Schedule

Thursday, September 19

4:30 to 6 p.m. Collector's Circle Champagne Reception

An exclusive champagne reception and first opportunity to shop the show at the Lily Level and above.

6 to 9 p.m. Preview Party | $150

Kick off a weekend of design, florals and entertaining with an evening of good friends, great food and your first opportunity to experience the stunning array of antiques and art available during our 16th annual show.

Reserve tickets >>

SaveSaveSaveSave

Friday, September 20 | The Art of Design

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show Hours

10 a.m. Designer Credited Course (CEU)

Pre-registration is required.

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Lecture with Nina Campbell | $125 or $75

Our Friday luncheon speaker is one of the world’s most respected, knowledgeable and influential interior designers. Nina Campbell comes from London, England, where she transformed her passion for design into a studio and retail shop in 1974. Her design aesthetic speaks to all ages and appeals to both contemporary and traditional styles. Campbell will share her love for “The Art of Design” through her contagious wit and brilliant sense of style.

Reserve tickets >>

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy featuring Lori Finke

On Friday, September 20 at 2 p.m. in the Jayne Thompson Antiques exhibitor booth, Lori Finke will speak on the art of design and incorporating antiques into your home decor. Lori attended Parsons School of Design in NYC before joining her mother, Jayne Thompson, in the family business. Dealing in fine English and Continental furniture, Jayne Thompson Antiques has developed an eye for the exception rather than the rule. FREE with paid show admission or a Friday luncheon reservation. Pre-registration is requested.

Reserve tickets >>

3 p.m. Designer Walk

Enjoy a tour of the Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show with our Friday designers, Jordan Peterson & Anita Wiechman from Interior Design Group.

Reservations required. Included with show admission. Please meet at check-in desk.

Reserve tickets >>

Saturday, September 21 | The Art of Florals

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show Hours

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Lecture with Christian Tortu | $125 or $75

French designer Christian Tortu is best known for single-handedly challenging the way the world sees flowers and floral designs. His work, featured at the Cannes Film Festival, Chanel, Dior and Valentino fashion shows, has captured the attention of florists and flower lovers alike. His signature design blends flowers, plants and vegetables in a highly imaginative, yet simple way. During the Saturday luncheon, Christian will demonstrate ​”The Art of Florals.” Experience the unique blend of nature’s best through a hands-on demonstration and glimpse the world of floral design through Christian’s eyes.

Reserve tickets >>

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy featuring Margot Shaw

On Saturday, September 21 at 2 p.m. in Mary’s Café, enjoy a presentation with Margot Shaw, editor of flower Magazine. Excerpted from her new book, “Living Floral,” Ms. Shaw will feature a seasonal glimpse into the worlds of interior, floral, garden, and event designers, as well as architects, highlighting the many ways their use flowers in entertaining and decorating. A book signing will follow. FREE with paid show admission or a Saturday luncheon reservation. Pre-registration is requested.

Reserve tickets >>

3 p.m. Designer Walk

Enjoy a tour of the Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show with our Saturday designers, Diane Luxford of D-Lux Interiors and Kristi Burnett of KBB Interiors.

Reservations required. Included with show admission. Please meet at check-in desk.

Reserve tickets >>

Sunday, September 22 | The Art of Entertaining

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show Hours

10:30 a.m. Designer Walk

Enjoy a tour of the Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show with our Sunday designers, Mary Carter and Linsey Lisowyj from the Interior Design Firm.

Reservations required. Included with show admission. Please meet at check-in desk.

Save Save Save Save SaveReserve tickets >>

11 a.m. Mimosa Sunday

Complimentary for show patrons, while supplies last.

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Lecture with Sam Sifton | $75

The New York Times food editor Sam Sifton is our featured speaker at the Sunday luncheon. Wearing multiple hats, Sam is a Harvard educated journalist, restaurant critic, author and founding editor of Talk magazine. This very decorated author and critic will share his knowledge, experience and stories about “The Art of Entertaining.” From caviar potato chips with lemon cream to vinegar chicken with crispy roast mushrooms or even garlicky beef tenderloin with orange horseradish sauce, Sam’s food chronicles will leave you saying, “Bon appétit!”

Reserve tickets >>

 

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy featuring David Reiss

On Sunday, September 22 at 2 p.m. in Mary’s Café, David Reiss, founder and CEO of MATCH Pewter, will be speaking on the art of entertaining, tablescapes, and party themes, using pieces from his line of products. MATCH Pewter is handmade in Northern Italy, in family-owned workshops, by artisans who have honed their craft using methods gleaned over many generations. In their skilled hands, this understated, yet luxurious material is fashioned into modern heirlooms that are both functional and decorative. FREE with paid show admission or a Sunday luncheon reservation. Pre-registration is requested.

Reserve tickets >>

Website Sponsor

 

National Media Sponsor

 

Show Dates & Times

Thursday, September 19
Preview Party 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reservations Required

September 20 – 22
Show runs daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

VIEW SCHEDULE>>

Location

Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108

VIEW INFO>>

Gallery

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

VIEW GALLERY>>