News-Antique.com - Apr 02,2012 - This August, all roads lead to Madison, WI and the 2012 CAS Collectors Convention, “A CAS Summer Vacation”. This is your opportunity to “see the USA with CAS”! Figurines by Madison’s Ceramic Arts Studio brightened homes from coast to coast during the 1940s and ‘50s, and continue to brighten hearts today. The Convention will celebrate the popularity of CAS across America in cities large and small, as well as the all-American themes of many Studio releases.
From 9 am to 4 pm on August 25th, Convention attendees will take in the Wisconsin Pottery Association Show & Sale at the Alliant Energy Center. Later, all will gather at Madison’s Howard Johnson Plaza for the Convention festivities, with activities and décor centered around a fun-filled “summer vacation” theme. There’ll be “car bingo”, vacation photos, road maps, postcards—even a souvenir stand! In short, everything that made those summer vacations of long ago so unforgettable.
Getting the evening underway will be a social hour, and the popular “CAS On Display Contest”; all in attendance are invited to submit entries. A buffet dinner and membership meeting will be followed by the club’s annual auction, featuring professional auctioneer Shirley Baumann. Events will conclude with door prizes, and presentation of the 2012 CAS Collectors Commemorative.
Convention registration, which remains at $60 per person, includes all evening activities, plus the Commemorative. Registrations received by May 31st will be eligible for an “Earliest Earlybird” prize drawing, to be held at the Convention. Forms and additional information are available on the club’s website, www.cascollectors.com, or by writing CAS Collectors, 206 Grove Street, Rockton, IL 61072. Membership in CAS Collectors is open to all those with an interest in the work of Ceramic Arts Studio.
Celebrate the heritage of Ceramic Arts Studio—and take a stroll down memory lane—at the eighteenth annual CAS Collectors Convention. Ceramics collectors from near and far will gather August 25th, for “A CAS Summer Vacation”. It’s an exciting end-of-summer “road trip” you won’t want to miss!