#34301, 3-Day Appraisal Skills Course

Day: Tuesday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Museum S1 and S2
Teacher: Gerald E. Roy, Carol Butzke, Carol Elmore
Level: All levels
Member: $280 Retail: $350


This course is open to professional appraisers or anyone interested in becoming a Quilt Appraiser certified by the American Quilter’s Society. The class is an introduction to the procedures and practices that are necessary in order to become certified by AQS. This allows candidates an opportunity to determine their strengths and weaknesses in preparing professional quilt appraisals for insurance, sale, and donation purposes that meet current legal and ethical standards. It is a prerequisite for all those who want to become appraisers certified by AQS. It is an important step toward understanding the serious nature of appraising and an opportunity to test your knowledge, abilities, and learn through the experiences of others with similar interests. 


#34102, Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Museum S1 and S2
Teacher: Gerald E. Roy, Carol Butzke, Carol Elmore
Level: Must be an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser
Member: $100 Retail: $125


This class (seminar format) is designed to provide a forum for AQS Certified Appraisers to gather, discuss, and stay current with up-to-date information regarding those issues effecting all appraisal situations, standards, and performance. Relevant topics will be introduced for discussion allowing appraisers to share personal experiences with regards to current values, trends, styles, and techniques. Enrollment in the class is STRICTLY limited to AQS Certified Appraisers ONLY.


#32807, Women’s Work is Never Done

Day: Thursday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gerald Roy
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


Women’s Work is Never Done has been a popular event as part of the AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, KY, for many years. This year, Gerald will exhibit some of the classic tops that have been favorites throughout the years as well as adding many of the classic antique quilt tops from the Pilgrim/Roy collection dating from 1840 to 1940. Come and enjoy this history-rich lecture that is sure to please! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.