The 1st show ended 26 October 2009 after 11 good days with lots of sales, satisfied visitors and happy faces.
The Antique Rug & Textile Show 2009 (ARTS) was a co-operation between 35 antique rug and textile dealers and Jozan Magazine.
Main organizer of the show in 2009 was the international antique rug & textile dealer Michael Craycraft, Galerie ArabesQue. Bertram Frauenknecht, Gallery Frauenknecht, was co-organizer.
This international show was held in San Francisco October 15-26, 2009 at Motel Capri, 2015 Greenwich Street, San Francisco, California.
There were a broad range of antique rugs and tribal textiles on display and special events for rug and textile enthusiasts and collectors.
The exhibitors came from all over the world.