October Meeting Plans announced...
Julia Daily, Executive Director of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississipi will be our host. The program will cover crafts in America and Mississippi, the history of the Craftsmen's Guild and the Guild's new home, the Mississippi Craft Center. The newly opened 20,000 square foot Mississippi Craft Center represents over 400 artisans from 19 states and displays work that has elevated craft to fine art.
The non-profit organization of craftsmen preserves and promotes folk, traditional and contemporary crafts of Mississippi and encourages the highest standart of excellence in these crafts. The Guild has become a major southeastern influence and continues to implement its goals fhrough public service projects, continuing education in the arts, special events and festivals, and sales and marketing of member's work.
The meeting will be held at the Firehouse Gallery at the corner of Main & Openwood Streets.