SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 26, 2015 – The 2015 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show (FAS) will arrive like clockwork on Thursday, October 22 through Sunday, October 25 at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion with the theme Time After Time: Bringing the Past Present. This year’s focus speaks to the lasting quality of beautiful pieces, the time that goes into creating a work of art and the vast timespan the objects in the show encompass. This year, the curated Loan Exhibition will showcase the evolution, design and beauty of timepieces from across time.
The Show will feature sixty dealers from around the world, offering for sale an extraordinary range of fine and decorative arts representing all styles and periods including American, English, Continental and Asian furniture and decorative objects, paintings, prints, photographs, books, gold, silver and precious metals, jewelry, rugs, textiles and ceramics.
“For anyone interested in the Decorative Arts, buying, collecting, or simply learning about art and antiques, the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show is not to be missed,” says this year’s Show Chair, Suzanne Tucker. “After 34 years, it’s a Bay Area ‘must do’ of the most wonderful, vibrant four days filled with terrific dealers, fascinating lectures and gobs of eye candy! I am thrilled to be chairing the Show this year and encourage everyone to go see for yourselves, explore the booths, meet the dealers, learn a lot and take home a fabulous find. Don’t miss the opening night party and take a tip from what every top designer knows – The Fall Antiques Show makes for outstanding shopping and a never-ending treasure hunt!”
As always, 100% of net proceeds benefit Enterprise for High School Students, the San Francisco nonprofit that prepares and empowers a diverse group of Bay Area youth to pursue life after school with passion and purpose. Enterprise offers students everything they need to get and keep their first job, including intensive workshops, pragmatic skills and career exploration training, a network of advisors and peers, a broad database of paid internships, and college and career counseling.
The 34th annual show launches with the Opening Night Preview Gala on Wednesday, October 21. On Thursday, October 22, the show opens for its four day run.
Our Patron Committee Chairs are:
Honorary Chair: Lindsay Joost
Show Chair: Suzanne Tucker
Benefactor Chairs: Trevor and Alexis Traina
Preview Gala Chair: OJ Shansby
Connoisseurs Circle Chairs: Allison Speer and Fred Moll
Collectors Circle Chair: Laura King Pfaff
Aficionado Chairs: Summer Tompkins Walker and Brooks Walker III
Enthusiasts Chairs: Wheeler Griffith and Michelle C. Harris
Young Collectors Chairs: Amanda Bradford, Brianna Haag and Mark Olson
Exhibitors Include: Aedicule, Almond + Company, American Garage, Arader Galleries, Arthur Guy Kaplan, Carlson & Stevenson Antiques, Carlton Hobbs LLC, Clinton Howell Antiques, Colonial Arts, Daniel Stein Antiques, David Brooker Fine Art, Doris Leslie Blau, epoca, Eve Stone Antiques, Ltd., Finnegan Gallery, Foster Gwin Inc., Galen Lowe Art & Antiques, Gallery 925, Hayden & Fandetta Book Sellers, Il Segno del Tempo, Isaac and Ede Antiquarian Prints, J.R. Richards Gallery, James Sansum Fine & Decorative Art, Janice Paull, Jayne Thompson Antiques, Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, Jesse Davis Antiques, Joel Cooner Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery, Kathleen Taylor, The Lotus Collection, Kentshire, Lawrence Jeffrey Estate Jewelers, Lebreton, Mallett Antiques, Michael Pashby Antiques, Peter Fetterman Gallery, Peter Pap Oriental Rugs, Patrick & Ondine Mestdagh, Philadelphia Print Shop, Piraneseum, Richard Gould Antiques, Roberto Freitas American Antiques, Steinitz, The Ames Gallery, Thomas Murray Arts, T. Reggiardo Antiques, Ursus Prints, Vandeuren Galleries, William A. Karges Fine Art, Yew Tree House Antiques
The show will feature a full roster of programming, including its renowned Lecture Series, The Loan Exhibition, Designer Saturday events and Cocktail Hour Talks.
For more information and to purchase tickets, call 415-989-9019 or visit: www.sffas.org
DATES AND HOURS
Preview Gala: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Show: Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.;
Sunday, October 25, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA
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