It's a New Year and We Have a Whole New Program for you!

When? Monday,  January 15th, 2024 
Where? ZOOM! Gillian to send the invite via email

Happy New Year everyone! 

Here is the information for our next speaker, on Monday January 15th.  

Karen Ann Hoffman will be telling her stories and showing her work.

This will be a joint meeting with Toronto Bead Society. 

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Karen Ann Hoffman

Karen Ann Hoffman is a Haudenosaunee Raised Beadwork Artist, and a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. She is a 2020 National Heritage Fellow and a 2022 United States Artist Fellow. 

The beadwork student of Samuel Thomas and Lorna Hill, her Raised Beadwork is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, Chicago’s Field Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum of Indian and Western Art and the Fenimore Art Museum’s Thaw Collection among other fine institutions. 

Karen Ann beads, forages, hunts and raises heritage white and blue corns, squash and beans on her 40 acre homestead poised on the edge of the Fogerty Marsh in Central Wisconsin.

Pam Kearns

Coming Next Month

Pamela Kearns- Unconventional Bead Embroidery

Meeting Dates Include:

2023-2024 Meeting Dates Include:

Monday, July 17, 2023- Show & Share and Social
Monday,  August 21, 2023 – Show & Share and Social 
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 – Crafting Specialist Tools by Richard Pikul *Joint with TBS* *Note this is a special meeting for those who have paid their membership fee’s by the deadline*
Monday, September 18, 2023 -Deferred AGM and Craig Ewing Workshop Tour and Talk
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 – Carrie Story- Clay Revolution *Joint with TBS*
Monday, November 20, 2023 – Gail Goddard-The Clutter Fairy
Monday, December 11, 2023 –  Christmas Social
Monday, January 15, 2024- Karen Ann Hoffman *Joint with TBS*
Tuesday, February 20, 2024-Pamela Kearns-Unconventional Bead Embroidery
Monday, March 18, 2024 – TBA
Monday, April 15, 2024 – Techniques Night
Monday, May 20, 2024 –  TBA
Monday, June 17, 2024 – AGM & Bead De-stash

General Meeting Information

  • Currently all meetings are held on Zoom
  • Held the third Monday of each Month
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • When we are allowed, in-person meetings will be held as before at The Hampton Inn & Suites (beside Galaxy Cinema) 725 Imperial Road North Guelph, Ontario Canada map.
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  • Meetings consist of  announcements, old and new business, show & tell of member’s work, the evenings’ program, and socializing. 
  • The program can include anything from: hands-on mini-workshops from invited artists, guest speakers, demonstrations, trunk shows, road trips or informal gatherings.