Spend the weekend — or spend a day — with fiber artists from around the world at MAFA 2019!

MAFA 2019 is not only about the weekend-long workshops and shopping in the Marketplace. Other highlights will include:

For members of the public. The Marketplace is always open to the public, as are the exhibits and the musical presentation. In addition, you are welcome to attend the Open Studio Tour on Saturday evening to see examples of the work that has been done over the weekend.

MAFA 2019 Schedule

Check back later -- More events will be added as we get closer to the conference
DayTimeEventLocation
Thursday, June 27
12 noon - 6:00 p.m.RegistrationMarauder Court, Student Memorial Center (SMC)
12 noon - 6:00 p.m.Marketplace OpenMarauder Court, SMC
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Circular Sock Knitting Machine mini-workshopSMC 040, SMC
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Circular Sock Knitting Machine mini-workshopSMC 040, SMC
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m.DinnerUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
7:00 p.m. - 9 :00 p.m.Opening Session, Keynote Address and Fashion Show, followed by dessert receptionReighard Multipurpose Room, SMC
Friday, June 28
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.BreakfastUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
9:00 a.m - noonWorkshops
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.LunchUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Workshops
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.DinnerUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Marketplace and Exhibits Open: Shop til You DropMarauder Court, SMC
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Sheep & Wool in Song & Story with Melissa Weaver Dunning and Martha OwenMarauder Court, SMC
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Circular Sock Knitting Machine mini-workshopSMC 040, SMC
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Spinning GamesMarauder Court, SMC
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Book SigningsMarauder Court, SMC
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Door prize drawings: Gift certificates from craft schools, vendors, and other fiber suppliers. Must be present to win!Marauder Court, SMC
Saturday, June 29
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.BreakfastUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.MAFA Representatives Assembly - breakfast meetingtbd
9:00 a.m - 12:00Workshops
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.LunchUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Workshops
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Circular Sock Knitting Machine mini-workshop SMC 040, SMC
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Marketplace and Exhibits OpenMarauder Court, SMC
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Kitchen Towel ExchangeMarauder Court, SMC
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.DinnerUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Open Studio Self-guided Tour SMC, Breidenstine, Luek, Osburn, and Hash-Bassler
Sunday, June 30
8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.Early Dorm CheckoutWest Village Dorm
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.BreakfastUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.Guild Grants Information Sessiontbd
9:00 a.m. - 12:00Workshops
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch & End of ConferenceUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.Checkout of DormsWest Village Dorm