Caroline Ashleigh kicks off 2009 lecture and appraisal tour

Caroline Ashleigh, television’s celebrity appraiser and PBS personality, kicked off her 2009 lecture tour by presenting “The Thrill of Collecting, and the Hunt for the BIG Score,” at The Capital Area District Library’s 2009 Lifestyle Series on Feb. 6-7, 2009. Appraisals at two of her three appearances were also provided.

Ms. Ashleigh is among the Who’s Who of top professional speakers and appraisers in the art and antiques business. She is an internationally known expert who is a proven hit behind the podium and adept at interacting with audiences of all sizes. She knows what it’s worth, and shares that knowledge on her appraisal and lecture tour, by customizing her presentation to meet each audience’s specific needs.

The Michigan native is the founder of Caroline Ashleigh Appraisers and Auctioneers, a firm that provides appraisal and auction services throughout the United States, and has been a consultant for several large auction houses including Sotheby’s. She also appears on the PBS program Antiques Roadshow since 1995, and is a contributing author to the Roadshow Collectibles Primer and Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, as well as three other books. Ashleigh is a USPAP, board certified, member of the Appraisers Association of America.

To schedule a lecture and/or an appraisal event, call 248-792-2929, or e-mail