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Mary Everett – Patriquin, A Close-up Look at Scrimshaw

February 23, 2022
  • 397 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
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    Hosted at the JFK Hyannis Museum in the Scudder Family Center for Civic Engagement. Or attend virtually via Zoom!

    Join us at 11 AM for a freshly brewed cup of Cape Cod Coffee and their amazing handmade donuts while Mary Everett-Patriquin, Public Programs Coordinator at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum, speaks about scrimshaw; how it was made, who made it and why; and a close-up look at theMaritime Museum’s important scrimshaw collection of William and Elizabeth H Graham. The presentation explains what scrimshaw is, and looks at the two major types of scrimshaw.  A slide presentation will be featured as well as references to JFK’s own scrimshaw collection.

    Date & Time: February 23,  2022  11AM
    Limited Seating:  26 people
    Admission: $10 per person
    Museum Members: FREE
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    Hosted at the JFK Hyannis Museum in the Scudder Family Center for Civic Engagement and Via Zoom.  Virtual attendees will be emailed 24 hours prior to the event and receive coffee and a small gift by mail.

    Proof of vaccination status and masks will be required (unless actively eating & drinking).  Event fee includes entrance to special exhibit galleries featuring the RFK: Ripple of Hope exhibit and the JFK @100 Legacy Exhibit.

    Elizabeth and William Graham Scrimshaw Collection

    This scrimshaw exhibit is the largest private collection of scrimshaw displayed on Cape Cod. Collected by Elizabeth and William Graham over ten years of marriage, this extensive collection includes carved ivory, whale teeth, bone, baleen, and other material used by sailors as a way to pass the long months at sea.

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    John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation, Inc.

    397 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601