Continuing to Charlottesville (Piccolo Art) Piccolo Art the leading international Dealer in Fine Portraits and Portrait
miniatures is pleased to announce it will be attending the Charolttesville Antique Show 2012 March 23rd-25th 2012
News-Antique.com - Mar 07,2012 - Once again, we are proud to partner with Preservation Virginia and the respected show management of
Jay N. Melrose to bring an acclaimed antiques show of national stature to downtown Charlottesville, for the benefit of our community and state. Last year’s show included an extended weekend of celebration and events:
"Gala Preview Party, Luncheon and Speaker, Early Bird Dealer Walk-thru, Best of Show Awards, Appraisals (our mini Road Show), and three days of shopping and visiting with over 40 Antique Dealers from the East Coast and Midwest.
We look forward to offering our community another opportunity to experience Antiques In Charlottesville. In 2012, we will return to the spacious venue of the Main Street Arena on the Downtown Mall. Adjacent to the Omni Hotel, we look forward to sharing events with the public at large, as well as those attending the Festival of the Book from March 23rd through March 25th. Parking at the Omni is convenient and covered from the weather. Those travelling from out of town will find our location ideal for an extended weekend stay of shopping and learning. We invite you to join us! To learn more about the show, including scheduled events, tickets, and reservations, please return to this site on December 1st of 2011.
Jay N. Melrose
The management of Jay N. Melrose combines a talented team of professionals possessing experience, knowledge, and an understanding of the 21st century collector. Senior partner, Jay Melrose, began selling antiques in the 1980’s, and has over twenty-five years of experience in the show circuit. Prestigious shows he has managed in the past year alone include:
Antiques at the Gardens to benefit Educational programs of Birmingham Botanical Society,The 63rd Annual All Saints’ Antiques Show at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center,Art, Design and Antiques Marketplace to benefit the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio, and of course, Antiques In Charlottesville For the Benefit of Preservation Virginia.
To learn more about Jay N. Melrose LLC., see www.jaynmelrose.comwww.melroseandjohns.com
Imagine Virginia without Historic Jamestowne, Smithfield Plantation or the Cape Henry Lighthouse. Imagine Virginia without its distinct neighborhoods, downtowns and rural historic districts. Places like these make Virginia interesting and distinctive. For more than 122 years, Preservation Virginia has been saving historic places and their ongoing educational, economic and cultural contributions to their communities.
Preservation Virginia is a private non-profit organization and statewide historic preservation leader founded in 1889. This oldest preservation organization in the state is dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia’s cultural, architectural and historic heritage, thereby ensuring that historic places are integral parts of the lives of present and future generations. Their mission is directly consistent with and supportive of Article XI of the Constitution of Virginia, benefiting both the Commonwealth and the nation.
To learn more about Preservation Virginia, please visit the Web site:http://www.preservationvirginia.org
APVA Preservation Virginia has joined the ranks of other prestigious museums and historical societies to link a major antiques show as a fund raiser and to direct awareness to a great cause.