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Lecture – Ken Farmer: What Do I Do With That? Conserving Your Treasures and What Not to Do.
May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lecture Description: Ken Farmer will share stories from his time with the Antiques Roadshow and discuss how to treat items.
Speaker Bio: A lifelong resident of Virginia, Ken Farmer has been an avid student and collector of Americana and Southern material culture since 1974. Farmer operated two auction houses until 2015, and is an established advisor, appraiser, and auctioneer in all categories of fine and decorative art. He has appeared on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow since its inception in 1996 as a specialist in folk art, furniture, decorative arts and musical instruments. Additionally, Farmer is a musician and singer of traditional Appalachian and American roots music.