GALA PREVIEW

Thursday 22 August
6-9 pm

Join us on opening night for a preview of the fair that includes refreshments on arrival, provided by Wine Selectors, and canapés.

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 2019 AAADA Antiques & Art Fair Sydney. This special evening is a highlight of the fair, with all items for sale.

Tickets are $50 per person and limited.

*Gala Preview tickets are valid for all days of the fair.

To purchase tickets call the AAADA Office on 0498 059 661 or buy online here.


WINE SELECTORS CELLAR DOOR SESSIONS 

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 August

Join the team for an intimate chat while we taste some great Australian wines direct from the cellar doors of Australia and talk about starting wine collecting and cellaring.

How to start a collection and how to properly cellar wines are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive at Wine Selectors. These relaxed, interactive sessions are designed to give wine lovers an overview of wine collecting and the benefits (or not!) of cellaring certain styles of wine.

Learn the basics about cellaring and ageing wines then start your journey of discovering the best of Australian wine with Wine Selectors.

Topics they will cover

How to start a wine collection
A beginners guide to building a small wine collection.

Starting your own collection can be one of the best ways to learn about wine and observe how it changes as it ages.

Is your wine worth cellaring?
What are the characteristics of wines that age well versus wines that don’t? What does a wine expert look for when they believe a wine will age well?

*Sessions will be selected based on the group’s preferred area of interest


TALKS

Saturday 24 August

11.30 am
Alan Landis
The Six Most Outstanding Ceramic pieces in the Fair

1 pm
Andrew Crawford
What is Provenance

2 pm 
John Hawkins
Tour of the fair looking at the best pieces in the fair

3 pm
Tony Lewis
Antique Silver, Glass and Wine.

4 pm
Jolyon Warwick James
The Origins of Hallmarking and the Assay Office, in Australia


APPRAISALS DAY

Sunday 25 August
12pm-3pm

Bring your item to the fair & speak to one our experts about it’s history & have it appraised!

Items Valued
Maximum 3

Cost
$20 per session
With proceeds


You must also have a valid ticket to the fair.

Valuation categories
General antiques
Jewellery
Silver
Porcelain

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. You will be contacted once you have booked your session with additional details regarding security and what to do when you arrive.

To secure your spot call the AAADA Office on 0498 059 661


HUNT FOR THE MASTERS AT THE AAADA ANTIQUE & ART FAIR SYDNEY 

Find the ten Masters of Art and Craftsmanship on our exhibitors stands at this year’s fair and tell us which stand number they are on.

COLLECT A COMPETITION FORM AS YOU ENTER THE FAIR AND SEE IF YOU CAN FIND THE MASTERS AND YOU COULD WIN A BONUS DOOR PRIZE* OF $500 TO SPEND WITH ANY AAADA DEALER IN AUSTRALIA.

Everything from a Degas drawing to Australian Colonial Gold, learn about the history of the artists and makers of these exceptional items that are rarely seen outside of museums.

A truly unique experience… collect Antiques with confidence, with the AAADA difference.

* Win a $500 gift voucher to be spent with any AAADA member in Australia. To enter, please fill out the survey you receive upon entry to the fair in full. All questions on the front page need to be answered to be eligible for a prize. For a bonus $500 please fill out the ‘Hunt for the Master’s’ on the back page in full. Deposit completed form in the barrel at the entrance.

For eligibility check our terms and conditions.

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