AAA Study Trip: Baltimore Join the Appraisers Association of America for a very special trip to Baltimore, Maryland, from Wednesday evening, September 14 through Saturday morning, September 17, 2005. We’ll focus on The Fine a
of the Society’s extensive painting collections including Peale portraits and Maryland furniture with Deputy Director Nancy Davis; and Curator and Associate Director of Satellite Museums Jeannine Disviscour.
3:30am – 5:00pm
Homewood House Museum
Homewood House Museum on the campus of The Johns Hopkins University is one of the finest surviving examples of Federal Period architecture. We’ll have a private tour with an introduction from Catherine Rogers Arthur, Homewood Curator and co-author of “Homewood House,” recently released by Johns Hopkins University Press.
5:00pm – 5:30pm
Madeira Tasting at Homewood House Museum
We’ll enjoy a special Madeira Tasting at Homewood House and hear about the history and special place that Madeira held during Homewood’s early days.
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Cocktails & Dinner at the American Visionary Art Museum
We’ll meet with Baltimore-area AAA members for cocktails at the newly expanded American Visionary Art Museum and then head up to their Joy America Café for dinner.
Saturday, September 17
9:00am – 10:00am Breakfast at Peabody Court (on your own) & Checkout
10:00am – 12:00noon
Antique Row or B&O Railroad Museum
Baltimore’s antiques district is a short walk from the hotel – we’ll head over after breakfast and visit several of the city’s premier shops including Amos Judd & Son, E.A. Mack, Imperial Half Bushel, Drusilla’s Books, Dubey’s, and Crosskeys Antiques. An excellent alternative visit is to the B&O Railroad Museum with its magnificent roundhouse structure.
$645 AAA Members, Certified Members, Associate Members; $685 Student Affiliate and Friends of AAA; $685 ISA/ASA Members; $745 Non-Members. Limited to 20 participants; please register early. Deposit: $250 per person due by July 15; final payment due by August 15. Trip fee includes full program, all meals, local travel, and entrance fees. Accommodations are on your own and are available at Peabody Court. Registration is accepted with payment only; registration deadline is August 15. Confirmation letters will be emailed upon receipt of payment. Schedule subject to change.
Peabody Court, 612 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; Tel: 410.727.7101; Fax: 410.789.3312
A special room rate is available for participants at $165 per night—available only if reservations are made by August 15; participants should contact Peabody Court directly to make their own reservations, and mention the AAA rate when calling. Check in is on Wednesday, September 14 at 3pm; check out is on Saturday, September 17, by 11am—bags may be left with the concierge if you opt