Join us for our 32nd annual
Antiques, Fine Art & Design Weekend 2017

at the Greenville County Museum of Art

Don't miss this fun and inspiring event featuring dealers from across the country exhibiting the best antiques, fine art, and design in the Southeast.

We'll kick the weekend off on Thursday evening with our 32nd annual Preview Party, Greenville's most elegant event. Then on Friday, meet author and designer James Farmer, who will sign his latest book, A Place to Call Home


The rest of the weekend, shop for treasures and savor delicious Southern hospitality with a tasty boxed lunch ($10), an elegant dessert, or relaxing glass of wine in the afternoon, all served on the show floor. 

The full weekend schedule is below.

General admission tickets are good for all three days of the show.
GCMA members enjoy free show admission!





Friday, October 13 | 1:30 pm James Farmer

Lunch with James Farmer - This event is sold out. To add your name to the wait list, please call Jillian Sims at 864.271.7570 x 1061
Booksigning with James Farmer 1:30



Meet author and designer James Farmer at the GCMA, where he will sign his latest book, A Place to Call Home. In addition, Farmer is the author of the top-selling cookbooks A Time To Cook; Dinner on the Grounds, and A Time to Celebrate. Guests enjoy a 20% discount on all in-stock James Farmer books throughout AFAD Weekend.


Southern born and bred, James is a professional garden, floral, and interior designer; cook; author and lifestyle expert. In addition, Farmer's work is often featured in shelter magazines, and he is a frequent guest on television and radio. Farmer’s natural Southern grace and warm personality light up any room. A skilled and entertaining speaker, Farmer is truly a young and fresh voice for his generation. Whether he’s teaching how to plan the perfect picnic, using everyday items to create exquisite tabletops, creating gorgeous flower arrangements and wreaths, or making his grandmother’s skillet peach pie, Farmer masterfully guides his audience through the art of elegant garden living.






Weekend Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 12 – Preview Party

Be among the first to see the beautiful antiques, fine art, and design must-haves at this gala black-tie Preview Party for AFAD patrons! Enjoy delectable hors d'oeuvres and tasty cocktails while browsing the best of the best before the show opens to the public. For more information, call 864.546.4065.

Friday, October 13

  • 10 am – Show opens to the public.
  • 11:30 am SOLD OUT. Lunch and Lecture with special guest James Farmer. $50, includes show admission, lunch, and a 20% discount on all in-stock James Farmer books. Reservation required. To add your name to the waiting list, please call Jillian at 864.271.7570 x 1061. 
  • Noon – 1:30 pm – Take a break from shopping and enjoy a delicious boxed lunch ($10) at tables stationed throughout the show floor.
  • 1:30 pm – Booksigning with lifestyle expert James Farmer, who will sign his latest book, A Place to Call Home. Enjoy a 20% discount on all in-stock James Farmer books throughout AFAD Weekend.
  • 3 pm – 4:30 pmAntiques & Drinks. Meet up with friends and sample a stellar dessert and piping hot cup of coffee or iced tea while you compare your finds.
  • 5 pm – Show closes.

Saturday, October 14

  • 10 am – Show opens to the public.
  • Noon – 1:30 pm – Gather with friends and enjoy a tasty lunch ($10) at tables stationed throughout the show floor.
  • 3 pm – 4:30 pmAntiques & Drinks. Savor a cup of hot coffee or an iced tea and an elegant bite of dessert before making one last pass through the beautiful booths and displays.
  • 5 pm – Show closes.

 Sunday, October 15

  • 1 pm – Show opens to the public.
  • 2 pm – 4 pmAntiques & Drinks. Savor a cup of hot coffee or a glass of tea and an elegant bite of dessert before making one last pass through the beautiful booths and displays.
  • 5 pm – Show closes.


Exhibitors & Dealers

Al Nelson
P. O. Box 384
Petersburg, MI 49270
Alan Christopher Antiques
160 A East Broad Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Anne Hall Antique Prints
PO Box 423
Sturbridge, MA 01566
Athens Classical Antiques
124 Virginia Avenue
Athens GA 30601
Atlanta Silver & Antiques
1048 Northside Drive, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Berry Campbell
530 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
Brill's Antiques
10527 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23601
Butte's Antiques
107 Salem Court
Thomasville, North Carolina 27360
Charleston Renaissance Gallery
103 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Crowther Fine Art
King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Dana Kelly Oriental Rugs
829 Chevy Chase Place
Lexington, KY 40502
1204 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
H + K Gallery
151 West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Hoot - Nana Antiques
100 Northland Drive
Paris, KY 40301
J & M Antiques
6407 Transit Road
East Amherst, New York 14051
John Haywood
2234 Wheeler Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
Knoke Fine Arts
25 Alexander Street, Ste 1
Marietta, GA 30060
Mark M. Gaines Gallery
15 West Mount Vernon Place
2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Michael Higgins Antiques
Post Office Box 93003
Atlanta, GA 30377
Parrett/Lich, Inc.
2164 Canal Lane
Georgetown, IN 47122
The Rock House
415 Mauldin Road
Greenville, SC 29605
Sassafras Shop
Westgate Center
6045 Highway 100
Nashville, TN
Somerset Antiques
911 Sweet William Court SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
207.236.1013 (summer) or 703.777.9379 (winter)
Thistlethwaite Americana
501 North Race Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Thomas M. Fortner Antiques
581 Goodwyn Cove
Memphis, Tennessee 38111
12548 US 117 South
Rocky Point, NC 28457