New Year’s Day is one of those days when there isn’t much to do. It may also be one of those days when it’s best to do nothing, but for those of us who can’t seem to stay put, there are a number of options.
Philadelphia Museum of Art– The Philadelphia Museum of Art is open on both new Year’s Eve and New year’s Day. Showing there are Josiah Wedgwood and the Antique, Common Ground: Eight Philadelphia Photographers in the 1960s and 1970s and May Your Glass Be Ever Full: Drinking in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Europe.
The Walters Art Museum– The Walters Art Museum is open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. On display are The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts and Mummified.
The Smithsonian– The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC including the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery are open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Don’t miss Grand Salon Installation—Paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum at the Renwick.
New Year’s Day auctions include Langston Auction Gallery in Wilson, NC; Braswell Galleries in Norwalk CT; Nadeau’s Auction Gallery – Windsor, CT; Time & Again in Linden , NJ and J Levine Auction & Appraisal in Scottsdale, AZ.
In Denver, the Collectors’ Extravaganza’s Antiques At Wings, Wings Over The Rockies will open. And in Honolulu you might head to Arts with Aloha. Florida residents can look to St. Augustine for the 39th Annual Altrusa Club Antique Show.
Please let us know what you find to do in the comments section.