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Guild School News February 2020
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GUILD SCHOOL 2020
June 13-19
Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine

Countdown: Guild School is coming in
130 days, 5 hours, 17 minutes


Registration is still open.
Classes are still available.
Check the website for open classes. 

Download the Registration Form
https://www.igma.org/PDF/2020_GSchool_preregistration.pdf

Seminars

Seminars are a  popular activity at Guild School. We will continue to hold these on Saturday morning, and Sunday and Monday evenings. Seminars will be the only events on those evenings. No open houses. Here's the schedule.
Week of March 6: Seminar descriptions and sign-up form will be mailed out and posted online.
March 25: Deadline for returning seminar choices. This is not first-come, first-serve.
March 27: Lottery drawing for seminar assignments. Shortly after, class lists will be posted the website. 
June: Sign-up is closed until school. Upon arrival at school, students can sign up in the school office for available seminars. 
2019 Seminars. Clockwise: Peter Rabbit Sack and Bib by Mariella Vitale; Elves Decorating a Tree by Barbara Kalty; Wind Chime by Hillary Lee; Finishing Your Miniature Linen with Hemstitch by Natalia Frank 
Special Exhibit Honoring Carol Hardy
Carol Hardy, IGMA Fellow, taught at Guild School for 34 years. Her husband Dick, an Artisan, assisted her for most those years. Carol quietly announced her retirement after the 2019 school year. We will be honoring her decades of teaching and artistic talent by holding a special exhibit. Please bring any projects you have made in a class with Carol or Dick or items you have purchased from them. Contact Audrey Tripp, Auction Coordinator, atripp58@earthlink.net 
Pete Boorum, center, with Sherry Roberson, left, and Jolie Gaston, right.
Sherry and Jolie met their first year at school, 21 years ago and have remained good friends. 

 
What Is It about Guild School That Makes You Smile?

We're collecting all the words or phrases about Guild School and miniatures that make us smile. Respond to this prompt. Send an email to Barbara Davis at guildschooligma@gmail.com. You can call or drop a note also. We just want to use your descriptive words, no need for names or sentences or essays.

 
 

Important Dates to Remember!

Ongoing: Registration for Guild School continues through May 1, 2020.
March 15: School Forms A, B, C are due.
March 25: Seminar Form with choices are due. Seminar registration is closed until June for onsite sign-up, if available.
April 1: Tuition payments are due.
May 15: Proposals to teach in 2021 are due.
August 1: Scholarship applications for 2021 are due.

See Us at the Chicago International Show!


The IGMA has quite a presence at the Tom Bishop Chicago International Show, April 17-19. Attend these IGMA events and connect with other Guild Schoolers. Watch for signage.
IGMA Artisans and Fellows. Many of our Guild School instructors are dealers at the show.
Visit the IGMA Membership/School table and the IGMA Gallery of the Guild table.  In the main ballroom, Friday-Sunday. 
IGMA Live Auction. At the close of the show on Friday. Auction items will be on preview in a display case in the center of the main ballroom, all day Friday.
This is the Guild Presentation. 5:30-6:30, at the close of the show on Saturday. Learn about the organization, meet the instructors, and hear testimonials from students. Free beverages and appetizers.

 

REMINDER


This email blast, Guild School News, will be sent to you 4-5 times throughout the year. Often it will include important, critical, updated information about school. Sometimes it will include just fun and interesting bits of information. Along with the IGMA website and FaceBook, this is one of the best way to communicate and be informed.  These email blasts are all archived on the website for future reference.
https://www.igma.org/guild_school/newsletters.html

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