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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)
May 1-3, 2014

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

Overall

  • Six (6) 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 125 of the leading doll and teddy bear artists – get their autographs and take photos with them
  • 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 November 1, 2013

Thursday

  • Optional Thursday Workshops include meals, which makes 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, followed by a FREE banquet in the evening

Friday

  • Full day of concurrent multi-track presentations, demonstrations and collector discussion groups are all FREE
  • Three (3) galleries of signed, one-of-a-kind artist dolls and teddy bears for sale:
    Ethnic Gallery – African-American, Egyptian, Hispanic, Oriental, Native American Indian and Inuit (Eskimo)
    Male Gallery – hard to find male dolls and teddy bears
    Period Piece Gallery – dolls and teddy bears from the medieval ages
  • Fourth (4th) gallery of signed, one-of-a-kind artist doll and teddy bear quilt patches for sale:
    Quilt Patch Gallery – 12”x12” doll and teddy bear patches to create your own quilts and wall hangings
  • 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 125 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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