The Madison Art Collection is a resource for the local community and will assist in the identification of artworks and culturals objects. However, if you wish to sell or donate your works, or if you are seeking insurance for them, you will need to hire a professional, certified appraiser.
The two main appraisal societies in the United States have excellent websites to assist you in finding a specialist near you.
The Madison Art Collection uses and recommends the services of Mark C. Grove, AAA, ASA
Conservation and Restoration Services
The Madison Art Collection is unable to provide conservation or restoration services.
The Smithsonian provides a website of conservation resources and experts.
The Madison Art Collection uses and recommends the services of Mark Wittl for paintings.