Save The Date: The East Hampton Antiques & Design Show Opens July 20th

Preview Benefit Cocktail Party at Mulford Farm East Hampton

KDHamptons loves unique antiques that tell a story. Mark your calendar for the premier antiques and design event of the Hamptons! Now in its thirteenth year, the East Hampton Historical Society announces the return of the East Hampton Antiques & Design Show on the grounds of Mulford Farm, Saturday, July 20, through Sunday, July 21.

Mulford Farm in East Hampton

The dynamic design duo of Jonathan Adler, potter and modern American design maverick, and partner Simon Doonan, TV Personality, author and window dresser extraordinaire, are the Honorary Co-Chairpersons of the Friday, July 19, Preview Cocktail Party. The party offers patrons an early buying opportunity of the extraordinary array of antiques, jewelry, textiles, collectibles, and timelessly chic furniture and accessories.

Jonathan Adler (Left), Simon Doonan (Right), and Foxlady, their rescue dog (Center)

Both the Preview Cocktail Party and the Antiques & Design Show take place on the bucolic grounds of the Mulford Farm, located on James Lane in the heart of East Hampton Village. This 3.5-acre property features a restored 17th-century farmhouse as well as several barns and outbuildings that are among the oldest on Long Island.

Brady at the East Hampton Antiques Fair

The East Hampton Antiques & Design Show’s offerings of wares and art come from a diverse assembly of more than 50 antiques, and art dealers, housed in elegant white tents across the farmstead’s greensward. The focus of the show is on vintage decorative items for the home and garden as well as art. Think classic rattan and bamboo furniture, lighting, textiles, architectural elements, American and European country decorated furniture, Art Deco and Moderne, garden ornaments, wrought-iron accessories, industrial items, paintings, trade signs, period jewelry, weathervanes, and mirrors will be for sale. With a broad range of styles from classic to contemporary represented, there is truly something for everyone.

The 2019 East Hampton Antiques & Design Show is made possible in part by the generous support of Wilmington Trust, Domaine Franey Wines & Spirits, and media sponsor Hamptons Cottages & Gardens. The show is managed by Brain Ferguson Antiques of Massachusetts.

Admission to the Antiques Show costs $10, with early buying at $20. Show hours are Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an early buying hour at 9 a.m. On Sunday the show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show offers an on-site café. Enjoy light bites or a full meal with local flavor, there’s no need to take a break from shopping!

Tickets for the Friday night Opening Night Preview Cocktail Party start at $175 per person and include return visits over the weekend. Junior Tickets (ages 40 and under) are priced at $100. For tickets, please call the East Hampton Historical Society at 631-324-6850 Ext. 1, or e-mail at . Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the Events page on the East Hampton Historical Society’s website at Tickets can also be had at the gate the night of the event.

You won’t want to miss this!

—by Willa O’Connor