Columbus Museum of Art launches Art, Design & Antiques Market

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Museum of Art introduces a distinctive and innovative event featuring traditional and mid-century antiques, contemporary art, and design. More than 30 dealers will set up in the museum. The event, Sept. 23-26, will explore the connections between exquisite antiques from the past, well-designed products for everyday use, and the art of creating wonderful living environments through a variety of events.

Among the events include two Art Escapes Antique Tours scheduled for Sept. 22:


Visit the German Village home of New York/Columbus interior designer Michael McKibben, lunch and tour of Rocky Fork Hunt Club and tour of Ron & Mary Beth Berggren’s home filled with antiques from five generations and contemporary crafts.


Join a tour of the Reese-Peters mansion (now the Decorative Arts Center) with personal comments by previous owner Caroline Rockwood, the historic Georgian mansion furnished in the fashion of the 1830s and a private home. Lunch at Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn.

Tour cost is $110 for non members, $100 for members and includes custom coach, lunch, admission and docent fees,
Opening Night Patron Gala, Sept. 23

Be among the first to shop the booths and talk with the dealers and bid at the live auction. Tickets are $150 per person.

Market open for shopping, Sept. 24

Art, Design and Antiques Market will feature 30 national and local dealers offering the best of traditional American and European furnishings, oriental rugs, French and English country antiques, estate jewelry, vintage clothing, contemporary and folk art, silver and china, mid-century modern classics, vintage posters, toys and more.

Vintage Fashion Show

Savor a luncheon and enjoy runway modeling of vintage fashions from the 1920s through the 1980s. Tickets are $95 per person.

Design Blast!

Enjoy shopping, design tips, appetizers, DJ, speed decorating and cash bar. Tickets are $25 per person.

Events for Sept. 25

The market opens for shopping. Ticket prices are $10 for a single day pass or $15 for a 3-day pass. For tickets and details call 614-629-0312 or visit

Antique Appraisal Clinic

Bring those items whose value or history you’ve always wondered about and talk to the professionals. Appraisal fees: $15 for one item or $25 for two items

Speed Decorating

Discover the tips, tricks and trends that will transform your interior from simple to simply fantastic.

Events for Sept. 26

Market open for shopping.

Antique Car Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Celebrate American design classics featuring pre-1980 Ford models including Mustangs, Cobras, and more. Admire the power and beauty of these vintage cars lovingly restored and maintained by owner-enthusiasts who will be onsite to meet and talk about their special vehicles. Free with admission to Art, Design & Antique Market.

John Frassanito Talk

Join noted industrial designer and animator John Frassanito as he discusses his career with NASA and Dreamworks films; $10 per person and include admission to the market.

For reservations, call the CMA at 614-629-0322 or visit ?


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