Arkansas PBS welcomes "Antiques Roadshow," PBS's most-watched ongoing series, back to Arkansas for a day-long appraisal event in Bentonville Tuesday, May 14

We at Arkansas PBS are thrilled at the opportunity to welcome 'Antiques Roadshow' back to our great state and to be a part of capturing the stories behind Arkansans' cherished family heirlooms and hidden treasures for a national audience," Arkansas PBS Executive Director and CEO Courtney Pledger said. "Our commitment to providing our viewers with enriching experiences aligns perfectly with the spirit of "Antiques Roadshow."

"We invite you all to join us in exploring the value and celebrating the unique history of each artifact, making this event a true showcase of Arkansas's rich culture and heritage. We anticipate a day of fascinating discoveries and memorable moments, as Arkansas PBS continues to play a key role in sharing Arkansas stories."

The event will be filmed for three episodes of "Roadshow" to be released as part of the series' 29th season premiering in 2025.

WHAT: "Antiques Roadshow" appraisal event. Ticketed guests will receive free verbal evaluations of their antiques, art and collectibles in a day-long, outdoor event. Each ticketed guest is invited to bring two items for appraisal.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 14, 2024, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

WHERE: Bentonville, Arkansas. Final venue to be announced closer to the tour date.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

To guarantee admission into the "Antiques Roadshow" appraisal event, the Arkansas PBS Foundation will make a limited number of tickets available for a donation of $500 per pair. These tickets may be obtained at myarpbs.org/boxoffice and will be delivered electronically.

Arkansas PBS is seeking volunteers interested in assisting during the event for a behind-the-scenes look at this beloved series. Volunteer details and sign up is available at myarpbs.org/roadshow.

About Arkansas PBS Foundation

The Arkansas PBS Foundation exists to raise resources and awareness to support Arkansas PBS's mission as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans. The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with their only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate, foundation or underwriting partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The Arkansas PBS Foundation builds relationships between Arkansas PBS, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.

About Arkansas PBS

Arkansas PBS, Arkansas's only statewide public media network, empowers learners of all ages by educating, informing, entertaining and inspiring communities. Arkansas PBS serves as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans by creating, sharing, celebrating and driving conversation around Arkansas stories and classic, trusted PBS programs through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/live, on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passporthave extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at myarkansaspbs.org. Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado), KETS (Russellville), KETS (Forrest City), KETS (Gaither) and KETS (Yancy).

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