The Art of Sailors’ Valentines with Gregg Roberts

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

Hyannis Public Library


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.
737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
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