Show Events

Underwriters Reception
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Preview Party
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
7:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m.
The 60th Annual Theta Charity Antiques Show
November 15-18, 2012
Thursday - Saturday
11:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A
Luncheon featuring Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill
Friday, November 16, 2012
10:30 a.m. Priority Shopping
11:30 a.m. Check-in
12:00 p.m. Lunch
Bobby Sue Smith Cohn Forum Lecture Series: Penny Deupree
Thursday, November 15, 2012
10:30 a.m.
Bobby Sue Smith Cohn Forum Lecture Series: Sally Bedell Smith
Thursday, November 15, 2012
1:00 p.m.
Bobby Sue Smith Cohn Forum Lecture Series: The Keno Brothers
Saturday, November 17, 2012
10:30 a.m.
Gallery Talks
Thursday, November 15, 2012 to Sunday, November 18, 2012
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The 60th Annual Theta Charity Antiques Show
Welcomes You to a Royal Tea

George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A, Houston, Texas

As of Thursday, November 15,
PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AT THE SHOW ENTRANCE.
Thank you!

Exhibits on Loan


Royal Mail Coach
Generously loaned by Stewart Morris and Stewart Morris, Jr. from their collection of Horse-Drawn Vehicles

Replicas of the British Crown Jewels
The only exhibit of its kind in the U.S. loaned by Houston Jewelry

Welcome Friends!

We are very proud that the Theta Charity Antiques Show is considered one of the top three antiques shows in the country. Since its inception in 1952, the Theta Charity Antiques Show has donated over $6.5 million dollars to medical research, cultural arts and educational endeavors in the Houston area. This year's show is proud to present over 50 premier antiques dealers from around the globe. Exhibitors will be selling the finest in antiques from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

2012 Show dedicated to and honoring all past Show Chairmen

We are pleased to honor our past Antiques Show Chairmen who have given tirelessly to the show for over 59 years. Please join us in commemorating these very special Thetas by supporting the Show as an underwriter.

2nd Annual Bobby Sue Smith Cohn Forum Lecture Series

Our Mission

To annually raise funds for local educational, cultural, and medical institutions and provide a cultural experience for the Houston Community.

Exciting Features for 2012


Leigh and Leslie Keno

The Theta Charity Antiques Show welcomes Leslie and Leigh Keno, who are widely known as appraisers on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow, favoring preservation of antiques over restoration, and for their engaging, high-energy personalities. They will be speaking Saturday, November 17, at 10:30 a.m.




Sally Bedell Smith

Sally Bedell Smith

Sally Bedell Smith, author of Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch, will also be speaking this year. Join us on Thursday, November 15, at 1:00 p.m. as Sally shares the story of Elizabeth's reign. After the lecture Sally will be signing copies of her book.



Penny Deupree

Penny Deupree is the biographical lecturer of Frances Hodgson Burnett, her great grandmother. Mrs. Burnett wrote several classics with The Secret Garden being the most memorable. Join us on Thursday, November 15, at 10:30 a.m. as Penny and her daughter Keri Deupree Wilt share the life of Mrs. Burnett with us.


Penny Deupree