Tag Archives: buying at auction

POSTPONED: Renewable Interiors at Auction – Recycling with Style

Renewable Interiors at Auction – Recycling with Style

THURSDAY, MARCH 26 | 2PM-7PM | 63 PARK PLAZA, BOSTON

Welcoming professional and do-it-yourself interior designers to an open house at our Boston Gallery featuring furniture, art, design and antiques from various Skinner specialty areas. Specialists from each department will be on hand to discuss the pieces in the gallery and the types of material one can expect to discover in our major sales.Read More

Who Can Come to an Auction?

I get asked this question more than any other.  The short answer:  Everyone.

A single word isn’t much of a blog post, so let me give you the longer version. Skinner auctions are public auctions.  Absolutely anybody who loves art or antiques is welcome to attend. The previews are a time for potential bidders to come into the gallery and view lots first-hand; to examine the condition of a Wayne Thiebaud woodcut, or the construction of a card table or to feel the heft of a piece of Wedgwood.… Read More

Young Collectors Night | September 21

About the Event

Join us for an exciting evening of art and hors d’oeuvres welcoming young and beginning collectors, hosted by Skinner’s American & European Works of Art department. Learn about the basics of collecting and buying at auction, featuring a panel discussion moderated by Robin S.R. Starr with fine photographs specialist, Michelle Lamunière; curator and art consultant,  Elizabeth Devlin; and gallerist, Joseph Carroll, while previewing Modern & Contemporary works, including paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs, featured in our September 23 Fine Art auctions.… Read More