2024 Guild School

June 8-15, 2024 - Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine

Seminar Information for Registered 2024 Guild School Students

For Registered Guild School Students and Instructors Only

Seminars are scheduled on Sunday and Monday evenings and are one to two and a half hours in length. Seminars may take the form of a lecture, question and answer, demonstration, Power Point or video presentation, and/or a hands-on experience complete with a project.

DEADLINE for Submission: April 12

  • Seminars are taught by instructors and students who are Artisan and Fellow members of the Guild. Occasionally, a seminar is given by someone who is not an Artisan or Fellow, but who has information to share that advances miniaturists’ knowledge and appreciation of miniatures as an art form.
  • Assignments to seminars will be based on a LOTTERY DRAWING.
  • Seminars that have a fee require payment immediately after the lottery. This is non-refundable.
  • Signing up for seminars after the lottery drawing may only happen at School, upon arrival, if there are openings.
  • You will receive confirmation of your seminar assignment(s) with your registration packet upon arrival at School. Following the lottery drawing, class lists will also be posted here.
  • When making your selection, be sure to indicate your choices in order of preference (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th) for each evening.
  • Some instructors teach a different seminar each night. Some repeat the same seminar. Read carefully.
  • Please note that some seminars require you to bring SUPPLIES to class as noted in the seminar descriptions. These are usually common hand tools and quite minimal. Occasionally, a seminar requires a more complex supply list. The class lists posted on the website will include the supplies you need to bring, if they are not already listed in the descriptions below.

Timeline, Seminar Selection Form, and Payment:

  • The deadline for completion of the Seminar Selection Form is Friday, April 12. Note that it is an online form – please click here.
  • The lottery drawing occurs shortly after that date.
  • Seminar assignments are posted here on Wednesday, April 24.
  • Payment for seminars is April 29. The Seminar Selection Form offers three payment options. Note that the Guild School accepts only Visa, Mastercard and checks.