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November 27, 2014

‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser to speak at Rosenberg Library next month

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Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:30 am

GALVESTON — On April 10, Meredith Meuwly will share her colorful experiences in the auction world and will offer insider tips on buying and selling art and antiques during Tales from the Auction House — a Special Presentation at the Rosenberg Library.

Her presentation will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the Fox Room on the library’s fourth floor.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

“What’s it Worth?”

Between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 11, Meredith Meuwly will give free, on-site appraisals of paintings and decorative arts objects at Rosenberg Library.

Advance appointments are required, and space is limited.

Those interested in this service should contact Museum Curator Eleanor Barton, ebarton@rosenberg-library.org or 409-763-8854, Ext. 125.

About Meuwly

Meuwly earned her bachelor’s degree in classical studies and art history from Duke University in 2000 and a master’s degree in modern art, connoisseurship and the history of the art market from Christie’s Education in New York in 2001.

She spent the next five years in the Christie’s New York Antiquities Department as sale coordinator and cataloger of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern works of art.

During her time at Christie’s, she worked on numerous high-profile auctions, including the Doris Duke Estate, Ancient Egyptian Art from the Harer Family Trust and the John W. Kluge Morven Collection of Ancient Art.

Meuwly joined Heritage Auctions in 2007 as Senior Consignment Director in the Fine & Decorative Arts Department, overseeing two auctions each year.

In January 2010, she became the Director of Appraisal Services, preparing formal appraisals for more than 35 specialist categories.

In addition to her duties at Heritage Auctions, Meuwly participates as an appraiser for “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS, specializing in glass, silver and decorative arts.

She is an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers, serving on the Fine Art committee. She also is a board member of the Foundation for Appraisal Education.

At a glance

WHAT: Tales from the Auction House — A Special Presentation

WHO: Meredith Meuwly, an expert appraiser on the popular PBS series “Antiques Roadshow”

WHEN: 5:15 p.m. April 10 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11

WHERE: Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston