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.

Reservations required.

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Friday, September 20 | The Art of Design

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 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.

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy

Pre-registration is required.

3 p.m. Designer Walk

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

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.

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy

Pre-registration is required.

3:00 p.m. Designer Walk

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

Sunday, September 22 | The Art of Entertaining

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

10:30 a.m. Designer Walk

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

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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!”

2 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy

Pre-registration is required.

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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.

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Location

Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108

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Gallery

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

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