SOURCE: WGBH

WGBH

August 01, 2012 10:00 ET

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Seattle, WA

Saturday, August 18 - Washington State Convention Center; 2012 Six-City Tour Makes Final Stop in Seattle

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) -

WRITERS AND CREWS ARE INVITED TO COVER THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES
***MEDIA MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND***

BEHIND THE SCENES OF PBS's #1 SERIES:
Friday, August 17

WHERE:
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101

WHAT: 
Erecting the Portable Production Set: 10:00 AM to NOON
Interview and Photo Opps with Executive Producer
Marsha Bemko and Appraisers: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S APPRAISAL EVENT:
Saturday, August 18

WHERE:
Washington State Convention Center

WHAT: 
Appraisal Event and Production Shoot:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

More than 70 appraisers
Approximately 6,000 attendees
More than 12,000 objects appraised
Photo opps and interviews with guests, appraisers, and production principals

OTHER LOCATION SHOOTS IN AND AROUND SEATTLE, WA:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16

Antiques Roadshow Explores the Experience Music Project Museum

WHAT:
Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Laura Woolley visit the Experience Music Project Museum, a 140,000 square foot Frank O. Gehry designed building housing several innovative galleries. Join Walberg and Woolley for a discussion on Jimi Hendrix.

WHEN:
9:00 - 10:30 AM

WHERE:
Experience Music Project Museum
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle WA, 98109

INTERVIEWS:
Walberg, Woolley

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

World's Fair Posters at Seattle's Space Needle

WHAT:
Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit Seattle's Space Needle for a discussion on World's Fair posters. The Space Needle, built in 1962 as the symbol for the "Century 21" World's Fair, has become one of the most recognized structures in the world.

WHEN:
12:00 - 1:30 PM

WHERE:
Space Needle
400 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98109

INTERVIEWS:
Walberg, Lowry

About Antiques Roadshow
Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, ten-time Emmy® Award-nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in its sixteenth broadcast season and is the top-rated primetime PBS series. The series is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. The production of the seventeenth season of the hit series takes place during the summer of 2012, when ANTIQUES ROADSHOW travels to the following cities Boston, MA, Myrtle Beach, SC, Rapid City, SD, Cincinnati, OH, Corpus Christi, TX, and Seattle, WA.

Contact Information