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HSEAD Annual Fall Workshop Meeting, Exhibition, and 75th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for the Annual Fall Workshop Meeting, which will take place from Thursday September 15 through Sunday September 19, 2021, at the Wyndham Southbury Hotel in Southbury, Connecticut.

As part of the meeting we will celebrate our 75th anniversary and because we will have missed two Spring Exhibition Meetings, we are going to include a small exhibition as part of this meeting.


Thursday, September 16

  • Registration and setup starts at noon
  • Workshops 3-5 pm 7-9 pm

Friday, September 17

  • Buffet breakfast (Full and Weekend Packages only): 7:30-9 am
  • Workshops  9am – 5pm
  • Meeting Registration: 12-2 pm, 5-7 pm
  • Reception and Cash bar: 6-7 pm
  • Exhibition open: 6-10 pm
  • HSEAD 75 years of history exhibit
  • Banquet: 7-9 pm.
    -Announcement of A and B Awards
    -Dinner speaker Emelie Gevalt, Curator of Folk Art, AFAM will give an illustrated talk on “Folk Art Influences in American Art and Culture”

Saturday, September 18

  • Buffet breakfast (Full and Weekend Packages only): 7:30-9am
  • Workshops: 9 am – 5 pm
  • Exhibition: 9 am – 10 pm
  • Clock Museum Tour, Bristol, CT (self-drive, group discounted admission fee): 11 am
  • Meeting Registration : 1-3 pm, 5-7 pm
  • Gallery Talk: 3 pm
  • Reception & cash bar: 6-7 pm
  • 75th Anniversary Banquet : 7-9 pm
    – Awards
  • Charter Oak Chapter Raffle
  • Exhibition closes 10 pm
  • Exhibitors pick up and pack work (10-11 pm)

Sunday, September 19

  • Buffet breakfast (Full and Weekend Packages only): 7:30-9 am
  • Workshops: 9 am – 12 pm

To make hotel reservations, please use the link below to reach the reservations desk for the Wyndham Southbury. Mention that you are with HSEAD to receive the group discount.
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/groups/hr/historical-society-of-early-american1