Attendees will bring in an antique or collectible to be examined by author and expert Mark Moran. Registration is required for the appraisal, but observers are also welcome.
Formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in Iola, Wis., he has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He has served as editor of Antique Review East magazine; as producer of Atlantique City, an antique show held in Atlantic City, N.J.; and as editorial director of F+W Media's Antiques Group. He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, including three editions of the 800-page annual Warman's Antiques & Collectibles. Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art, Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for more than 20 years.
This program is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
For more information, or to register for the program, please call the Rum River Library at 763-324-8625.