Letter Writing Day
Mary W. Hart, a lettering artist and lecturer at both Lasell and Middlesex Community Colleges, will give a demonstration of a unique type of calligraphy and explain the use of the several special nibbed oblique pens. Instructions will also be given about how to create envelopes and stationery. Children and adults will be urged to write at least one letter to a friend. The Museum will the mail letters for free. Visitors will be asked to share their personal stories about favorite letters they have received and are encouraged to bring some of these to the program.
On display in the Museum's main gallery will be examples of letters from various eras and plus patriotic envelopes used during the Civil War.
For more information about this event, call (781) 768- 8367.
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