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Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Set for Labor Day Weekend




(PRESS RELEASE) BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one of the most important and anticipated shows of the summer for dealers and collectors. With countless international exhibitors drawn from the U.S., Canada, France, Italy, England, China and Japan, the Baltimore Show attracts tens of thousands of patrons, including knowledgeable collectors, museum curators, dealers, decorators and shoppers from all over the world. Show guests can discover many great items ranging from $100 to museum-quality treasures with values of more than $1 million.

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show returns Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2018) transforming the Baltimore Convention Center into an epic experience for all who attend. From the lush, carpet-lined aisles to the lavish floral arrangements and full-service restaurants located in the center of the show, the Baltimore Show is a must-attend event for everyone from the novice buyer to the serious collector. 

The show attracts fine art dealers and serious collectors from around the globe and is known as the most important silver show in the nation, with leading silver specialists ranging from early coin, Georgian, Irish, Russian and Victorian to local Baltimore Stieff, modern Louis Tiffany and George Jensen. The quality and quantity of antique and fine estate jewelry on offer is the attraction for many knowledgeable patrons seeking bargains for both personal use and resale inventory. In addition, the show boasts quality dealers specializing in Japanese and Chinese art and antiques.

There are more than 200,000 individual items in the show, including vintage and estate jewelry, American and European silver, furniture of all kinds, crystal, art glass, ceramics, quilts, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, lamps, ethnic art, paintings, decoys, Chinese export, bronzes, music boxes, sewing collectibles, oriental rugs, textiles, posters, country store, antique armor and military, political memorabilia and much more. Everything is for sale.

Highlights will include a Norman Rockwell painting titled “Boy Graduate,” offered by M.S. Rau Antiques; a vintage antique 1941 Bally Quarter Reliance slot machine offered by Maryland dealer, Larry Debaugh; and a wheel thrown, carved sculpted, high-fired porcelain with Celadon glaze titled “Double Dragon with Ruby Eyes” on display by Lee Gallery & Studios.

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show is much more than a retail show, with an extensive array of prominent estate jewelers, antiquarian book dealers, and exhibitors offering everything from majolica to contemporary art and fine crafts, there is truly something for everyone at the show.


“We are thrilled to be bringing the show back to Baltimore for the 38th consecutive year. Each year the Baltimore show expands the variety of genres on offer which reinforces its reputation as the largest art, antique and jewelry show, not only in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region, but in the United States” stated Scott Diament, CEO of the Palm Beach Show Group.

2018 Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2018 

Thursday, Aug. 30                Noon  – 8 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 31                     11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 1            11 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Sunday, Sept. 2              11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tickets: $20 (each ticket is good for all four show days.)

Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main entrance: West Pratt Street Lobby

See  or contact 561.822.5440 for more information. 

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show is a Palm Beach Show Group Event.




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