MAFA 2021 – Our “Virtual” Creative Community
With dozens of online classes in weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, basketmaking, and other fiber arts, plus lectures, an interactive vendor marketplace and special events, MAFA 2021 is sure to be a fun and inspiring experience. Download the brochure and visit the pages linked below for all our conference information. Wondering what virtual classes will be like at MAFA 2021? Watch the videos of two Sample Class sessions we recorded on March 11th. Recordings and text from the chat are posted on the FAQs page.
Please check back here and on social media (links at the top of every web page) in the coming months – we will add conference details as they are confirmed. Or join the mailing list at the bottom of this page for emailed updates.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
Margaret Briggs, MAFA 2021 Conference Coordinator
Dates to Remember
|Save the Date||Event|
|March 11, 2021||Live Sample Classes in interactive and webinar format. Recordings are posted in the FAQ's.|
|March 31, 2021||Deadline to enter the 2021 Towel Exchange.
Deadline for vendor applications.
|April 10, 2021||Early registration opens for MAFA guild members and associate members, sponsors and instructors. Find the link on the Registration page.
|April 24, 2021||Registration opens for everyone, including non-members and vendors. Find the link on the Registration page.
|May 1, 2021||Deadline to submit Conference Sponsorships|
|May 15, 2021||Deadline to enter the Fashion Show/Exhibit and Fiber Arts Exhibit.|
|June 15, 2021||Attendee Hub opens.|
|June 17 & 19, 2021||Attendee Hub Orientation Sessions|
|June 24, 2021||The MAFA 2021 conference begins.|
*NEW* Sponsor Conference Activities
Sponsorships will give your organization visibility with our fiber arts-oriented attendees. They will also help MAFA keep registration fees accessible to more attendees. Sponsorships are due by May 1, 2021. Find complete details on the Sponsorship info page.
Our Conference Sponsors (find details here)
Schedule and Events
Everything to know about registration – dates, costs, details, and questions answered. Member registration opens April 10th at 9 a.m. Eastern.
Check out our class schedule, formats, skill levels and our complete list of classes.
Exhibits and Towel Exchange
Sign ups for the Fashion Exhibit and Show, Fiber Art Exhibit, and Towel Exchange are still open. Find more info about each exhibit and the entry forms here.
Visit our virtual vendor Marketplace to shop for class supplies and check out the special vendor coupons just for conference attendees. Check back in May for the fiber demonstrations and talks schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions
You have questions. We have answers.
Is your guild or organization interested in sponsoring an event, exhibit or placing an ad at the conference? Find information about sponsorship opportunities here.
Have some experience with Zoom? Then there are ways you can help at the virtual conference.
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