The mission of SAPFM is to pursue the following goals:

  • To create a forum for the understanding, education, and appreciation of American period furniture.

  • To develop and encourage the use of standards and ethical practices in the reproduction and conservation of period furniture.

  • To offer membership to all with an interest in period furniture.

  • To assist members with the identification and location of resources including people or organizations having specialized expertise.

  • To conduct public exhibitions for the recognition of members’ work.