29th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show presents over 550 international dealers, 60 antiquarian book dealers

Art and antique aficionados from across the country and around the world will celebrate the final days of summer at the 29th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, Sep. 3-6 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  Guests will have the unique opportunity to view and purchase from the collections of over 550 international dealers drawn from the United States, Canada, France, Italy, and England all in one place, all at one time.  Showcased collections of fine art, jewelry, silver, porcelain, American folk art, decorative accessories, furniture, glass, textiles and more ranging from the antiquities to the 20th century will line aisle after aisle at the largest summer antiques show in the nation.  The show also includes a 60-dealer Antiquarian Book Fair offering rare books, first editions, fine manuscripts, autographs, and unusual bibliographical material.

Adding to the event’s cultural experience, the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will once again present an educational lecture series that is free to the public as well as show attendees.  The lecture series includes presentations on a wide variety of topics by respected dealers and industry experts.

The incredible diversity of dealers combined with the solid quality of items as well as educational programming makes the Baltimore show a significant event for guests and exhibitors alike. 

29th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
Thursday, Sep. 3 through Sunday, Sep. 6, 2009

HOURS: Thursday, Sep. 3, 12 pm-8 pm
    Friday, Sep. 4, 11 am-7 pm
    Saturday, Sep. 5, 11am-7 pm
    Sunday, Sep. 6, 11am-6 pm

WHERE: Baltimore Convention Center, Downtown at the Baltimore Inner Harbor, One West Pratt Street
            Two Main Entrances: West Pratt Street Lobby  & Charles Street Lobby
Admission is $12, and is good for all show days.

For more information, call the Palm Beach Show Group at 561-822-5440 or visit www.baltimoresummerantiques.com.