ASA to Host Personal Property Appraisal Virtual Summer Camp

January 4, 2024

ASA announces the opening of registration for its 2024 ASA Personal Property Appraisal Virtual Summer Camp to be held July 15 – August 30, 2024.

This accelerated, intense, four-week virtual education program provides all the essential skills needed to build a career in appraising fine and decorative art, antiques, vintage cars, furniture, jewelry, coins, stamps and other personal property. Participants will gain a full understanding of important legal and ethical aspects as provided in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and by the IRS; Master critical valuation approaches and market research analysis and interpretation skills; Learn how to prepare thorough and compliant appraisal reports; Know and comprehend the latest tax laws pertinent to appraisals – All leading to the launch of an appraisal practice or career advancement. Completion of this rigorous program also satisfies ASA’s educational requirements for accreditation making membership in ASA with more than 5,000 members an obvious next step.

The program includes four virtual courses held over four weeks, including:

Courses will be presented online via Zoom and taught by a live instructor over three days with an exam on the fourth day. Students will meet virtually with the instructor over the Internet and will engage in discussions, exercises, and post-session assignments. Courses were developed based on the appraisal practices and standards set by the congressionally authorized The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) and are taught by Accredited Senior Appraisers of the ASA. Upon completion, students will have taken the first step toward (a) becoming an appraiser or working as an appraisal expert in a gallery, auction house, or insurance company and (b) qualifying for eventual accreditation and membership in the ASA. Participants may register for the full four-course program or individual courses.


  • Summer Camp Program: $3,080 member; $3,280 non-member – A $500 savings
  • Individual Courses: $895 member; $945 non-member

ASA-accredited members (AM, ASA, FASA) who would like to attend this class can receive a 50% discount. To find out more, please call (800) 272-8258.

*Members of Appraisers Association of America (AAA), International Society of Appraisers (ISA), American Alliance of Museums (AAM), College Art Association (CAA), Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), Antiques Dealers’ Association of America (ADDA) and National Auctioneers Association (NAA) can save $500 off non-member registration prices for bundled program by using promo code A$ACAMPBUNDLE or $50 off non-member registration prices for individual classes by using promo code A$ACAMP during checkout.

Registration and complete event details are available online or by contacting ASA at (800) 272-8258 or

Tuition grants are available to eligible students. Apply online at