September 26th, 2018

A milestone and a memory: a look back at our 15th anniversary show.

As we’ve rearranged rooms and found the perfect nooks for all the beautiful pieces we discovered this past weekend, we’ve been reflecting on our 15th anniversary show. The combination of exhibitors, speakers and guests that attended this year truly made for a unique and inspiring event.

One of our favorite moments included, as always, meeting the exhibitors and seeing what wares they brought with them. From vintage pearl and diamond necklaces to restored cabinets from a French pharmacy, there was no shortage of stunning pieces with equally incredible histories. The Designer Walks opened our eyes to hidden gems and the Antiques and Design Academies let us indulge in whatever niche we fancied.

Just as fascinating, was the storytelling and insight of our Lunch and Lecture speakers. Miles Redd shared humorous stories from throughout his career – who would have guessed that his bathroom, the largest room in his house, has been the location-of-choice for a dinner party? Steven Stolman reminded us that a good set of silver will always be an essential and a well-stocked bar is a must. Finally, Matt Stamp urged us to think of wine differently and use all our senses to fully enjoy it.

Most of all, however, we were inspired by you all – our guests. Whether you’ve been attending since year one, or this was your first experience, we can’t say thank you enough. Year after year, you make our show more vibrant and intriguing than the one before.

So, thank you, for spending a portion of your weekend with us and supporting the show. We hope you walked away with beautiful things and even better memories. And if you’re like us and already looking forward to 2019, mark your calendars for September 19 through 22. We hope you’ll join us again!

September 18th, 2018

A Gen Z’s Take on Antiques

For my 8th birthday, I asked my Grandma Becky for a trip to an antique store. I brushed my fingers across the assorted furniture, stood eye-level with the glass case full of fine jewelry and dreamed of being the kind of woman that carries beautiful, vintage handbags. With my birthday budget, I chose elbow-length gloves that made me feel oh-so-fancy and an intricate floral hat I thought would be just perfect for having tea.

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July 31st, 2018

New Year, New Look

Check out the inspiration behind this year’s Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show.

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September 19th, 2017

A Note from Janel Sunderland, 2017 General Chair

It was my honor to be the 2017 General Chair for the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show. I continue to be amazed by the time and effort given by extraordinary volunteers, garden staff, businesses, patrons, and dealers who have helped make this year’s show possible. What’s more, the participation from this community has been wonderful and most treasured. Read More »

September 15th, 2017

Take note, future Sundays. This schedule is perfection.

Over at Lauritzen Gardens we believe in Sunday brunch, so the day’s line-up will have all of your favorite Sunday brunch staples. Mimosas? For sure. Professional cooking demonstration? Absolutely. And of course, mingling with new and old friends, exquisite antiques and a stroll through the garden and Garden Market. Read More »

September 13th, 2017

What’s a little rust? Outside living in a four-season state.

What a delight it is to be sharing with all of you on the Lauritzen Gardens blog! I’m Sandy Koepke.  I am an interior  and garden designer and I am hosting my second Antique Academy at the Lauritzen Garden’s Antique & Garden Show this fall.

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September 11th, 2017

Ready to be inspired? Here’s our Friday features:

The start of the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show brings a new level of truth to the phrase TGIF.  September 15 is a Friday we’ve been anticipating for months now, and if you’ve taken a look at the schedule, we have a feeling you’ve been looking forward to this particular Friday, too. Here’s more about what’s in store. Read More »

September 9th, 2017

From books to botanicals, the Garden Market is a must-attend.

Start your day how every day should: in the garden. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday our Garden Market will be browsing-ready. Five fantastic vendors will feature products from orchids to books to custom woodworking. And did we mention complimentary mimosas on Sunday? Just get there early! Here’s what’s in store: Read More »

September 6th, 2017

A Note from the 2017 Honorary Chairs

About this time every year, the garden transforms into a showcase of timeless beauty and design. Whether you are planning to attend a luncheon, listen to an educational presentation, shop the show or simply stroll the garden grounds, we are thrilled that you are planning to join us. The Antique & Garden Show is a wonderful weekend of fun and friendship with something to inspire everyone. Read More »

August 30th, 2017

Inspired by Bees from Trace Mayer of Trace Mayer Antiques

I look forward to coming to Omaha for the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show – Omaha is a such a fun mix of genuine, gracious and refreshingly odd! Each year I challenge myself to come up with a new ‘Bee Wall’ installation. I hope you will enjoy this year’s piece.

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Show Dates & Times

Thursday, September 20
Preview Party 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reservations Required

September 21 – 23
Show runs daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108



Sample what’s in store via scenes from previous shows.