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Smithsonian Craft Show Caucus Day
Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

Spring Craft Weekend

Friday, April 27 - Smithsonian Craft Show Caucus Day "Your Collection and You”
12pm - 1:30pm | Commissioner's Suite, National Building Museum
For Patrons and Caucus Members only | Free for Patrons, $150 for Caucus Members

Join us for lunch followed by a special presentation by guest speaker Sebastian Clarke, Co-Director, Trusts and Estates, David Rago Arts and Auction Center. Sebastian will cover topics: Just starting out...buy what you love!, Time to downsize...keep what you love? and Selling your collection/handling estate settlement....why don't my kids what it?

Attendees will receive complimentary admission to Smithsonian Craft Show. Doors open at 10:30am

Directions: Metro red line stop Judiciary Square or check National Building Museum website for parking information.


About Sebastion Clarke:

Sebastian Clarke is the Director of Estate services at Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville, New Jersey. He has over 20 years of experience in the trade and has served as a Specialist in the European Furniture department at Sotheby's, as Director of the English and Continental furniture department at Freeman's and at Doyle New York as a Senior Vice-President and Director of the English and Continental Furniture and Decorations department. Sebastian is fortunate enough to be an appraiser on the hit PBS show Antiques Roadshow. He is regularly featured as a specialist in furniture, decorative arts, sculpture and metalwork and silver.

Mr. Clarke sits on the board of directors for the Appraisers Association of American and is also a USPAP compliant certified member of the Appraisers Association. He is a featured contributor to CNN's Out Front with Erin Burnett and is a member of the vetting committee for the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art, and Antiques Show. He is also an auctioneer, well-known for his work on the charity circuit.