Founded in 1962 as the University Hospital Antiques Show, the show benefited and was organized by Penn Medicine until 2018. In 2018 the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with The Women's Committee and the many volunteers that served the show for years took over the responsibility of planning the show. Proceeds benefit the museum’s Division of Education and Public Programs.



Preview Party

Thursday, April 28

The Preview Party is a sneak peek at the fine works of art that will be on view at the show.

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Open to the Public

Friday, April 29 11:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday, April 30
Sunday, May 1

11:00am – 5:00pm


General Admission $20


The Philadelphia Show gratefully acknowledges the individuals who have given their time, energy and resources to support the 2021 show. Our continued success is in large measure to their considerable generosity.


Silver Sponsor

Justi Group, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

CSI International, LLC
Firstrust Bank
Freedom Mortgage Corporation
Morgan Lewis
Pook & Pook, Inc., Auctioneers and Appraisers

Media Sponsors

American Fine Art Magazine
Antiques and Fine Art Magazine
The Magazine Antiques


All proceeds from the Philadelphia Show support the Division of Education and Public Programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This support allows the museum’s award-winning educators to engage the broader community and provide programming for veterans, school children and college students throughout the year. In total, the programs serve over 200,000 of our 700,000 visitors annually, including over 20,000 students from the School District of Philadelphia, all of whom receive free admission thanks to the generous support from donors.



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Show Committees

Eleanore H. Gadsden
Ellen Caplan
Anne Hamilton
Honorary Chair
Cathy Altman
President, The Women’s Committee
Marta Adelson
Cathy Altman*
Carol Blank*
Gwen Goodwill-Bianchi
Reid N. Bodek
Ann Calvert
Ellen Caplan*
Susan Charleston
Amy A. Fox*
Annette Y. Friedland
Eleanore H. Gadsden*
Grete Greenacre
Anne Hamilton*
Hannah Henderson*
Cynthia B. Holstad
Angela Hudson*
Suzanne C. Jacobs
Joan Johnson*
Carol W. Jones
Anja Levitties
Michele Lockwood
Linda McCarthy
Leslie Anne Miller
Joan R. Momjian
Martha H. Morris*
Karyn Mullen
Liz Murray
Karen R. Nagel
Carolyn Bedrosian Nagy
Arlene Olson
Katharine A.S. Padulo
Zoe Pappas*
Barbara Podell
Judy Pote
Olivia Rabe
Gretchen Riley
Ann Dee Rome
Marsha Rothman
Laura Rothrock*
Anne Rubin*
Susanna Saunders
Sally Sharkey*
Stephanie Simmerman
Ellen Simon*
Keith Straw
Boo Stroud
Margot Sullivan
Robin Switzenbaum
Nancy Taylor
Elissa Topol
Susan Vitale
Eve Walker
Beverly Wilde
Robin Williams*
Lisa Williamson*
Lisa Woolbert
Pam Yih
Susan Zelouf
*Show Steering Committee


Getting to The Show

Buying, Selling, & Appraising

Attending the Show

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