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Annual Conference 2016

posted Nov 19, 2015, 1:14 PM by Haitian ArtSociety   [ updated Dec 15, 2015, 12:26 PM ]

February 11-14 | San Francisco CA

Join us for commraderie, networking and tours of private collections.

Cost: $150 per person

Registration includes motor coach transportation, admission to conference events, annual Haitian Art Society membership dues. Meals and Lodging are not included.

Conference Itinerary

Thurs 2/11:

Arrive SF

3:00PM Orientation/Social at hotel

5:00PM Tour collection of sculptor Ralph Greco in Palo Alto. A longtime collector, Greco has a diverse collection including modern art as well as work by self-taught artists.

PM:  Dinner TBD

Friday 2/12:
10:00AM Tour collection of Arthur Albrecht. An outstanding collection of early Haitian masters.

1:00PM Tour collection of noted author and art critic Herbert Gold.

PM (Time TBD) Tour collection of Tom & Caroline Crawford. The Crawfords, who maintain a home in Jacmel, purchased fine works from the Rodmans.

PM: Dinner Chinatown TBD

(Public Transportation between sites – all located within 5 mile radius.)

Saturday 2/13
Susan Tselos, independent curator and researcher will share her collection of ceremonial Vodou flags at the home of Carole Austin, Curator Emeritus of the San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, whose home includes a fine, varied folk art collection.

2:00PM Tour collection of Patrick Jamieson in Marin County (Novato). A former art book dealer, Jamieson has exhibited his collection at Sonoma Community College.

PM: Dinner TBD (Berkeley/Oakland)

Sunday 2/14:
8:00AM Tour the vast and prestigious collection of Ned Hopkins of Stockton. Hopkins maintains his own Haitian art website (http://haitianarthopkins.com).

PM Stockton: lunch

PM SF: Free time

PM: SF Dinner TBD

Monday: 2/15:


La Quinta San Francisco Airport West

1390 El Camino Blvd

Millbrae, CA 94030

Hotel Phone: (650) 952-3200

Reservation phone: (800) 642-4239 option 1 King Rates Example: $107 (Group Rate code: “Haitian Art Society” - reservations must be made by 1/21/16 for this rate)

Free airport shuttle-just call hotel, free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast

Good public transportation, lots of restaurants in this commercial neighborhood