Prelude Information

2012 preludes
Preludes are our introductory classes to the Show week. In 2015, these classes start on Friday, May 29, through Saturday, May 30, and are held, morning, afternoon, evening and/or all day. They are limited in number and the majority take place at the Hyatt Hotel. We will also offer several off-site Preludes at the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), please check the class listings for all details.

View our show schedule page for the latest up-to-date registration hours and locations.

Show Schecule

Cancellation policy

 days until the show

Important Dates:

Bead&Button Show 2015
January 6, 2015:
Online Registration Opens
May 27 - June 2, 2015:
Camp, Prelude, Fundamental in Techniques and Workshops
May 31 - June 2, 2015:
Master Classes
June 2, 2015:
Moonlight Madness
June 3, 2015:
Meet the Teachers Reception
June 3 - 7, 2015:
General Education Classes
June 5, 2015:
Lampworking Madness
June 5 - 7, 2015:
Bead&Jewelry Marketplace Shopping
June 6, 2015:
Bead Social and Auction Night
June 8, 2015:
Bead&Button Show E-mail Newsletter