You can view our Upcoming seminars and events below by the month they will be held in. A selection of some of our Past seminiars and events we have attended can also be found below.

2020 Seminars & Events



2020 Seminars & Events

Seminars, Events & Classes
Seminars, Events & Classes
Seminars, Events & Classes

January 10-12: Washington Winter Antiques Show

Seminars, Events & Classes

Washington DC

“Founded in 1954, the Washington Winter Show, The Washington Antiques Show, is the second oldest charitable antiques show in the United States.” Visit their website for further information about this event.

January 23-26: The New York Antique Ceramics Fair

Seminars, Events & ClassesNew York, NY

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year’s fair will be presented in a smaller “boutique” format for 2020. Visit their website for further information.

February – December Virginia Quilt Museum Season

Seminars, Events & Classes

Harrisonburg, VA

Visit their website directly or click here for their calendar of events for 2020. Are you a member? If not click here to read why you should be.

February 7-9: Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS) Annual Meeting

Seminars, Events & Classes

Embassy Suites, Tempe/Phoenix, AZ

Click here to read about one of their past exciting events.

March 27-28: Historical Lighting Society of Canada Spring Meeting

Seminars, Events & Classes

Cobourg Best Western, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

They have full day meetings each spring and fall, usually held in southern Ontario, with meeting features such as: a hospitality room, lunch, a featured speaker or panel, short business meeting, show and tell, a theme table, a silent auction, and finishing with a dinner by lamplight. Lots of fun, good food and conversation, lamp information, and maybe a chance to add something to your collection. Prospective members and guests are welcome! Visit their website for further details.

May 8-9: International Art & Antiques Collectibles Show

Augusta Expoland, Fishersville, VA

Best Indoor/Outdoor Antiques Event/Market in the Mid-Atlantic. Click here for further details.


May 23-24: Westchester Glass Club Collectors Glass & Ceramics Show & Sale

Seminars, Events & Classes

Heritage Hotel, Southbury, CT

This is the 45th Anniversary show and sale from the Westchester Glass Club. Come see prominent dealers in the Antique Glass, Collectible Glass, Studio Glass and Ceramics. Click here to visit their website for further information or contact
Al Adams Adams: email:, telephone: 203.394.8953
Jim Russell: email:, telephone: 203-438-1806.

September 23-26: Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS)

We will be hosting a special Eastern Regional meeting of the Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS) in conjunction with this our annual Twenty-Sixth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th c. Galss & Lighting auction. Our monthly appraisal day will be on Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the auction gallery. You may email Janice or telephone 540.434.3939 to set up an appointment. For further details click here.

Seminars, Events & Classes

October 9-10: 66th Shenandoah Antiques Expo

Augusta Expoland, Fisherville, VA

Seminars, Events & ClassesThe Fisherville Antiques Expo attracts more than 300 antique dealers from Maine to Florida and as far west as Arizona. It is one of the largest quality indoor/outdoor antique shows in the region. Click here to visit their Facebook page.

Free Appraisal Days

Join us at our monthly “Free Appraisal Day” on the Wednesday prior to each auction. Hours are 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Appraisals are verbal only and limited to three (3) items per person. Due to the high volume of participants, appointments are highly encouraged. There will be a limited number of walk-in time slots available for each session. Please contact Janice Hannah to set an appointment at or 540.434.3939, x102.

Past Seminars & Events

70th Annual Antiques Forum: Celebrating the American Spirit (2018)

Ceramics and Glass 101: A unique, one-day, hands-on workshop

Colonial Williamsburg 67th Annual Antiques Forum (2015)

Discovering Henry Clay: Important American Glass Architectural Elements Uncovered in the Old Sturbridge Village Museum Collection (2018)

Early American Pattern Glass Society (2018)

JSE&A Continuing Lecture Series: VA Decorative Arts (2009 to 2016) (2018)

JSE&A Annual Ceramics Seminar (2014)

Massanutten Regional Library Antiques Appraisal (2013)

Mega-Glass Convention (2011)

MESDA Regional Seminar (2014)

MESDA Stitching A Southern Identity: Defining Female Culture in the Early South (2018)

MESDA Textile Seminar (2012)

Museum of American Glass in WV Fundraiser (2010)

National American Glass Club Seminar (2012)

Penn Dry Goods Market (2018)

Rushlight Club Spring Meeting & Seminar (2012)

Safes of the Valley MSV Exhibition

Special Glass Seminar (2015)

Textiles & Sewing Open House (2016)

The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair (2017)

Virginia Decorative Arts Seminar (2011) (2012) (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016) (2017) (2018) (2019)

VQM Exhibit: Counterpanes and White Work of the Shenandoah Valley (2012)