Conference Schedule (this page will be updated as the program is finalized)

Thursday, September 19

12:00pm - 4:00pm | Registration in hotel lobby Holiday Inn Express

 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Pre-registered attendees can choose from Tour 01, Tour 02, or Tour 03

Thursday Tour Options (register for only one)  

Tour 01

Rittenhouse Papermill AND Materials Library and Common Press at Penn 

Cost per person: $20.00

2 groups of 15 persons per tour group (30 person maximum)


Tour 02

The Library Company AND The Historical Society of PA   

2 groups of 15 persons per tour group (30 person maximum)


Tour 03

Workshop at paperTHINKtank with Nicole Donnelly

Cost per person: $30

Participants are also responsible for transportation, estimated at $5-$10 per person if sharing a taxi or Uber

Maximum 8 participants


5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library tour and reception

4700 Kingsessing Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143. 267-630-1632

Main entrance on S. 47th Street near corner of Kingsessing. Accessible entrance on Reinhard

7:00pm | Dinner on your own


Friday September 20 | University of Pennsylvania

9:00am - 12:00pm | Registration at PENN in auditorium foyer and coffee bar in auditorium foyer, Library 6th floor

9:30am - 10:30am | Concurrent exhibition receptions at Kislak Center and Kelly Writers House

  • Breakfast/Coffee Reception at Kelly Writers House: 3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104

  • Pop-up Exhibit in Kislak Center, Library 6th floor: 3420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

10:30am - 10:45am | Welcome by PENN hosts and Board President followed by Keynote address

10:45am - 11:45pm | Keynote address: Winifred Lutz

12:00pm - 1:15pm | PANEL Session _01  

1:15pm - 2:30pm | Lunch on your own. A list of nearby restaurants will be provided.

2:30pm - 3:45pm | PANEL Session _02

3:45pm - 4:00pm | Coffee break in foyer

4:00pm - 5:15pm | Annual Business Meeting

5:15pm - 6:30pm | PANEL Session _03


7:00pm Dinner on your own

 6:30pm - 8pm | Exhibition opening at CR Ettinger Studio

  • Laura Post: Molding Family at CR Ettinger Studio: 2215 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

9:00pm | Welcome New Members with bowling at Lucky Strike

  • Show off your skills and introduce yourself to our newest members!


Saturday, September 21  /  The University of the Arts

8:30am - 12:00pm | Registration at UArts in auditorium foyer of Caplan Recital Hall floor 17: 211 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

 8:30am - 10:30am | Coffee bar remains outside Caplan Recital Hall floor 17


9:00am - 9:15am | Welcome by UArts hosts Caplan Recital Hall

 9:15am - 10:15am | Hand Papermaking Magazine Panel


10:15am - 11:30am | Concurrent Panels

  • PANEL Session _04a

  • PANEL Session _04b


11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch on your own. A list of nearby restaurants will be provided


1:00pm – 4:00pm | Workshops and tours

Tour Options

Tour 04 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • Group A PAFA, Brodsky Center at PAFA collection

  • Group B PAFA, special collections in print  

Workshop Options

Workshop Group 01 | PAPERMAKING

  • Group A UArts Papermaking  

  • Group B UArts - Papermaking

Workshop Group 02 | PRINTING AND PAPER

  • Group A UArts Offset Studio

  • Group B UArts Letterpress Studio


4:00pm – 5:15pm | Concurrent Panels

  • PANEL Session _05a 

  • PANEL Session _05b


 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Exhibition Receptions at University of the Arts Anderson Hall

  • National Collegiate Paper Show—Gallery 224

  • Annual Members Exhibition—6th Floor Printmaking Gallery

  • PAPER/PRINT Exhibition Reception at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery


7:00pm Banquet at UArts, Dorrance Hamilton Hall, Solmsson Court: 320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Banquet is included as part of registration, please join us!


Sunday, September 22

Optional tour to Brooklyn, NY. Visit:

  • Dieu Donne

  • Pace Paper

  • Carriage House Paper/David Reina Designs

  • Other sites depending on timing

Minimum registration 25 people

Maximum registration 38 people

$80 per person—includes bus to and from New York, visit to paper studios