Charleston Antiques Show

 The Charleston Antiques Show...with Design in Mind

Opening Night Preview Party: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Show Dates: Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19, 2017

Don’t miss what will be a banner year for the show as Historic Charleston Foundation celebrates its 70th Anniversary!  A sumptuous new venue (Gaillard Center) and more design, the Charleston Antiques Show promises to delight the expert eyes of seasoned collectors and open an exciting world to new collectors and design enthusiasts.

Spring in Charleston is the ideal season visit and to see a showcase of 17th to 20th –century English, European, and American period furnishings, decorative arts & fine art, architectural elements, garden furniture, vintage jewelry, silver and more. The show is a premier destination for collectors and enthusiasts who enjoy seeing and learning about incorporating antiques into modern-day decor. Proceeds benefit the advocacy and preservation programs of Historic Charleston Foundation.

The Charleston Antiques Show is managed by The Antiques Council.

Friday, March 17 - 10 am - 6 pm

Saturday, March 18 - 10 am - 6 pm

Sunday, March 19 - 11 am - 5 pm

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70th Anniversary Luncheon with Guest Speaker Martha Stewart

Date: 2/10/2017  |   Time: 11:30 AM

As a young woman, Martha Stewart attended Barnard College and earned a bachelor’s degree in history and architectural history. After careers in modeling and on Wall Street, she moved to Westport, Connecticut, and purchased an 1805 farmhouse on Turkey Hill Road. During the careful restoration of her farmhouse, Martha Stewart’s legendary style and flair for decorating came to light, and the house eventually became the model for her Martha Stewart Living television studio. Now an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and bestselling author, Martha Stewart’s companies, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Sequential Brands Group, have been recognized for award-winning content including multiple national magazine awards, multiple ASME awards for excellence in design and photography, 19 Emmys, 3 James Beard Awards, several Webby Awards and more.
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Collectors Circle 2017 Weekend Package

Date: 3/16/2017  |   Time: 6:00 PM

Members of the exclusive Collectors Circle will experience the best the Charleston Antiques Show has to offer.
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Opening Night Preview Party 2017

Date: 3/16/2017  |   Time: 7:00 PM

Enjoy a glamorous evening of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with fellow arts and design enthusiasts set amid a stunning array of period pieces and fine and decorative arts.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: In the Company of Experts

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 9:00 AM

Walk the show floor with experts for a fresh perspective on antiques and design. Learn about evolving American decorative styles and how to build a collection and incorporate antiques into modern-day design.
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Charleston Antiques Show General Admission Tickets

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Period furnishings and decorative architectural garden accents from late 17th to early 20th centuries.
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Intimate Talks with Design in Mind: Tom Scheerer

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 11:00 AM

Tom Scheerer: New York-based designer and author of Tom Scheerer Decorates. Tom’s work is characterized by clear and logical architectural solutions combined with beautiful, comfortable furnishings. He emphasizes furniture planning, spatial relationships, color and texture over the ornate or purely decorative. Book signing to follow.
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Intimate Talks with Design in Mind: Timothy Whealon

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Timothy Whealon: New York-based designer and author of In Pursuit of Beauty. His design philosophy finds its roots in classicism; however, he approaches each project with a fresh, 21st Century eye that makes them both modern and timeless. Tim layers items from different periods and cultures, artfully mixing the pristine and the patinated. Book signing to follow.
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Intimate Talks with Design in Mind: Alex Papachristidis

Date: 3/18/2017  |   Time: 11:00 AM

Alex Papachristidis: New York-based designer and author of The Age of Elegance, his work is described as thoughtful, personal, sophisticated and eclectic. Having mastered the skill of fusing modern and traditional elements, his elegant approach, color palatte and details bring a fresh approach to design. Book signing to follow.
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Intimate Talks with Design in Mind: Mark D. Sikes

Date: 3/18/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Mark D. Sikes: San Francisco designer and author of Beautiful, All American Decorating and Timeless Style. Mark has a talent for mixing American and European, traditional and modern, and new and old sensibilities. He is well known for creating timeless and elegant interior that feature and indoor/outdoor look. Book signing to follow.
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PARKING

There is a public parking garage adjacent to the Gaillard Center.  The entrance is on Alexander Street.

 

Preserve & Protect

Established in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston's rich and irreplaceable heritage. More>

Contact Us

Historic Charleston Foundation
40 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-723-1623


2017 Spring Festival and Antiques Show Ticket Office: 
108 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-722-3405
 

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