Events | The Winter Show

2019 Calendar

Thursday, January 17, 2019

5–9 PM

Opening Night Party

Open the social season with a glamorous night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and fascinating objects from around the world. All ticket sales and net proceeds benefit East Side House Settlement in the South Bronx.

Friday, January 18, 2019

11 AM

Private Event (Sold Out)

Design Luncheon & Tour

12 PM

Fair Opens to the Public

Design Luncheon & Tour

Design Luncheon & Tour

Saturday, January 19, 2019

11 AM

Exclusive Access

VIP Tour & Lunch

Enjoy a VIP Day at the 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee of The Winter Show! Your group will enjoy early entry to the fair, a tour of highlights led by one of our prestigious exhibitors, and a catered lunch in the historic Board of Officers Room, designed by Herter Brothers. Following lunch your group is free to explore the Show, visit the 2019 Loan Exhibition, Collecting Nantucket / Connecting the World, and attend the 2 PM Loan Exhibition Lecture. Please contact Helen Kippax (Helenkippax1@gmail.com) for reservations.

2 PM

Loan Exhibition Lecture

Connecting the World: 125 Years of Collecting on Nantucket

Michael R. Harrison
Obed Macy Director of Research & Collections, Nantucket Historical Association

Monday, January 21, 2019

11 AM

CHUBB Panel Discussion

The Holy Grails of Jewelry Collecting

Moderated by Stellene Volandes
Editor in Chief, Town & Country

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

11 AM

EXCLUSIVE ACCESS

VIP Tour & Lunch

Enjoy a VIP Day at the 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee of The Winter Show! Your group will enjoy early entry to the fair, a tour of highlights led by one of our prestigious exhibitors, and a catered lunch in the historic Board of Officers Room, designed by Herter Brothers. Following lunch your group is free to explore the Show, visit the 2019 Loan Exhibition, Collecting Nantucket / Connecting the World, and attend the 2 PM Loan Exhibition Lecture. Please contact Helen Kippax (Helenkippax1@gmail.com) for reservations.

12 PM

RISD Museum Lecture

Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970

Elizabeth A. Williams
David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, RISD Museum

Thursday, January 24, 2019

7–9 PM

Young Collectors Night

Honorary Chair
Zac Posen, Creative Director, Brooks Brothers Women's Collection

The must-attend event for young connoisseurs,
emerging philanthropists, and art and design enthusiasts. Featuring cocktails & hors d’oeuvres, a private viewing of the Show, and a chance to meet some of New York’s most illustrious interior designers and Wendy Goodman, Design Editor of New York magazine.

Friday, January 25, 2019

5 PM

Design In Dialogue

May I Come In? Discovering the World in Other People’s Houses

Wendy Goodman
Design Editor, New York magazine

5:30–8 PM

Connoisseurs Night

Join the world's most prestigious art and antiques experts for an elegant evening of booth talks, wine tastings, and conversations about collecting and design.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

2 PM

Art Law In Dialogue

Art and the Spoils of War: Lessons from the Temple of Ishtar

Raymond J. Dowd
Partner, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP

4:30 PM

Contemporary Art In Dialogue

The Oscar Wilde Temple and Other Works: Art, the Past, and LGBTQ+ History

A conversation with Peter McGough
Presented by The Magazine ANTIQUES

Sunday, January 27, 2019

2 PM

Loan Exhibition Lecture

The Enduring Power of Moby-Dick

Nathaniel Philbrick
Author of In the Heart of the Sea, winner of the National Book Award

6 PM

FAIR CLOSES