Monthly Lecture Series


Monthly Lecture Series via Zoom - Second Wednesday of the month

7:00 PM EST

This exciting new series is being offered to all members of MLH as a FREE benefit of membership.  


This series does require that you must be a member of MLH ( and register in advance for the topic you find of interest. This series will offer you 11 FREE lectures/speakers throughout 2022 on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm. The Zoom lectures will be recorded  LIVE and made available through a limited, password protected access for registered MLH members up to 2 weeks after, unless otherwise noted. 

January 12 at 7pm  "Oscar Beriau and the Québecois Weaving Renaissance 1930 - 1950" with Mary Underwood 

How does a chemist manage to become one of the most influential people in the world of handweaving in the early to mid-1900’s?  Oscar Beriau, a chemist by training, would create a school for domestic arts in Quebec in 1930.

Please note:  This lecture will not be recorded!


February 9 at 7pm “The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater”  with Karen Donde
Widely regarded as the unofficial dean of American handweaving, Mary Meigs Atwater, 1878-1956, did not start weaving until she was forty. Even then, she was not driven by a passion for making cloth. Her interests were more pragmatic.


March 9 at 7pm   Weaving Experiences in Guatemala”  with Gisela Bosch
Over the past 15 years I have been lucky enough to go to Guatemala seven times and experience the rich weaving culture there. I will share that experience through my many photos.


April 13 at 7pm   “Basketry” with Judy Dominic 
Judy will discuss her love of basketry and its influence on most of her fiber work over the past forty years.


May 11 at 7pm  “Weaving by Design” with Kelly Marshall

Kelly Marshall will give a broad spectrum talk on design, rep weave, and the development of a weaving business.


The series will take a break for June as we focus on the Summer Workshops at Hope College. New speakers and topics will commence again  in July through December. So, stay tuned!



An email to sign up for the lecture series will be sent out on the 15th of each month for the following months lecture.  Space is limited, so sign up as soon as possible.  The first sign up date for the January lecture will be sent on December 15, 2021, so watch for the email.  

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