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The Antique Show & Sale Preview Party is a private shopping night on Friday, April 13, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the museum's Banquet Center. Your $30 ($25 member - log in here) Preview Party ticket gets you in for a sneak peek at the extensive wares available for sale, as well as hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. The ticket also includes FREE ADMISSION to Saturday’s show

 

Interested in becoming a patron of the Antique Show? This annual event provides funds critical in helping underwrite our educational programs and supporting the preservation of our historic collections. Patrons of the event will be recognized in the Antique Show & Sale program and will receive complimentary tickets to the Preview Party. Email development@gcv.org for more details.

Unlimited Appetizers and Open Bar

Unlimited Appetizers and Open Bar

A wide variety of modern and Victorian-era-inpsired appetizers will be featured during the evening. A bar - available in each of the locations with antique dealers - features Finger Lakes wines and the museum's ales on tap as well as soft drinks. Partake in this delectable assortment of scrumptous goodies paired with a glass of NYS red or white while browsing the antiques for sale throughout the exhibition areas.  

Exhibit Opening in the John L. Wehle Gallery

Exhibit Opening in the John L. Wehle Gallery

During the preview party, get a sneak peak of the exhibit "Victoria's Closet" set to open officially in May. Historic clothing from the 1840s will be on display highlighting the fashions and fascinations worn during the time of Queen Victoria of England. Knowledgeable guides will walk guests through the gallery exhibit speaking in detail about the dresses, hats, and underthings that are part of this unique subset of the Susan Greene Costume Collection.

Three Dozen Dealers

Three Dozen Dealers

Nearly three dozen dealers from around the tri-state area that were hand-selected by museum staff will be presenting an array of antiques and collectibles from three different centuries. For the most up-to-date listing of dealers, please click here.