The History of Sailor’s Valentines with Gregg Roberts at Sturgis Library
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Join Sturgis Library in learning about the history, cultural significance, and craft of Sailor’s Valentines with award winning artist Gregg Roberts.
The History of Sailor’s Valentines with Gregg Roberts at Sturgis Library Tuesday April 17 @ 6PM
Award winning artist, Gregg Roberts, will be giving a lecture on the history of Sailor’s Valentines, a traditional style of folk-art once crafted by sailors in the whaling industry. These designs utilize a broad selection of natural shells and flat rope knotting techniques painstakingly made by the artist. Roberts will discuss both what goes into creating such works and the culturalView more
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