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 Digital Resources and Content Strategy.
Tickets

 

 

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 – 6:00pm


11:00am – 5:00pm

Admission

General Admission


Bundle Ticket – museum and show


$20


$35


 

The Philadelphia Show gratefully acknowledges the individuals who have given their time, energy and resources to support the 2022 show. Our continued success is in large measure to their considerable generosity.

Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Justi Group, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Christie's
Chubb
CSI International, LLC
Firstrust Bank
Freedom Mortgage Corporation
Freeman's
LAGOS
Morgan Lewis
Pook & Pook, Inc., Auctioneers and Appraisers
Sotheby's
Treadwell

Media Sponsors

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

Beneficiary

This year proceeds from the Philadelphia Show support the Division of Digital Resources and Content Strategy at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Division of Digital Resources and Content Strategy encompasses the work of our staff in interactive technology, website, library and archives, marketing and communications, editorial and graphic design, and publishing, as well as the creation of a new Content Department. Leading a museum-wide shift in why and how we share digital content, the Division seeks to help virtual visitors from our local community and around the world find personal relevance and create new meaning through the exploration of rich and integrated collections information, museum programming, and original research. They coordinate our website, digital and print communication platforms, and social media presence, with a particular emphasis on leveraging research and programming related to the collection.

2019
Showcase
Catalogue

 

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Events

Show Committees

Eleanore H. Gadsden
Co-Chair
Ellen Caplan
Co-Chair
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*
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*
Pam Yih
Susan Zelouf
*Show Steering Committee

FAQs

Getting to The Show

  • Can I drive to the tent?

    Yes, you can drive to the front of the tent. Turn left off of Anne D’Harnoncourt Drive coming from Kelly Drive passing the West Entrance of the museum. Continue clockwise around the museum building. There will be valet parking available for $25.

  • Can I park in the museum parking garage?

    Yes, you can park in the museum parking garage. There is a walking path around the museum to the right of the West Entrance. Continue walking counterclockwise around the museum building. Have your parking ticket validated at the show box office. Price with a validated parking ticket is $15.

  • Can an Uber/Lyft drop me off at the tent?

    Yes, ride share vehicles can drive around the museum building to the East Terrace and drop passengers at the entrance to the tent.

Buying, Selling, & Appraising

Attending the Show

  • How do I purchase tickets for the preview?

    Tickets are available online. Just click on the tickets button on the website to be routed to the ticket purchasing platform. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

  • What are the shows hours and ticket prices?

    Show Dates

    Preview Party: Thursday, April 28, 5:00–9:00 p.m.

    Friday, April 29, 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

    Saturday, April 30, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

    Sunday, May 1, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

     

    Run of the show tickets

    General admission                  $20

    PMA/TPS                                $35

    PMA members                        $16

    Groups of 10 or more             $15 per person

    Youths (18 and under)            Free

  • Will there be food available at the show?

    Yes, there is a cafe in the show with lunch items like sandwiches and salads until 3pm and then snacks and drinks until closing.

  • What is the covid masking policy?

    Although encouraged, there is no requirement to wear masks at the show.

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