The Barn at 17 Antiques, greater Boston area’s largest antique showroom, will be one of the featured speakers at the workshop “Living With History”, on Wednesday, May 16th from 5:30PM to 8:00PM. Presented by Design New England as part of their spring Design Salon Series, this event is hosted by The Barn at 17 Antiques, 17 Murdock Street, Somerville, MA.

Living with History: How to incorporate old world touches into today’s home” is specifically geared to homeowners and will explore integrating historical elements into a 21st century home. Dan McAuliffe and Jerry Freeman, of The Barn at 17 Antiques, will be speakers at the Salon as well as Gregory Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Design, Eliza Tan of Eliza Tan Interiors, and Stephen Payne of Payne|Bouchier Fine Builders. This is the last in the Design New England spring series of five interactive seminars offering design inspiration for the home. There is no fee to attend, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Pre-register at All attendees will be entered to win a special raffle item provided by The Barn at 17 Antiques.

The Barn at 17 Antiques, founded by renowned dealers Dan McAuliffe and Jerry Freeman, offers an outstanding inventory of antique furniture, accessories and vintage custom furniture of exceptional quality and style. Their 10,000 square foot warehouse showroom, located in Somerville, Massachusetts just minutes from downtown Boston, opened in 1999 alongside Blackstone Furniture Restorers. The Barn at 17 Antiques is recognized throughout New England as one of the most reputable sources for interior designers and antique lovers, and Blackstone’s highly skilled craftsmen assure that these treasured antiques are as functional as they are beautiful.

The Barn at 17 Antiques is located at 17 Murdock Street, Somerville, MA.  Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10AM – 6PM. For more information call (617) 625-5204 or (617) 236-4945 or visit the company website at Follow The Barn at 17 Antiques on Facebook at