Merchandise Mart Show announces date change

CHIGAGO—The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair is opening to the public Oct. 2-5 with the Antiques Fair Preview Night taking place Oct. 1.

The Antiques Fair offers both experienced and novice collectors a roster of high-profile speakers, charitable special events and a lecture series.  Author, interior decorator and furniture designer Darryl Carter will give the Fair’s keynote address. He is the author of The New Traditional and is nationally recognized as having spearheaded the emergent American design movement of “new traditionalism.”

Carter will speak at 10 a.m. Oct. 2.

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