Lot's of tribal art collectors are big fans of the Antiques Roadshow, which appears on PBS. The show frequently includes tribal art collectibles presented by people who attend the shows.
So, the announcement of where and when Antiques Roadshow will show up in 2009 should be of special interest to our readers.
June 6, 2009 - Atlantic City, New Jersey
June 27, 2009 - Raleigh, North Carolina
July 11, 2009 - Madison, Wisconsin
July 25, 2009 - Denver, Colorado
August 1, 2009 - Phoenix, Arizona
August 15, 2009 - San Jose, California
If you have an object of tribal art, or any antique or collectible, that you think may have some special value, you may want to make note of these dates.
Admission to Antiques Roadshow is free but tickets are required and they must be obtained in advance. More information about Antiques Roadshow and how to get tickets can be obtained at PBS.org or by phone at 1-888-762-3749. Tickets are distributed at random from all entries.
Evaluation of items, up to two per ticket holder, are rendered verbally by representatives of leading auction houses and other independent appraisers and dealers. Shows videotaped on the above dates will be aired on PBS in 2010.
This news is brought to you by Aboriginals: Art of the First Person with a hat tip to Antiques News. Aboriginals has web sites at TribalWorks, Native-PotteryLink, Native-JewelryLink and ZuniLink.