U.Va. Art Museum and Freeman's South Host Special Reception and Appraisal Day

February 02, 2007

Feb. 7, 2007 -- The University of Virginia Art Museum and Freeman's South, the nation's oldest auction house, with offices now in Charlottesville, are jointly hosting a special reception for area residents who have works of fine and decorative art for which they would like more information.

The two-day event kicks off at the U.Va. Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 9, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., with a reception and informal tours with curator Matthew Affron of the special exhibition "Fernand Léger: Contrasts of Forms."
On Saturday, Feb. 10, museum members are invited to bring fine and decorative objects to Freeman's South, 126 Garrett Street, Charlottesville, between 10 a.m. and noon. The public is invited to bring objects from noon until 4 p.m. A donation of $10 per object and $25 for three objects viewed will benefit the museum.

For questions regarding suitable objects or to schedule private appointments for appraisals, please call Freeman's South at (434) 296-4096.