Leading watercolorists to unveil new show Aug. 3

A watercolor from Sarah Yeoman’s ‘Crows and Ravens’ series. Image courtesy Lake Placid Center for the Arts

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present an original showing of some of the best watercolorists’ work in the world, created in partnership with award-winning American watercolorist Sarah Yeoman.

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Appraisal Institute of America studies program to start in September

NEW YORK – The Appraisal Institute of America’s Fall/Spring Comprehensive Appraisal Studies Program will be offered online September 2018 through May of 2019.

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Packard to celebrate 90th anniversary with auto show

1912 Packard Model 1-48 Custom Runabout, sold for $370,000 + buyer’s premium at RM Auctions’ March 12, 2011 sale. Image courtesy of RM Auctions and LiveAuctioneers

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – An array of classic cars will be flocking to the historic Packard proving grounds in suburban Detroit for a car show and gala celebrating the facility’s 90th anniversary.

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Five Points Festival returns June 2-3 at new Brooklyn location

Image courtesy of Five Points Festival

NEW YORK – The East Coast designer toy, street, and alternative art festival Five Points will take place on June 2-3 at its new location: the Brooklyn Expo Center. The festival will bring together the shining stars of the designer toy, kaiju, sofubi and alternative art worlds with the Lagunitas Brewing Company craft beer, and food.

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Shenandoah Valley pottery subject of June 16 seminar

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia earthenware bowl attributed to Andrew or John Coffman, New Market, Shenandoah Co., VA (private collection). Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will host the eighth annual Virginia Decorative Arts Seminar on June 16. The title is “Shenandoah Valley Pottery – New Discoveries and Demonstrations.”
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French cultural center to host April 9 conversation with art philanthropists

Philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil. Image provided by FIAF

NEW YORK —On April 9, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premier French cultural center, will welcome journalist and editor William Middleton for a conversation with Dominique and John de Menil. The de Menils are two of the most important philanthropists of the 20th century.

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Painted 8ft. tall barber pole with vivid original paint, $8,900, Michael and Sally Whittemore, Washington, Ill. Photo copyright Catherine Saunders-Watson.

Dates announced for Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show

A room-size booth filled with American antiques, signs and primitives as seen at the 2017 edition of the Annual New Hampshire Antique Show. NHADA image

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Some things never get old. Back for its 61st 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. Held at The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly The Radisson) from August 9-11, highly reputable dealers will join together with thousands of buyers and enthusiasts in search of high-quality antiques while enjoying NH’s no sales tax.

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Astronaut John Glenn’s estate sale draws hundreds

John Glenn in a NASA photo for his second space flight on Oct. 29, 1998, on Space Shuttle Discovery’s STS-95. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) – People have lined up for the chance to buy mementos of the late astronaut John Glenn at his estate sale in Maryland.

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Indiana Landmarks seeks antique vendors for summer events

The Morris-Butler House, the site of Indiana Landmarks’ Indianapolis Treasure Hunt, is a Second Empire-style house built about 1864 for John D. Morris, a local businessman. The restored home is a venue for Indiana Landmarks programs, special events, and private rentals. MSWooman image. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Landmarks is looking for vendors of antiques, collectibles and architectural salvage to participate in its Treasure Hunt antiques markets this summer—July 14 in Indianapolis and July 21 in South Bend.

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Asia Week opens March 15 with 45 curated exhibitions

Mandala of Mahapratisara, Tibet, Ngor Monastery, circa 16th century, 25 x 15 ¾ in. Courtesy of Suneet Kapoor

NEW YORK — Spring is just around the corner, and for Asian art lovers that conveys a very special sign: it’s time for Asia Week New York 2018. Celebrating its 9th anniversary, the spectacular 10-day event launches on March 15 and showcases 45 individually curated exhibitions spread throughout some of New York’s most illustrious galleries.

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