An Insider's Guide to Collecting with Jim Callahan

Thursday, August 17

7:00 p.m. Exhibition Related Programs Lectures, Readings, Films

Jim Callahan will share anecdotes from his twenty years as an appraiser on PBS' Antiques Roadshow. He will also address market priorities and offer hints for collectors, and encourage discussion and questions. As Vice President and Director of Asian Art for Tremont Auctions in Newton, Massachusetts, Callahan has gained renown as a foremost expert on all aspects of Asian art, culture and customs.

 Sunqua, attributed, Hongs at Canton, c. 1855. Oil on board. Gift of E. Hyde Cox. Collection of the Cape Ann Museum.

Sunqua, attributed, Hongs at Canton [detail], c. 1855. Oil on board. Gift of E. Hyde Cox. Collection of the Cape Ann Museum.


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This is not an appraisal event. If you would like to know more about the value of your items, please join the appraisal event on September 9 with Blackwood Auction House.


Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition, Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore.



The Museum is deeply grateful to the lenders to the exhibition and
to the following individuals and businesses:

Mary Craven   |   Margaret Pearson   |   John Rando   |   Arthur Ryan



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