The Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show has announced the inception of a national advisory committee comprising renowned design experts. Advisory committee members will help provide insight into current trends, recommendations for keynote speakers, direction on featured antiques dealers and ideas, and inspiration for the show. Members include Jeffrey Bilhuber, Alessandra Branca, Lady Henrietta Spencer Churchill, Barry Dixon, Charles Faudree, Alexa Hampton, Thomas Jayne, Charlotte Moss, Suzanne Rheinstein, P. Allen Smith, Carleton Varney, and Bunny Williams.
“We are so pleased to make this announcement; it is truly an honor to have a National Advisory Committee of this caliber for an antique show,” said Diny Landen, vision committee chair for the show. “Our event is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Over forty thousand people have attended, and more than $4 million has been raised to support our mission. These individuals are previous keynote speakers and are a critical part of our success. We look forward to their continued involvement.”
An unparalleled lineup of design experts will serve as keynote lecturers at the 2013 Antique & Garden Show, to be held September 26-29 at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska, including Carolyne Roehm, Eddie Ross, Kathryn Ireland, and Danielle Rollins. The weekend-long event is set within Lauritzen Gardens, one of the Midwest’s premier botanical centers. Approximately 30 national and international antiques dealers with all genres of antiques and collectibles of exceptional quality and extraordinary style are exhibiting.
For tickets and complete show details, including a preliminary list of exhibitors, visit (www.omahaantiqueshow.org). Follow the event on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LGAntique Show). For more information, visit (www.lauritzengardens.org) or call (402) 346-4002.
Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Maine Antique Digest. © 2013 Maine Antique Digest