2014 Public Show Hours
Thursday, October 2 • 1-5 p.m.
Friday, October 3 • 10-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 4 • 10-5 p.m.
Sunday, October 5 • 11-3 p.m.
$10 per person
Free general admission*
(some restrictions apply, see below)
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35223
Click here for directions.
MEET OUR TASTEMAKERS
Antiques at The Gardens will feature Tastemakers who are regionally and
nationally known architects, interior designers and landscape designers.
Each designer will curate themed areas with goods selected from the best of
Birmingham and other sources around the country.
Come, shop and be inspired!
The show will continue to include antique dealers from across the United States presenting
antiques, furniture, porcelain, fine art, silver, garden accessories and jewelry.
GALA IN THE GARDENS
Black-tie Preview Event
Thursday, October 2, 2014
6-11 p.m. • $150 per person
Music by: Atlanta Pleasure Band
RED DIAMOND LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS
Designer & Author
Friday, October 3 • 11 a.m.
$30 includes admission to the show •
Reception & Book Signing
Following the presentation, join Mario Buatta at Leaf & Petal at The Gardens for light bites
and book signing of his latest book, Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration.
Books can be preordered at Leaf & Petal at The Gardens for the discounted price of $60 - Call 205.877.3030 to preorder yours by September 28.
Reception sponsored by
Designer and author Mario Buatta will discuss his own
Fifty Years of American
Interior Decoration. After launching his firm in 1963,
"The Prince of Chintz" filled his client roster with an impressive list of celebrities and moguls;
from Henry Ford II to Barbara Walters, from Nelson Doubleday to Billy Joel. Buatta
oversaw the design for the Blair House in Washington, D.C., and he was responsible for
the design of pop-star Mariah Carey's posh New York triplex that was once
featured on a one-hour episode of MTV Cribs.
Royal Florist & Author
Thursday, October 2 • 1 p.m.
$75 includes admission to the show and a copy of Connolly's book
Reception & Book Signing
Shane will sign copies of his book during a light reception following the lecture.
Connolly holds the Royal Warrant of Appointment from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales,
having served as the florist for both the wedding of Prince Charles to
Camilla Parker-Bowles and the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton.
TASTEBUDS - Define Your Style
sponsored by flower magazine, TAIGAN & Tammy Connor Interior Design
Thursday, October 2 • 10 - noon
$15* per person
Young enthusiasts, join Editor Margot Shaw and featured speakers Paige Albright from Paige
Albright Orientals and Jennifer Boles, author and blogger and creator of The Peak of Chic, who will share stories
and tips to help you define and express your personal style.
A raffle will be held for a garden stool from Summer Classics and lunch will provided by The Pantry.
Space is limited to 40 guests (under 40-years-old).
Show Honorees Lyndra & Bill Daniel
Chairs Barbara Burton & Katie Baker Lasker
Show Ambassador Richard Keith Langham
Patron’s Committee Chairs
Sally & Brad Baker Cathy & Jimmie Harvey
Drue & John Miller Peggy & Conrad Rafield
Sue Ellen Lucas
Kathy G Mezrano
Margaret Ann Pyburn
Leah Mackin Taylor
Anne Tilson Varner
*2014 Antiques at The Gardens Advisory Board
Proceeds from Antiques at The Gardens support educational programs at
Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Since 2006, the event has raised more than
$2.2 million for The Gardens.
View Our 2014 Show Catalog
Click on the image below.
*Student, Young Professional - Single and Trillium levels receive free general admission for one named adult.
Young Professional - Couple, Hydrangea and Magnolia receive free general admission for two named adults.
Oak, Ambassador and President’s Circle receive free general admission for two named adults and a guest.