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The Art of Sailors’ Valentines

May 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Hyannis Public Library 401 Main Street Hyannis, MA 2601 United States

Gregg Roberts, one of the world’s leading artisans of sailors’ valentines, will deliver a lecture on the history and craft of these exquisite art forms.  Attendees will learn how Roberts creates his minutely detailed works of art. He often uses the tiniest shells from all over the world, intertwined with his signature pieces: nautical knots. The audience will be able to examine examples of this art form on display in the library during the week before the lecture as well as examples of his award-winning work.



Hyannis Public Library


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