The 2010 Indianapolis Art & Antiques Show and Modernism in Design is next weekend in the Toyota Blue Ribbon Pavilion of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis. It begins with "A Taste of Elegance", the preview party held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday (11 March), featuring tastings from 20 restaurants (tickets are $75 per person or $125 per couple).
The show itself is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday (12 March), 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (13 March) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (14 March). "Artful objects" from the 1800’s through the 1960’s will be on offer from 100 antiques dealers, art galleries and regional artists. Tickets are $10 at the door; fairgrounds parking is $3.
Friday's luncheon lecture, 11 a.m., will be given by former Indianapolis resident Suzanne Kasler. Tickets are $60. For the last 15 years her interior design business has been based in Atlanta, Ga. She is the author of Inspired Interiors.
Saturday's brunch lecture at 10:15 a.m., titled "Fabulous Flowers, Festive Fêtes" features floral designers and interior designers from the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, who arrange flowers on dining tables laden with colorful fabrics, antique and vintage china and silver. Admission is $30.
The show is presented by Methodist Hospital Task Core in partnership with Methodist Health Foundation in support of Methodist Hospital.