Antiques and Architecture Benefit Weekend Returns - Mansions, Appraisals, and Interior Design
The Second Annual Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend will be held in March. This antique appraisal fundraiser is surrounded by events with tours, speakers, presentations on antiques, architecture, and interior design.
By: Green-Meldrim House
The past and present will come together with seven events in two days. Attendees will have first hand experience in learning about some of Savannah's mansions, churches, and how to combine antiques with modern décor.
The theme for the weekend is "Then and Now – Antiques and Architecture in the Modern World".
Sonny Seals, a keynote speaker, has documented the architecture and stories of historic rural churches throughout Georgia.He will be kicking off the weekend at a luncheon in the Chatham Club.
A lunch and learn presentation by International designer Chuck Chewning and architect Christian Sottile will be a behind the scenes look at the Armstrong House project at Forsyth Park. The design team will offer an exclusive previewof the current restoration, which is returning to a private mansion.
Interior design workshops will be held on Saturday, featuring Brandon Branch, a bestselling author, TV personality, and expert in southern style. He will speak on Decorative Arts Then and Now. Courtland Smith Stevens, owner of Number Four Eleven on Whitaker, will present fresh Ideas on Mixing Then with Now.
For detailed information and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.SavAntiquesWeekend.com
If You Go … Event Lineup – See Pg. 2
Friday, March 2, 2018
Weekend Event #1: 12:00 p.m. The weekend kicks off with Sonny Seals, author of the award-winning Historic Rural Churches of Georgiawith a luncheon at the Chatham Club.
Weekend Event #2: 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, guests will mingle with celebrity appraisers and acclaimed speakers at a gala cocktail reception and live auction in the sumptuous Green-Meldrim House, the National Historic Landmark where both General Sherman and General Lee were entertained in the Civil War period.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Weekend Event #3: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Meet celebrity TV stars and appraisers, Lark Mason and Amanda Everard, joined by Savannah's own Jane Mullino, who will provide an individual verbal valuation of treasured family objects at $15.00 per item.
Weekend Event #4:10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Architecture and Historic Buildings Tours: One special discount ticket for four separate VIP private interior tours: The Green-Meldrim House, Andrew Low Museum House and the St. John's Church Sanctuary on Madison Square. The Old Town Trolley Architectural Tour features the architecture of John Norris and Henrik Wallin. $25 for all four tours.
Weekend Event #5: 10:00 a.m. Brandon Branch, NY Times bestselling author, TV personality, and expert in Southern style, will speak on Decorative Arts Then and Now.
Weekend Event #6: 12:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn box lunchin the Pulaski Room of The DeSoto, where renowned designer Chuck Chewningand noted architect Christian Sottilewill give an exclusive previewof their current restoration and interior design of The Armstrong House, returning to a private mansion, with Renewing a Landmark.
Weekend Event #7: 2:00 p.m. Design Workshop. Savannah's own Courtland Smith Stevens will present a designworkshopin Cranmer Hall on mixing antiques with modern decor.
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