Yankee Gathering XVII Announcement

Yankee Gathering XVII 

November 15-17, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough, MA

The New England Magic Collectors Association is proud to announce that the Yankee Gathering XVII Guest of Honor will be Mike Caveney, internationally-known performer, collector, magic historian, author, and lecturer. 

The Yankee Gathering, a biennial convention hosted by the New England Magic Collectors Association for over three decades, offers a unique opportunity to meet other magic collectors historians and aficionados of the presto trade while learning more about our shared magic heritage.

For three days, the Yankee Gathering offers a full slate of informative and entertaining presentations from world-class experts in magic history and the collecting of magic apparatus, books, and memorabilia.

The program will also include performances with historical importance, exhibits featuring memorabilia and artifacts from the luminaries of the past, dealers of books, posters and apparatus, and an enjoyable and lively magic auction.

Space is limited to 200 attendees. Plan now to attend.  Additional details and registration forms will be available in early 2018. 

Guest of Honor: Mike Caveney

Mike has performed his original routines and has lectured professionally for over forty years. In 1979, Mike published his first of more than 50 books on the theory, history and practice of magic. Today his company, Magic Words, is respected worldwide as a source for superior quality books on the conjuring arts.

Mike, one of magicdom’s preeminent collectors, is the current owner of the Egyptian Hall Museum. With roots that can be traced back to 1895, Egyptian Hall is the oldest private magic museum in America and an invaluable resource for researchers. 



Mike Caveney and Tina Lenert at the Egyptian Hall Museum, Pasadena, CA.


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