2017 Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar

Please join us for our 2017 Educational Seminar Save the Date September 23 & 24, 2017 Location to be determined We are excited to announce this year’s event featuring online payment and registration! Again this year, The International Society of Appraisers will provide 15 professional development credits for full participation. Check back soon for location, registration and payment information! We look forward to seeing you in 2017! Pay your registration online using Paypal! Download...

The Decorative Arts Trust – Now Accepting Applications

The Decorative Arts Trust is offering a $500 Scholarship to the FAE Seminar in Philadelphia, PA September 23-24, 2016. Deadline for Receipt of applications is July 31, 2016. The winner will be announced August 20, 2016. The Decorative Arts Trust Application Form (PDF)  This scholarship is for appraisers who have been working five years or less as a professional appraiser. Applicants must complete the application form and submit to Marcus Wardell by July 31, 2016. Scholarship recipient will be required to submit a report of 250-500 words describing his or her experience from the FAE Seminar and the likely impact on his or her academic and/or professional goals. Scholarship recipient will be required to send three high resolution digital photographs taken during the seminar and showing the recipient’s participation in the program. The $500 scholarship will cover the cost to attend the seminar ($395) as well as an additional $105 in travel expenses such as a hotel or flight. Additional scholarship funding may also be found on the FAE website For more information about the Decorative Arts Trust, please visit their...

Feedback from Winterthur Recipient – March 21, 2016

Note from 3/21/16 “…. I am writing this note to thank you and the FAE for your generous scholarship to the Ceramics Study Days workshop through Winterthur. This opportunity is truly a gift, which will provide me with invaluable experience and knowledge to aid me in my pursuit of a career in museums and decorative arts, and my attendance would not have been possible without your consideration, Sincerely Caitlin Hepner “ (I932 Monticello Ave. Charlottesville, VA...

Winterthur Institute 2016 – Now Accepting Applications

2016 Session September 12–23, 2016 Winterthur Institute Application Form (PDF) Escape into the world of decorative arts from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. This intensive course offers an in-depth, two-week study of domestic furnishings made or used in America. Designed to appeal to individuals interested in American decorative arts, content for the course centers on the Winterthur collection, the world’s largest assemblage of decorative arts made or used in America between 1640 and 1860. The course includes an orientation to Winterthur and an introduction to the principles of connoisseurship. Students also utilize resources in the Winterthur Library facilities. The program also includes field trips to local historic sites. Sessions take place in classrooms, period rooms, and the exhibition areas of Winterthur. Classes are held five days a week from approximately 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Each day begins with lectures by Winterthur staff and/or guest speakers. Most afternoon programs are conducted in museum period rooms or with artifacts in classrooms. Guide specialists lead groups of five in “room studies.” Workshops are small to allow close examination of the objects. During the program, participants may take special-subject house tours that allow more in-depth study of particular styles and media. As listed on the application form, scholarships are available for participation in Winterthur Institute. Graduate students and professionals who are new to fields related to the decorative arts and demonstrate financial need may be considered for these scholarship opportunities, including a grant in honor of Wendell D. Garrett through the generous support of the Foundation for Appraisal Education. Additional scholarship funding may also be found on the FAE website. To learn more or to...

FAE Charter Members

Deborah Abernethy Margaret Allen Sally Ambrose Robert Banks Mark Barats Anne Blumer Gus Bynum Cindy Charleston-Rosenberg Douglas Constant Jacquelyn Dewdney Janet Doering Brady Dreasher Robert Dunlap Jan Robbins Durr Shirley Dyess Terri Ellis Susan Fisher Elizabeth Gaidos Sandra Gillard Beverly Graham Christine Guernsey Valerie Hale Robert Hittel Aloysia Hamalainen June Hayes Rebecca Hogge Elizabeth Holderman Jerry Holley George Hunt Libby Holloway Kathi Jablonsky Sharon Kerwick Kim Kolker Marigold Lamb Shuford Laughry Pauline Lindland Alyssa Loney Maggie Lopez Lisa Lowy David Mapes Tamra Mast Carol Ann Matesic Suzy McGrane-Hop Barry McManus Patricia Meadows Meredith Meuwly Margaret Minnick Jim Modena Michael Murphy Beverly Nash Shaw Laura Nelson Diane Pease Kathy Peters James Poag Matthew Quinn Lynn Roberts Arlene Schwartz John Sexton Vicky Shaw Caroline Shuford Smith Kathi King Shuford Kirsten Rabe Smolensky Molly Snow Beth Szescila Patricia Thompson Sharon Tomaszewski Maria Torres Polina Vasilevskaya Christine Vincent Kaja Veilleaux Marcus Wardell Suzette Watkins Fred and Maureen Winer Margaret Wood Katheriine...

FAE Conference Events

FAE Reading Between the Wines Thursday, March 19, 7:00-9:00pm 1 Tippling Place 2006 Chestnut St, Rittenhouse Square The Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) invites Assets 2015 attendees to a special evening at one of Philadelphia’s best craft cocktail lounges to celebrate the Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies. First drink and light hors d’oeuvres sponsored by Heritage Auctions. Additional cocktails available at happy hour prices. RSVP with Meredith Meuwly by March 10 to obtain your drink ticket at MeredithM@HA.com or (214) 409-1631.   FAE Happy Hour and Fun’d Auction Sunday, March 22, 5:30pm Enjoy refreshments while taking part in the Foundation for Appraisal Education’s (FAE) fun and much anticipated live auction! Proceeds will benefit scholarships for appraisers like you and advance education related to personal property appraising as a...