2014-01-30 / Arts & Entertainment News

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

scottSIMMONS
Art and Antiques Across Florida

There’s a lot going on along both coasts of Florida over the next couple of weeks. Here’s a sampling:

¦ The Original Miami Beach Antique Show — This is one of the oldest and largest indoor antiques shows in the country. It’s noon- 8 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 2; noon-6 p.m. Feb. 3, Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Tickets: $20, good all five days; 239-732-6642 or originalmiamibeachantiqueshow.com.

¦ Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show — There will be top dealers and gallery owners at this show, Feb. 6-10. Preview party is 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 6. Show is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 7-8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 9-10. Tickets: $20 (good all four days); $75 for preview party, which benefits the David Lawrence Center. It’s at Naples Exhibition Center, 100 Goodlette Frank Road S., Naples; 561-822-5440 or naplesshow.com.


SPOTTED: This sofa-size painting by Florida Highwayman Alfred Hair is $4,900 at Gannon’s Antiques and Art, 16521 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers; 239-489-2211 or gannonsantiques.com. 
SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY SPOTTED: This sofa-size painting by Florida Highwayman Alfred Hair is $4,900 at Gannon’s Antiques and Art, 16521 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers; 239-489-2211 or gannonsantiques.com. SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY ¦ West Palm Beach Antiques Festival — One of the largest shows in Florida is set for Feb. 7-9 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors, free for younger than

16. Two-day admission: $12. A $25 early buyer ticket allows admission from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, before doors open to the public. Discount coupon online at wpbaf.com. Info: 941-697-7475.

¦ Lilly Pulitzer Estate Auction Preview — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 11 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 1608 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Guests will be the first to see personal items from the Palm Beach home in which Lilly Pulitzer resided for nearly 30 years, styled in vignettes that replicate her rooms. Tickets are $100. To make a reservation, call 561- 472-8873. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. The exhibition is open Feb. 14-21. The auction is Feb. 22.

— Send your event information to Scott Simmons at ssimmons@floridaweekly.com.

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