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 We along with most (all?) other groups have had to cancel our events for 2020 and into 2021. However, there are a number of talks on lace being made available on-line by the International Organization of Lace (IOLI) and oidfa. They require you to register to attend the live lecture and the tapings are available later for their members on their members only website.


February 21, 2021 @ 3:30 EST - ZOOM Lecture by Michael Yonan
“Empress Maria Theresa's Lace Dress: A Historical Puzzle”

March 7, 2021 Google Docs Lecture by Angharad Rixon of the Australian
Project “Knights in Shining Lace: Metal lace, Passementerie and
Armor in the 16th and 17th Century Milan”

March 21, 2021 @ 3:30 EDT - ZOOM Lecture by Veronika Irvine
“Repetition: Its Aesthetic Appeal and Application to Lace Design”

April 18, 2021 @ 3:30 EDT - ZOOM Lecture by Carol James - What’s Sprang? And examples of sprang lace from  history

June 12-13, 2021 (and beyond) -Doily Free Zone Lace Symposium

July 25 - August 1, 2021 - IOLI Virtual Convention (UnCon) - “The Silver Lining”. This is IOLI's Second Virtual Convention. It includes classes presented by the Lace Museum, free Lectures, and Much More!Registration for IOLI Members starts May 15th, 2021 and is open to the general public June 1st, 2021. Visit International Organization of Lace and click on  “Convention Updates” for more information.






July 17-23, 2022 - IOLI Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ

Visit the websites of other lace organizations
you might like to learn about.

The Lace Guild

The Australian Lace Guild