The Art of Sailors’ Valentines with Gregg Roberts

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Date(s) - May 2, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Hyannis Public Library
Hyannis

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Join us at the Hyannis Public Library at 2pm on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, for a fascinating talk by renowned expert Gregg Roberts on the history and tradition of sailors’ valentines.  A Cotuit resident, Mr Roberts remembers seeing his first sailors’ valentine when he was 5 years old.  Now he is considered one of the world’s leading artisans of this fascinating and exquisite craft.  He has won numerous awards for his work , which is painstakingly created by using a broad selection of natural shells and flat rope techniques.  Examples of his beautiful creations will be on display in the Library beginning on April 23, 2018.



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