The days and times of this schedule are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of AAPA.

(Activities shown in RED are open to the public; all other activities are for AAPA members only. Why not take this opportunity to Join the AAPA and participate in ALL of the Convention activities?)

Wednesday, April 20

12:00 PM – Registration Table Open

2:30 PM – 3:30PM – Hughes School, which was built in 1908, houses 12 Rookwood Fountains, murals, friezes, bar relief, and much more!

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Welcoming – Cash Bar Cocktail Party at the Hotel

7:30 PM – Banquet/Buffet at the Hotel – Keynote Presentation. “The Dueling Divas of Cincinnati Ceramics” will be delivered by Anita Ellis of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Thursday, April 21

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Bus Tour Field Trip – Treadway Gallery, Cincinnati Union Terminal, Cincinnati Art Museum, Indian Hills Private Pottery Collection, ‘Architreks’ Tour, Cincinnati Art Galleries.

7:00 PM – At the Potter’s Wheel…at the Hotel

Friday, April 22

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – “Some New Insights into Rookwood’s Architectural Faience Department” Seminar presented by Riley Humler.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – “The American Art Clay Company (AMACO) of Indianapolis” Seminar presented by Mark Bassett.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – “Crafting a Life: The Overbeck Sisters of Indiana” Seminar presented by Ellen Paul Denker.

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Tour of the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Reception and Tour of Old World Restoration

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Art Pottery Auction Preview at the Hotel

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Meet the Author’ Book Signing at the Hotel

7:00 PM – Art Pottery Auction at the Hotel

Saturday, April 23

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – “Thomas J. Wheatley, A Ceramic Artist” Seminar presented by Jim Graham

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – “Jens Jensen: A Rookwood Modernist Paints” Seminar presented by Lisa M.W. Eldred

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Convention Registered “Members Only” Preview of the Art Pottery Show and Sale at the Hotel

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Art Pottery Show and Sale at the Hotel

Sunday, April 24

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – “Formed in Clay: A History of Cincinnati Seen Through Its Potteries, 1870s to 1960s. Seminar presented by Bob and Mary Ellen Seery.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Annual Business Meeting at the Hotel

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Art Pottery Show and Sale at the Hotel