OPENING NIGHT

Thursday 15 September
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on opening night for a preview of the fair that includes drinks & light refreshments.

This exclusive preview gives you the opportunity to be the first to see the unique pieces of antiques, art, jewellery and more that our exhibitors have hand selected for display at the 2022 AAADA Antiques & Art Fair Sydney. This special evening is a highlight of the fair, with all items for sale.

Opening Night Tickets (15 September)
Includes drinks & light refreshments
$30 Advance – ends midnight 13 September 2022
$40 Full Price

Tickets available online here (Tickets are limited)
Return entry tickets available

Although tickets are allocated to a particular date, they are also valid for any general admission day (16-18 September).


TALKS

Saturday 17 September
11:00 am – 3:30 pm

11:00 am
JOHN HAWKINS
Join John on a tour of the fair looking at the best pieces

11:30 am
THE ORIENTAL RUG SOCIETY OF NSW
Leigh Mackay
An introduction to Oriental Carpets

12:30 pm 
THE CERAMIC COLLECTORS SOCIETY
Rhona Clement
Bone China – A very English body

1:30 pm
THE SILVER SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
Jolyon Warwick James
The History of hallmarking in England

3:30 pm
THE AUSTRALIANA SOCIETY
Colin Thomas
Scrimshaw the Ancient Art of the Mariner


BOOK SIGNING

Saturday 17 September
2:30 pm

Sunday 18 September
1:30 pm

Antiques DownUnder presenter Claudia Chan Shaw will be signing copies of her book, Collectomania: From Objects of Desire to Magnificent Obsession


APPRAISALS SESSION

Sunday 18 September
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Bring a photo of your item to the fair, speak to one our experts about its history & have it appraised!

Cost
Make a donation to the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation

Valuation categories
General antiques

Additional Details
No written documentation will be provided, information will be of general advice only.
Valuations can be provided at another time at the discretion of the appraiser, via their formal valuation services. 


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