Our beloved friend and colleague Harmer Johnson passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Harmer was a member of the Association since 1976, a Past Board President, Chair of the conference committee and a mentor to many. Harmer was held in the highest esteem by us all and will be greatly missed.

Harmer’s wife Judy invites you to attend the virtual memorial service on Sunday, May 16th at 3:00 pm. To access the link to the service, click here.


Appraising Watches in 2021
May 18, 2021 I 1:00 - 2:00pm EST

In this live webinar Isabella Proia, Specialist and Associate Vice President, Phillips, will provide an overview of the last few years in valuing, collecting, and selling modern and vintage wristwatches.

May 25, 2021 I 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
In this talk, we will go back to the basics with Fanny Lakoubay, formerly at Christie's and artnet, who now advises collectors who want to navigate this space. We will cover questions like "what is an NFT for art, what are the collecting areas where NFTs make sense with visual use cases in collectibles, photography, digital art, design.


Judging George Ohr
June 8 & 9, 2021 I 12:00 - 2:00pm EST

Join us for this two-part webinar focusing on the work and market for George Ohr. In the first part, Professor Eugene Hecht, author, "George Ohr, The Greatest Art Potter on Earth", will devote a significant amount of time discussing Ohr's life and work. On the second day, art historian and appraiser, Dr. Tom Folk, AAA will focus on the market for Ohr's works, starting with the purchase of the majority of Ohr's ceramics by a New Jersey antiques dealer in 1971.To conclude on the second day, The Metropolitan Museum's curator of American ceramics, Adrienne Spinozzi, will share the Museum's collection of George Ohr Pottery, the greatest public collection in the world!

Members of the Appraisers Association of America are recognized as belonging to the leading association of experts highlighted in the recent New York Art Market Report by Clare McAndrew published this fall. Click here to read the report. 


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Programs on Demand

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Webinars are available to watch On Demand after broadcast. 


Master Series

This video series documents the careers of our long-time members. The videos capture their early years as appraisers, thoughts on the profession and advice for those just beginning their careers. ENJOY!

Supportive Resources for Appraisers 
Regarding COVID-19

We know this is a difficult time, so we have developed a list of resources for you to refer to for assistance and guidance. We will continue to update them; please revisit the page often. We hope they are helpful. 


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