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Artist Doll & Teddy Bear Convention

presented by the
Susan Quinlan Doll & Teddy Bear Museum
Clarion Hotel & Convention Center
Near Philadelphia International Airport (free shuttle to the hotel)
April 30 - May 2, 2015

Optional Workshops: Thursday 8a.m.-5p.m.
Convention: Thursday 5:30p.m. to Saturday 8:30p.m.

Overall

  • Eight (8) buffet meals, nightly cocktails, all day refreshments, and activities are ALL FREE
  • The $195 registration fee goes entirely to the cost of advertising and supplies
  • Socialize with 128 of the leading doll and teddy bear artists – get their autographs and take photos with them
  • First time attendee tables to meet other first timers and to learn what to expect each day of the convention
  • The only doll or teddy bear event that offers you a money back guarantee of such a unique experience and receiving the most for your money
  • Agenda and registration forms are available December 1, 2014

Thursday

  • Optional Thursday Workshops include meals, which making many Workshops FREE
  • Workshop Student Gallery – view many of the pieces made by students at the Workshops
  • Sale and Judging of Signed One-of-a-Kind Artist Dolls & Teddy Bears for the Helen Bullard and
       Beverly Port Awards for Excellence with FREE cocktails
  • FREE banquet in the evening with an Introduction to Major Artist Doll & Bear Organizations & Events

Friday

  • Full day of concurrent multi-track presentations, demonstrations and collector discussion groups are
       all FREE
  • Six (6) galleries of signed, one-of-a-kind artist dolls, teddy bears and handmade creations for sale:
       - Doll and bear pins or necklaces
       - Dolls and bears decorated or made with beads
       - Miniature dolls and bears (4” or less – head to foot)
       - Mythological dolls and bears
       - Doll and bear purses or tote bags
       - Robot and Steampunk dolls and bears
  • Collector & Artist Market Place to buy, sell and trade doll and bear supplies, do-dads & silly things for
       creating dolls/bears
  • Create your own Shopping Guide for describing “What Makes Each Artist in Attendance and Their
       Pieces Unique”
  • Discount Coupon Raffle to win coupons to buy any piece from your favorite artists at a discount
  • Largest Artist Doll & Teddy Bear Sale with 128 artist tables (open to the public on Saturday)
  • Two (2) hours of early admission to the Artist Doll & Teddy Bear Sale with FREE cocktails served

Saturday

  • Third (3rd) hour of early admission to the Artist Doll & Teddy Bear Sale before it opens to the public
  • FREE refreshments all day for everyone and FREE door prizes for the public
  • FREE cocktails and banquet dinner, which includes the announcement of the Beverly Port and Helen
    Bullard Award winners. Relive the convention while viewing pictures of the previous three days

For information, contact the Susan Quinlan Museum at (805) 687-8901 or terry@quinlanmuseum.com
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