Schedule

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