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ANTIQUES SHOW

Celebrating eleven years, the Newport Antiques Show is New England’s premier antiques event.  The Show will 
run July 28-30, 2017 and opens with a Gala Preview Party on Thursday July 27, 2017. Attended by more than 
3,000 antiques collectors from across New England and featuring more than forty of the country’s top antiques dealers, the Newport Antiques Show is a unique opportunity for your company to make an impression on our high profile attendees while supporting two important non-profits: The Boys & Girls Club of Newport County and the Newport Historical Society.

This Year's Show:
The Newport Antiques Show is one of the nation's premier antiques venues presenting a wide selection of 
important American antiques. Over forty of the country's top dealers present paintings, furniture, folk art, jewelry and fine & decorative arts. This year, the show will feature a lecture by Woodstock photographer Elliott Landy who captured images of the greatest music legends of the sixties from Bob Dylan to Janis Joplin. Photographs will be on display and for sale. John Tschirch will present the exhibit entitled "Mapping the Newport Experience - A History of the City's Urban Development" which illustrates a visual timeline using maps and photographs. The show will also feature an interesting series of dealer booth talks throughout the entire weekend:
Friday, July 28th at 11:00 a.m. - Elliott Landy will discuss what it was like to attend Woodstock and will comment on the importance of preserving the vision and essence of the festival. 
Friday July 28th at 2:00 p.m. – Diana Bittel from Diana Bittel Antiques will discuss nautical works 
of art including sailor's valentines and woodwork ships 
Saturday, July 29th, at 11:00 a.m. – Paul Vandekar of Vandekar of Knightsbridge will highlight ceramics 
Saturday, July 29th, at 2:00 p.m. – Lori Cohen from Arader Galleries will talk about prints 
Sunday, July 30th, at 11:00 a.m. – Karen DiSaia from Oriental Rugs Ltd will offer insight on Oriental Rugs
Sunday, July 30th, at 2:00 p.m. – Peter Tinkler from the Silver Vault will feature historic silver 

Audience
The Newport Antiques Show is one of the most respected shows in the country. Our patrons and visitors 
represent an affluent and educated market. Growing each year in size and exclusivity, the Show lives up to 
Newport’s reputation for luxury and impeccable taste mixed with our exceptional history.

The annual Gala Preview Party is attended by VIPs from throughout the northeast, with New York, Boston and Philadelphia especially well-represented. Attendees are business executives, socialites, professionals, generous patrons and politicians of a diverse range of ages. In recent years the Gala has been recognized by leading fashion writers for its noteworthy style.

Specialty Exhibit
Each year the Show presents a special exhibit and lecture series. Previous exhibitors include: The Museum of the American Revolution, the Newport Historical Society, the Rhode Island Historical Society, Historic New England 
and the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Sponsorship
Previous Show sponsors include the Audrain Automobile Museum, American Realty Capital, William Vareika Fine Arts LTD., J.P. Morgan, Franklin & Company, Brown Brothers Harriman Wealth Management, NewportFed, and Antiques & Fine Art Magazine. Additional opportunities for audience exposure are available.

Beneficiaries
All proceeds support Newport’s past and Newport’s future: Since 2007, $2 million has been raised for our beneficiaries the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County.

Presenting Sponsors 


Nicholas & Shelley Schorsch


William & Elizabeth Kahane


Shirley & Michael Weil 


Gala Preview Party Sponsor 
Sponsorship Opportunities
All Benefits Flexible and Customizable
PRESENTING SPONSOR $30,000
Benefits include:
  • Recognition and logo placement as the Presenting Sponsor in advertisements promoting the Newport Antiques Show (local and regional publications, national antiques publications).
  • Recognition and logo placement as the Presenting Sponsor of the Show.
  • Two full-page advertisements in the Show program including the back cover, which is distributed throughout the course of the Show.
  • Recognition and logo placement as the Presenting Sponsor on Gala Preview Party invitations.
  • Recognition, logo placement and linking on the Newport Antiques Show website and blast emails.
  • Opportunity to attend VIP pre-Show event with high level funders, sponsors and dealers.
  • Opportunity to present a lecture during the Show.
  • Assistance with pre– and post-event introductions to Show VIPs.
  • Recognition in press releases and media advisories promoting the Show.
  • Verbal recognition at remarks given throughout the Show.
  • Twenty tickets to the Gala Preview Party, including five o’clock early admission.
  • Twenty unlimited admission passes to the weekend Show.
  • Four complimentary tickets to the 2017 Boys & Girls Club's Newport Yacht Rendezvous event.
  • Complimentary Patron level membership at the Newport Historical Society.

GALA PREVIEW SPONSOR $20,000
Benefits include:
  • Recognition and logo placement in the program, on the website, on signage and in the invitation.
  • Full page advertisement in the Show program front inside cover.
  • Ten tickets to the Gala Preview Party, including early five o’clock admission.
  • Ten admission passes to the weekend Show.
  • Two tickets to the 2017 BGC Newport Yacht Rendezvous.
  • Complimentary NHS Patron membership.

SUPPORTING SPONSOR $10,000
Benefits include:
  • Recognition in the program and on the donor panel.
  • Full page advertisement in the program.
  • Recognition, logo placement and linking on the Newport Antiques Show website.
  • Four tickets to the Gala Preview Party, including early five o’clock admission.
  • Six weekend admission passes.
  • Recognition as sponsor of dealers' lounge, shuttle, cafe or similar. 
  • Complimentary NHS Patron membership.

CONTRIBUTING SPONSOR $5,000

Benefits include:
  • Recognition in the program and on the donor panel.
  • Full page advertisement in Show program.
  • Recognition, logo placement and linking on the Newport Antiques Show website.
  • Four tickets to the Gala Preview Party, including early five o’clock admission.
  • Four Show weekend admission passes.
  • Complimentary NHS Patron membership.
Click Here For Sponsorship Documents

Shuttle Service Schedule

Shuttle service will be available from Saturday & Sunday during the show. 

Pick Up Locations:
  • Newport Grand - 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport, RI 02840
  • Turn Around Near The Red Parrot Restaurant - 348 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
Times
Shuttle service begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the pick up stations shown above and 
will run in 30 minute intervals. The last shuttle leaving St. George's on Saturday will be at 6:00 p.m. 
The last shuttle leaving St. George's on Sunday will be at 4:00 p.m. 


Additional Information May Be Found On 
The Newport Antique Show Website at 

We hope to see you there!
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