What is the 11th International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown?
This annual interdisciplinary conference in Provincetown, MA, brings a community of artists together with gallerists, curators, critics and collectors engaged with wax, printmaking, mixed media, professional practices and more. The 11th International Encaustic Conference is directed by Cherie Mittenthal and produced by Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.
History of the International Encaustic Conference
The conference was founded and directed by Joanne Mattera in 2007. It is now produced in conjunction with Cherie Mittenthal and Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and takes place in Provincetown, Massachusetts. View the full history of the conference.
11th International Encaustic Conference Events
The 11th Annual Encaustic Conference is packed with exciting workshops, gallery events, and social events every day and night. Here are a few highlights in the power packed schedule of events, or you’re can view a full event listing.
- Registration – 8:30am-5pm
- Welcome and orientation – 10:45am-11:15am
- Dinner & galleries in Provincetown –5pm-10pm
- Keynote speaker Sharon Louden – 9:30am-11:30am
- Book signing – 5pm-6pm
- Closing reception – 5:30pm-6:30pm
The 11th International Encaustic Conference website has a lot of recommendations for accommodations. Some of them are listed here.
The Provincetown Inn
The Provincetown Inn will be offering discounted rooms to conference attendees.
Midweek Room Rates (Sunday-Thursday)
- Standard: $79/night
- Standard Inn: $89
- Waterview: $109
- Waterview Inn: $129
- Harborside/Breakwater: $129
- Cape Tip: $149
Weekend Room Rates (Friday & Saturday)
- Standard: $119
- Standard Inn: $129
- Waterview: $149
- Waterview Inn: $169
- Harborside/Breakwater: $169
- Cape Tip: $189
Reservations begin November 1st at 9:00am ET
If you would like to book online via the Provincetown Inn website, use the coupon code ENC017 to receive the discount. You can also call the inn to book: (508) 487-9500
The rooms do fill up, so take a look at discounted accommodations if you need other lodging options.
Here is a list of inns, hotels, and B&B’s that are generously offering discounts to conference attendees between May 30th-June 9th. These discounts are offered on a space-available basis.
Visit this forum for conference attendees who would like to share a room with another attendee during the Conference or during pre- and post-conference workshop weeks.