Event Calendar

Date(s) Event Event Type Region Sort descending
March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020 Miami International Map Fair

Come experience the largest antique map fair in the Americas.

The 27th Annual Miami International Map Fair is Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, 2020, with a private VIP Preview and Sale on Friday, March 13 for Full Access Weekend registrants.

The fair features world-renowned speakers and the finest dealers, exhibiting their exceptional antique maps, rare antiquarian books, globes, atlases and ephemera.

2020 Speakers and Topics:
Ronald E. Grim, Ph.D.-Mapping of the Nation in the 19th Century
PJ Mode-Deconstructing Persuasive Cartography
Todd T. Turrell-Historical and Modern Mapmaking in the Bahamas

Full Access Weekend Registration:  $75

Includes the private VIP Preview and Sale on Friday, March 13, two VIP cocktail receptions, lunch each day, weekend admission for Dealer Marketplace, exclusive access to dealers and speakers, expert opinion and speaker presentations.

One Day HistoryMiami Museum members: $5

One Day Non-member: $15

University and High School Students w/valid school ID: $10 (at the door only)

Children: Ages 6-12 $5; under 6 Free

One day admission includes access to Dealer Marketplace, expert opinion and speaker presentations. Does not include access to te Friday, March 13 private event.

HistoryMiami Museum
101 West Flagler Street

Miami, FL

More info
Book Fairs South
April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the Southeastern United States. The 39th annual Book Fair will be presented in St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum,  April 24-26, 2020. The book fair features dealers specializing in books of every age and subject matter, antique maps, ephemera and other paper collectibles. You can follow us on the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair Blog and on our Facebook event page. You can learn more about the more than three decades of book fair history in the FABA Museum.

Friday, April 24, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission $10; This ticket is a 3-day pass, providing admission access all weekend

Sat, Apr 25th 10am - 5pm
Sun, Apr 26th, 11am - 4pm

Daily admission $6; Weekend pass $10
Free Admission for Children under 12 and for students with ID.

Free Parking

St. Petersburg Coliseum
535 4th Avenue North

Petersburg, FL

More info
Book Fairs South
February 13, 2020 - February 18, 2020 Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

It is with much anticipation that the Palm Beach Show Group announces the return of the 17th annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show with a new name – THE PALM BEACH SHOW.

The Palm Beach Show remains the area’s only high-end showcase offering items spanning every genre, juxtaposing many periods and movements. The new show name and a refreshed logo emphasizes its all-inclusive nature as well as reaffirms our prominent presence in the Palm Beach market as the most prestigious cultural event of the season.

Fri, Feb 14th 11am – 7pm
Sat, Feb 15th 11am – 7pm
Sun, Feb 16th 11am – 7pm
Mon, Feb 17th 11am – 7pm
Tue, Feb 18th 11am – 6pm

Exclusive Vernissage Preview – Invitation Only
Thu, Feb 13th 5pm – 7pm

Opening Night Preview Party
Thu, Feb 13th 7pm – 10pm

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL

More info
Book Fairs South
April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020 The LA Art Book Fair

The LAABF is among the leading international gatherings for the arts publishing community, providing a platform for artists and publishers to connect with audiences and circulate their work in a dynamic environment. The LA Art Book Fair is the companion fair to Printed Matter's annual NY Art Book Fair.

Held over three days in downtown Los Angeles, LAABF 2020 will welcome hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, including a broad range of artists and collectives, small presses, institutions, galleries, rare and out of print booksellers, and distributors. With a commitment to diversity and representation, the event will serve as an open meeting place for an extended community art book enthusiasts, as well as a site for dialog and exchange around all facets of arts publishing. A full calendar of free educational programming, book signings, artist-led events, performances, special exhibitor projects, and much more, will take place over the Fair weekend.

Opening Night: Thu, April 2nd

Free admission, open to the public

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 N. Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA

More info
Art/Antiques Fairs West
January 31, 2020 - February 1, 2020 San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print & Paper Fair

Featuring: Antiquarian & Rare Books on All Subjects, First Editions, Maps & Exploration, Posters, Childrens Books, Illustrations & Art, Antique & Modern Prints, Vintage Photographs, Gastronomy, Autographs, Postcards, Ephemera, Manuscrips & Typography, Modern Literature, California & The West, Scince Fiction, Artist's Books

Fri 10am - 7pm
Sat 10am - 5pm

Admission $12

South San Francisco Conference Center
255 S. Airport Blvd.

South San Francisco, CA

More info
Book Fairs West