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Antiques! Oddities! Ephemera! A City Reliquary (Back)Yard Sale

The City Reliquary will host Antiques! Oddities! Ephemera! A City Reliquary (Back)Yard Sale on Sunday, August 6, from noon to 6 p.m. True to its name, the event will take place in the museum’s backyard. RSVP for the event.

Local artists and collectors will be selling an eclectic variety of one-of-a-kind vintage ephemera, unusual collectibles, and unique art and crafts. For those who know the City Reliquary Collectors Night event, a show-and-tell where collectors display their strange collections, this is a rare opportunity: a show-and-sell!

Wares for sale include:

  • Midcentury records, clothing, and housewares from Kyle Supley
  • 1964 New York World’s Fair memorabilia, vintage ticket stubs to NYC sites, collectible spoons and spoon jewelry, and more from Yardsale Cafe (who will also offer refreshments)
  • Uranium glass and antique bottles from Emily Kawasaki
  • Bizarre products from world markets from George Rush
  • Vintage film and cartoon-related ephemera from Tommy Stathes (Cartoons on Film)
  • Vintage movie stills and promotional ephemera, and quirky vegetable commercial ceramics, from artist Steve Gerberich
  • Vintage Barbie collections, paper ephemera, and one-of-a-kind assemblage art from artist Marlene Weisman
  • Unusual old dolls from Andrea McManus
  • Assorted oddities, taxidermy, vintage toys, antique photos and postcards, and other oddities and kitsch from Bryan Sansivero, ruins photographer and author of American Decay.
  • Handmade jewelry and headbands from Shannon Richardson
  • And MUCH more!

Free entry with museum admission, but please RSVP! We suggest that buyers bring CASH as many vendors can’t accept credit cards.

Tunes from Kyle Supley, resident DJ at Julius’ bar, who will also sell a wide selection of midcentury lamps, clocks, records, and clothing.

Cool drinks and tasty pastries from Yardsale Cafe, “one of Brooklyn’s best new bakeries” according to Brooklyn Magazine. Yardsale will also be selling items from their antique store: 1964 New York World’s Fair memorabilia, vintage ticket stubs to NYC sites, collectible spoons and spoon jewelry, and more.

Calling all Vendors! (application now closed)

The City Reliquary invites applications from vendors to show and sell their vintage ephemera, unusual collectibles, and other unique items. Vendors interested in participating can submit an application through Friday, July 14. Space is limited!

The Kyle and Cleo Show Experience Presents: MOVIE NIGHTS!! At the City Reliquary Museum Thursday October 14th 2010 7-10 PM

This Month:
“Unlikely Treasures” A documentary about collectors and the art of collecting!

Come join our first in a series of movie screening spectaculars
Showing documentaries, Vintage movies, and more!
Screening monthly with your hosts Kyle and Cleo!
(The kitschiest due this side of the Mississippi)

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN – Prepare yourself for the first in a series of movie screenings from esteemed hosts Kyle and Cleo on Thursday, Oct. 14th, the City Reliquary Museum in their outdoor movie screening under the stars theater complete with popcorn and beer on hand for your movie viewing pleasure!

The first in a series of monthly presentations is a fitting documentary titled “Unlikely Treasures,” by director Tally Abecassis which showcases various items from collectors as varied as one gentleman (the Reliquary’s own Bill Scanga) who collects ceramic ET’s figures to a woman who collects staplers and clothing hangers, even Kyle himself makes an appearance with his collection of mid-century furnishings and 1939 World’s Fair Memorabilia.

If you have never been, the City Reliquary Museum is a trove of beautiful, often overlooked objects that tell the story of New York City through the collections of its citizens, young and old alike. Located in the heart of Williamsburg, the City Reliquary is a magical world entered through a modest storefront on Metropolitan Ave., across from the famed Knitting Factory.

The first in a series, October 14’s event runs from 7-10pm

7pm: A welcome, and brief collecting story from hosts Kyle and Cleo.

7:10pm: An appearance and greeting from Museum president Bill Scanga, describing the role the Reliquary Museum had in the creation of “Unlikely Treasures”

7:15pm: The Film plays either in the outdoor theater or inside the Museum’s gallery space depending on the temperatures come mid-October!

8:15pm: Live soul music follows the presentation.

Don’t miss our first film screening as it is sure to be a carnival of delights….
Popcorn, snacks and *beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery*
$5 donation at the door. Proceeds benefit the Reliquary Museum!
Hope to see you there to share the communal spirit of collecting and those who share the collector’s bug!

Take the L train to Bedford or L & G trains to Lorimer.‎
Film Trailer:
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