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|Wednesday, July 21 2004 @ 04:45 PM EDT |
Contributed by: Anonymous
THE AMERICAN ANTIQUES SHOW ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION
2005 Show to be held at the Time Warner Center
Gala Benefit Preview kicks off Americana Week in New York City
Location, location, location�the 2005 American Antiques Show is pleased to announce its spectacular new location. The fourth annual American Antiques Show will take up residence in New York City's newest landmark, the Time Warner Center, for four days in January. An annual benefit for the American Folk Art Museum, The American Antiques Show will be held January 20�23, 2005 at the North Tower of the Time Warner Center, the soaring new complex at Columbus Circle designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. The opening night preview on Wednesday evening, January 19 will be a gala event and the kick off for Americana Week in New York City.
Managed by Keeling, Wainwright Associates, Inc., all proceeds from the show and related educational events benefit the American Folk Art Museum's educational and exhibition programs.
The American Antiques Show will feature some of this country's most respected dealers in folk art and American antiques offering important examples of Americana such as 19th century portraits, finely crafted furniture, historic needlework, trade signs, tramp art, bird and duck decoys, quilts, hooked rugs, gameboards, weathervanes, idiosyncratic works of art' and other decorative works from the 18th through the early 20th centuries..
Executive Chairs of the show are Barry and Edie Briskin, John and Barbara Wilkerson, and Joan and Victor Johnson. Caroline Kerrigan is the executive director of the 2005 American Antiques Show.
Education programs offered at The American Antiques Show 2005 include: A �Meet the Exhibitors� event on Thursday, January 20; a tour by Museum staff of the exhibition Folk Art Revealed at the American Folk Art Museum followed by a visit to The American Antiques Show on Friday, January 21; Curator Walking Tours �In The Company of Experts� and �In The Company Of Objects: What�s It Worth & Fabulous Fakes� Appraisals on Saturday, January 22.
1 Time Warner Center, North Tower
60 Columbus Circle at 60th Street
Daily Admission 15, includes show catalog and a 2-for-1 admission to the American Folk Art Museum.
Show opens daily at noon. Please inquire about group rates
For more information please contact:
Susan Flamm Caroline Kerrigan
American Folk Art Museum American Folk Art Museum
212/265 1040 ext. 113 212/977-7170 ext. 319
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