SINTER℠: The AMCAW Conference

Join Us for AMCAW’s First International Metal Clay Conference

AMCAW is proud to present SINTER, a global celebration designed to engage, inspire and energize the international metal clay community.

SINTER: The AMCAW Conference Details

Join Us May 12-18, 2021

  • Pre-conference two-day workshops:  May 12-13
  • Conference: Evening of May 13 through afternoon of May 16
  • Post-conference two-day workshops: May 17-18

Centrally Located Near Beautiful Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Pittsburgh – Green Tree
  • Special conference rate of $129 per night plus tax, double occupancy
  • That’s less than $65 per night plus tax per person for a shared room
  • Breakfast is included each morning
  • Booking link will be posted here soon


  • Registration will open to AMCAW members for both the conference and workshops prior to non-members’ registration – Act early to save and get your top picks!
  • $395 per person early bird conference registration for AMCAW members, includes the full conference experience and most meals
  • $395 per person workshop registration for AMCAW members, includes two-day workshop and most meals

More Details Will be Coming Soon!

More information about the SINTER conference and workshops will be published in the fall of 2020.


Want to keep up to date with all the SINTER news? join our AMCAW Members only group on Facebook.

AMCAW Sinter conference Barbara Rivolta teaching
AMCAW Sinter conference Barbara Rivolta teaching
AMCAW Sinter conference Lisel Crowley introduction

The AMCAW Conference Committee is creating an exciting program with something for everyone in the metal clay community, including:


  • 20 different metal clay presentations offered during 12 one-hour breakout sessions
  • Optional two-day workshops, five before the conference and five afterward
  • Vendor hall featuring the best tools, clays and supplies to serve your metal clay obsession
  • An exhibit of outstanding work in metal clay
  • Evening activities, including demonstrations, mini-workshops and “try-it tables”
  • Show and Sell event where artists can buy from other artists
  • Time to connect with your old and new metal clay friends from around the globe
  • More elements are in the works, so watch this space!
AMCAW Sinter conference Paula McDowell class

Special Benefits for AMCAW Members:


  • Members-only registration period, allowing AMCAW members to have the first chance to get the workshops of their choosing
  • Discounted conference registration fee
  • Discounted workshop registration fee
  • Opportunity to apply to teach, present or offer an evening activity
AMCAW Sinter conference Cindy Pope teaching

Images are representative of a metal clay conference courtesy of AMCAW representatives taken at the Metal Clay Mojo Conference 2019