Rediscover your own treasures at Aberdeen Art Gallery this weekend

Aberdeen Art Gallery is holding an event that might reveal the value of your hidden gems.

Rediscover your own treasures at Aberdeen Art Gallery this weekend
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On Saturday, 23 March, from 12 noon to 4 pm, experts from Lyon & Turnbull auction house will provide free valuations at the Art Gallery’s Cowdray Hall. This open valuation day invites you to bring in your hidden gems, family heirlooms, or any valuable objects for a free expert assessment.

Lyon & Turnbull, recognised as one of the UK’s oldest fine art and antiques auction houses, is bringing its team of specialists to Aberdeen. These experts, drawn from various departments, will offer valuations and advice on a range of items.

From jewellery to antiques and to paintings, you’re welcome to bring hand-carry items for evaluation. It’s a great chance to learn the worth of your cherished items and gain insights from some of the country’s top valuation experts.

Participation in the event is easy, just turn up on the day. While the valuation service is free of charge, the gallery is accepting donations. Contributions will support the invaluable work of Aberdeen Archives, Gallery & Museums. As well as the galleries, they maintain and enhancing the city’s cultural heritage and collections.

Aberdeen Art Gallery, the city’s premier cultural destination, showcases one of the UK’s most impressive collections. The redevelopment from 2015 to 2019 brought the Gallery national recognition. It was a joint winner of the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020. The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland named it Scotland’s Building of the Year in 2021.

Discover the value of your possessions and contribute to a good cause. And don’t forget to take the chance to explore Aberdeen Art Gallery.