In case you were not aware, this week has been anointed Art and Antiques Week in New York, and there many exciting events to look forward to. The inaugural Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Spring Show NYC
will bring together 65 of their finest dealers at the Armory at Park Avenue and 67th Street, from April 28th through May 2nd. The AADLA is the oldest and principal antiques and fine arts organization in America, and dealers like George Subkoff, Kentshire and Foster Gwin will be there.
The show opening kicks off this evening, with a benefit for the ASPCA. Tickets are available here
, the interior designer, has been selected by Clinton Howell, president of the Art and Antique Dealers League of America and the design committee to create a dramatic entrance for the show. Giant obelisks and a tented area will welcome visitors as seen in the rendering above. Stay tuned for shots of the real thing.
On Friday at 3:00 pm, I am looking forward to an exciting talk on Decorating with Antiques for Today with Mario Buatta, the ebullient internationally acclaimed interior designer, who will discuss how to successfully blend antiques with contemporary furnishings.
Photo courtesy of Trad Home
Then Friday evening the fun continues from 5-9 PM, with the Young Patrons Arts’ Night Out. By teaming up with Traditional Home's Trad Home/Lonny
and their uber talented New Traditional's designers, this stellar group will be on-hand for one-on-one design consultations. Robert Passal, Lisa Sternfeld, from Studio LSID, Ron Marvin and Tom Delavan will be available to visitors who are encouraged to bring along paint chips and fabric swatches to
layout a room with the help of these design pros. Visitors can also place silent bids for a one-hour design consultation with Patrick Lonn Design, Sara Gilbane Interiors, Bonestreet Trout Hall, Tinton-Fenwick, and Megan Rice Yager Interior Design. It is sure to be a fun night so mark your calendars!