Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show postponed

Image courtesy of the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

BALTIMORE – Celebrating 40 years, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, originally slated for late summer, has been rescheduled for November 12-15, 2020. Following the City of Baltimore’s executive order update to cancel public events through August 30th, arrangements were secured with the Baltimore Convention Center to move the Show later in the fall.

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2020 New Hampshire Antiques Show postponed till next year

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The 2020 edition of the New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association’s (NHADA) annual antiques show in Manchester, New Hampshire, has been canceled. It is the first time in the show’s 62-year history that a year has ever been skipped.

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Marburger Farm Antique Show opens March 31

Shannon Poppino, Clutter Antiques of Dallas, Texas, at the Marburger Farm Antique Show’s 2019 fall event. Marburger Farm image

ROUND TOP, Texas – Spring at the Marburger Farm Antique Show, March 31-April 4, is a time to be transported out of winter, out of the daily spin and into a world resembling the great antiques fairs of Europe. Read more

Collectors set sights on Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, Feb. 28-29, March 1

Browsing top-notch antique and sporting arms goes hand in hand with the camaraderie enjoyed by visitors to the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show. Image courtesy of LVAAS

LAS VEGAS – The most important buying event of the year for antique firearms collectors – the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, International Sporting Arms Show & Custom Knifemakers Show (LVAAS) – will take place on February 28, 29 and March 1 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The spacious venue boasts more than 70,000 square feet of exhibitor space in the Antique Showroom and another 40,000 square feet for sporting arms, custom knifemakers and firearms engravers.

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The Met plans Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 1

The Met will mark the Year of the Rat with performances, interactive gallery activities. and artist-led workshops. Image courtesy of the Met

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rat will feature dozens of engaging programs – for visitors of all ages – that reflect traditions from across Asia.

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Experts at The Winter Show to discuss collecting Asian art

Residence of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz. Photo by Dominic Chavez, courtesy of Joan B Mirviss LTD

NEW YORK – Americans have a long tradition of collecting Asian art, and through their support have made our cultural institutions world leaders in the fields of Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Himalayan art. With interest surging in these areas, it is most timely that Asia Week New York will present an important panel discussion entitled Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art at The Winter Show on Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Park Avenue Armory, at 2:30 p.m.

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Jan. 12 reception to launch photo exhibit documenting Haiti relief effort

NEW YORK – After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, volunteers from Tzu Chi USA traveled there to bring disaster relief. Now, on the 10th anniversary of this disaster, which killed nearly 300,000 people in the most impoverished nation in the Western Hemisphere, Tzu Chi USA is hosting a grand opening reception for its new photo exhibit, “Keeping Hope Alive: 10 Years of Care in Haiti.” It will take place on Sunday, January 12, 2020, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Tzu Chi Center at 229 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022.

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New Plein Air Festival adds to Morro Bay’s thriving art scene

Plein-air still life and landscape by Guido Frick, who will conduct a workshop on April 14-15, 2020 in Morro Bay. Image courtesy of Art Center Morro Bay

MORRO BAY, Calif. – It’s impossible to mistake Morro Bay for any other California surf town. Not just for the incredible active outdoor environment with working harbor and miles of pristine beaches. Not just for the natural estuary filled with infinite watchable wildlife, not to mention the massive, ancient volcanic plug known as Morro Rock that rises 576 feet from the ocean. Nope. But because it’s also filled with incredibly talented artists showcasing artworks in every art medium imaginable from the fabulous Morro Bay Art Center to funky and fine galleries found all over town. Just wander the charming downtown village or stroll the active Embarcadero located right on the waterfront and you’ll see it all for yourself.

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Works by LA artist Edward Beckett to debut at Wickiser Gallery in NYC

Unnamed painting by Edward Beckett. Image provided by Walter Wickiser Gallery

NEW YORK – Next month the Walter Wickiser Gallery in New York City will present an exhibition of works from the late 1990s to the present day by Los Angeles-based artist Edward Beckett.

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Miami’s artsy Sagamore Hotel to host Arno Elias ‘I’m Not A Trophy’ reception

MIAMI – The Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach has announced its schedule of activities during Miami Art Week, December 4-7. The iconic Collins Avenue property known as “The Art Hotel” will play host to an opening reception for “I’m Not a Trophy” by Arno Elias, a not-to-be-missed immersive art experience and fine art exhibition. The Sagamore Hotel will also welcome hundreds for its invitation-only 19th Annual Sagamore Brunch.

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