Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair returns for 3rd edition

Guests at the VIP Preview of The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair.

MIAMI – The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will return for its third edition in West Palm Beach City’s Tent Site (825 S. Dixie Highway & Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach), on Thursday, Jan. 10 through Monday, Jan. 13, 2019. The fair will open on Thursday evening with an exclusive VIP Preview at 5 p.m.

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Fort Ticonderoga to restage 1776 Christmas riot involving US soldiers

18th-century French painting of Fort Ticonderoga. Image courtesy of Fort Ticonderoga

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) – The first Christmas at Fort Ticonderoga under the newly formed United States was a riot — literally.

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Fall edition of Marburger Farm Antique Show turned back the clock

Approximately 350 dealers filled the tents and historic buildings at Round Top, Texas. Image courtesy of Marburger Farm Antique Show

ROUND TOP, Texas – What happened in Round Top? Were they obsessed with the Supreme Court hearing? Nope. Glued to phone calls from work? Nope. Fretting the Texas-Oklahoma game? Not even that. From Oct. 2-6, thousands of shoppers took a break from the world to enjoy the fall edition of the Marburger Farm Antique Show.

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SMU’s Meadows Division of Art to host visiting artist lecture series

Image courtesy of SMU, Algur H. Meadows School of the Arts

DALLAS – The SMU Meadows Division of Art announces its 2018-19 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, which will feature public talks by five national and international artists this fall and spring. The annual lecture series brings diverse artists to the SMU campus to provide perspective on current ideas and practices in the contemporary art world.

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Experts, scholars, connoisseurs to speak at FAE seminar, Sept. 7-8

Dr. Oscar Fitzgerald, author of American Furniture: 1650 to the Present, and professor at the Smithsonian/George Washington University Masters Program in the History of Decorative Arts and Design, will give a talk on detecting furniture fakes.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The 7th annual educational seminar of the Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) will be held Friday and Saturday, September 7-8 at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, located at 360 South Washington Street in Falls Church, Virginia. The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) will give professional development credits for those who fully participate.

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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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