Sessions and Leaders

With something of interest for everyone from the beginner to the expert, choose from more than 100 Sessions taught by innovative Fiber Art Leaders. Sessions vary from 90 minute seminars to three day workshops and include topics on weaving, spinning, dyeing, basket making, felting, sewing, professional development and more.

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A full schedule of available Sessions will be posted Summer 2019.


Leaders will be posted Summer 2019.

Registration Information

Register early! Sessions fill quickly!

An HGA Membership is required to register for sessions. Registration is taken on a first-come, first served basis, and Fiber Trust members who have given a financial gift of $100 or more in 2019 qualify for Priority Registration.

Registration opens Fall 2019

How to Register:
  • Online - The preferred and secure registration method which includes an immediate email confirmation
  • Phone (678) 730-0010 – Available Monday through Thursday, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

Registration closes July 5, 2020 and reopens onsite at the Knoxville Convention Center beginning Thursday, July 23, 2020. Registrations received onsite will be subject to an additional administration fee of $25 (US Dollars) and will be based on availability. Leaders are unable to admit students who have not registered in advance. Full payment is required to secure a space in a Session.

Convergence® Value Package
Purchase the Convergence Value Package (CVP) and save 25% on your Sessions!

In addition to the savings on Session registration, the CVP includes daily admission to the Marketplace and the Art Exhibits, 1 ticket to the Fashion Show, 1 ticket to the Keynote Presentation, and an HGA Tote Bag.

Supplies and Material Fees
Supply lists will be posted by Fall 2019. Session materials fees are payable to the Leader and collected by the Leader at the beginning of the Session. These fees will not be accepted by HGA.

Changes and Cancellations
Registrants may change their session selection until March 31, 2020. Requests must be made in writing and are subject to an administration fee of $25 (US Dollars).

Requests to cancel a Session must be made in writing by March 31, 2020. Cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of the Session fee or $75, whichever is less. No refund will be given for cancellations received after March 31, 2020.

All Sessions require a minimum number of participants to run. HGA reserves the right to cancel Sessions if there is insufficient registration. If we must cancel a Session or Tour, HGA will issue a full refund.

Session Fees

To be posted Summer 2019

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Download Additional Resources

  • Delegate Registration Book
  • Leader Biographies
  • Session Supply Lists

For more information about Sessions and registration call (678) 730-0010 or email