Annual New Hampshire Antiques Week
Back for its 61st celebration, the show promises 67 exhibitors from all over the country, August 9-11.
Some things never get old. Back for its 61st celebration, this year’s Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show promises 67 exhibitors from all over the country showcasing some of the finest displays of furniture, fine and decorative arts, antique jewelry, folk art and more. Held at The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly The Radisson) from August 9th through August 11th, highly reputable dealers will join together with thousands of buyers and enthusiasts in search of high-quality antiques while enjoying NH’s no sales tax.
“We want people to come and enjoy the journey through time that the show offers,” shared Tommy Thompson, President of the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Antique Dealers Association. As they interact with some of the most informed art and antiques experts in the nation, they can expect it to be engaging, informative and fun.”
The New Hampshire Antiques Show caps off a week of antique events known as Antiques Week in New Hampshire, and is a well-known tourism draw for the state, attracting passionate dealers and collectors from all around the country. Whether a newcomer or a seasoned collector, there is something for everyone. The show’s organizers and dealers prepare all-year long attracting a variety of goods and acquiring inventory pleasing to all levels of collectors who look forward to this annual event. Booths are continually re-stocked throughout the three-day event, so visitors will want to take advantage of the free return visit with initial admission fee. Every day will bring new fresh-to-market items that you don’t want to miss.
We are pleased to announce two new exhibitors to the show this year, John Sideli from Westport, Massachusetts and Samuel W. Forsythe Antiques of Columbus, Ohio. John Sideli, an artist and antiques dealer that has an eye for antiques, enjoys dealing in colorful and graphic Americana. “I have long been an admirer of the NH Antiques Show and its unique stature and reputation,” shared Sideli. “I am pleased and excited to have the opportunity to become part of it, he added.
Samuel Forsythe is thrilled to join the prestigious NH Antiques Show as well. His booth always includes a wide range of material, but of primary interest is redware and 18th Century American antiques. Both new exhibitors will be a welcome addition to the show.
Admission is $15 on Thursday, $10 on Friday and Saturday. Visitors under 30 (with proper ID) are admitted free and as always, there are free return visits to the show after initial admission.
Show hours are: Thursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10, from 10 am - 7 pm; and Saturday, August 11, 10 am – 4 pm. For more information, visit nhada.org.