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Decorative Arts Council Reception for the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show

March 24, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

We invite Decorative Arts Council members, CHS members, and special guests to join us for a reception to kick off the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show. Enjoy the opportunity to meet dealers from the Show and to see objects from the CHS collection of Decorative Arts making a special one-night-only appearance for the event.

The reception will take place at the CHS in our Auditorium on Friday, March 24 from 5:30 – 7 pm. 

Please let us know if you are able to join us by March 17. Call (860) 236-5621 x238 or email rsvp@chs.org.


About the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show:

The annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show has long been the premier destination for those interested in quality early American furniture and decorative arts. The show, which has continuously attracted serious buyers, is a great venue for novice collectors and visitors interested in learning about the outstanding merchandise offered. Most of the dealers have been exhibiting at the show for years and they are always willing to impart their expertise and passion for Americana. The show’s exhibiting dealers are among the most distinguished and well-known in the industry.

The Haddam Historical Society, host of the show, is thrilled and honored to be at the landmark Hartford Armory, the original location of the show in 1973. The drill shed with its natural light and resplendent atmosphere provides the perfect locale for viewing the superior furniture and decorative arts including fine art, folk art, pottery, porcelain, glass, silver, pewter, brass, iron, textiles and other accessories.

  • Dates: March 25 and 26, 2017
  • Location: Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Time: Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm
  • Admission: $15
    Collectors 35 and younger are admitted free on Sunday
  • Parking: Free, secure, on-site parking
  • What to Expect: Over 50 exceptional dealers and educational talks


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