Galveston Historical Foundation
Genteel Junque

Genteel Junque Returns October 18 & 19

An array of antiques, furniture, and home accessories will be available for sale at Galveston Historical Foundation’s annual Genteel Junque sale of donated items. Held at the The Depot on Market, 3304 Market, the sale will emphasize high-quality antiques, furniture, and art in good condition. A preview evening with light refreshments will be held on Friday, October 18th from 6 – 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person and is restricted to GHF members. Non-members can join at the door. Admission is free on Saturday, October 19 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Membership card must be presented with your ticket for entry.

GHF asks community members to make tax-deductible donations of Victorian to Mid-Century Modern furniture or home goods to the Genteel Junque event. For more information, please contact Nick Barbee at 409-765-3457.


Proceeds from the sales of items benefit Galveston Historical Foundation. Incorporated in 1954, GHF is one of the nation’s largest local preservation organizations. Over the last 50 years, the foundation has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, public education, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation and stewardship of historic properties. Today, GHF has over 2,000 memberships representing individuals, families, and businesses across Texas, the US and abroad and exerts a profound impact on the culture and economy of the Island.

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