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Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden & Home
May 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on June 1, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00 am
The spotlight is on amazing objects . . . .Objects with stories to tell
A spectacular new show returns to the Wilton Historical Society! Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home brings a carefully edited, eclectic mix of outstanding pieces for the garden and home to a two-day show. With offerings ranging from mid-century to contemporary to vintage and antique, Objects of Desire features a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind garden accents, fine furniture, accessories, found objects and art, beautifully presented on the verdant grounds of the Wilton Historical Society by 20-plus top dealers. From armillaries to urns, sconces to sculpture and everything in between, the selection will be quite extraordinary. A single piece can change the conversation and ambiance of your room. June 1 and 2, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission is $10.
This is an entirely different kind of show – the spotlight is on amazing objects, carefully selected by the top-notch dealers who will be presenting their pieces. These are one-of-a-kind pieces that can transform the garden and home, giving distinct style and visual pop. Dealers this year include A Bird in the Hand; Marty Anderson; Carlson & Stevenson; David Bell Antiques; Denise DeLaurentis Fine Antique Prints; Find Weatherly; Garden Stone Art and Antiques; Jewett-Berdan; Donna Kmetz; Jane Langol; Mad River; Newsom and Berdan; Nula Thanhauser; Earl Vandekar of Knightsbridge; Village Braider; Willow Springs Perennial; Withington and Company and more.
Those who wish to shop the show for early buying have two possibilities:
- The VIP Reception on Friday, May 31 from 5-6 p.m. offers an exclusive event hosted by well-known interior designer Phillip Thomas and his fabulous Design Committee. Attendees can get a glass of bubbly, extra early access to shop the show, mingle with the area’s most talented tastemakers, and gain in-depth information from knowledgeable dealers. $250 per person (includes Preview Party ticket)
- The Preview Party, from 6-8 p.m., features delectable hors d’oeuvre by Barcelona, great wines provided by Donelan Family Wines, and an opportunity to get an early look at the great objects available from the dealers. $125 per person
The Design Committee includes: Prudence Bailey, Stacey Bewkes, Sarah Blank, Michael Boodro, Suzanne Cassano, Brooke Crew, Silvia Erskine, Carey Karlan, Elaine Kirby, Richard Lambertson, Angela Lowey, Cynthia James Matrullo, Carolyn James McDonough,,Cindy Rinfret, Carmiña Roth, Chris Roughan, Susanna Salk, Jane Schapiro, Barbara Schmidt, and Amy Slimak Whittle.
Proceeds benefit the Wilton Historical Society. CTC&G is exclusive media sponsor of the event.