Save the Date: The 2023 San Francisco Fall Show


The country’s most iconic antique show returns from Thursday, October 12 through Sunday, October 15 at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture’s Festival Pavilion

Photos courtesy of the Fall Show

San Francisco’s most coveted design event—The Fall Show—returns for its 41st year on October 11th with the Opening Night Gala, benefiting the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF). This year’s theme “La Dolce Vita”, celebrates the Italian way of living a good life. From Botticelli to Bertoia, Fellini to Fornasetti and Schiaparelli to Sottsass, 40 dealers from around the world will showcase rare, breathtaking art, groundbreaking design, exuberant colors and refined materials.

Gio Ponti model 803 mid-century Italian lounge chair from Chris Howard. Photos courtesy of the Fall Show.

Moda Operandi’s Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer Lauren Santo Domingo will serve as the 2023 Honorary Chair, bringing her vast knowledge of the antiquities and renowned sense of fashion to her design inside one of the four front hall vignettes, sponsored by de Gournay.

Verulam earthenware jug with faux malachite majolica glazes by Minton & Co. English, circa 1862 at Artistoric.
Photos courtesy of the Fall Show.

In addition to the Opening Night Gala, the weekend offers a diverse range of programming including book signings and letters with speakers including Nina Campbell, Newell Turner, Jean Liu, Brigette Romanek, Michael Diaz-Griffith, Noz Nozawa, William Li, Alfredo Paredes, and many more. “For anyone interested in art and design, furniture and the decorative arts—buying, collecting, or simply learning about art and antiques—this show is not to be missed. It’s a Bay Area ‘Must Do!’
of the fall social season with four wonderful, vibrant days filled with terrific dealers, fascinating lectures, and gobs of eye candy,” says show chair Suzanne Tucker.

A pair of large Japanese screens. Dating from the early 19th century they measure 8’ wide and 66” high. When hung, they show a village & lake scene and retain the original gilt and painted decoration from William Cook Antiques. Photo courtesy of The Fall Show.

Purchase tickets to the 2023 San Francisco Fall Show located at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion HERE.

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