2022 Expo Logo Brewster International Kaleidoscope Expo
2022 Schedule

Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel St. Louis
191 Westport Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146
Thursday May 12th thru Sunday May 15th, 2022

Schedule is subject to change. Check back for the latest information.
Full descriptions of classes can be found on the classes page. Note you must complete the purchase an Expo ticket to purchase a class.

The 2022 Schedule is being developed. Here’s what we have so far

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Description Time Location
Registration and sign-in 9am – 3pm Versailles Foyer
Artist showroom set-up 9am – 3pm Versailles
Demonstration:Peggy Kittelson Flameworking Demos
Presentations/Demos intermittent thru day- See schedule at Expo
9am—4pm On The Patio
Class Marc Tickle “Nellie Bly Sky” noon—4pm Alpine 1
Class Laura Wilde – “A Touch of Bling” noon – 4pm Zermatt
Artist Meeting
Artist with tables are asked to meet to discuss policies and procedures and ask questions
3pm – 4pm Versailles
Retailer Only Showroom Session (two 90 minute sessions)
Session one 4pm – 5:30pm
Session two 5:30pm – 7pm
4pm – 7pm Versailles
Collectors’ Reception – Hosted by Jim and Cindy Riedl 4pm – 6pm Matterhorn

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Description Time Location
Registration and sign-in 9am – 3pm Versailles Foyer
Opening Meeting 9am – 9:20am St. Moritz and Bern
Unveiling 9:20am – Noon St. Moritz and Bern
Buffet Lunch Featuring “The American Buffet” Noon Matterhorn
Showroom Open to BKS Members 1 — 5:30pm Versailles
Class Sue Rioux – “Balance” 1pm — 4:30pm Lugano
Class Dan Land “Pocket Fireworks” 1pm – 4:30pm Davos
Class: Marc Tickle “Dichro-Disco” 1pm – 4:30pm Lugano
Special Program “Kaleidoscopes – The Art form” Awards Ceremony. Hors d’oeuvres & cash bar
Registration required – Sign up for this program on the Extras page. Directions from hotel
6 pm – 9 pm Foundry Art Center

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

Description Time Location
Showroom Open to Public ($5 admission) Free to Expo Attendees 9:00am — 4:00 PM Versailles
Class: Kathleen Hunt “Peacock” 8:30am – Noon Zermatt
Class: Sue Rioux “Balance” 8:30am – noon Davos
Retrospective: Doug Norman
“The Kaleidoscope: Invention, Patent, Introduction and the Mania”
9:30am – noon St. Moritz and Bern
Lunch on your own. A list of restaurants nearby will be in your bag. noon – 1:00 pm
Class: David Kalish “The Hypochondriac” or “The Doctor’s Delight” 1:00pm – 4:30pm Lugano
Class: Jim Riedl “Shaken Not Stirred” 1:00pm – 4:30pm Zermatt
EXPO Banquet “Meet Me in Saint Louis” Featuring the “Westport Buffet”
Join us Saturday Night, at the Brewster International Kaleidoscope EXPO for an evening of great food, music, and fun. Buffet, party favors, and decorations will make this a night to remember! Come dressed in your best “Meet Me in Saint Louis” or Gateway attire. There will be a prize for the best representation of the party theme!
Cocktails at 6 (cash bar)
Dinner at 7
Silent Auction during Banquet
6:00pm – 10:00pm Zurich Ballroom

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Description Time Location
Program: A Panel Discussion/Demonstration/Lecture
“Nuts and Bolts of Kaleidoscope Design and Construction”
A panel of artists will be discussing and answering questions pertaining to the many skills related to the designing and building of kaleidoscopes!
   Color – Sue Rioux
   Mirrors – Marc Tickle
   Wet Cells – David Kalish
      Glass – Kathleen Hunt
      Lenses –
      Adhesives –
9am – 11:00am St. Moritz and Bern
Annual Meeting/People’s Choice Awards 11:00am – noon St. Moritz and Bern
Showroom Open to Public ($5 admission) Free to Expo Attendees Noon – 4pm Versailles
Class Sheryl Koch “Spiral Brass Wand Scope With Dichroic glass end” Noon – 4:30pm Lugano
Showroom clean-up and pack-up 4pm— 6pm Versailles

Last update 2022-01-02