Experienced and novice antiques collectors gain valuable advice from experts across a range of specialties at this annual event. Each year's Antiques Forum presentations center on a theme related to a particular period, region, culture, or design motif. The 2017 New Orleans Antiques Forum will examine the artistry and influence of those individuals whose hands crafted the decorative arts so cherished in the South. The gathering brings together professionals and connoisseurs share their knowledge and passion during this full weekend of informative sessions. Optional pre- and postconference activities offer additional opportunities to learn and to get know fellow participants.

Registration: Registration will open Monday June 5, 2017.

Schedule: Check the latest forum schedule to see the range of topics covered and the specialists who will present sessions.

Optional Activities: Enrich your experience with events such as a preconference tour of historic sites and private collections, special tours during the forum, and a closing jazz brunch.

Dining Options: We offer an extensive list of restaurants and cafés within walking distance of THNOC and the conference hotel, as meals are not included in the forum.

Scholarships: As part of our mission to promote the preservation of New Orleans and Gulf South culture, we offer scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a degree program related to historic preservation.

Advisory Committee: The quality of the Antique Forum's program depends in part on the gracious assistance of a network of experts.

Previous Forums: Programs from past Antiques Forums provide examples of the topics presented at each event.