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Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Opening Night Party
Thu, May 18, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
The new Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show featuring 100 premier international exhibitors presenting fine antique furniture, decorative and fine arts in gallery settings at the Chicago Merchandise Mart’s seventh-floor exhibition space on May 18-21 will bene t the Illinois Executive Mansion Association.
All proceeds from an early buying preview party held Thursday evening, May 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. will benefit the Illinois Executive Mansion Association. Former Governor James RThompsonon will serve as Honorary Chair of the opening night party which will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and an opportunity for serious collectors to shop the show before it opens to the general public on Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $500 for the Collectors Circle with 6pm entry and $150 for Supporters Circle with 7pm entry, and include a show catalog and return entry all weekend.
The Illinois Executive Mansion Association is a private, charitable corporation created in 1972. Its non-profit board aims to preserve and oversee the restoration of the People’s House in Springfield.That mission has never been more urgent and important than it is today. The Illinois Executive Mansion Association has begun a major restoration project to preserve the People’s House for future generations. It is critical the building be repaired so all Illinoisans have a chance to learn from it now and in the future.