This Weekend's Events & Happenings
April 27-30. Chicago, IL. The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair. The Midwest's premier exhibition of antiques and fine art will showcase more than 100 of the world's top dealers and a wide range of categories and genres, including 20th Century Design, Americana, Architectural Design, Asian Art & Antiquities, Barometers, Books, Ceramics, Clocks, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Paintings, Posters, Prints, Maps, Sculpture, Silver, Textiles and Tribal Art. For details including show hours, please visit www.merchandisemartantiques.com.
April 27-29. Philadelphia, PA. The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show. Celebrating its 18th year anniversary in Philadelphia, 46 exceptional exhibitors will present room setting displays of 18th through early 20th century antiques, formal and country furniture, fine & folk art, early toys, marine art, Asian antiques, silver, Oriental rugs and accessories. Amenities include; convenient parking, special show exhibit, cafe, on site shipper and free shuttle to the Philadelphia Antiques Show. Located at the historic First Troop Armory, 22South 23rd Street, Center City, Philadelphia, PA. Show Hours: Friday, April 27, 10 am-6 pm; Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Show Phone: (914) 474-8552. Barn Star Productions Office: (845) 876-0616. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.barnstar.com.
April 28-May 1. Philadelphia, PA. THE PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES SHOW. Discover the excitement of the 2012 Philadelphia Antiques Show. This benefit for Penn Medicine is the premier American antiques and decorative arts show in the country. Over fifty distinguished dealers will showcase rare period furniture, folk art, paintings and fine art, ceramics, porcelain, glass, silver, textiles, and jewelry. New this year: our largest venue ever, three designer showrooms, and an expanded lecture series. In celebration of our 51st show, the Loan Exhibit will be: Where History Meets Medicine-Antiques From the Nation's First Hospital. A gala Preview Party, to be held on Friday, April 27th, from 4:30 - 10 p.m., will inaugurate the four-day show and sale. Hours: Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Monday, April 30th, 11 a.m - 8 p.m.; Tuesday, May 1, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our new location: The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia. Convenient public parking available and public transportation accessible. Drexel Morgan & Co. is the Presenting Sponsor. Managed by Keeling Wainwright Associates. For additional information or to reserve tickets, visit our website at: www.PhilaAntiques.com.
April 27-29. Bronx, NY. THE 20TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE GARDEN FURNITURE SHOW AND SALE. The Garden annually hosts the country's original, largest, and most important venue for showing and selling authentic garden antiques. During the event, 30 of the top dealers in the U.S. offer their finest quality pieces such as fountains, statues, benches, urns, sundials, birdbaths, and botanical prints. Show Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Information: 718-817-8700 or www.nybg.org.