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Tucson Bead Symposium

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

February 6, 2019   |   Wednesday   |   7-9PM
$5 suggested donation
Open to the public
633 W. 18th Street


Ornament Magazine, the Ethnographic Group, and Sonoran Glass School present the 2019 Tucson Bead Symposium featuring presentations from speakers and experts on bead topics and history.

The evening is hosted by glass artist Floor Kaspers.

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Presentations:

PROTECTION BY DAY-PROTECTION BY NIGHT
Amulet Beads of Ancient Egypt

David Ebbinghouse is an art enthusiast and researcher and an artist/designer working in many mediums, from collecting and designing with ancient beads to contemporary performance art.

TRENDS IN BEADS INSPIRED BY NATURE
A Trip Through 40 Years of Ornament Magazine

Interview with Robert K. Liu, Co-editor of Ornament magazine, jeweler, photographer, bead researcher and author.

FAKING IT
A Short History of Plastic Imitations of Organic Materials

Rosanna Falabella, PhD Polymer Science and bead collector and researcher for 20 years

GLASS BEADS, BORROWED FROM NATURE

Margaret Zinser Hunt creates flameworked beads and pendants inspired by her love of the insect world.

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February 6
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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