EASTERN REGION MEETING
Wednesday April 18 through Saturday April 21, 2018
Lancaster, Ohio

PROGRAM PLANS:

The meeting begins on Wednesday with registration at the hotel, a Mike Clum Auction preview, and a social gathering.
 
The auction takes place on Thursday, followed by a reception in the hotel.
 
Friday includes a morning seminar at the Ohio Glass Museum including talks by Sid Lethbridge (on social media and collecting), Tom Felt (WVMAG’s digital archives project), Holly McCluskey (the Oglebay Institute collections), Thomas A. Bredehoft (a recently discovered archive), and James Measell (on the Stourbridge School of Art and Harry Northwood). The afternoon is reserved for visits to the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, and other Lancaster museums. Dinner at a Shaw’s Restaurant in Lancaster will be followed by a talk by Jeffrrey S. Evans on “The Impact of the Web on Glass and Antique Markets and Auctions.”
 
Saturday is available for optional self-conducted tours of Fairfield County Sites.
 
REGISTRATION:
 
The registration fee is $45 per person. Download form below.
 
HOTEL:
 
Reservations should be made directly with the Hampton Inn (2041 Schorr Way Drive, just off N. Memorial Drive, Lancaster, OH; telephone 740-654-2999). A block of rooms has been set aside for the meeting at the special rate of $129 per night (plus taxes). Book your hotel reservation before March 30, 2018 and be sure to mention the Early American Pattern Glass Society.

 

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Save the Date -- Annual Meeting July 26-29, 2018

The annual meeting of the Society will be held July 26-29, 2018 in Washington, PA.

This will be in conjunction with the Duncan Club Glass Show.  Tours of the Duncan Glass Museum will be available, as well as other glass museums in the area.A day tour of the historic Pittsburgh glass area and museums is being planned.

We will be staying at the Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh – Meadowlands hotel in Washington, PA. Adhering to our usual format, there will be evening dinners followed by wonderful, inspiring speakers.

Details and registration information will be posted when it is available.