Schedule

Thursday, September 20

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

Sponsors at the Lily level and higher enjoy the first opportunity to shop the show.

Sponsored by Porsche of Omaha.

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

Experience the excitement of the 15th Anniversary’s opening night! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres amid breathtaking gardens and magnificent antiques, and be among the first to view and purchase fine antiques from around the world.

Reservations required.

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Friday, September 21

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

A home says a lot about a person. With each piece, you’re telling a story. And at the Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show, there’s a little something for everyone. So, come look. Come find. Awe Awaits.

10 to 11 a.m. Designer Credited Course (CEU): KnollTextiles, "History of Modern Fabrics"

On Friday, September 21 at 10 a.m., the show will offer a complimentary one-hour CEU course so that area designers can stay up-to-date with industry tools, trends, products and best practices. Presented by KnollTextiles. Open to professionals.

Pre-registration is required.

10:30 a.m. Designer Walk with local designer Anita Wiechman

Anita Wiechman will lead a 30 minute tour to talk discuss pieces that she loves and how to make the space your own.

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

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Lecture with Miles Redd, $125 or $75

 

This year’s Friday luncheon and lecture will feature Miles Redd, 2018 Elle Décor A-List Designer.  Redd is an interior designer known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour, his whimsical splashes of color, and his unique aesthetic vision.  This sophisticated event will celebrate bringing living spaces to life to benefit our distinguished public garden.

Sponsored by First National Bank.

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1:30 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy: Cynthia Nouri from Sasha Nicholas

Cynthia Nouri is a historian of typography and of monograms, with a fascinating background in porcelain and gold.  She applies her expertise in these elements to create beautiful custom dinnerware and gifts for her St. Louis, Missouri based company, Sasha Nicholas, which is named after her two children.

This Antiques and Design Academy session is free with advance registration, but does not include show admission. Walk-ins welcome

 

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3 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy: Trace Mayer, "Antiques and Bourbon"

Enjoy a presentation full of information and Southern charm, courtesy of Trace Mayer of Trace Mayer Antiques. At this unique and entertaining session, Trace will lead an interactive guided tour of Kentucky Bourbon, paired with interesting information on some of his favorite antiques.

This Antiques and Design Academy session is free with advance registration, but does not include show admission. Walk-ins welcome

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Saturday, September 22

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

Discover that special statement piece that brings your style to life.

10:30 a.m. Designer Walk with Jerome Bergmeier

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

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Lecture with Steven Stolman, $125 or $75

Steven Stolman, the ultimate event planner, will fête the show’s 15th anniversary and showcase all things stylish at the Saturday luncheon. Stolman is a designer, author, and the former head of the renowned textiles house, Scalamandre.  He knows how to throw a party and this sophisticated event will celebrate extraordinary style in all aspects of life.

Sponsored by Pinnacle Bank.

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1:30 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy: Rebecca Vizard, “Once Upon a Pillow”

Growing up in a small Delta community in Louisiana, designer Rebecca Vizard nurtured a love of history and a fascination for antique fabrics, tapestries, and trims. Years later, she combined both passions to start a business, christened B. Viz Design. Recognized for her visionary use of beautiful antique textiles and accessories and her incredible sense of community, Vizard will share highlights from her book Once Upon A Pillow:  A Story of Home Design and Exquisite Textiles and of her amazing entrepreneurial journey.

This Antiques and Design Academy session is free with advance registration, but does not include show admission. Walk-ins welcome.

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3 – 3:30 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy: Victoria Schoell-Schafer and Peter Volenec-Hamel, "Fun Advice on Incorporating Objects Into Your Garden”

Enjoy a garden-based presentation with Lauritzen Gardens’ director of horticulture, Victoria Schoell-Schafer and senior gardener Peter Volenec-Hamel.

This Antiques and Design Academy session is free with advance registration, but does not include show admission. Walk-ins welcome.

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Sunday, September 23

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

Days events sponsored by Omaha Steaks

10:30 to 11 a.m. Designer Walk with Richard White

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

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11 a.m. Mimosa Sunday

Enjoy complimentary champagne mimosas, while they last.

Sponsored by Beardmore Chevrolet Subaru.

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Lecture with Matt Stamp, $60

Sunday’s luncheon will be the final opportunity to toast the show’s 15th anniversary with Matt Stamp, a Master Sommelier. Stamp has worked in some of wine country’s top restaurants, including the French Laundry and the Farmhouse Inn, and cut his teeth at V. Mertz, his family’s fine-dining institution in Omaha. Cheers to an afternoon of fine food and beverage!

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1:30 p.m. Antiques and Design Academy: Lori Cohen, "Collecting Antique Maps"

Antique maps have drawn the interest of scholars, explorers, collectors, and history buffs for centuries.  What makes these documents so important and sought after in the collecting world?  Enjoy an engaging and educational presentation by Lori Cohen, director of Arader Galleries, as she shares the many facets of antique map collecting, from cartographic firsts to cartographic curiosities.

This Antiques and Design Academy session is free with advance registration, but does not include show admission. Walk-ins welcome.

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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.

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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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