Tuesday, February 2, 2016
WCA NATIONAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION
CAN’T GO TO THE WHOLE CONFERENCE? - GO TO A SINGLE EVENT or TO AN EVENT THAT'S FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
If you can’t go to the whole conference, register for one of the events or register for the Conference and go to meetings and Caucus meetings
HERE’S A SHORT LIST OF WHAT IS AVAILABLE – PRICES ARE A LA CARTE PRICES FOR WCA MEMBERS ONLY – See the website for non-member prices
Thursday, February 4, 5:30-10:0 pm - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS GALA - Walk Around Meal, Meet Awardees & Special Seating at Awards Ceremony, dessert & coffee reception after - at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC. www.nmwa.org - $155
Friday, Feb. 5, 3:30-8:30 pm. TRENDING, A SPECIAL EVENING OF CONVERSATIONS AND ART. Board a chartered bus at 3:30p at the Marriot Conference Hotel and travel to Alexandria, VA for the exhibition opening and reception for WCA’s national exhibition, “Trending” and explore the Alexandria art scene - $50
Saturday, Feb. 6, 5:00-8:00 pm. Join us at American University’s Katzen Art Center from 5:00-6:00pm for a special preview of the Lifetime Achievement Awardees exhibition that will include a private reception and gallery talk. From 6:00-8:00pm join us for a moderated discussion with selected awardees, followed by an opportunity to view the exhibitions.- $60
COME TO EVENTS THAT ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:30-9:00pm - Lifetime Achievement Awards Ceremony at the National Museum of Women in the Arts– An Awesome Life-Changing Experience – www.nmwa.org
Saturday, February 5, 2016 - 9am - 4:30pm - The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) Panels at National Museum of Women in Arts. feministartproject.rutgers.edu
Saturday, February 5, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm – At American University’s Katzen Art Center - a discussion with selected awardees on the Legacy of the Woman’s Caucus for Art 1972-2016, moderated by exhibition curator, Leslie King- Hammond, followed by an opportunity to view the exhibitions. www.american.edu/cas/katzen
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DETAILS – GO TO THE NATIONAL WCA WEBSITE TODAY TO REGISTER – www.nationalwca.org.
__ $50 Conference Registration Fee (All WCA members must pay the registration fee)
Includes registration bag, WCA button, IMPACT Conference program, and entry to all the special interest caucus meetings, and passes to WCA Welcome Session and Panel Impact Conversation on Contemporary Arts Organizing—In and Out of the Art World.
__ $155 IMPACT 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards and Celebration at the National Museum of Women in Art -Thursday, Feb. 4, 5:30-10:00 pm. This is a special rate for WCA members and only 1 ticket may be purchased per member at this reduced rate. Additional tickets may be purchased at the general ticket price of $165. The event starts with a cocktail reception from 5:30-7:00 pm. The reception includes three food stations, an open bar and the opportunity to congratulate the awardees. The Awards Ceremony (free and open to the public) will take place from 7:30-9 pm and a coffee and dessert reception will follow from 9-10 pm. Please note the Celebration ticket does not include the bus to and from the event. Bus must be purchased separately.
__ $20 Bus ticket to the WCA Lifetime Achievement Gala. This ticket is only available to those WCA members who bought a Gala ticket. This is a special rate for WCA members and only 1 ticket may be purchased per member at this reduced rate.
__ $50 Trending—A Night of Conversation and Art (includes charter bus transportation) Friday, Feb. 5, 3:30-8:30 pm. Space is limited so purchase your ticket early!
Join us for a special evening of conversations and art. Board a chartered bus at the Marriot Hotel at 3:30p and travel to Alexandria, VA to the Torpedo Art Factory to attend a special presentation by 2016 National Exhibition Juror, Elizabeth Garvey, on trends in artmaking and in the commercial art world. This is followed by the exhibition opening and reception for the national exhibition Trending. Then explore the Alexandria area art scene/art openings and dine on your own. The bus will return to the Marriot hotel.
__ $60 Impact—Legacy of the Woman’s Caucus for Art 1972-2016 (includes charter bus transportation)
Saturday, Feb. 6, 4:30-8:30 pm. Space is limited so purchase your ticket early! Board a chartered bus at the Marriot Hotel and travel to American University’s Katzen Art Center for a special preview of the exhibition that will include a private reception and gallery talk. Enjoy reserved seating at a discussion moderated by exhibition curator Leslie King-Hammond and selected Lifetime Achievement Awardees on the Legacy of the Woman’s Caucus for Art 1972-2016. After a fun evening of art, food, drink, lectures and panels, the bus will bring you back to the Marriot Conference Hotel.