The Ellis Antiques Show features 40 exhibitors of the highest quality. The range of offerings at the show has also been diversified and expanded to include an array of antiques, jewelry and decorative arts from Greek and Roman antiquities right up to mid-20th century. Strong representation by some of the finest dealers in American art rounds out the offerings.
The third annual Ellis Boston Antiques Show takes place October 24-27, 2013 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts in Boston’s South End. The show opens with a Gala Preview presented by BNY Mellon Wealth Management on Thursday, October 24 to benefit Ellis Memorial, Boston's first settlement house. Located in Boston's South End, just a two-minute walk from The Cyclorama, Ellis Memorial has been caring for children, disabled adults, and families who live and work in the South End and adjacent neighborhoods since 1885. For additional information, visit the show's website at www.EllisBoston.com or call 617-363-0405.
This year’s special exhibit at the show ‘Family Treasures from Early Massachusetts” will be offered by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), which is headquartered on Newbury Street in Boston. Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country’s leading resource for family history research. Learn more about their collections, library and publications at www.americanancestors.org.
Other special programs include “Unexpected Treasures from Marblehead” with social and cultural historian Judy Anderson of Marblehead Architectural Heritage, and “Cohler on Design” a talk by New York interior designer Eric Cohler, author of the recent book by the same title. All special programs are free with admission.
Among the many notable exhibitors for 2013 are: Arader Galleries (NY), Bell-Time Clocks (MA), Boston Rare Maps (MA), Sue Brown (UK), Framont (CT), The Federalist Antiques (IL), Funston Antiques (MA), Gallery Afrodit (Turkey), Gurari Collections (MA), Harbor View Antiques (CT), Hixenbaugh Ancient Art (NY), J & M Antiques (NY), Arthur Guy Kaplan (MD), Knollwood Antiques (MA), Robert Lloyd (NY), Marcoz Antiques (MA), Margaret Doyle Antiques (MA), Port 'N Starboard (ME), Sallea Antiques (CT), W.M. Schwind, Jr. (ME), Andrew Spindler Antiques (MA), William Vareika Fine Arts (RI), Vose Galleries (MA), and Charles L. Washburne Antiques (PA).
An outstanding Preservation Committee, comprised of more than 30 preservation organizations, historical societies and historic museums from the greater Boston area, supports the Ellis Boston Antiques Show.