February Meeting Plans Announced
Who: Vicksburg Art Association
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 7:30 pm
Where: Old Constitution Firehouse on the corner of Main and Openwood Streets in Downtown Vicksburg
What: Fine and Decorative Art Appraisal
The February 2008 meeting of the Vicksburg Art Association is scheduled for Tuesday, February 12 at 7:30 pm in the historic Old Constitution Firehouse on the corner of Main and Openwood in Downtown Vicksburg.
Maureen A. Donnelly of Jackson, an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers, is a Fine Art Appraiser and Consultant. She will host our February program giving insight to decorative and fine art preservation and appraisal. Ms. Donnelly has an extensive background in appraisal of antiques and residential contents. Her specialties are fine and decorative art including paintings, prints, ceramics, and silver, with particular interest in American Art Pottery, American and European silver and ceramics, 20th century American prints, Louisiana and Mississippi art, and southern "Outsider" art.
Topics the VAA audience will find interesting include descriptions of what is an appraisal, what is "value", what is the market place. She will cover when an appraisal is needed and the different kinds of appraisals, and how to choose and work with an appraiser. Some discussion of IRS matters will include non-cash charitable donations with handout materials on IRS definitions and appraisal organizations.
Vicksburg Art Association meets monthly and offers a Spring Membership Exhibition, a Fall Statewide Exhibition, a Youth Exhibition, and periodic workshops. The annual Christmas Party is a benefit for the maintenance of the Old Constitution Firehouse.
There is no charge and the public is encouraged to attend. For additional information, call or e-mail Jean O’Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org, 601 638 0576.