Appraisals- Paul MacLard, owner of Arise can do written appraisals for your collection for insurance and value purposes. There is an hourly fee.
HANDLING YOUR COLLECTION. Arise can handle your collection when you decide to downsize. Arise will either purchase your collection outright or take it on a consignment basis or can manage an ESTATE SALE for you.
Lectures- Paul MacLardy and Arise staff has done over 50 lectures to various groups such as Museums (Smithsonion, Walters Museum. Strathmore Museum et al) Historical Society's, Ikabana Societies, Anime conventions Japanese and Cherry Blossom organizations and others on Japanese textiles and also Japanese antiques/collecting and group appraisals.
Exhibitions- Arise has mounted over 30 Exhibits of Kimono and Japanese furniture and artifacts for various museums and special events like the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Special events rental and displays (Arise has done numerous special events planning to decorate openings, parties and special events including properly kimono dressed staff and decor.
Rentals- Arise can rent out Kimono outfits, furniture and display items.
Arise on the road- Arise can be seen around the country at various antique shows, Japanese cultural events. lectures and Anime conventions- from south to Florida to north of Massachusetts and west to St Louis!!!
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