THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATHEDRAL ANTIQUES SHOW GOES VIRTUAL - AND WHAT THAT MEANS!
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Cathedral Antiques Show! 2020 has been quite a year, and we’ve learned a lot: how to pivot, how to adapt, how to reimagine. With the rapidly changing public health crisis and the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, the Cathedral Antiques Show has decided to pivot our annual fundraiser. We are officially going virtual!
We never thought we’d have to rethink our entire Show, but our reality has become virtual. In these uncertain times, we’re more committed than ever to create an event to remember, all to support this year’s deserving beneficiary City of Refuge,180 Degree Kitchen.
Guests from around the world can join together on January 21, 22 and 23 to explore the beauty of antiques, architecture, art, florals, lifestyle, entertaining and design from world-renowned experts Alex Hitz, Lisa Fine, Frances Schultz, Richard Keith Langham, Shane Connolly, Hitomi Gilliam and Christin Geall from the comfort of your own home.
Our top priority remains the safety and well-being of our Show supporters. We’re delighted that a virtual format can allow us to still provide our guests with premier access to the luxurious world of design. For 50 years, the annual Cathedral Antiques Show has attracted thousands of guests and provided vital support to a local charitable organization. We are grateful to be able to continue this tradition.
Thank you to everyone who continues to offer your support in making our Show a success, including our amazing volunteers, committee members, designers, antique dealers, speakers, sponsors and patrons. We are beyond grateful to have your unwavering support during this unprecedented journey.
We’ve included an update in our Schedule of Events to detail our new plans. Once purchased, your tickets will be delivered to you via email with your own personal access to our events. Tickets can be purchased via a link under our “Tickets” heading at the top of our website. Tickets are available for purchase today! Follow us on social media as well @cathedralantiques on Instagram and @antiquesshow on Facebook.
With continued gratitude,
2021 Show Chair
January 21 - 23
A virtual, gracious welcome from Cathedral Antiques Show Chair, Anne Matthews, and Co-Chair, Caroline Wallace. We’ll hear from Honorary Show Chairs, Sam and Boog Candler, Honorary Architectural/Design Chair, Norman Askins and Bruce Deel, President & CEO of this year’s deserving beneficiary City of Refuge. Learn how City of Refuge plans to utilize this year’s proceeds from the Show in a time when needs are greater than ever. We will highlight our generous corporate sponsors, detail this year’s virtually amazing line up of speakers and take a walk down memory lane with a video highlighting 50 years of stories and photographs from past Show Chairs. Bid on our exciting NEW Auction items especially curated for the Show.
Dealers from around the country will be presented to you in a virtual format designed exclusively for our Cathedral Antiques Show. We will showcase their unique antiques, fine art, silver, fine art, rugs, jewelry and more. Dealers open daily.
See the best in floral design from well-known designers around the world! Experience the joy of floral design with renowned floral designers Shane Connolly, Hitomi Gilliam and Christin Geall, and enjoy floral creations from our very talented Flower Guilds and Garden Clubs.
50th Anniversary Tour of Homes
Take a virtual stroll through three of Buckhead’s finest, most beautifully decorated homes. Ticket holders will enjoy exclusive virtual access to tour three homes at their leisure with the home’s designers and architects, Norman Askins, Casey Kessee, Tim Adams, Caroline Rolader and Nancy Izlar.
City of Refuge (COR) was founded by Bruce Deel in 1997 with a mission to transform the lives of individuals and communities in Atlanta and beyond. The faith-based nonprofit is housed in a 210,000-square-foot warehouse on the Westside in the 30314 zip code: a neighborhood where 60% of murders in Atlanta happen and nearly 40% of the residents live below the federal poverty line.
COR is a leader in the business of social transformation and continuously works to empower and equip individuals with the tools to succeed. Since its founding, COR has helped more than 20,000 people return to self-sufficiency by focusing on four key impact areas: health and wellness, housing, vocational training and youth development. In 2019 alone, COR placed 485 individuals in jobs, 455 individuals in permanent housing and served 350,000 meals.
Through its holistic approach, COR is able to meet immediate and long-term needs for individuals – all under “one roof” – from childcare to education to safe housing for victims of sex trafficking and more. To achieve its goals, COR has formed partnerships with several organizations such as NAPA, the Westside Future Fund, Mercy Care and Bright Futures Atlanta.
The grant received from the 2021 Cathedral Antiques Show will go toward renovating the 180 Degree Kitchen, a fully operational culinary environment where meals are prepped and served three times a day, 365 days a year. Over the past 12 years, more than two million meals have been served from the 180 Degree Kitchen. It also acts as a training center for students in the Culinary Arts vocational training program, one of COR’s most successful and longest-running programs.