Carnegie Museum hosts annual antiques show


PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Carnegie Museum of Art’s 11th annual antiques show, with more than 40 top dealers from the United States, including three from the Pittsburgh area, will be held April 11-13.

This yearly event benefits the museum’s exhibition fund and has generated over $1.2 million for museum acquisitions and exhibitions in the past 10 years.

Admission is $10 for non-members, $8 for members, or $15 for admission on all three days of the show.

Tickets for the event will be available at the door and include admission to Carnegie Museum of Art.

Lecturer. This year’s special guest lecturer is Mario Buatta, renowned interior designer known affectionately as “The Prince of Chintz.”

Buatta has been selected for the Design 100 lists of both Architectural Digest and Metropolitan Home magazines. His clients include Billy Joel, Barbara Walters and Mariah Carey.

Buatta’s lecture takes place April 11 at 10:30 a.m. in Carnegie Music Hall. The fee for the lecture is $25 and includes a one-day admission to the antiques show and the museum, as well as refreshments at 10:00 a.m.

Preview party. A public preview party with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be held April 10 from 6-9 p.m.

Ticket price for the preview party is $125 per person in advance and $150 at the door.

Price includes a three-day admission to the antiques show, admission to the museums of art and natural history, and free parking in the museum garage.

For information and reservations, call 412-622-3325.


Up-to-date agriculture news in your inbox!