Clamshell Decorative Boxes with Mary Emery Lacoursiere

Make a useful and decorative box using traditional box making materials and tools.  Cover your box using papers reproduced from the NHA archives, maps, and decorative papers.  Or customize your box with  papers that has a special meaning for you.

Maximum class size: 10

Mary Emery Lacoursiere graduated from Pratt Institute with an M.F.A. in printmaking and painting. She had a studio in New York City for fifteen years, specializing in hand-painted sisal rugs, murals, and restoring historical painting. A member of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration since 1978, Mary has been a contributing artist for Lifetime Television and Hearst Entertainment and currently owns and operates Emery Design here on Nantucket. She is also the director of Education at the Nantucket Historical Association.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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