ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / symposiums

  International Forum of Lace and Embroidery

I T A L I A......... I N V I T A

Rimini, Nord Bellaria, 9 - 11 May 2003

Pre-event Workshops, May 8th and 9th
Exhibitions (Theme: Flowers)
Workshops, Lectures, Demos

Location of the event: Centro Congressi Europeo-Lungofiume Uso
Rimini Nord Bellalria - Italy

booking, payments: All bookings, payments, registrations, hotel accommodation, workshops allocation and post-event tours will be dealt with by Adriacongrex; they will also assist participants when checking in at the hotels and registering for Workshops and Forum.

A registration form containing all the necessary information can be unloaded from the website
or obtained by: Italia Invita, c/o Adriacongrex - Via Sassonia 30, I-47900 Rimini, Italia

  • Italian Heritage: an overview of Italian traditional techniques in lace and embroidery presented by the main Italian schools and associations
  • works of lace and embroidery artists
  • Flowers and Trends

  Lectures and Communications:
(Translations into English, French, German, will be provided)
  • Doretta Davanzo Poli on Lace in Fashion XV - XIX centuries
  • Maria Luisa Rizzini on the History of Embroidery
  • Wanda Casaril and Gina Morandini on the Art of Design
  • Roberta Orsi Landini on Fruit and Flowers Symbology
  • Raffaella Sgubìn on an Unknown Collection of Lace and Embroidery
  • Thessy Schoenholzer Nichols on Lacis: Layed Thread Lace and Tambour Embroidery
  • Maria Giuseppine Muzzarelli on Lace and Embroidery in Documentary Sources of Modern Age

Communications on the workshops techniques

  Dealers Market
  • Italian and Foreign dealers (threads, textiles, equipment, antiquities, laces, embroidered linens, patterns, craftwork, objects d'art)
  • Specialized publishers

Museums Shops

  • Catalogues, CD's, posters, cards ... from Italian museums with textile collections

Slide Shows

  • New Trends for Lace and Embroidery
  • Iconographic Research (under the direction of Bologna University)

More Opportunities

Collector's Corner, "Thread Communication", Internet Point, Get Together meeting room"

Workshop on Italian Techniques

(min 10 max 12 participants), Thu 08 May 14.00 - 19.00, Fri 09 May 08.00 - 13.00h

Bobbin Lace Cantù Venezia, Gorizia Fiandra, Sansepolcro, Color Code
Crochet Lace Orvieto Ars Wetana
Needle Lace Valsesia Puncetto, Venetian Lace, Aemilia Ars
Embroidery Caterina de' Medici Stitch, Sicilian Sfilato, Bizantina Ars, Assisi Stitch, Bandera Embroidery

Program Fri May 9th 4 pm
Welcome drink, Special Event
Opening of all exhibition and event area: Panzini Hall and Foyer

from 5 to 7 pm: Brief Communications on the workshop techniques held by the workshop teacher Main lecture room

Sat May 10th, 9am to 7pm (lunch break 12.30 am - 2 pm) main lecture room
8 pm Romagna evening: dinner, music, entertainment

Sun May 11th 9 am to 7 pm (lunch break 12.30 pm to 2 pm)
Opening of all exhibition and event areas (some of the dealers' stands might be closed after 5.30pm)
Demos of the Italian techniques of lace and embroidery at the stands

Panzini Hall: 10.30 am Closing Lecture and Communications main lecture room
7 pm end of the event

Post-event opportunities One day excursions to the main Italian Museum with important textile collections (Milano: Polo Pezzoli, Modena: Gandini Collection, Rapallo Lace museum, Venice: Burano Museum,
Tailor made group itineraries on request. More info shortly available online

Fees for Forum Participants Forum May 9th to 11th 2003:
Registrations received before 15th of November 2002 Euro 240.00
Registrations received after 15th of November 2002 Euro 280.00
  • inclusive of: acess to the whole Formu area
  • Participation in all the Program entries, welcome drink, Romagna Evening, welcome pack
  • 3star Hotel, double room from Friday to Sunday (singel room total supplement Euro 18.00)
  • All meals included from Friday lunch to Sunday lunch
  • Vat.

Forum and one Workshop May 8th to 11th 2003
Registrations received before 15th of November 2002 Euro 370.00
Registrations received after 15th of November 2002 Euro 410.00
Inclusive of above plus:

  • classes (min 10 - max 12 participants)
  • learning and working equipment
  • 3 star Hotel, double room (single room total supplement Euro 26.50) from Thursday to Sunday
  • all meals included from Thursday lunch to Sunday lunch

Daily visitors are admitted on Saturday and Sunday to exhibition areas only.
Entrance fee Euro 18.00


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