Delaware Antiques Show - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

54th Annual Delaware Antiques Show

November 10–12, 2017

Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware

Sixty of the country’s most distinguished dealers present the finest offerings of American antiques and decorative arts, including furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, and more. For more information on Delaware Antiques Show, download our brochure.

Admission and Show Hours

Friday, November 10: 11:00 am–6:00 pm (Keynote lecture at 10:00 am)

Saturday, November 11: 11:00 am–6:00 pm

Sunday, November 12: 11:00 am–5:00 pm

For information on ticket prices and travel information, visit our Admissions & Travel page. Click here to purchase General Admission tickets online.


Keynote Speaker

Honorary Chair of the Delaware Antiques Show and keynote speaker Gil Schafer III is an award-winning architect and founder of internationally acclaimed G. P. Schafer Architect, PLLC. An Architectural Digest AD 100 member, Schafer is consistently recognized as one of the world's experts on contemporary classical architecture. The grandson and great-great-grandson of architects, Schafer grew up with the strong sense of how a well-built, thoughtfully designed home can bring pleasure to daily life.


Opening Night Party

Thursday, November 9, 5:00–9:00 pm

Celebrate the opening of the show with cocktails and exclusive early shopping. Purchase Opening Night Party tickets online.



New to Collecting?

The Delaware Antiques Show provides a wonderful learning environment for those who are new to collecting as well as for antiques experts. Look for "Find!" signs that highlight objects of special interest and value. The dealers are always open to answering questions and providing information.

In addition, we offer Some Tips for New Collectors, prepared by Delaware Antiques Show committee member, Forbes Maner, to help you get the most out of your visit to the show.


For more information on the show, e-mail

The Delaware Antiques Show benefits educational programming at Winterthur.


The Reviews Are In......

Read the stellar review from Antiques And The Arts Weekly on the 2014 Delaware Antiques Show!

“…a real handsome show, featuring top-flight dealers with interesting and wonderful inventories. The dealers offer thousands of good reasons to attend this show…but patrons might also keep in mind that the State of Delaware has no sales tax, making buying all that more pleasant. Give it a try.” – Antiques And The Arts Weekly

“Savvy Collectors Know that Delaware is a great place to buy antiques.” – Maine Antique Digest


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The Delaware Antiques Show benefits educational programming at Winterthur.

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