Inside the Glam Winter Antiques Show Opening Night Gala

Michael Bloomberg, Diana Taylor
Michael Bloomberg and Diana Taylor

The Opening Night Party for the Winter Antiques Show held on Thursday, January 19,  kicked off New York’s 2017 social calendar with a glam gathering that that attracted top names from the city’s design, antiques, business and philanthropic worlds.  The show’s committee co-chairs Arie L. Kopelman, Lucinda C. Ballard and Michael R. Lynch, 2017 Honorary Design Chairs Jamie Drake, Caleb Anderson, Celerie Kemble and Miles Redd and Opening Night Party Honorary Chair Fran O’Brien, Division President, North American Personal Risk Services, Chubb (the show’s presenting sponsor)—greeted nearly 2000 guests, among them former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Diana Taylor, Irene Roosevelt Aitken, Jerry Lauren, Michael Lynch and Susan Baker, Lucinda Ballard, Jamee and Peter Gregory, Helen Kippax, Emily Frick, Stephanie Seymour and Peter Brandt, Lorri Ahl, Phil and Maria Yang, Barbara and Donald Tober, Karen Kemp Glover, James Reginato, Maureen and Richard Chilton Jr., and Margo Langenberg.

Stephanie Clark, Celerie Kemble, Lucinda Ballard
Stephanie Clark, Celerie Kemble, and Lucinda Ballard
Coco Kopelman, Arie L. Kopelman, Jill Kargman
Coco and Arie Kopelman and Jill Kargman
Caleb Anderson, Jamie Drake
Caleb Anderson and Jamie Drake
Jamee Gregory, Peter Gregory
Jamee and Peter Gregory

Proceeds from the Opening Night Party, and all net proceeds from the Winter Antiques Show, benefit East Side House Settlement—a community-based organization in the South Bronx and surrounding communities. The Winter Antiques Show runs through January 29, 2017 at the Park Avenue Armory.  The Winter Antiques Show runs from January 20-29, 2017, at the Park Avenue Armory, 67th Street and Park Avenue, New York City. The Show hours are 12 PM–8 PM daily except Sundays and Thursday, 12 PM–6 PM. Daily admission is $25, which includes the show’s award-winning catalogue. For more information visit