2017 Colletors Tour

Lovers and collectors of art made from clay, NCECA wants you to know about the week of terrific experiences we are planning around our 2017 conference in Portland, Oregon. The 2017 NCECA Collectors Tour will begin 3pm Sunday, March 19, when we convene in the lobby of the Hilton-Downtown Portland and conclude following the conference’s closing lecture on Saturday, March 25.

Our intrepid Portland-based team of curator Bonnie Laing Malcolmson and Onsite Conference Liaisons Dylan Beck and Brett Binford have been working with Leslie Ferrin and NCECA leadership to create an exceptional week. The 2017 Collectors Tour will include unique visits to private collections, behind the scenes experiences with curators, interactions with artists, and advanced collecting opportunities. In addition, the tour will include two group dinners, two lunches, and luxury coach transportation to enjoy the unique itinerary with a committed and enthusiastic group of lovers of ceramic art. Collectors Tour registration will be limited to 35 people. The per person fee for Portland is $1700, which does not include travel to the city or lodging. NCECA has a special block of rooms for the Collectors Tour. Contact to register and obtain the special group room booking code for the Collectors Tour.

NCECA Collectors Tour Registration Cancellation Policy

The $1700 per person registration fee includes a $250 donation to NCECA, all benefits associated with a one-year membership, full registration for the conference, one exhibition catalog, luxury coach ground transportation to locations included on the tour itinerary, two dinners, and two lunches.

Any cancellation initiated by the registrant prior to February 1, 2017, will be assessed a $50 processing fee and the $250 donation to NCECA will be retained; Cancellations from February 1 – 9, 2017, will be assessed 50% of the registration fee, with the remainder to be refunded; Thereafter, registration fees are non-refundable.