Upcoming Events  & Event Prospectus

Here's a preview of upcoming meetings!

All of our Business Meetings are held on the Third Saturday of the month, starting with a meet and greet (please bring snacks to share) at 11 am with the Business Meeting following at 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Due to the continuing COVID outbreaks, members are requested to wear masks during the meetings.

2021-2022 Member Events & Calendar 

September Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet - 11 - 11:30
Business Meeting 11:30 am

September 18, 2021

This is our first meeting if the 2021-2022 season. Please plan on attending and find out what is being planned for the members. 

Because of the continuing COVID issues, members are requested to wear masks during the meetings. Our board meetings will be held in the Board room and the Business meeting will probably be held in the Jewelry Studio.

New members are welcome to share a few samples of their work during our ZOOM call please contact Dee Cooper - ideesign1@centurylink.net so she can add you to the agenda.

October Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, October 16, 2021

We are in the process of adding the instructors with class examples to our Fine Craft Expo page. If you are participating as an instructor you will be contacted regarding pictures / information needed for this page on our website

Join us for a photo workshop to demonstrate taking pictures for exhibits, etc.

This month the board members will be hosting a New Member Luncheon. New members will be contacted by the board with dates and location.

November Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Our first exhibit of the season is at  Arts for ACT ,  in downtown Ft. Myers.

We will be located in the FRONT Main Gallery for the month of December, Claudia will be judging this exhibit.  We will need artists to create WALL pieces as well.

Receiving -   Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 - 11 am - 4 pm

Reception - Friday, December 3rd, 2021, 6pm - 4pm

Removal -   Tuesday, January 4th, 2022, 11 am - 4 pm

 

We will also be discussing the Annual Fine Craft Expo and will be looking for members to participate as Instructors and Assistants.

This month is available for Peer Review for those new members who would like to participate. 

December Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, December 18, 2021

We will be celebrating our Holiday Party...... more info to follow.

Fine Craft Expo examples are due for the Southwest Florida Fine Craft Guild showcase in the CCAC lobby. 

January 2022  Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Please plan on attending this important meeting. We will be going over the classes for our upcoming Fine Craft Expo as well as the instructors & volunteers that have signed up and we will also be discussing our Hands on Art Exhibit at CCAC.

Also we will be discussing the updated by-laws, and will be selecting a nomination committee.

Hands on Art Exhibit 

Cape Coral Art Center

February 4 -24, 2022

RECEIVING - Monday, January 31, 9 am - noon
RECEPTION - Friday, February 4 (potential - depending on COVID and any restrictions)
REMOVAL - Friday, February 25, 2022, 9 am - 12 pm

Fine Craft Expo (no Business Meeting)

Cape Coral Art Center

February 5th & 6th, 2022

Our annual Fine Craft Expo hosted by the Cape Coral Art Center will be a two day event again this year.

What a great time to learn something new or make a gift for yourself or that someone special!

Please check out our Fine Craft Expo tab for more information on classes / instructors and how to pay for you kit fee online, and to see pictures of the workshops being offered. 

March Guild Business Meeting

Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am

Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Our Nomination Committee will present a Slate of Officers during the Business meeting.

Why not volunteer for one of the many board positions available, its a great way to meet new people and understand the workings of the organization. Make it your year to get involved with something new and exciting!

  • This date is also open for a Peer Review if members are interested.

April Guild Business Meeting

Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am

Business Meeting 11:30 am

April 16, 2022

During our last business meeting of the season we will have our Installation of Officers.

April 4 - 29, 2022 Collaboration with Cape Coral Art League - "Living in Paradise"

Receiving: Monday, April 4, 

Reception: TBD

Removal: Friday, April, 29, 

 

Newcomer's Luncheon

DATE TBD 

Noon - 2 pm

This is our Boards yearly event in which we host a welcome lunch to our new members. It  is a time for the board members to meet and greet our new members and get to know each other. If you are a new member this season please add this date to your calendar and you will be contacted by Kathy Erickson with a personal invitation.