News-Antique.com - Apr 26,2016 - CERAMIC ARTS STUDIO COLLECTORS’ CONVENTION SET FOR AUG. 27th, 2016
Looking for the happiest of happy endings? Then this August 27th, Madison, Wisconsin, is the place to be! That’s when “CAS Collectors”, the club for all those with an interest in the work of Ceramic Arts Studio, hosts the 2016 CAS Collectors Convention. This year’s Convention theme, “The Ceramic Arts Storybook” celebrates the enduring appeal of Ceramic Arts, particularly the many delightful CAS fantasy, fairy tale, and nursery rhyme figurines, which brightened homes from coast to coast during the 1940s and ‘50s, and continue to brighten hearts today.
From 9 am to 4 pm on August 27th, 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 land of magic and make-believe! There’ll be party favors, and take-home souvenirs. . .stupendous door prizes. . . colorful storybook-themed centerpieces. . . in short, everything that makes such a gathering 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, raffle, 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 2016 CAS Collectors Commemorative.
Convention registration, which remains at $60 per person, includes all evening activities, plus the Commemorative. Registrations received by June 15th 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.
Celebrate the heritage of Ceramic Arts Studio—and take a stroll down memory lane—as ceramics collectors gather on August 27th for the 2016 CAS Collectors Convention. It’s “The Ceramic Arts Storybook”. . .where fairy tales can come true!