Antiques & Art Show
April 21–23, 2017
PREVIEW PARTY APRIL 20th
— ANTIQUES DEALERS & GALLERIES —
— THE 2017 LOAN EXHIBIT —
“What So Proudly We Hail”
The 2017 Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show loan exhibit will explore outstanding examples of American flags and patriotic textiles from the 1790s to 1912, featuring objects that simultaneously ignite a love of both art and patriotism.
— CALENDAR OF EVENTS —
Thursday, April 20, 6:00–9:00 PM (Early Admission 5:00 PM)
Join the excitement of opening night, and have the first opportunity to view select antiques, important art, and rare period pieces offered for sale by the Show’s distinquished Exhibitors.
Sponsored by The Haverford Trust Company
For information and tickets visit:
philadelphiaantiquesandartshow.com or call 2215-573-2247
Friday, April 21 at 11:30 AM
It’s All in the Mix: The Art of Reinterpreting What Is Old and Making It New Again
Meg Braff, Noted Designer and Author
Learn how to mix fine antiques and vintage items with unique modern pieces to create tasteful, fresh interiors. Book signing of The Decorated Home to follow.
Friday, April 21 at 2:00 PM
Forged Art: The FBI Team’s Role in Solving Crime
Jake Archer, Special Agent, FBI Art Crime Team Philadelphia Division
Delve into the dark world of art and cultural property crime and the FBI Art Crime Team’s role in apprehending thieves who steal, defraud, loot, and traffic a surprisingly substantial amount of items annually.
Sponsored by Altus Partners
Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 PM
Banners of Liberty: Flags of the Revolution
R. Scott Stephenson, Ph.D., Vice President of Collections, Exhibitions & Programming, Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA
Exploring the history of Revolutionary-era flags.
Sponsored by Flather & Perkins
Sunday, April 23 at 2:00 PM
Spangled and Splendid: Discovering Art and History in Antique American Flags
McNeil Curator Lecture
The evolution of the American flag and rare patriotic textiles from 1777-1920.
All lectures are included in the price of daily admission
Each Day 10:00 -11:00 AM
Guided Show Tours
The Philadelphia Museum of Art Fairmount Park House Guides will escort groups through the Show, highlighting notable objects and art offered by the Show’s Exhibitors and taking a closer look at the 2017 Loan Exhibit. Price: $25—includes admission to the Show. For reservations, please call 215-573-2247
— SHOW HOURS —
Friday, April 21, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 22, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 23, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tickets $20—Available at the door and online
All lectures are included in the price of daily admission.
The Navy Yard | South Broad Street & Intrepid Avenue | Philadelphia, PA
215-573-2247 | Antiques@Upenn.edu
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