Please Note: We are asking you to please sign up for any of the programs you would like to attend. This will give us a better idea of how many we need to plan for and make sure we have a large enough room for everyone. If a program overlaps something you want to participate in, either before or after, do not hesitate to leave a program before it is finished or arrive after it has started.
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
12:30 p.m. –1:30 p.m. Newcomer Orientation
Presenter: Patsy Moyer, President, Modern Doll, Inc.
Patsy invites all newcomers to the Modern Doll Collectors Convention® to join her for an orientation session. After she welcomes you all to the convention, Patsy will give you the background on how the Modern Doll Collectors Convention® evolved to the organization that it is today. She will then guide you through the next few days of the convention and let you know what you can expect. If you have any questions or concerns about the Convention, now is the time to ask them. And even if you are not a “newcomer,” you are invited to attend this program and – who knows – you might find out something you didn’t know!
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Molds & casting the Mushroom Peddler Way
Presenter: Sara Seiter
Come see a demonstration of The Mushroom Peddler’s methods of creating silicone molds. She will create a two-part mold and cast a resin part during the demonstration. Great for visual learners to help get past that scary “not sure how to begin” feeling and move on to “Ah ha! Now I see it isn’t as hard as I feared!”.
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. A Chat with the Artists of the Doll Studio
Presenter: Dianna Effner and Friends
Come and meet sculptor Dianna Effner and her talented team of artists as they discuss everything Little Darling. Our first-time presenter, Dianna, will introduce you to her team of studio doll artists and members of the Doll Dreamers’ Guild. The ladies will be glad to share stories and answer questions about all that goes into the creation of each unique and skillfully painted Little Darling. They look forward to spending time and chatting with their dear collectors
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Artists’ Forum
Presenter: MDCC presenting Artists 2017
Ever wondered what your favorite artist is up to next? What is happening in the doll world? Here is the place to ask. Bring yourself and your questions here and meet our fabulous artists, Chat and make new friends!