May – The Obsession Collection
A hobby that started with a shark egg on the beach has turned into a full-blown obsession. The museum-esque home houses antiques, oddities and curiosities. Their collection comes from travels to all corners of the globe, and they love to pick up anything unusual, creepy or a little nightmarish.
7pm CT on YouTube
April 22nd – Atlas Obscura: Dark Oddities & Curiosities
Broadway actor and Off-Broadway antiques dealer, Adam Bashian, has been a collector of the unusual for as long as he can remember. Through the years, collecting has turned from a casual hobby to a full time obsession. Come tour Adam’s weirdly wonderful home and discover the fascinating history of the oddities and curiosities inside. We’ll learn about the history and process of South American head shrinking, the treatment of the dead in tribal cultures, the art of taxidermy, and maybe even what an ancient Egyptian mummified hand tastes like…
6pm CST – BOOK THROUGH ATLAS OBSCURA
May 20th – Madame Absinthe’s Place of Peculiarities
Madame Absinthe describes herself as a collector of stories and broken and forgotten things. Her apartment’s vibe is similar to an old Victorian museum of long-forgotten items and oddities that are both creepy and beautiful at the same time. You’ll find rusty medical tools, poorly executed taxidermy, broken mannequins and more!
12pm CT on YouTube
June 3rd – Supergraphic Showhome
When Miles Willis McDermott was searching for an in-residence showhome for his supergraphic regency style, this once neglected 1969 postmodern Italianate revival was the perfect canvas. While respecting the original antique details, McDermott evolved the vintage villa into a bold dichotomy of graphic Japanese manga and ornate gilded antiques.
6pm CT on YouTube