Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend
07mar(mar 7)6:00 pm10(mar 10)10:00 pmSavannah Antiques and Architecture WeekendSAAW is a three-day series of receptions, a luncheon, presentations, and historic house tours benefitting Savannah's historic preservation
This year we celebrate Savannah’s antiques and architectural legacy with American Antiques expert, Mr. Leigh Keno, best known for his role on The Antiques Road Show, tours of historic homes
This year we celebrate Savannah’s antiques and architectural legacy with American Antiques expert, Mr. Leigh Keno, best known for his role on The Antiques Road Show, tours of historic homes and antiques collections on our Antiques Road Stroll.
Organized by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia, a 501C3 charitable organization, this event supports the ongoing preservation of two of the City’s prominent historic houses, the Andrew Low House Museum and The Green-Meldrim House.
-Thursday, March 7, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
ANDREW LOW HOUSE MUSEUM RECEPTION AND SPECIAL TOURS, 329 Abercorn St. To kick off the events this year, a reception to meet our keynote speaker, Leigh Keno, private home tour hosts, and Patrons will be held in the garden of the Andrew Low House Museum. Special tours that focus on antique collections and historical cocktails will be featured at this fun reception. Single and Couple tickets available.
-Friday, March 8, 6:00 PM
ANTIQUES ROAD STROLL. 429 Bull Street & 120 Jones Street (Other homes to be confirmed)
Our Antiques Road Stroll features tours of historic homes and antiques collections and shops all within walking distance of one another. Featured homes include the fabled Mercer-Williams House and 120 West Jones Street. Neighborhood antiques shops will be invited to join in the strolling tour as well and each location will offer cocktails and other refreshments all to-go in a branded “stroller” cup. Our guest of honor, Leigh Keno, will join us as a co-host.
-Saturday, March 9, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON AND TALK WITH LEIGH KENO, LOCATION TBD
Most famously known as the American Antiques expert on the Antiques Road Show, Leigh Keno joins us as our Keynote Speaker and Guest of Honor this year. He is the founder and President of Keno Auctions and Keno Art Advisory with nearly 50 years of experience and expertise in the art and antiques world. He has advised some of the country’s leading museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg, and The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Leigh has served as an expert in Christie’s American Furniture and Decorative Arts department and also as Director of the Winter Antiques Show Vetting Committee. He is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal for his role as an educator in the field of American History and Artifacts and is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America. As a popular educator in American Art and Antiques, his television roles have included host positions on MSN’s Collect This and Fox Network’s Buried Treasures. His role as an appraiser continues on the EMMY-nominated PBS series, Antiques Road Show.
-Saturday, March 9, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
FABULOUS FETE AND AUCTION. GREEN-MELDRIM HOUSE, 14 W. MACON STREET Our in-person celebration returns this year at the Green-Meldrim House with Leigh Keno, cocktails, food, live jazz music, and a final chance to bid on all our auction items.
-Patron Tickets Package
2 tickets to Andrew Low House Reception, 2 tickets to Fabulous Fete, and Become a Patron of the Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend to support our efforts to maintain the Andrew Low House Museum and the Green-Meldrim House.
7 (Thursday) 6:00 pm - 10 (Sunday) 10:00 pm
Andrew Low House
329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401