Newport, RI. THE NEWPORT ANTIQUES SHOW. One of the nation’s premier events, presents antiques, art and exquisite objects with over forty distinguished dealers. It is the only Show of its caliber with two beneficiaries—the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. Gala Preview July 26.
Chicago, IL. RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL. 1341 W. Washington St. Home to the world-renowned Chicago Antique Market, a top source for 1stDibs and professional sellers. Discover dealers with a wide array of art, antiques, fashion, vintage treasures, decorator finds, plus food, drinks, and music. Onsite delivery. 10-5 both days. OUTSIDE SEASON! May–September (300 vendors); Indoor season Oct–April (125 vendors). Tickets: $8 online, $10 at the gate.
Manchester, NH. MID*WEEK ANTIQUES SHOW. Founded in 1994, this two-day show presents top antique specialists displaying their selections of 18th, 19th and early 20th century antiques in room settings. Located at: JFK Memorial Coliseum. Cafe, shipper, free parking, A/C. Wednesday, 1–6; Thursday: 11–4. $15 pp; unlimited re-entry. Manager: Frank Gaglio, Barn Star Productions. For information call (845) 876-0616.
Manchester, NH. THE 62nd ANNUAL NEW HAMPSHIRE ANTIQUES SHOW. Some things never get old. Back for its 62nd celebration, this year’s Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show promises 67 exhibitors from all over the country showcasing some of the finest displays of furniture, fine and decorative arts, antique jewelry, folk art and more. Highly reputable dealers will join together with thousands of buyers and enthusiasts in search of high-quality antiques. With on-site shipping and no sales tax this is the event to find that one-of- a-kind Americana treasure, while enjoying NH’s no sales tax. Show dates and hours are: Thursday, August 8 & Friday, August 9, from 10 am – 7 pm; and Saturday, August 10, 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is $15 on Thursday, $10 on Friday and Saturday. Visitors under 30 (with proper ID) are admitted free, and we offer free return visits to the show after initial admission.
Santa Fe, NM. OBJECTS OF ART SANTA FE. Capturing the excitement of Santa Fe’s High Season, this show features 70+ exhibitors, with material ranging from contemporary to historic. The show opens at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, in The Railyard, on August 10th with a benefit for Museum of International Folk Art. Opening, 6–9 pm. Show hours, 11–5.
Clayton, NY. 55th ANNUAL ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE. The Thousand Islands Arts Center proudly announces its 55th annual show and sale to be held at the Cerow Recreation Park in Clayton, NY. Located on the beautiful St. Lawrence River, this show hosts antique dealers from all over the country showcasing an array of exquisite pieces. A public wine and cheese preview on Friday, August 9 from 6–8:30 pm kicks off the weekend. Saturday, August 10, 10–5. Sunday, August 11, 10–4.
Nantucket, MA. The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show. Continuing the 30-year tradition of managing fine antique shows on Nantucket, The Antiques Council is presenting the third annual Nantucket Summer Antiques Show which will take place at the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club. The club provides an air-conditioned space with the best conveniences and ample parking in a central location easily accessible by car, foot, bike and bus.
Santa Fe, NM. THE ANTIQUE AMERICAN INDIAN ART SHOW SANTA FE. When the world comes to Santa Fe for the best in American Indian Art – Its heritage will be found at The Antique American Indian Art Show, at El Museo in The Railyard. Opening at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe on August 13th, benefiting KNME New Mexico PBS. 6–9 pm. Show hours, 11–5.
Ellsworth, ME. THE ELLSWORTH ANTIQUES SHOW AT WOODLAWN, staged under a tent on the museum grounds, is America’s longest running summer antiques show. 28 dealers with fine examples of American and English furniture and accessories, artwork, quilts, prints, rare books, ceramics, folk art, silver, jewelry, and oriental rugs.
Chicago, IL. RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL. (See listing in May)
August 29-September 1
Baltimore, MD. BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW. Baltimore Convention Center, featuring 575 international exhibitors, including a 90-dealer antiquarian book fair. Hours: Thursday 12–8, Friday and Saturday 11–7, Sunday 11–6. Tickets are $20. (561) 822-5440.
Blue Mountain Lake, NY. THE ADIRONDACK MUSEUM ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE. Benefiting the Adirondack Experience – The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, you’ll find Adirondack furniture and decorations, estate jewelry, folk art, painted furniture, fine art, porcelain, eclectic decorations, smalls and much more. A Barn Star Production.
Houston, TX. HOUSTON ANTIQUES + ART + DESIGN SHOW will feature 100 premier exhibitors from across the U.S., Canada and Europe offering fine antique furniture, decorative and fine arts representing all design movements of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and introducing vintage 20th century modern. George R. Brown Convention Center. For more information please contact Dolphin Promotions at (708) 366-2710.
Chicago, IL. RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL. (see July listing)
London, UK. AUTUMN DECORATIVE ANTIQUES & TEXTILES FAIR. London’s largest, most diverse antiques event, with 150 exhibitors from the UK and Europe, is held three times a year. It offers an unparalleled selection of period design from the 1700s to the 1970s, and is a destination date for international decorators, collectors and style-conscious private buyers. Catering to all tastes and with an eye for the unusual, exhibitors offer fine and decorative furniture, interior accessories, art, sculpture, garden artefacts, architectural elements, jewelry, curiosities and objets trouvés. Stands are decorated to inspire and delight, with exciting ideas on how to incorporate distinctive antiques at home.
San Francisco, CA. The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, is the oldest continuously operating international art and antiques show on the West Coast. The Show features approximately sixty dealers from across the United States and Europe, offering for sale an extraordinary range of fine and decorative arts from around the world representing all styles and periods, including furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, jewelry, rugs, textiles, paintings, prints, photography, books, sculpture and objets d’art. Held in the Festival Pavilion in the Fort Mason Center. Opening Night Gala: Wednesday, October 2, 7–10.