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The 2015 APCS Gathering will go from Oct. 1 - 4, 2015. We've got an amazing schedule for Chicago. Conference registration cost includes all events except those marked "On your Own" in cost field.

Schedule may change slightly prior to convention. Make sure to check back for updated schedule before the event.

Hotel
Call the Ivy Hotel directly for room reservations at 312-335-5444. To get the negotiated rate ($229 + room tax for a king suite and for two queens), tell them you are with the Antique Purse Collector's Society group. You may also have to give them the dates for the conference (Oct. 1-4, 2015).

Thursday, October 1 (optional)
Time Cost Event Location Transportation
NOON - 2:00 PM On your own Lunch On your own
2:00 PM $25 optional event Private tour of the Driehaus Museum
Driehaus Museum
http://driehausmuseum.org/
Driehaus Museum Walk there and back
4:00 PM No cost Pick up 2015 Gathering registration packets
Hotel Ivy
http://www.exploreivy.com
Hotel Ivy
5:30 PM Each person pays their own bill Dinner at Grand Lux Cafe
Grand Lux Cafe
http://www.grandluxcafe.com/menu.htm
Grand Lux Cafe Walk there and back
Friday, October 2
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM On your own Breakfast On your own
9:30 AM Included in Full Registration Board bus for museum Hotel Ivy Bus from the hotel to museum
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Included in Full Registration Explore the museum
Chicago History Museum
http://chicagohistory.org/
Chicago History Museum
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Included in Full Registration Lecture
Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Included in Full Registration Lunch at the museum Chicago History Museum
1:30 PM Included in Full Registration Board bus for Leslie Hindman Auction House Chicago History Museum Bus from the museum to Leslie Hindman Auction House
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Included in Full Registration Purse Auction & Lecture
Leslie Hindman Auction House
http://www.lesliehindman.com/locations/chicago/
Leslie Hindman Auction House
4:15 PM Included in Full Registration Board bus for hotel Leslie Hindman Auction House Bus from Leslie Hindman Auction House to hotel
6:00 – 9:00 PM Included in Full Registration Dinner
Presentation by Mary Nunn
“Fashions and their purses: A photo stroll
through the decades”
Hotel Ivy
Saturday, October 3
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM On your own Breakfast On your own
9:00 AM – NOON Included in Full Registration Purse Bazaar Hotel Ivy
1:30 PM Included in Full Registration Board bus for boat tour Hotel Ivy Bus from the hotel to boat tour
2:15 PM – 4:00 PM Included in Full Registration Art Deco Architectural Boat Tour
Shoreline Sightseeing Tour
http://shorelinesightseeing.com/architecture-tours/
4:30  PM Included in Full Registration Board bus for hotel Dock Bus from the dock to hotel
6:00 – 9:00 PM Included in Full Registration Dinner Presentation by Bette Sherman Hotel Ivy
Sunday, October 4
8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Included in Full Registration Buffet Breakfast Hotel Ivy
9:15 AM – 11:00 AM Included in Full Registration Member Show & Tell Hotel Ivy
11 AM – NOON Included in Full Registration Meeting – State of APCS
Surveys
Hotel Ivy