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Domestic Skills Symposium

Learn about a variety of topics concerning domestic life in the 19th century, including fashion, cuisine, technology, material culture and more!  You must pre-register.  Space is limited.

Saturday Symposium, Nov. 11, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Our all-day symposium is comprised of an array of lectures spanning the late-18th through mid-19th century, including:

 

Your Saturday registration includes a buffet luncheon consisting of receipts selected from various 18th- and 19th-century period cookery books!   (Please do keep in mind that historic receipts do not always follow modern-day dietary needs and restrictions, and plan accordingly.)

 

Check-in begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, Nov. 11, for the symposium.  Check-in will be held in the Conference and Banquet Center (formerly known as the "Meeting Center") adjacent to the main admissions tunnel.

 

Optional Workshops will be held Pre- and Post-Symposium

For an extra fee, you can also attend pre- and post-conference hands-on workshops in a variety of subjects.   Check-in for optional workshops begins at the Conference and Banquet Center at 8:30 am on Nov. 10 & 12.