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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 21 Oct, 2015 – The 2015 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show (FAS) will arrive like clockwork on October 21 at the Opening Night Preview Gala 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.   

Programming

All four days of the show programming will be presented to inform, entertain and educate attendees. Programs include:

The Lecture Series: Tickets $12. 11:00am and 2:30pm Thursday-Saturday.

Lecturers include: Bunny Williams, Hutton Wilkinson, Andrew Prince, Count Gonzague Saint Bris and Tom Kligerman, John Ike and Joel Barkley.

The Following Programs are complimentary to all show attendees:

Cocktail Hours: Thursday & Saturday, 4:00pm: Panel discussions and complimentary wine in the Lecture Theatre
 Young Collectors Night, Saturday at 5:00pm: Music, complimentary cocktails and show tours
 Exhibition Breakfast and Talk, Saturday at 9:30am
 Book Signings: Thursday-Saturday, In the Authors Alcove
 Philanthropy Forum: Sunday at 10:30am.

100% of net proceeds from the show benefit Enterprise for High School Students, the San Francisco non-profit that engages and empowers Bay Area high school students to develop skills for their future through job readiness training, employment, and career exploration.  Greeting guests a the Preview Gala will be Honorary Chair, Lindsay Joost, Show Chair Suzanne Tucker and Connoisseurs Chair, Allison Speer. On Thursday, October 23, the show opens for its four day run. 

In the tradition of past years, the Fall Antiques Show is thrilled to be working with a renowned architecture firm on the Grand Entry Hall display. This year, the New York and San Francisco-based Ike Kligerman Barkley will be working with designers Geoffrey De Sousa, Fisher Weisman and Allison Caccoma to bring back the Designer Vignettes, which will incorporate pieces from the dealers on the floor and will be lined with custom wallpaper designed exclusively for de Gournay.

“de Gournay has had the pleasure of creating three completely unique hand painted wallpapers, designed exclusively by three talented and esteemed San Francisco-based interior designers; Fisher Weisman, Allison Caccoma and Geoffrey de Sousa. Each wallpaper corresponds to the theme of each individual vignette; Antiquities, 18th Century and Mid-Century Modern. Working on these three custom projects has been an exciting and extraordinary project for de Gournay that we shall remember for a long time to come. We hope you find these wallpapers as inspiring as we do. Thank you to the talented designers whose visions created them.” – Hannah Cecil-Gurney

Across the hall, Philip Bewley has curated a phenomenal Loan Exhibition of exquisite timepieces that tell the story of how we have kept time through the ages.

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.

LOCATION

Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street,
San Francisco, CA

LEAD SPONSORS

Bonhams, Brooks Brothers, de Gournay, Ike Kligerman Barkley, Sotheby’s International Realty

ABOUT THE SAN FRANCISCO FALL ANTIQUES SHOW

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show Benefiting Enterprise for High School Students is the oldest and most prestigious international art and antiques fair on the West Coast.  Each year, the fair features an extraordinary range of fine and decorative arts, representing all styles and periods. 

For more information, and to purchase tickets, please visit www.sffas.org or call (415) 989-9019.

Schedule of Programs:

Thursday, October 22 | 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

11:00 a.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
Andrew Prince
From Downton to Gatsby: Jewellery and Fashion from 1890 – 1929
Downton Abbey’s jewelry designer and gem expert shows the extraordinary characters that lived and designed at a time marked by a revolution in style, culture and taste. $12

2:30 p.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
Count Gonzague Saint Bris
Time Travel through the Castles of France. A journey from Leonardo da Vinci to Marquis de La Fayette and through the amazing cultural heritage of French Royalty.
Cultural Partner: French Heritage Society

4:00 p.m. | Cocktail Hour Panel Series: Come for a drink, stay for a talk | Lecture Theatre
Living with Art and Antiques: how to assemble a beautiful collection and protect your treasures with Kemp Stickney of Wilmington Trust, Andrew McVinish of Christie’s America and Lindsey Shook of California Home + Design. Complimentary to all show attendees.
Sponsored by Wilmington Trust.

Friday, October 23 | 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

11:00 a.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
Hutton Wilkinson and Manfred Kuhnert
Souvenir-Avenir, Yesterday and What is to Come
An illustrated tale of irrepressible joy amidst loss, determined rebirth, self-invention and most importantly, continuance from their new novel of historic fiction, The Walk to Elsie’s

12:00 p.m. | Book Signing | Authors’ Alcove
The Walk to Elsie’s by Hutton Wilkinson and Flynn Kuhnert

2:30 p.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
Bunny Williams and Brian McCarthy
. Moderated by Suzanne TuckerThe Timeless Legacy of Parish-Hadley
McCarthy and Williams share personal stories from their years at Parish-Hadley, the legendary interior design firm that set the standard for American style in the finest homes, 1960s – 1990s.

3:30 p.m. | Book Signing | Authors’ Alcove
Parish-Hadley Tree of Life: An Intimate History of the Legendary Design Firm by Bunny Williams and Brian J. McCarthy

Lectures Series sponsored by Paragon Real Estate Group, Cambria, and Coupar Consulting
Book signings sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design and Cosentino

Saturday, October 24 | 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.| Designer Saturday

9:30 a.m. | Loan Exhibition Breakfast & Talk | Lecture Theatre
Time After Time: Bringing the Past Present with curator Philip Bewley
RSVP to the Show Office or to rsvp@ehss.orgComplimentary for all show attendees.
Sponsored by Shreve & Co.

11:00 a.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
Jeffry Weisman and Priscilla Wright of Suzanne Rheinstein interior design firm: 
Designing with Antiques in a Contemporary World 
Signed Books available from Hayden & Fandetta, Booth 34
Rooms for Living: A Style for Today with Things from the Past by Suzanne Rheinstein

2:30 p.m. | Lecture | Lecture Theatre
John Ike, Thomas Kligerman, Joel Barkley: 
Love, American Style: 150 Years of Shingle Style Houses. Acclaimed architects believe the American romance with the shingle style presents, in an understated way, the best of everything.  Cultural Partner: Institute of Classical Architecture & Art 

3:30 p.m. | Book Signing Authors’ Alcove
The New Shingled House by John Ike, Thomas A. Kligerman, Joel Barkley

4:00 p.m. | Cocktail Hour Panel Series: Come for a drink, stay for a talk Lecture Theatre
Eternal Hands: Breguet and the Legacy of the Artisan.  An exploration of the enduring principals of refined design and craftsmanship from the 18th century to the present with Martin Chapman, curator at the Fine Arts Museums; interior designers Allison Caccoma and Geoffrey De Sousa; and SFC&G editor in chief Alisa Carroll Sponsored by SFC&G. Complimentary to show attendees

5:00 p.m. Young Collectors Evening | Cafe Girandole
Live music, complimentary drinks and show tours showcasing great items for starting a collection. Sponsor by RubyLUX. Complimentary to Young Collectors, Enthusiasts and invited groups

Sunday, October 25 | 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

10:30 a.m. | Philanthropy Forum | Lecture Theatre
Charitable Giving and Philanthropy: Making Your Donations Count
As a fully charitable event, the Show and its beneficiary, Enterprise for High School Students, are committed to supporting philanthropy in the community. Major Bay Area philanthropists take the stage to discuss charitable giving. Prix fixe brunch in the café to follow. Sponsored by First Republic Bank.  Complimentary. Space is limited, RSVP to Show Office or rsvp@ehss.org

Lectures Series sponsored by Paragon Real Estate Group, Cambria, and Coupar Consulting
Book signings sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design and Cosentino

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