This event was held on August 20, 2008 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Joan DuMouchelle Walker of DuMouchelles Art Gallery and Auctioneers in Detroit will make a special appearance at the AADL to present a lecture/discussion/appraisal program. Attendees may bring one item that they would like Joan to informally appraise, as an example of DuMouchelleâ€™s techniques. No registration is required for this event.
Joan DuMouchelle Walker will discuss the history of DuMouchelles, give an overview of the appraisal/auction business and demonstrate, using examples from the audience, how objects are appraised for value. DuMouchelle Art Galleries Company is an international fine arts gallery and auction house, specializing in furnishings, crystal, paintings and jewelry. The gallery was opened by Joseph DuMouchelle and has been in business since 1927.