U.S. Antique Shows, a major producer of antique shows in North America, announced today that it has partnered with the Miami Design Preservation League, a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of Miami Beach’s Art Deco District, to participate in its 36thAnnual Art Deco Weekend from January 18-20, 2013.
Visitors to The Original Miami Beach Antique Show tent, at the south end of the festival, will get a sneak preview of some of the unique pieces available at this year’s Original Miami Beach Antique Show, ranging from furniture to antique jewelry and sculptures that date back to the 17th-19th centuries. Additionally, a limited number of free tickets to this year’s show will be given away.
HistoryMiami and Humane Society of Greater Miami will also be partnering with the show for this effort. Humane Society of Greater Miami will have dogs available for adoption and HistoryMiami will showcase their annual Miami International Map Fair. This annual weekend event showcases antique maps, rare books, panoramas and atlases from around the world. In 2013, the Miami International Map Fair will commemorate the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León’s arrival on Florida’s east coast.
Art Deco Weekend draws nearly 300,000 people for the three-day event, and features more than 80 events, including dance performances, lectures, parades, guided tours among other festivities. The weekend-long event takes place from noon to 11:00 p.m. on January 18, 10:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. on January 19 and 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on January 20. For more information, please visit www.artdecoweekend.com.