084a) What's It Worth? Determining the Value of Your Art, Antiques and Personal Property

Section A: Virtual class: Thurs., 7:00–9:00 pm, $75 March 24, 3 sessions

Have you ever wanted to know the value of a precious family heirloom? Learn how to inventory, research, and evaluate your art, antiques and personal property, the different types of appraisals (insurance, estate, equitable distribution, and charitable donation) and when to hire a qualified appraiser. Each participant will be allowed to choose one item for evaluation by the instructor. Discover how an auction really works, preview a sale, and learn what steps to take when it comes time to sell or donate your property.

Section B: Field Trip Date TBD (time and date to be $20 announced at the first class)

Auction Preview, Rago Arts and Auction Center, 333 North Main St., Lambertville, NJ.

We will meet at Rago Arts and Auction Center during the preview week of an auction which will include a preview and discussion of the sale. You will learn how an auction works and how to bid. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

NOTE: PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH SECTION A AND B FOR THIS CLASS. If Covid-19 restrictions prevent us from holding the field trip to Rago, we will refund you for section B.