First Posted: 6/15/2012 2:46:51 PM | Last Updated: 6/15/2012 2:50:27 PM
Appraiser Frank Farmer Loomis to talk about antiques July 21 at Sharonville Branch Library Well-known antiques appraiser, writer and media personality Frank Farmer Loomis will be speaking at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Sharonville Branch Library, 10980 Thornview Drive.
He will talk about what makes an antique an antique, with entertaining stories from his show, his career, and the last Cincinnati visit of “Antiques Roadshow.” Loomis has a long history with antiques. He has written the books “Is It Antique Yet?” “You Can Afford Antiques!” and “Antiques 101.” He was a columnist for Cincinnati Magazine and the Middletown Journal, and has been a contributor to the Antique Review since 1990.
He was an appraiser for “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS from 1997-1998. Loomis also hosted, wrote and co-produced the PBS television series “Is It Antique Yet?” from 1986-1991. He is the WMKV (89.3 FM) radio host of “Keep Antiquing.” Visit the Library at www.CincinnatiLibrary.com and search for “Price It! Antiques & Collectibles” to research your own antiques. For more information, contact the Sharonville Branch Library at 513-369-6049.