Agenda – 2018 Convention


Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field

401 6th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902 – (507) 288-2677


Convention Agenda

Wednesday August 15

12:00-5:00 PM    Registration in Hospitality Room (Evergreen Room)

                      Buy and Sell in rooms all day

6:00                Annual Banquet (Alpine Room)

7:30                Buy and Sell in rooms


Thursday August 16

8:00 AM            Complimentary Breakfast Buffet

9:00                Welcome, Introductions, Review Agenda – Chairman Ron Grassmann

(Evergreen Room)

9:15                “Name the Artist” (Prizes to winners) – Chris Wong

9.30                “The Gerlack-Barklow Co.”, “Some Adventures in Collecting Vintage Art”

Tim/Michelle Smith

10:15               Break

10:30               “A Look at Pseudonyms – Confirmed and Unconfirmed” – Ron Grassmann

11:15               Show ‘n Tell – Russ Salazar

12:00 PM           Lunch in Hospitality Room

1:00                “Name the Artist” (More Prizes) – Chris Wong

1:15                “The Life and Works of Jules Erbit” – Norm Platnick

2:15                Grand Auction – Russ Salazar and Hugh Hetzer

3:00                “Name the Artist” (Even More Prizes) Chris Wong

3:15                Break

3:30                Selection of 2019 Convention Site – Ron Grassmann/Russ Salazar

3:45                “Convention Jeopardy” – Lynn Salazar

4:30-6:30          Adjourn and resume Buy ‘n Sell in Rooms                   


Friday August 16

7:30 AM            Complimentary Breakfast Buffet

Rest of Day         Attend Gold Rush Days Indoor/Outdoor Antique Shows