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  • October 24, 2013 - October 27, 2013

Ellis Memorial, Boston’s first settlement house, has been caring for children, youth, and frail
or disabled adults since 1885.  This year, Ellis Memorial is proud to celebrate the opening
of its new Early Education Center in Boston's historic South End.

Enjoy fine food, wine, festive music and of course the chance to be among the first to select
from a vast array of antiques, fine art, jewelry and much more! 
Gala tickets at all levels include show catalog and readmission throughout the weekend.

For details on the Gala Preview click here.

Weekend Show & Sale

Friday 1pm – 8pm, Saturday 11am – 8pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
Admission $15, under 12 free. Tickets available at the door.

Enjoy a bistro café by Jules Catering throughout the weekend, and valet or discount parking.   Complimentary catalog, coat check, special programs and re-admission.

To Purchase Your Tickets in Advance Online Click Here

Special Programs - Free with Show Admission

Friday October 25, 6:00pm – "Unexpected Treasures from Marblehead"

Judy Anderson of Marblehead Architecture Heritage, author of Glorious Splendor - 18th Century Wallpapers in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion.

Prior to Independence, Marblehead was the second-largest town in Massachusetts. Half the houses from those years still stand, and their compelling family stories encompass splendor, intrigue,
and tragedy.   This talk will showcase portraits by John Singleton Copley (1764 - 1769), 18th-century furniture by five known cabinet-makers (1720s to 80s), engaging 1920s folk art and
 Marblehead’s celebrated art pottery. A book signing will follow.

Saturday October 26, 3:00pm – Panel - "From Past to Present -
Demystifying the Historic Home Renovation Process"

Whether you’re contemplating purchasing a historic property or are a long-time owner, historic renovations present many challenges.  It’s important know how you can seamlessly blend the old
with the new and confidently tackle your project.  Moderated by Gail Ravgiala, editor of Design
New England 
magazine, this panel includes Doug Hanna, President, and Dan McLaughlin, Project Manager, S+H Construction, Inc.; Charlie Myer, Principal Architect, Charles Myer + Partners; Jon Hattaway and Martin Potter, MJ Berries Design; and Bruce Irving, renovation consultant and former producer of This Old House. Sponsored by S+H Construction and Design New England

Sunday October 27, 2:00pm – Special Guest - "A Collector on Collecting"


New York-based interior designer Eric Cohler, author of the book Cohler on Design.

Dubbed “The Mixmaster” for his ability to blend high- and low-end pieces to create rooms that are simultaneously fresh and classic, Eric Cohler’s interior design is always a tribute to individual personality and style. Discover how art, furnishings, interiors and the homeowner's personality come together to create memorable spaces. Full of accessible tips and tricks, Cohler encourages his clients to revel in what makes them happy, and surround themselves with objects and art that reflect that joy.   A book signing will follow.

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