Calling All Antique Addicts

In its 26th year, the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts’ Design and Antiques Fair will showcase high-quality furniture, accessories, silver, glassware, objects d’art, and design from the 17th to the mid-20th century. Join fellow design and antique enthusiasts in the search for such items as a traditional English grandfather clock or a figured maple weathervane. Fair booths include American Spirit Antiques, Asiantiques, J. Austin Jeweler, Dalton’s American Decorative Arts, Elliot & Elliot Art & Antiques, and Master Framer’s Inc., etc.

MIA’s Design and Antique Fair will be held at the St. Paul Armory this upcoming Friday (24th) and Saturday (25th) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dealer talks will be held on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Proceeds will benefit the Decorative Arts, Textiles, and Sculpture Department at the MIA. For directions as well as a full listing of the booths at the fair, see artsmia.org/design-fair-2010.

Tickets are $10; $5 for members. Purchase your tickets at the door or reserve them online

Can’t wait for the show? Attend the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Design and Antiques Fair Preview Party on Thursday, September 23, from 7 to 10 p.m.

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