members Welcome Party

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where to go on the first night, especially if you are a new member and need to meet everyone? We’ve chosen the Sailloft, a restaurant on the picturesque Lake Michigan shore walking path from MIAD to the Milwaukee Art Museum, a good pedestrian trick to know!

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Slide Wars

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

A Furniture Society Production Presents… SLIDE WARS Returns This is your opportunity to share your work Thursday, June 20th 6:30 – 7:45 Your work will be projected on a giant screen and you will be encouraged to narrate your thoughts and aspirations about your work. Everyone attending the conference can participate! + Directions: Email up […]

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Table Saw Supper Club exhibition reception

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enthusiastic about the TFS conference in Milwaukee, the local Table Saw Supper Club (TSSC) has responded by organizing an exhibition of current, member work. The show is housed at Workshop Architects, a 5 minute walk from miad, located at 201 E Pittsburgh Ave #301.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Gallery Crawl

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience the marvels of Milwaukee’s artists and makers across all craft media on this self-guided tour of Milwaukee’s work and workspaces. Local galleries include: Frank Juarez Gallery, Joint Effort Studio, Reginald Baylor Studio, Var Gallery, The Grove Gallery, Specter, Var West Gallery, Hawthorn Contemporary, Between Two Galleries, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, RH OUTLET, […]

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Final Night Dinner and Dance Party

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our farewell event. Let’s end this conference with a celebration! Dinner is served from 6:30-7:30 and the DJ will take us to dance town from 8:00-10:30. Don’t forget to enjoy an artisinal popsicle on the riverwalk (weather permitting).

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Membership Meeting

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Let your voice be heard at the annual Membership Meeting. The Board of Directors updates our members on all of our endeavors and progress and offers a chance for members to ask questions and to float ideas.

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Steffi Dotson Service Award

10:00 am - 10:30 am

The award is named in honor of past President Steffanie Dotson whose dedication and service during her tenure as President and as a Trustee ensured The Furniture Society’s continuing strength and accomplishments during a period of great transition. This year, The Furniture Society is pleased to celebrate Marcia Kumamoto and David Fleming as the recipients […]

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Award of Distinction Luncheon

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Award of Distinction program was instituted in 2001 and is presented to an individual or institution recognized as having had a profound impact on the field. The 2019 Award of Distinction will be presented to Tom Loeser during this luncheon ceremony. See this page for more information on Mr. Loeser and his award. Please […]

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