The 2023 Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show is led by this incredible team of volunteers who give their time and talents to benefit Omaha’s living museum.

2023 General Chairs

Carrie Jenkins
Cindy Tooher

2023 Honorary Chairs

Emily and Clark Lauritzen
Mimi and Jeff Post

Visionary Chair

Cindy Bay

Founding Chairs

Kimball Lauritzen (1944-2008)
Mary Seina (1942-2022)

Advisory Committee

Jan Vrana, committee chair, past chair 2012

Cindy Bay, visionary chair
Bill Dinsmoor, president, Board of Directors
Chloe Firestone, 2024 general chair
Brady Gibson, development
Ellie Grace, 2024 general chair
Carrie Jenkins, 2023 general chair
Julie Kenney, development, past chair 2021
Emily Lauritzen, honorary chair
Rosemary Lebeda, director of development
John Newman, executive director
Mimi Post, antiques, honorary chair
Patricia Stillmock, show program
Cindy Tooher, 2023 general chair
Ann Tjaden, past chair 2021
Richard White, design
Sarah Kalhorn-Wisecup, associate director of development
Ellie Wolf, show program

20th Anniversary Committee

Jean Bell, past chair 2004 and 2005
Jill Bydalek, past chair 2016
Kim Davis
Bruce Frasier
Diny Landen, past chair 2007
Sandy Parker, past chair 2009
Ann Tjaden, past chair 2021
Ellen Wright, past chair 2009

2023 Show Committee

Krista Anderson
Emily Barr
Fatima Basith
Morgan Boler
Nikki Boulay
Alexis Boulos
Jill Bydalek
Jody Carstens
Phyllis Choat
Nicole Clifton-Mills
Susan Clifton
Chris Christen
Melissa Darling
Melissa Duffy
Shelley Elson-Roza
Erin Fairchild
Amy Farha-Neary
Amber Gard
Ellie Grace
Catherine Harrington
Brook Hudson
Ande Johnson
Katy Joyce
Molly Junge
Kurt Keeler
Ric Klaas
Emily Lauritzen
Karisa Malchow
Alyson Manning
Lauren McDonnell
Ann Pape
Kim Pape
Kyle Robino
Carmen Smith
Brooke Smithberg
Amy Sporrer
Patricia Stillmock
Whitney Sandusky
Trish Walz
Richard White
Nancy Whitted
Traci Willis
Ellie Wolf
Sarah Yale



Presenting Sponsor


Design Partner


Show Dates & Times

Thursday, September 28, 2023
Preview Party, 6 to 9 p.m.

September 29-October 1, 2023
Show opens at 10 a.m. each day

2024 Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show
September 26 through 29, 2024


Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108


Media and Website Sponsors

Dani and Dana Bradford
Seline Family Foundation
Smith Kroeger – Jackie and Terry Kroeger