H 55° L 50°
Cloudy | 8MPH

Midwest Doll Show

Aug. 13, 2010

The Brookfield Doll Costumers Guild and the Midwest Doll Business Associates are sponsoring the first Midwest Doll Festival in Wisconsin at the Brookfield Suites on August 12-14th.


This long-awaited show will offer porcelain doll artists the opportunity to attend workshops, display their dolls and have their dolls judged. Vendors who specialize in doll-related supplies, including accessories and fabrics, will be available. Dolls will be available for sale. Louise Hedrick of Elm Grove, an internationally respected author of two reference books studying French Fashion and Bluette dolls, and a highly regarded designer of costumes for both antique and antique reproduction dolls, will be the guest lecturer.


The main event is the competition for porcelain doll artists. Dolls will be judged on the quality of their painting and costuming. Some of the finest doll makers in the midwest are entered in this competition; many of them having taken top awards in other regional shows. The public will be given a rare opportunity to view these dolls on Saturday from 9AM to 2PM.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Updated week eight rankings of area prep football teams and players 12:03 PM

» Brookfield mosque, Jewish congregation forge a friendship Updated:  08:06 AM

» Car repair center's planned move-in has condo owners concerned about noise 10/8

» Discount brand name store Ross Dress for Less to open in Brookfield Saturday 10/8

» Television personality Giuliana Rancic making appearance in Brookfield 10/7

» Chicago restaurant Portillo's to bring first Wisconsin location to Brookfield 10/7

» Brookfield East Sports Shorts: Oct. 8, 2015 10/6

» Bus shelter advertising approved by Brookfield aldermen 10/6

» Brookfield East girls volleyball team second at Gigl Memorial Invite 10/6

» Big second half helps Brookfield Central football team defeat Chargers 10/6

» The Corners, in the town of Brookfield, adds a women's fashion store to its growing list of tenants 10/6

» Brookfield city council to meet Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. 10/6

» Brookfield church hopes to bring residents, local music together 10/6

» Elm Grove proposed budget requires reduction 10/6

» Brookfield East High School recruits students for new DECA chapter 10/6

» Brookfield Central volleyball team goes 2-0, goes on to win Neenah Invite 10/6

» Derrick Banks named Brookfield East girls soccer coach 10/6

» Brookfield drunk driver leads police on 80 mph chase 10/6

» Brookfield Central High School Orchestra presents annual 'Spooktacular' concert 10/6

» Milwaukee suburbs trick-or-treat times 2015 10/5

» Two lanes on U.S. Highway 45 in Waukesha County reopen after crash Updated:  10/3

» Brookfield East rolls over Menomonee Falls behind Santiago-Lloyd's four touchdowns 10/2

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Is Aaron Rodgers really the best QB in football? 10/1

» Buddy Squirrel happy to return to Brookfield Square 9/30

» Elm Grove Woman's Club, Junior Guild reconnecting 9/30

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss



2015 Writing Contest


(Click image for details)

Local Business Directory