The store features an art gallery, author readings, book signings, concerts and other exciting events. These events are hosted at:

Ken Sanders Rare Books
268 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT (Map it.)
(801) 521-3819

From poetry and prose to long lost explorers and modern day adventurers, from book fairs to art shows, you'll find it happening at Ken Sanders Rare Books.
Be sure to check out our current events and upcoming book fairs.

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Upcoming Events

Friday December 4 - Holiday Gallery Stroll - Ken Sanders Rare Books 
On Friday Decemeber 4, the store will be open until 9pm for holiday shopping. We have redecorated our gallery with some new offerings for the occasion, including original drawings by famed underground comix artist, R. Crumb, paintings by Tom Russell, art by El Pastor, and Bob Dylan paintings by outsider artist Lamar Sorrento. There is also a large recreation painting of a vintage Nancy Drew cover.
We feature new signed prints and posters by Buckminster Fuller, Peter Max, Richard Avedon, an extensive selection of original Maxfield Parrish prints in original frames, 1940s & 50s framed horror movie posters, Vintage Utah and Mormon photographs, Utah advertising and an eclectic collection of unique art.

Thursday December 10, 7pm, at Ken Sanders Rare Books

Holiday Store Event Featuring Kate MacLeod - A Collection of Songs - Book Release and Signing. 
A songbook by Utah-based musician is being published by Dream Garden Press, a publishing company owned by Ken Sanders featuring authors and artists from the regional west. This event will be a short presentation, with a little music, approximately one hour. Refreshments will be served.

Recurring Events

Ken Sanders Appearing Live on Antiques Roadshow

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce that Ken Sanders will be a featured appraiser in several upcoming episodes of Antiques Roadshow. Watch for Ken Sanders on the Denver and Phoenix episodes of the upcoming season of Antiques Road Show. Air times and additional info coming soon.

Also watch out for Ken on PBS rebroadcasts of episodes from Salt Lake City, Dallas, and Hartford. Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday nights at 6:00 p.m. MST.

Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, five-time Emmy® Award-nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW marks its thirteenth season in 2009. PBS's highest-rated series, ROADSHOW is seen by almost 11 million viewers each week. Veteran television personality Mark L. Walberg serves as series host.

In each hour-long ROADSHOW episode, specialists from the country's leading auction houses -- Bonhams and Butterfields, Christie's, Doyle New York, Skinner and Sotheby's -- and independent dealers from across the nation offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. For more information on the show, please visit their website.

Book Fairs

We will be exhibiting at the following book fairs in the spring. Hope you can join us! 

Friday, February 5 - Saturday, February 6
The San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print & Paper Fair
San Mateo County Event Center - Fiesta Hall, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA

Friday, February 12 - Sunday, February 14
The 46th California International Antiquarian Book Fair
Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA

Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10
New York Antiquarian Book Fair
Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue at 67th Street, NYC, NY