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2013 Conference Program

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Thursday & Friday, May 16 & 17, 12:30–2pm Concert Hall's Foyer TOUR DE JOUR Be a tourist, grab your box lunch and join one of our guides for Thursday & Friday lunch hour trips to local attractions. Trip options include the George Brown College Jewellery School by bus, or the St. Lawrence Market by foot which includes the Fire & Fusion exhibit on Canadian enamelling Sponsored by George at the Rainbow Gallery. Grab your lunch in the Canadian Hall Foyer and Brown College meet at the George Brown College/Tour de Jour table located outside the Vendor Room in the Concert Hall Foyer. Tours will leave promptly so don't miss out! Friday, May 17, HARBOURFRONT CENTRE HAPPENING 5:30–11:00pm No ticket to the Exhibition in Motion (EIM)? No problem! Come to Harbourfront Open to the public! Centre Happening and indulge in the RV Park Exhibitions, Harbourfront 235 Queen's Quay West Centre's Exhibitions (over 7 total!), enjoy music played by a local DJ, and (4 blocks SW of hotel) Saturday, May 18th, 12:30–1:15pm Territories Room* dine on the culinary mosaic of Toronto at the outdoor World Café. STRETCHES FOR METALSMITHS: TAKING THE STRAIN OUT *Territories Room, on the Main Mezzanine Level (MM) Join local yoga instructor Emma O'Neill for an interactive workshop combining practical tips and exercises designed to assist metal artists with the specific physical challenges of their practice. TRUNK SHOW SALE Open to both conference attendees and the public for 2 ½ hours only! Presenting a showcase of established and emerging designers, jewellers and metalsmiths to the public where they will have a unique opportunity Sat., May 18, 3:30–6pm Ontario Room Saturday, May 18, to see and purchase the work of 60+ member artists in an informal setting. MC & Visa only / processed in $ US dollars. FINAL NIGHT DESSERT + DANCE PARTY: GREAT WHITE NORTH 8:00pm–Midnight Enjoy dinner on your own this year before returning for the final night Canadian Room event. Welcome to the GREAT WHITE NORTH! Wear some white attire, your best plaid shirt, or throw on a toque ('Canadian' for knitted cap). Entertainment sponsored by United Precious Metals Refining Inc. Fire up your dancing shoes and get your groove on to a 'CHRONOLOGIC' dance party through the ages. DJs play the best of popular dance music from the spastic thump of early jazz to the bombastic thud of the modern club. No matter what the era, no matter what the style, this dance party Dessert is sponsored by Charon Kransen Arts will have you moving and shaking all night. Starting at 8pm Saturday, we'll share some final words, give a toast, pass the torch to the 2014 Minneapolis Co-Chairs, and provide dessert + cash bar. Daily Concert Hall Foyer FREE LITERATURE TABLE Pick up these free magazines, postcards, brochures, catalogues, and more from businesses, schools, and individuals (available throughout the conference). 29

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