Get ready to rock out
to these 2020 AGM highlights:

Jane Austen's
Greatest Hits:

Lady Susan • The Mystery: an Unfinished Comedy • The Visit: a Comedy in Two Acts • The Adventures of Mr. Harley • The Beautifull Cassandra • Sir William Mountague • Memoirs of Mr. Clifford: an Unfinished Tale • Frederic & Elfrida • Edgar And Emma • Henry And Eliza • Amelia Webster • Jack & Alice • The History of England From the Reign of Henry the 4th to the Death of Charles the 1st • A Collection of Letters • Love & Freindship • The Three Sisters • Detached Pieces • An Unfinished Novel in Letters • Lesley Castle • Catharine • Evelyn


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• Apollo's Fire +

Grammy-winning baroque ensemble Apollo’s Fire hosts us for their season opening with an Austen-themed performance.

• Fashion Revolution +

Western Reserve Historical Society is assembling a special exhibit “Revolutions in Fashion” to showcase the period of Austen’s youth.

• Rock & Roll HOF +

Relive your own teen years when touring the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Attend a feature performance on Regency Rock Stars led by Jocelyn Harris.

• Wicked Wickham +

Spend an evening with Adrian Lukas, the quintessential Jane Austen bad boy from the 1995 P&P.

• Gilded Age Cleveland +

Downton Abbey aficionados will enjoy Gilded Age walking tours of Cleveland’s attractions, including beautiful architecture and renovated Playhouse Square.

• Bookbinding +

Attend a workshop where you bind your own book fashioned after Volume the First.

• CMA minis +

See Regency portrait miniatures in a private showing with the curator at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

• JA Vespers +

Attend Evensong with a Jane Austen theme at beautiful Trinity Cathedral.

• 18 c kids clothes +

Learn what Jane Austen and her siblings wore in the 18th century.

• Battle of L. Erie +

Explore the island National Park that memorializes a critical battle in the War of 1812 fought in the waters of Lake Erie, and enjoy the view from the Perry Peace Memorial, taller than the Statue of Liberty.

• Eat in the CLE +

Enjoy exciting international cuisine walking distance from the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

...and so much more

Tentative 2020 AGM Schedule

Some activities require an additional fee. Schedule is subject to change.


(3:00 pm and later)

Gilded Age/
Playhouse Square Tour
(repeats on Sunday)

Ticketed Event:
Portrait Miniatures
at CMA

Vespers at Trinity Cathedral

Welcome/Social Activity


Dance Workshops

Ribbon/Bonnet Workshops

Morgan Conservatory Bookbinding Workshops

WRHS Historical House/
Costume Tour

Ticketed Event:
Jocelyn Harris:
Rock Stars of the Regency
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

First-timers Orientation

Special Event:
Louise West: Hampshire Fashion

Ticketed Event:
Adrian Lukis


Friday Morning Workshops

Christine Alexander: Contextualizing Juvenilia

AGM Opening
Plenary 1: Juliet McMaster

Breakout Sessions

Special Interest Session:
Special Guest TBA

Beer and Pierogi Crawl

Ticketed Event:
Apollo's Fire

The Cleveland Museum of Art

Film Screeing at Hilton


Continental Breakfast

Plenary 2:
Peter Sabor

Breakouts Sessions

Plenary 3:
Kathryn Sutherland

JASNA Business Meetings

Social Hour, followed by

Promenade and Regency Ball

Juvenilia Pub Quiz


Author Signing

Plenary 4:

Brunch Bunch

Gilded Age /
Playhouse Square Tour

Lakeview Cemetery/
President Garfield Tour

Gilded Age of Cleveland


Put-in-Bay Tour:
The Battle of Lake Erie

Amish Country Tour

She plays, sings and Dances, but has no taste for either, and excells in none, tho' she says she is passionately fond of all.

Lesley Castle