Exquisite Shells: The Art of Sailors Valentines
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An international exhibition that highlights the sailors valentine, a unique and intricate art form finely crafted from sea shells.
This international exhibition highlights the Sailors Valentine, a unique and intricate art form finely crafted from seashells. The surprising history of the art form is explained and brought to life through antique Sailors Valentines made between 1830 and 1890 in Barbados. In the Victorian era, the craft became a popular parlor art and later evolved again with a mid-twentieth century revival. Sailors Valentines shares the story of the inspired artistic collaboration between painters RalphView more
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The Museum is open 10am-4pm Tuesday – Saturday and 1pm-4pm on Sundays
4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit, MA 02635
The Cahoon Museum has ample parking at the rear of the building. Convenient handicapped parking is available.
The Cahoon museum building is fully accessible.
The Cahoon museum building is fully accessible.View less