April 22, 2014
The Philadelphia Antiques Show Returns With More Than 50 Antique Vendors To The Pennsylvania Convention Center, April 26-29
The 53rd-annual Philadelphia Antiques Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from April 26 through 29.
All weekend long, shop and admire items from more than 50 vendors who are set to display fine art, antique furniture, jewelry, textiles, silver and more from the colonial period through mid-20th century. The full list of exhibitors is available right here.
Every year, the Antiques Show highlights an on-loan exhibition. This year welcome the Art and Life in an Extraordinary New England Village exhibition, a collection of more than 30 items from the Historic Deerfield museum in Massachusetts. Explore the history of the New England town through items like clothing, furniture, glass, paintings and architectural fragments.
The antiques show kicks off with a preview party on Friday, April 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Preview party attendees get a first look at the show’s antiques and arts, and get to enjoy food and drink while perusing the collections. Preview party tickets are available online.
General admission tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door, discounts are available for students, seniors, WHYY members and Penn Medicine employees. Tickets are available online.
For those interested in embarking on a guided tour of the show, every morning of the event professional tour guides bring guests through the show while teaching them about the items on display. Guided tour tickets, which include a general admission ticket to the show, are $25 each.
Our tip? Visit the antiques show on Tuesday, April 29 — the final day of the show — to take advantage of the Tuesday two-for-one admission promotion.
The event benefits the Penn Center for Human Performance at Penn Medicine, so you’re shopping for a good cause.
Philadelphia Antiques Show
When: Preview Party, April 25; Show, April 26-29
Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street
Cost: General Admission, $17 in advance, $20 at the door; Seniors, $17; WHYY Members, $17; Students and Penn Medicine Employees, $12
More info: www.thephiladelphiaantiquesshow.org