The annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show has long been the premier destination for those interested in quality early American furniture and decorative arts. The show, which has continuously attracted serious buyers, is a great venue for novice collectors and visitors interested in learning about the outstanding merchandise offered. Most of the dealers have been exhibiting at the show for years and they are always willing to impart their expertise and passion for Americana. The show’s exhibiting dealers are among the most distinguished and well-known in the industry.
The Haddam Historical Society, host of the show, is thrilled and honored to be at the landmark Hartford Armory, the original location of the show in 1973. The drill shed with its natural light and resplendent atmosphere provides the perfect locale for viewing the superior furniture and decorative arts including fine art, folk art, pottery, porcelain, glass, silver, pewter, brass, iron, textiles and other accessories.
The 44th Annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show
- Dates: March 25 and 26, 2017
- Location: Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, Connecticut
- Time: Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm
- Admission: $15
Collectors 35 and younger are admitted free on Sunday
- Parking: Free, secure, on-site parking
- What to Expect: Over 50 exceptional dealers and educational talks
2017 Educational Talks
- Saturday, March 25 at 2 pm
“Hidden in the Midden”
Archaeologist, Bonnie Plourde will talk about the 2016 excavation at the Thankful Arnold House Museum in Haddam. Many of the recovered artifacts will be on display.
- Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm
The Fun of Collecting Early Political Campaign Flags, Banners, and Kerchiefs”
Leading American flag dealer, Jeff Bridgman will discuss why collecting early political textiles is so exciting and interesting. Attendees are welcome to bring an item from their own collection for evaluation, and if they wish, Jeff will include the object in the lecture.