Newport Antiques Show Celebrates Fourth Year with Scrimshaw and Miniature Portraits Exhibit

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NEWPORT, RI.- The Newport Antiques Show celebrates its fourth year at St. George’s School in Middletown, RI August 13 through August 15, 2010. Already one of the nation’s premier shows, the annual show presents a superb selection of important Americana and is known to showcase nautically themed antiques. A select group of dealers presents paintings, furniture, folk art, jewelry, and fine and decorative arts in a scenic oceanside setting. All net proceeds from the event benefit the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. Antiques & Fine Arts described the 2009 Newport Antiques Show as “glamorous” and “a winner.” New England Home Magazine called it “high end” while Antiques and the Arts Weekly raved that it is “elegant and tasteful…upscale.” This signature event in the Newport social calendar launches on Friday evening, August 13 with a