Pointing the Way: From Americana Week to Antiques Week
This one’s official. Last year New York City Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed Art and Antiques Week adding to what may seem like an ongoing effort to bring art and antique aficionados to the Big Apple, get them to stay longer and spend more. This year the week has a new resource: AntiquesWeekNYC.com.
Those familiar with New York’s long-standing Americana Week in January are probably familiar with our sister site AmericanaWeek.com. Launched this year, the site and accompanying mobile app were well-received with participation from Americana at the Pier, Antiques and Art at the Armory, the New York Ceramics Fair, Vintage and Modern, the American Folk Art Museum, the Hudson River Museum, HL Chalfant, Dalton’s American Decorative Arts, Eve Stone Antiques, Ltd, Finish Line Collectibles, Just Folk, South Road Antiques and others.
It is estimated that we had a reach of 5,000 individuals visiting the site during Americana Week, a reach of 9,000 individuals in January and in the neighborhood of 26,000 from our launch in September until the close of Americana Week January 29.
We’re also busy on a site for one of New York’s other weeks set aside to celebrate the arts, AsiaWeekNYC.com
So here’s to Antiques Week in New York City and the exciting shows, lectures, gallery and museum exhibits, auctions and more. Antiques are great, and New York is the center of it all. Come more often and stay longer. AntiquesWeekNYC.com is your guide to Antiques Week in New York.