About Dolphin Promotions

Dolphin Promotions shows are among the leading venues for antiques and 20th century decorative and fine arts in North America.

Established over 35 years ago by Bob Smith, Dolphin Promotions is currently owned and operated by Rosemary Krieger. With over 30 years of industry experience, Rosemary is assisted by her media director, Gordon Merkle and her executive assistant, Charlie Walter, both with 22 years of experience. The combined expertise of this team is instrumental in the success of the company and the shows they produce.

Dolphin currently produces 12 shows annually across the country. All of these events are distinguished by the solid reputation of the participating dealers, and the diversity of the high quality merchandise. Major antiques shows in Fort Lauderdale, Houston, and Los Angeles rank among the finest quality events in their region and attract many local, national and international exhibitors and collectors. A new antiques show in Sarasota will be introduced in January 2015. All of these shows offer a wide range of antiques and are very well attended.

Beginning in 2000, Dolphin introduced its first 20th century show, Palm Springs Modernism. Since then, Dolphin has expanded its modernism schedule to include Los Angeles Modernism and is introducing a fall version of the Palm Springs Modernism Show in October 2014. A solid reputation and creative and innovative shows continue to make Dolphin Promotions antiques and modernism shows successful both with exhibitors, collectors and the design community worldwide.

About the Show

The 3rd Annual Palm Springs Modern Design Expo will be introduced over the first weekend of Modernism Week and run concurrently with the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale. The Palm Springs Modern Design Expo will feature 40 exhibitors presenting the newest and hippest elements for modern living including dynamic and energy-efficient building materials, innovative home appliances, smart home technology and security, hand-crafted furniture and design accessories, contemporary art and photography, and much more. The Expo is created by the same team that has produced the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale for the past 20 years. Weekend show hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday, 10am to 5pm on Sunday and 10am to 4pm on Monday. Weekend admission is $20 and includes admission to both the Modernism Show and the Modern Design Expo. Tickets can be purchased online below or at the door.

An opening night Preview Gala benefiting Modernism Week will be held from 6pm to 9pm on Friday. Join friends and fellow design enthusiasts at this high spirited reception to get a sneak peek of the Modernism Show & Sale and the Modern Design Expo before it opens to the general public on Saturday. Be the first to see and shop from this world class collection of premier national and international exhibitors. Preview tickets include a open bar and hors d'oeuvres reception, musical entertainment, valet parking and free weekend admission to the Modernism Show & Sale and the Modern Design Expo. Preview tickets are $110 in advance or $125 at the door. Ticket sale proceeds benefit Modernism Week scholarship, educational and community grant programs. PURCHASE OPENING NIGHT TICKETS HERE.



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