Call to Collectors – Heirlooms & Objects: Where Treasures Tell Stories – Aug. 31

Calling all collectors for one day only! Bring your keepsakes and meet with experts.

The Canadian Society of Decorative Arts (CSDA) is very excited to be at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) this year! Come on by and say hello and bring a friend to their booth on Thursday, August 31 at the Enercare Centre (Heritage Court – 100 Princes’ Blvd Unit 1, Toronto, Ontario).

New this year! Wondering about a treasure from your gran, a junk shop find, or an eBay item that seems to hold a secret? The CSDA can help! At their CNE booth, they’ll provide a team of experts to assess your article of interest and share their wisdom.

If you have an object calling out to you for its origin story, please submit a photo with the completed form found HERE.

Submissions are due: Monday, August 14 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Categories accepted are:

  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Wood carvings
  • Boxes
  • Baskets
  • Folk art
  • Asian art
  • Silver
  • Ephemera (vintage tickets stubs, playing cards, postcards)
  • Books
  • Photos

Any questions please call 647-249-6280 or email us at

See you at the Ex!