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.

Collector’s Circle sponsored by Porsche of Omaha 

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.

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Friday, September 20 | The Art of Design

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

10 a.m. Designer Credited Course (CEU) "Fibers to Fabrics" with KnollTextiles

On Friday, September 20 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, this one hour CEU provides designers with foundational information for specifying textiles that will perform well while looking great. Open to professionals. Pre-registration is required.

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11:30 a.m. Luncheon & 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.

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Luncheon & Lecture sponsored by First National Bank

2 p.m. Antiques & Design Academy featuring Mark Finke, "Antiques in a Modern Home"

On Friday, September 20 at 2 p.m. in the Jayne Thompson Antiques exhibitor booth. Are you curious about how to mix antiques into a more modern décor? Mark Finke of Jayne Thompson Antiques will share his expertise on creating a space unique to your personality by blending old and new.  See interior spaces that combine special and unique antiques with a youthful use of color, pattern, and whimsy. FREE with paid show admission or a Friday luncheon reservation. Pre-registration is requested.

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Antiques & Design Academy sponsored by The Dixon Family Foundation and the Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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.

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Designer Walks sponsored by Becki Kerns of Interior Design Group

Saturday, September 21 | The Art of Florals

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

11:30 a.m. Luncheon & 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.

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Luncheon & Lecture sponsored by Inroads to Recovery

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

On Saturday, September 21 at 2 p.m. in Mary’s Café, enjoy a presentation with Margot Shaw, founder and 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.

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Antiques & Design Academy sponsored by The Dixon Family Foundation and the Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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 KB Interiors.

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

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Designer Walks sponsored by Becki Kerns of Interior Design Group

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.

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Designer Walks sponsored by Becki Kerns of Interior Design Group

11 a.m. Mimosa Sunday

Complimentary for show patrons, while supplies last.

Sponsored by Beardmore Suburu– Carey and Brian Hamilton

11:30 a.m. Luncheon & 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!”

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Luncheon & Lecture sponsored by Omaha Steaks

2 p.m. Antiques & 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.

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Antiques & Design Academy sponsored by The Dixon Family Foundation and the Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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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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