R. John Wright Presents: The Four Seasons, 2013 R. John Wright Convention - R. John Wright, Bennington, VT

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Come join us as we celebrate the "THE FOUR SEASONS" at the 5th Anniversary R. JOHN WRIGHT DOLLS CONVENTION! This exciting event will take place from September 26-28 at the DESMOND HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER in Albany, New York.

Celebrating the Magic of the Seasons, convention activities will include informative programs, movie screenings, dynamic dialogues, and special exhibits. An afternoon excursion - "Autumn in Vermont" will include luxury coach transportation from the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York to Bennington, Vermont - approximately one hour away. Visitors will be given a tour of the R. John Wright workshop, design studio, and showroom where rare pieces will be available for purchase. There will be a catered luncheon in a fesival tent overlooking Vermont's lovely green mountains and side trips to the famous Bennington Potters and the historic Bennington Museum with extensive collections of Grandma Moses paintings and antique dolls & toys.

At the Desmond Hotel, the convention Salesroom will feature top dealers from all over the country displaying fine antique & collectible dolls and doll-related merchandise. The breakout ticketed meal events will center around seasonal traditions and will include themed decorations, door prizes, favors, and souvenirs. For the creatively-inclined, exclusive workshops will also be available. The elegant final banquet "A Time For All Seasons" will conclude with the presentation of the 2013 souvenir doll to each fully-registered guest!

We hope that you will join us! Do not delay as space is limited. Please contact us at the numbers listed on the bottom of this page if you have any questions.


  • Special Rates at the Historic Desmond Hotel
  • Welcome Reception with Dessert Buffet
  • A chartered Trip to the R. John Wright Dolls Facility
    in Bennington, Vermont including: Breakfast; Transportation;
    Tours of the R. John Wright design studio and production areas;
    a catered Luncheon Event: Autumn in Vermont; and visits to other Bennington destinations.
  • Special Programs, Exhibits, and Competitions
  • Luncheon Event: The Good Ol' Summertime with Boardwalk Games & Entertainment!
  • Raffle Drawings and Door Prizes!
  • Sales Room with Top Dealers of antique/collectible dolls!
  • Feature-length Movie Screenings with theatre seating
  • Extra-fee Breakout Meal Events and Workshops
  • Closing Banquet with Special Favors and Program
  • Convention Souvenir Doll Made in the USA!

TO REGISTER: Please select the choice below which best describes your request.
Space is subject to availability. You will be notified when your application has been processed.
You must be present to receive the Convention souvenir doll.
Cancellation fee: $25. No refunds after March 1, 2013.

FULL REGISTRATION - Includes the Trip to the R. John Wright facility in Bennington, Vermont.

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LIMITED REGISTRATION - This option includes all the benefits of a Full Registration except the final souvenir doll. Adults and children between the ages of 9-18 are eligible for a Limited Registration. The Trip to Bennington, Vermont is included.

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Click this button to access the Registration Form which may be printed out and mailed or faxed. You may also submit your registration via phone at: 1-802-447-7072.

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