Posted by John Benthal, The Mission Motif on Nov 7th 2016
Come celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the National Arts & Crafts conference in a big way! The next Arts & Crafts Conference is scheduled for February 17-19, 2017 at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. This conference is open to the public, and it consists of the finest collection of Arts & Crafts antiques, as well as today's craftsman working in the Arts & Crafts style. You can see and purchase everything from furniture, lighting, rugs, pottery, copper works, textiles, stain glass and more. The Mission Motif represents many of the Artisans and Craftsman that will have booths, but it is a great opportunity to meet them in person. There is also a daily schedule of hands-on workshops and daily demonstrations that you will not want to miss.
So why is the largest Arts & Crafts conference located in Asheville, North Carolina? Well, since 1913 the Grove Park Inn has been called "the finest resort hotel in the world." Today the Omni Grove Park Inn is also considered the finest Arts & Crafts resort hotel in the world. Originally decorated with Roycroft mission furniture and copper lighting, this famous hotel now has the largest Arts $ Crafts collection.
Since 1988 the Omni Grove Park Inn and Bruce Johnson have hosted the National Arts & Crafts Conference, with industry expert speakers, reputable antique dealers, educational tours, workshops, discussions, as well as 130 exhibitors working in today's Arts & Crafts style. Book your reservation today, as space is limited to 1500. www.arts-craftsconference.com
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