KTXT-TV Hosts Art & Antique Appraisal Fair

KTXT-TV will host the second annual Art and Antiques Appraisal Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19 during the AT&T Lubbock Arts Festival.

KTXT-TV will host the second annual Art and Antiques Appraisal Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19 during the AT&T Lubbock Arts Festival.

The fair will be held in the Banquet Hall of the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Join KTXT-TV for a day of appraisals featuring David Lackey. Lackey has appeared as a guest appraiser on "Antiques Roadshow" and specializes in 18th- and 19th-century furniture, ceramics and decorative arts and 20th-century regionalist art.

Local appraisers scheduled to attend include independent appraiser Leta Smith, Kay Price of Kay Price Enterprises, Billy Bowles of Antique Mall of Lubbock, Kenneth Hanson of Lucky’s World of Antiques, Tom Shubert of Little Pleasures, Karen Pollard of Jent’s House of Music and Todd Fields of Anderson Bros.

The general public may bring up to two items to be evaluated by professional appraisers at a cost of $15 for both items. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance from Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000.

Information about the AT&T Lubbock Arts Festival can be found at www.lubbockarts.org. KTXT-TV information is available at www.ktxt.org. Information about public television can be found on the PBS Web site at www.pbs.org. Any questions about KTXT-TV or the Arts and Antiques Appraisal Fair may be sent via email to ktxttv@ttu.edu or call (806) 742-2209.

KTXT-TV’s mission is to provide the highest standard of excellence in educational broadcasting, while pursuing continuous quality improvement, operating in the public interest and necessity, and promoting the interests and mission of Texas Tech University.

Contact: Kelley Pitts, KTXT-TV Channel 5, (806) 742-1991 ext. 227 or (806) 790-0061 cell or E-mail kelley.pitts@ttu.edu