Philadelphia Fairs

The fairs taking place throughout the year in Philadelphia range from an annual antiques fair to the more contemporary jewellery fairs. Other fairs are held throughout the year at a variety of art centres in the city.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art takes over running of venerable antiques and art show

18 January 2018

Sponsorship - and organisation - of the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show is changing hands.

Philadelphia flagship show shelved

18 March 2015

The April staging of the ‘Philadelphia Antiques Show’, one of America’s premier antiques events, has been cancelled. The fair, faced with falling dealer and visitor numbers in recent years, hopes to return in 2016 at a new venue with a broader exhibitor base.

Atlantique founder launches new show in Philadelphia

16 August 2010

The man behind the Atlantique City Fair, once dubbed the largest indoor antiques and collectables fair in the world, is to launch a new event in Pennsylvania.

Simple surroundings, but some serious buying

03 May 2002

USA: New York may boast the nation’s glitziest antiques fairs in terms of snaring top-tier collectors and socialites, but The 41st Philadelphia Antiques Show tops virtually every single fair when it comes to choice Americana and folk art. Even dealers who participate in New York’s Winter Antiques Show praise the Pennsylvania event. “It’s the best show for Americana,” says Edwin Hild of Olde Hope Antiques based in nearby Bucks County.