It was Antiques Roadshow’s first-ever visit to historic Newport, Rhode Island, and the show’s first-ever outdoor appraisal event. Neither the threat of Hurricane Jose nor construction on the Newport Pell Bridge dampened the festive spirits of more than 3,000 guests eager to see if their item, their story would be that special treasure to make it onto the show.
Now, before the episodes air on television, join us for The Best of Antiques RoadshowNewport with Executive Producer Marsha Bemko on Sunday, April 29 at The Park Theatre in Cranston. It’s a behind the scenes look at Marsha's some of favorite moments filmed for Antiques Roadshow Newport. Also as our guest, meet Travis Landry, toys and collectibles appraiser from Cranston, Rhode Island, and the newest appraiser added to the Antiques Roadshow circuit.
Join us at 2 p.m. for a private reception with Marsha and Travis. Tickets for this meet and greet are $20 per person, and include reserved seating for the screening.
At 3 p.m., enjoy a screening of Marsha's favorite scenes from Newport and a Q&A with the audience and Marsha and Travis. The screening is free, but advance registration is required. Doors open for the free screening at 2:45 p.m.
Known for capturing moments that combine compelling history with authentic human stories, Marsha Bemko’s television career spans 30 years, most notably as executive producer for the 15-time Emmy® Award-nominated Antiques Roadshow. During her tenure, Antiques Roadshow has been recognized with multiple Telly Awards, CINEGolden Eagle Awards, NY Festivals International Television BroadcastAwards, and in 2015 a Critics’ Choice Awards nomination. Bemko has also spearheaded Antiques Roadshow’s expansion across digital and social platforms.
Travis Landry is the director of pop culture and an auctioneer for Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers of Cranston, Rhode Island. Since his first transaction at 13 years old, he has developed a connoisseurship for all things Pop Culture, specializing in toys, comics, collectibles, and street and urban commercial art. Before joining Antiques Roadshow, Landry was a recurring cast member on Travel Channel’s Toy Hunter, beginning in his senior year of high school through his early college years. Landry is a frequent guest and panelist at various comic and toy conventions across the country.