Antiquarius Kicks Off the Holiday Season in High Style: Events Run Nov 30 – Dec 5

Whether you’re interested in touring Greenwich’s most spectacular homes, a design maven, a lover of fine antiques or eager to get a jump on holiday shopping, Antiquarius, the Greenwich Historical Society’s annual series of high style holiday events, is just the ticket

Greenwich Winter Antiques Show: Fine Art, Jewelry and Antiques
Festivities begin with an opening night party for the Greenwich Winter Antiques Show: Fine Art, Jewelry and Antiques at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, with stunning Winter Wonderland décor styled by Honorary Design Co-chairs David Monn and Alex Papachristidis.

Monn is internationally known for orchestrating noteworthy parties from White House state dinners to the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Papachristidis, an Elle Décor A-Lister and a member of the Architectural Digest Top 100, is one of today’s foremost tastemakers, recognized for his eclectic and sophisticated flair.

In addition to enjoying cocktails, delightful passed bites, and a buffet dinner, guests can be the first to browse the array of items from approximately 40 nationally recognized exhibitors featuring fine art, estate jewelry, American and Continental furniture, luxury handbags, decorative objects, and more from the 18th century to the mid-20th century with a broad range of styles and price points.

The Greenwich Winter Antiques Show is produced by Frank Gaglio, Inc. and is open to the public 10:00am-6:00pm on Saturday, December 1 and 11:00am-5:00pm on Sunday, December 2.

Curious about the value of a family heirloom or an estate sale find? Attend a free lecture and make an appointment on Saturday, December 1 for an appraisal with a representative from RAGO Arts and Auction Center.

Holiday Boutique
The Holiday Boutique at Greenwich Country Club will feature 40 carefully curated vendors offering everything from monogrammed children’s items to cuddle-worthy knitwear, semi-precious sparkles, dramatic décor and sweet treats.

Preview the Holiday Boutique Tuesday evening December 4 from 6:00pm to 8:30 pm. The boutique will be open December 5 from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

Holiday House Tour
Antiquarius culminates with the incomparable Holiday House Tour, a once-a-year opportunity to visit spectacular private Greenwich homes, all decked out for the holidays.

The five homes this year range in architecture and interior design style and include a 1700s estate with a spectacular ballroom, Jeff Koons art, and red lacquer mudroom; and a newly built French manor house whose stunning grounds vie for attention with interior details like an impressive oak staircase reclaimed from Lyon, Moroccan-tiled bathrooms and a swoon-worthy chef’s kitchen.

Ticketholders receive a map of Greenwich pinpointing the conveniently located shuttle stops where transportation is available to each home. The homes on the tour can be visited at leisure Wednesday, December 5 from 10am to 4pm. An optional luncheon at Greenwich Country Club, open to all, is available from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Advance reservations are required for both the House Tour and luncheon.

For information and tickets for all events, visit greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899.

Antiquarius 2018 Suite of Events
Friday, November 30
Opening Night for the Greenwich Winter Antiques Show: Fine Art, Jewelry and Antiques
Private Patron Party
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Opening Night
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Produced by Frank Gaglio, Inc.
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
90 Harding Road, Greenwich, CT
Saturday, December 1
Greenwich Winter Antiques Show: Fine Art, Jewelry and Antiques
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Produced by Frank Gaglio, Inc.
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
90 Harding Road, Greenwich, CT
RAGO Appraisal Day
Noon – 5:00 pm
Join RAGO specialists for a lecture, followed by complimentary auction evaluations for Fine and Post War/Contemporary Art, 20th/21st century Design, 18th/19th century Decorative Arts and Furnishings, Jewelry, Silver, Coins and Currency (photographs acceptable). Appraisals by appointment only. Email Jennifer Pitman at jenny@ragoarts.com or call 917-745-2730 for an appraisal appointment.
Sunday, December 2
Greenwich Winter Antiques Show: Fine Art, Jewelry and Antiques
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Produced by Frank Gaglio, Inc.
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
90 Harding Road, Greenwich, CT
Tuesday, December 4
Holiday Boutique
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT
Wednesday, December 5
Holiday Boutique
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT
 
Holiday House Tour
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Reservations required. Rain or shine.
Generously sponsored by David Ogilvy & Associates.
Holiday House Tour Luncheon
Optional luncheon at Greenwich Country Club, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.
Reservations required.
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT