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Appraisers and Conservators






Art Conservation & Restoration - Blaikie Hiness
44 Fluker Street
Thomaston, ME, 04861
201 Ryder Road
Farmingdale, ME 04344
(conservation and restoration of antique giltwood picture frames and gilded objects. Replication of antique picture frames. Conservation-quality picture framing & preparatory services.)


Atelier Gilding and Framing
28 Back Nippen Road
Buxton, ME 04093
(frames and gilded objects)


Burleigh Electric
390 US Route One, Unit 4
Falmouth, ME 04105
(lamp and light fixture repair)


Carlson Turner Books and Bindery
241 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101


East Point Conservation Studio
14 Maine Street, #5
Brunswick, ME 04011
(historic furniture and wooden objects)


Fogg Art Restoration
33 Two Bridge Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578-4616
(Painting restoration, frame repair and custom framing)


Great Works Painting Restoration
Martha Cox
PO Box 301
Shapleigh, ME 04076
Molly O'Guinness Carlson
Head Tide Archaeological Conservation Laboratory
35 Sheepscot Shores Road, Suite A
Wiscasset, Maine 04578
207/882-9078 (h)
207/687-6688 (c)
Jeffrey Haste Book Design
P.O. Box 542
Cumberland, ME 04021


John Leeke Preservation Consultant
26 Higgins Street
Portland, ME 04103
(historic building conservation and preservation: Conditions assessments, emergency response, project planning, problem solving, worker and staff training, maintenance programming, onsite and long-distance consulting via phone and online video. Service Area: all of Maine)


Teresa Myers Conservation Services
26 Frandy Lane
Sebec, ME 04481


Neely Restoration Studio
90 Bridge Street, # 405
Westbrook, ME 04092-2992
(stained glass)


Phoenix Studio
630 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME 04101
(specializing in the conservation and restoration of stained glass since 1976)


Nina Rayer
Rayer Fine Arts Conservation
72 Brentwood Street
Portland, ME 04103-2508
(conservation of works on paper, historic photographs and textiles)
Rocky Mountain Quilts
130 York Street
York Village, ME 03909


Nina A. Roth-Wells LLC
Georgetown, ME 04548


Strong Arm Bindery
58 Fore Street, Bldg. 14
Portland, ME 04101
(traditional hand bookbinding studio specializing in the conservation repair of antiquarian books, box-making and other protective enclosures, exhibit preparations and edition bindings. Services also include hot-stamp printing, letterpress and screen printing.)


Taggart Objects Conservation
644 Five Islands Road
Georgetown, ME 04548


The Maine Project For Fine Art Conservation - Project MEAC
142 High Street
Portland, ME 04101
(The only non-profit Fine Art Conservation Lab in the state of Maine)


Tony Castro & Company
372 Intervale Road
New Gloucester, Maine 04260
(we specialize in the restoration and creation of works of art on plaster, wood, and canvas.)


Tuckerbrook Conservation LLC
2498 Belfast Road
Lincolnville, ME 04849
(organic and inorganic collections, treatment of outdoor sculpture and monuments, museum consulting, storage, treatment of a wide range of three dimensional objects, education & consulting)


David Williams
240 Red Bridge Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(the repair and restoration of antique furniture and wooden objects is my primary focus, but I have wide-ranging experience and I welcome inquiries about the repair and preservation of any object of age and beauty) 


New England


American Marine Modeling
20 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, MA 01930


Art Conservation Services, Inc.
30 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215 60 Oak Sq
Deborah Bede Stillwater Textile Conservation Studio, LLC
196 Old Warner Road
Bradford, NH 03221
Brown's River Marotti Co.
One Allen Martin Drive
Essex, VT 05451
802/878-0932 Fax
(historic documents)


Munters Corporation
79 Monroe Street
PO Box 640
Amesbury, MA 01913
(climate control)


Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
(works on paper)


Straus Center for Conservation & Technical Studies
Harvard University Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(paintings, works on paper)


Williamstown Art Conservation Center
227 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(paintings, paper, furniture, frames, outdoor sculptures, objects)


New York


Textile Conservation Workshop, Inc.
3 Main Street
South Salem, NY 10590
(conservation of rare, fragile, historic textiles)


Spicer Art Conservation, LLC
Arts Conservation of Objects, Textiles & Upholstery, Decorative & Ethnographic
305 Clipp Road
Delmar, NY 12054


United States


Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts CCAHA
264 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Additional references can be found through:


The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
1156 15th Street NW, Ste. 320
Washington, DC 20005
The Maine Arts Commission does not recommend or endorse any particular conservator or conservation service. This list is for information purposes only.






Andrews & Andrews Auctioneers and Fine Art Appraisers
71 Cross Street
Northport, ME 04849
(estate, insurance, and personal appraisals for general content, antique, and fine art)


A.E. Runge, Jr. Oriental Rugs
108 Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
(specialty old and antique rugs)


Art Appraisals of New England
38 Groundnut Hill Road
Cape Neddick, ME 03902
(Personal Property qualified appraisals for Charitable Donation, Estate Planning, Insurance purposes. Entire collections or single item of fine art, paintings, sculpture, drawings, lithographs, and photography. Reports written and compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 2013-2015.)


Desmond Fine Art
Appraisal & Consulting
2 Cottage Lane
PO Box 1235
Rockport, ME 04856

(Appraisal of fine and decorative art for insurance scheduling, damage & loss claims, estate tax, estate planning, asset management, non-cash charitable donation. Consultation for collection management, conservation, restoration, archival framing.)


Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
PO Box 300
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861
(art, antiques, collectibles, coins and stamps, ephemera; verbal valuations through a free appraisal service every Tuesday at the galleries, in response to e-mail inquiries or during visits to clients’ locations to view their items; provide written insurance or written estate appraisals)


Tom Veilleux Gallery
75 Market Street (Suite 104)
Portland, ME 04101
(specialty american paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries, excluding contemporary artists)


New York


Jan Andersen
241 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(american and european paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture from 19th century to the present)
Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc.
24 East 84 Street
New York, NY 10028
(american antique furniture, needlework pictures, american and china trade paintings, brass candlesticks, and english and chinese ceramics made for the american market.)
Keno Auctions
127 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
(american furniture, paintings and folk art. fine art and decorative art from the 18th through 20th centuries)


Additional references can be found through:


American Society of Appraisers
555 Herndon Parkway, Suite 125
Herndon, VA 20170
Appraisers Association of America, Inc.
386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10016
(20th floor, Between 27th and 28th Streets)
212/889-5404, x10 for general inquiries
Cottone Auctions
120 Court Street
Geneseo, NY 14454-1036
Located just south of Rochester & East of Buffalo

Cottone Auctions, established in 1995, is actively seeking quality consignments: Fine Art, Oriental Rugs, Silver, Tiffany, Artglass/Artpottery, Native American, Folkart, Clocks, Stoneware, etc. We will handle single items or entire estates.


International Society of Appraisers
737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60611
National Institute of Appraisers
73450 Country Club Drive #181
Palm Desert, CA 92260
New England Appraisers Association
5 Gill Terrace
Ludlow, VT 05149


The Maine Arts Commission does not recommend or endorse any particular conservator or conservation service. This list is for information purposes only.