The 40th Annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show will take place at the Hartford Armory on March 16 & 17, 2013. The show is one of the country’s most important venues of early American furniture and accessories. Leading dealers will display outstanding examples of furniture, textiles, porcelain, pottery, silver, pewter, fine art, prints and more. Saturday hours are 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday hours are 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is $15 and parking is free. The Hartford Armory is located at 360 Broad Street, Hartford.
Killingworth Antiques dealer, Lewis Scranton has been exhibiting at the show for over three decades and is thrilled to be returning to the Hartford State Armory, a significant landmark building near the State Capitol in Hartford.
Educational programs this year include long-time and nationally recognized dealer Arthur Liverant speaking on Saturday at 2 pm about “The Inside Story” 40 years at the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show. On Sunday at 11 pm “Browsing with Bill” will feature a tour of the show with Connecticut’s own American Decorative Arts expert, William Hosley. Also on Sunday, dealer Samuel Herrup will highlight Connecticut made redware at 1 pm. All programs are included in admission.
The show attracts serious collectors, supports new collectors and brings both together with knowledgeable dealers and experts who share a passion for period American antiques and decorative arts. The show has earned a reputation not only as a destination show with quality merchandise but also as an educational experience for visitors.
The Connecticut Spring Antiques Show benefits the Haddam Historical Society and Thankful Arnold House Museum which is located on the Connecticut Women’s Heritage Trail and Connecticut’s Historic Gardens.
For additional information call 860-345-2400 or visit www.ctspringantiquesshow.com or find us on Facebook.