Walter P. Chrysler Museum to Host The Art of the Auction Presentation, Featuring RM Auctions and Auctions America by RM, Saturday, April 16

Mar 01, 2011, 09:15 ET from Walter P. Chrysler Museum

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Mich., is hosting The Art of the Auction Saturday, April 16 featuring RM Auctions and its new subsidiary, Auctions America by RM.  The session, part of the Museum's 2011 Lecture/Workshop series, is slated for 10 a.m. – noon in the second floor theater.

Car specialists from the auction houses will lead The Art of the Auction, offering expert advice and an inside look at the collector hobby.  The interactive session will explore:

  • An overview of the car collecting pastime and the market, as well as a forecast for the upcoming summer auction season (including recommendations on what to buy, hold and sell).
  • Collector cars as "alternative investments."
  • Tips for buying and selling at auction.
  • Behind-the-scenes accounts from such prestigious RM-hosted annual auctions as Arizona, Amelia Island, Michigan (formerly Meadow Brook), and Monterey, as well as from Auctions America by RM's debut Auburn Fall sale.

Admission for The Art of the Auction – including refreshments – is $15 per person in advance and $17 at the door, with reduced admission of $13 and $15, respectively, for Museum members.  Advance registration is accepted online at, via e-mail at or by phone at 248-944-0450.

Located on the Chrysler Group LLC complex in Auburn Hills, at exit 78 (Chrysler Dr.) off I-75, the Museum is available for corporate and private meetings and events and offers a K-12 education program as well as membership and volunteer opportunities.  Families can enjoy Kids' Corner, with regular Museum admission, an area for pre-school – elementary school-age children to enjoy automotive-inspired puzzles, games, projects, books and coloring activities.

The Walter P. Chrysler Museum is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) public charity and operates independently of Chrysler Group LLC.  Donations are tax-deductible.

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