March 19, 7:00–9:00 pm: You will receive an explanation of the types of value, approach to value and why this is important, the different types of appraisals, what is a qualified appraiser and why does it matter. You will learn how to inventory, research and evaluate your collection.
March 26, 7:00–9:00 pm: We will discuss current market trends in fine art, decorative art, furniture and personal property.
April 2, 7:00–9:00 pm: Students will bring in one item to class for discussion and evaluation.
Date TBD, May 1st or 2nd week of May—Rago Open House 5:00–8:00 pm, Rago Arts and Auction Center: We will meet at Rago Arts and Auction Center during the preview week of Rago’s Fine Art sale, which will include a preview of the sale, light refreshments and a presentation/speaker discussing a topic related to the sale.
NOTE: The date for the last session is projected but not confirmed yet, but it will occur during the first or second week of May. Please check our registration website periodically for when the date has been confirmed.