Antiques Dealers of America
Award of Merit Dinner

Friday April 20   8:00 PM

 Honoring Peter Kenny
Co-President of Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

The Antiques Dealers’ Association of America (ADA) is pleased to name Peter M. Kenny the recipient of its annual Award of Merit for 2018.  Morrison Heckscher (Curator Emeritus of The American Wing at The Met and past ADA Award of Merit recipient) will be guest speaker.

“Peter Kenny is well known in the American furniture and decorative arts fields for having been with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 30 years and now as the co-president of the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust,” said ADA President Steven Powers, citing Kenny’s record as a published scholar.

“Peter has done a tremendous amount of groundbreaking research. His exhibitions and publications have changed our understanding of American furniture and decorative arts, especially in the Federal and Classical eras. Beyond that, he has been generous with his knowledge,” said ADA Vice President Arthur Liverant.

EVENT DETAILS: Ticket are available and open to the public. Seating is limited. The evening will feature a dinner catered by 12th Street Catering, with remarks from guest speakers. Ticket purchases will also include access to the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show prior to the dinner.

The Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc. (ADA) was established in May 1984 as a non-profit trade association. Its major objective is to make more professional the business of buying and selling antiques. This year, the association celebrates thirty-three  years of excellence in the antiques trade.

For tickets, more information or questions, contact ADA Executive Director, Judith Livingston Loto at 603-942-6498 or email