The 10th Antique Rug & Textile Show (ARTS) will take place 19-21 October 2018 at Greenwich Inn. in San Francisco. Over the last decade ARTS has become a leading venue in the US for authentic tribal rugs and ethnographic textiles.
The exhibitors include more than twenty internationally respected dealers like Alberto Levi, Ali Aydin, Anatolian Picker, Andy Lloyd, Ben Banayan, DeWitt Mallary, Fahrettin İsik, Fazli Solak, Fred Hazin, Gallery Anatolia, Hagop Manoyan, Hayko, James Cohen, Jeff Dworsky, Mohammad Zavvar, Owen Parry, Rodney McDonald, Sam Coad, Sandra Whitman, Seref Ozen, Turkish Folk Art and Ulrike Montigel. Many of these dealers have been a part of the fair since the first show in 2009.
The opening reception and early buying will start Friday 19 October at 2:30 pm and dinner and refreshments will be served from 5:00 pm. The cost is $25 when you in register in advance or $40 at the door. Admittance is free and open for the public Saturday 20 October from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday 21 October from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Besides the fair there will be special events. A special exhibition ‘Dealers Choice’ with selected pieces from the participating dealers’ private collections and a special guest lecture Saturday 20 October at 7:00pm at Krimsa Gallery, just two blocks from Greenwich Inn. These two events are co-sponsored by SFBARS, the San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society.
Location and more information: Antique Rug & Textile Show 2018, Greenwich Inn., 3201 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94123