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National Auctioneers Association
8880 Ballentine
Overland Park, KS 66214
(913) 541-8084
Web site: http://www.auctioneers.org
The National Auctioneers Association promotes the auction method of marketing and enhances the professionalism of its practitioners. The site has links to auction schools.


This site gives good descriptions of jobs and of personality traits for the individuals seeking them. Some of the details are specific to Canada.

Auctioneers Training Center
This site has live videos of auctioneer students in training.

Larry Finley Auctioneers and Appraisers
This site provides a sample of bid-calling.


Haubenstock, Susan, and David Joselit. Career Opportunities in Art. New York: Facts on File, 2000.

One of the chapters in this book features a description of jobs in an art auction house.

Herrmann, Frank. Sotheby's: Portrait of an Auction House. New York: WW Norton & Company, 1981.

Sotheby's is the world's foremost art auction house. This book reveals the inner workings of the company and talks about the world of collecting.

Reis, Ronald A. The Everything Hot Careers Book. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corp., 2001.

This book gives the inside scoop on auctioneer careers, including interviews with people in the profession.


Antiques and Collecting
1006 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
This magazine has articles on what people are collecting and a section on what has sold recently at auction.


Auctioneering Training Center
P.O. Box 1461
Regina, SK S4P 3C2
(888) 999-4555
(306) 757-4271 (outside Canada)

Canadian Auction College
Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
92 College Crescent
Barrie, ON L4M 5C8
(705) 726-2120

Continental Auctioneers School
P.O. Box 346
Mankato, MN 56002-0346
(507) 625-5595

Florida Auctioneer Academy
10376 E. Colonial Drive, Suite 110
Orlando, FL 32817
(800) 422-9155

Harrisburg Area Community College
One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 780-2300

Oklahoma Auction Real Estate Academy
11220 Dover Court
Yukon, OK 73099
(405) 373-4008

Reading Area Community College
10 South 2nd Street
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 372-4721

Reppert School of Auctioneering
P.O. Box 6
Auburn, IN 46706
(219) 927-9999

Southwestern Ontario School of Auctioneering
RR #5
Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9
(519) 537-2115

Texas Auction Academy
7075 Elm Street
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 712-4330

Walton School of Auctioneering
3860 Paradise Road
Medina, OH 44256
(330) 725-8958

Western Canadian School of Auctioneering
64 Berkley Place NW
Calgary, AL T3K 1A7
(888) 466-6561

Western College of Auctioneering
3918 Highway 312
Billings, MT 59105
(406) 252-7066

World Wide College of Auctioneering
P.O. Box 949
Mason City, IA 50402-0949
(800) 423-5242

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