This was my first experience attending the antiques show, and I was very impressed by the thirty-six antique dealers spread throughout eight different locations at the Museum. I had heard so many wonderful things about the show over the years from Tamara, and now I finally had the opportunity to witness it.
Founded in 1921, the East Hampton Historical Society cares for six historic sites including: Mulford Farm Museum,
1680; Town House Museum, ca; 1770; Osborn-Jackson House Museum, ca. 1720; Clinton Academy Museum, 1784;
Hook School House Museum, ca. 1784; and the East Hampton Town marine Museum, 1942. The Society manages a collection of over 10,000 artifacts and interprets the social and natural history of the area through exhibitions, tours, lectures and other special programs.
The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 and now with 12
chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a nonprofit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.