Congress Introduces ART Bill The Maine Antiques Digest has reported that the US Congress, on September 25, 2018, introduced the American Royalties Too (ART) act with bipartisan support. The act calls for an amendment to the Copyright Act of 1976, requiring purchasers of visual art to pay a royalty to… Continue reading
News & EventsAuctions Aren’t News… And Other Reasons the Media Isn’t Interested By: Trisha Brauer, CAI, BAS, MBA and 2016 NAA Board Candidate I am going to make a controversial statement for our industry: Auctions aren’t news. They are events but events are not automatically newsworthy. As marketing experts, we know that... Continue reading →Maine Auctioneers Association Gets Ivory Update By Ruth Ludwig Lind Maine Auctioneers got the latest update on current and proposed ivory legislation, at a meeting September 10 at the Saco River Auction Gallery in Biddeford, Maine. Gordon Stanley of Maritime Gallery in Searsport, Maine is an active member in a... Continue reading →Maine Auctioneers Association 2017 Annual Membership Meeting June 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, ME Featuring Darron Meares, CAI, BAS, MPPA Please join Maine Auctioneers at the Maine Maritime Museum for our Annual General Membership Meeting. At this meeting, we will look at... Continue reading →2018 Annual Membership Meeting Features John Schultz John Schultz, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer at Grafe Auctions, as well as famed instructor of the NAA’s Auction Marketing Management class, presented a workshop covering online auction marketing. John has taught the AMM class from its inception, and has grown the online... Continue reading →MAA Members Approve New Bylaws At the Annual Meeting on October 23, MAA members approved new bylaws presented by the Board after a two-year review effort. Highlights include provisions for electronic notification and announcements, and recognition of business methods in the new millennium.
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