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Bonhams Appraisal Day at the Tucson Museum of Art
February 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm| $15 - $20
Have you ever wondered if that vase or painting you inherited is a priceless work of art or just a loving gift to treasure? You’ll have that answer soon, thanks to the Tucson Museum of Art (TMA), hosting Appraisal Day with Bonhams.
From 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N Main Ave., Bonhams, the world-renowned appraisers, will be bringing in experts from six collecting areas to offer verbal auction market values for participating items. The cost is $20 per item for the general public, $15 for members, and there is a limit of five items to appraise per person. Tickets are available the day of the event. All proceeds from the appraisals benefit the Tucson Museum of Art.
“The Tucson Museum of Art is pleased to be hosting Appraisal Day with the Bonhams,” said Robert Knight, TMA Chief Executive Officer. “It’s always exciting and there is a lot of anticipation when finding the true value of an item, especially if it is a sentimental piece.”
As one of America’s oldest and largest auctioneers, Bonhams appraisers are educated in an array of art mediums. Bonhams appraisers will be conducting verbal auction estimates in the following specializations:
- Fine Art; including Paintings, Fine Prints & Photographs
- Furniture & Decorative Arts
- Asian works of art
- Native American works of art
- Fine Jewelry
- Fine Books, Maps & Manuscripts
Participants will have the option of consigning to sell their items at the auction if their items meet the minimum requirements.Visit the TMA website for details on appraisable items.
For more information and the full list of appraisable items, please visit: tucsonmuseumofart.org or call 520-624-2333, ext. 104.