The fourth annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale – Fall Edition, held during Modernism Week’s Fall Preview October 20-22, 2017, will showcase 40 premier national and international decorative and fine arts dealers. This popular event, held at the Palm Springs Convention Center, located at 277 North Avenida Caballeros in Palm Springs, CA, is a more intimate version of the annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale held in February.
A festive Opening Night Party and Early Buying Preview Reception benefiting Modernism Week will be held Friday evening, October 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and offers attendees a cocktail reception, live music and an exclusive sneak peek (and the chance to be the first to shop) at the Modernism Show & Sale before it opens to the public. Tickets for the Friday night early buying preview reception are $60 in advance at modernismweek.com or $75 at the door (all Friday night tickets include return entry to the show all weekend).
The popular event, which showcases important 20th and 21st century objects, furniture, art and textiles, continues on Saturday and Sunday. Weekend show hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $15, which includes return entry all weekend, may be purchased at the door.
The Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale – Fall Edition is produced by Dolphin Promotions, whose shows are among the leading venues for antiques and 20th century decorative and fine arts in North America. Making its first appearance at the show this year is Sideshow Interiors, a dealer from England that specializes in an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, lighting, and objects. Notable returning dealers featured this fall include Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, Bridges Over Time at Palm Springs Art & Design Gallery, Blue Heron Gallery (of Fallbrook, CA), Danish Modern Noho (of Burbank, CA), Funkis Inc. (of Venice, CA), Rick Petteford (of Sepastopol, CA), Route 66 West (of Palm Springs, CA), Silk Road Modern & Contemporary Rugs (of Beverly Hills, CA) and Stevens Fine Art (of Phoenix, AZ). The show welcomes back Palette Contemporary Art & Craft (of Albuquerque, NM).
“Attendance and sales during the Fall Preview continue to grow,” said Rosemary Krieger, President of Dolphin Promotions. “Our vendors look forward to participating in this show because of the high caliber of attendees. We are delighted to once again partner with Modernism Week for this important event.”
Incollect.com returns as the exclusive premier online digital collection sponsor of the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale. Incollect.com brings the best practices of social media to a vibrant marketplace and combines curated content and purpose-built search tools, providing the public with the absolute best experience for discovering and acquiring art, antiques, and design as well as enabling it's users to search inventory and buy objects, connect and share with fellow enthusiasts and professionals, manage their interests and collections, get inspiration and ideas from images of the best design projects, and research their interests with informative articles published on the site.
“We are pleased to extend the opportunity for our show attendees to continue engaging with exhibitors after our show closes by browsing the items offered on Incollect.com,” said Krieger. “Now our loyal customers can continue to browse the Modernism Show & Sale design objects and also interact with each other in a way that was not possible before. We are thrilled that we can add this level of engagement to our event.”
Hennessey + Ingalls, the largest art, architecture and design bookstore in the western United States, returns as the Show's official bookseller. Founded in 1963 as an outlet for rare and out-of-print architecture books, the family-owned company’s in-depth selections of books in art and art history, all phases of architecture, photography, interior design, graphic design and landscaping has made it a valued member of the vibrant art, architecture and design communities in Southern California and beyond.
During Modernism Week last February, the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale set a new record for the number of attendees. Nearly 8,500 attended the show, up 20% from the previous year. Additionally, more than 1,400 attendees participated in the February 12, 2016 opening night gala that benefited Modernism Week, making it the most well-attended show at the Palm Springs location in the company’s history.