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

Click MAFA 2019 Schedule of Events to access and download a PDF.

** Open to the public
DayTimeEventLocation
Thursday, June 27
12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.Registration
Submissions accepted for fashion, art, towel, and skein competition entries
The Marketplace. Marauder Court, Student Memorial Center (SMC)
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Marketplace and Bobbin Boy Open**The Marketplace, 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 reception**Reighard Multipurpose Room, SMC
Friday, June 28
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.BreakfastUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.WARP - "Weave a Real Peace" meeting**Atrium, SMC
9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.WorkshopsAs assigned: Breidenstine, Hash-Bassler, Luek, Osburn, or SMC
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.Bobbin Boy open**The Marketplace, SMC
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch - State NetworkingUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Workshops
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Marketplace and Exhibits Open: Shop til You Drop**The Marketplace, SMC
4:45 - 5:00 p.m.Yoga BreakAtrium, SMC
5:00 - 5:15 p.m.Yoga BreakAtrium, SMC
5:00 - 5:45 p.m.Sheep & Wool in Song & Story with Melissa Dunning and Martha Owen**The Marketplace, SMC
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.DinnerUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Circular Sock Knitting Machine mini-workshopSMC 040, SMC
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Book Signings**The Marketplace, SMC
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Spinning games and Door Prize Drawings (must be present to win)The Marketplace, SMC
8:45 p.m.Viewers' Choice awards announced for Art and Fashion ExhibitsThe Marketplace, 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 meetingUniversity/Kline Room, Gordinier Hall
9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.Workshops
10: a.m. - 9:00 p.m.Bobbin Boy open**The Marketplace, SMC
12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.Lunch - Birds of a Feather NetworkingUpper 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 Open**The Marketplace, SMC
4:45 - 5:00 p.m.Yoga BreakAtrium, SMC
5:00 - 5:15 p.m.Yoga Break Atrium, SMC
5:00 p.m.Kitchen Towel ExchangeThe Marketplace, SMC
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.MAFA Grants Q&AAtrium, 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 **Breidenstine, Hash-Bassler, Luek, Osburn, SMC
9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Pick up fashion, art, and skein exhibit entriesThe Marketplace, SMC
Sunday, June 30
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.BreakfastUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
7:30 a.m - 9:00 a.m.Early Dorm CheckoutWest Village Dorm
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Workshops
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch & End of ConferenceUpper Deck, Gordinier Hall
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Check Out of DormsWest Village Dorm