WAUKESHA – Since 1951 the Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association (WADA) has been gathering each Autumn, making this their 61st Fall Show & Sale. Featured at their show Oct. 5-6, 2012 will be a special educational exhibit hosted by the Wisconsin Pottery Association based in Madison. A wide variety of pottery, not necessarily made in Wisconsin but collected by WPA members, will be on display. Volunteers will be on hand to discuss the pottery and answer any questions.
In addition to the pottery exhibit, customers can visit 55 carefully-chosen dealers from across the Midwest, bringing their finest antiques to the Milwaukee area for this respected event.
Education has long been one of the missions of WADA. In fact, they published a series of educational videos in the late 1900s and recently re-released the timeless information in DVD format for sale on their website.
The WADA was formed in 1948, making it the oldest, continually-functioning State antiques organization in America. Their not-for-profit group is dedicated to preserving Wisconsin’s heritage and to providing ongoing education for their dealers and the general public.
The show’s $6 admission funds scholarships for high school students as well as grants to Wisconsin historic and heritage groups. A $1.00 discount coupon is available at WisconsinAntiquesDealers.com.