Programme

Registrations/Information Desk open 8:30am-4:30pm, entire event
Merchants Mall open 8:30am-4:00pm, entire event

Note: Merchants Mall will open slightly later on Friday 13th and close lunchtime Thursday 19th.
Click here to download a pdf file of the programme.

National Embroidery School

Monday 16 July – Thursday 19 July at NMIT
All workshops will begin at 9am, with a mid-morning break around 10:30am
Lunch breaks will be 1 hour, with rolling starts between 12noon and 12:30pm
Workshops will conclude 2 hours after the lunch break finishes.

National Embroidery Exhibition

Key Dates
Friday 18 May All Exhibition entry fees and forms received
Thursday 14 June All Exhibition submissions received
Friday 13 July, 6:30pm Exhibition Opening in The Suter gallery foyer

Exhibition will be open 9:30am-5:00pm from Saturday 14 July
The Exhibition at The Suter will run for 3 months, until September 2018

ANZEG Biennial Conference

Friday 13 July
9:30am – 3:00pm Extensions Day and BGM
All Guild banners to be delivered to the reception desk no later than 5pm Friday 13 July

Saturday 14 July – Association Day
At the Nelson School of Music Auditorium
9:00am Conference welcome
9:15am Lecture, Paula Hucklesby, Study Assistance Grant Recipient
10:15am Introduction to the Executive

At NMIT
10:30am Morning tea
11:00am Regional Meetings
12:30pm Lunch

At the Nelson School of Music Auditorium
1:30pm Keynote Speaker, Philippa Turnbull, “A Timeline of Crewel Work”
2:30pm Lecture, Nelson – Home of Wearable Art
3:30pm NZ Tapestry Trust, Margaret Erskine, Margaret Kennedy and Jeanette Trotman
4:00pm free time

6:30pm Awards Dinner at The Granary, Founders Heritage Park

Sunday 15 July – Biennial General Meeting
At the Nelson School of Music Auditorium
9:00am Church Service
9:30am Morning tea (at NMIT)
10:15am Biennial General Meeting
12Noon Conference 2020 presentation and signing of Letter of Agreement
12:30pm Lunch (at NMIT)
1:30pm Keynote Speaker, Hazel Blomkamp, “Is it Art”
2:30pm Lecture, Jane Siddall, Study Assistance Grant Recipient
3:30pm Free time with optional group visit to the Exhibition

Note that the following items will follow the conclusion of the BGM
** Presentation of Modules Certificates
** Executive 2year service presentation
** Announcement of 2018 Study Assistance Grant Recipient
** Introduction to the new Executive