Thaw out the winter nights by gathering your friends and get some creative juices rolling in the new year. Paperweights have been a standard on desks for ages. Not only are they useful but they add a bit of whimsy, capturing keepsakes and small treasures in a perfect package.
Choose from a wide variety of historic papers photos and memorabilia from the NHA archives. Bring your own small photos and treasures to make your pieces all your own.
Maximum class size: 12
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.