The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show: Celebrate Spring in Philadelphia!

Barn Star Productions is proud to announce the 17th annual 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show, April 8-10, 2011 in Center City, Philadelphia, PA. 
This highly regarded antiques show and sale has been credited as the innovator of Antiques Week in Philadelphia, which now encompasses three shows, two auctions and several museum and gallery openings making April in Philadelphia a destination for antiques and the arts.  

Located at the historic First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry Armory, this iconic fortress provides the perfect backdrop for Barn Star’s antiques show. 
Limited to forty five exhibitors, the show features fine American, English, French and Asian furniture and accessories, early cast iron toys and banks, miniature portraits, fine art, nautical material, folk art, Native American, Oriental rugs, Canton, Flow Blue and Historical Staffordshire, garden and architectural decorations, quilts, samplers, watercolors, American and English silver, prints and more with something for just about every taste and budget. Log on to for a Discounted Admission Coupon and save!

Amenities abound at the Armory Show including a convenient multi level garage next door offering discounted parking for show visitors, a show café serving delicious food and drink, on-site shipper, handicap accessibility and  free magazines on antiques and decorating plus our complimentary  “Opening Morning Mimosa and Chocolates Welcome” on Friday from 10 until 11 am. Adding to your Philadelphia experience, a free luxury shuttle bus service will be provided by Barn Star’s Armory Show to the Philadelphia Antiques Show at the Navy Base on Saturday and Sunday during show hours.

Offering more than just wonderful exhibitors and their antiques, our show takes pride in the Special Show Exhibit we present each year as a fun and educational bonus feature. This year, Tramp Art: Carving a Legacy, will present an intimate look at this folk art genre in a display curated by authors, dealers and experts on the subject, Clifford and Nancy Wallach, showcasing pieces from their personal collection as well as objects from the collections of our exhibiting dealers in our entrance portico. A signing of their latest book entitled; Tramp Art: Another Notch, Folk Art from the Heart, will be held on Saturday at 2 pm.  

The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show is located at The First Troop Armory, 22 South 23rd Street (between Market and Chestnut Streets), Philadelphia, PA, with show hours Friday, April 8, 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday, April 9, 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, April 10, 11 am to 4 pm. For directions, AMTRAK Discount and more information visit  and click on the Armory Show. No computer, please call 845-876-0616 for a free color brochure. Show phone number is (914) 474-8552.

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