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February 2018

Love Inspires: Victorian Valentine Making

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Slater Memorial Museum, 108 Crescent Street
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
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Printed Valentine cards first appeared in the 18th century, simple sheets with a written verse. Soon afterward the traditional symbols began to appear - Cupid, flowers and hearts. The sending of Valentine cards rapidly increased in the 19th century as improvements in printing techniques and the postal service made it more affordable. The Victorians developed highly decorative cards using materials such as paper lace, feathers, tiny mirrors and even hair! Materials Fee: $5 (museum members FREE) Fee includes refreshments and…

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Movie Series – Art and Craft

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Slater Auditorium,

Courtesy of IMDB: When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.  Art and Craft was Emmy nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming. Run time: approximately 90 minutes

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March 2018

Movie Series – Waste Land

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Slater Auditorium,

Courtesy of IMDB: On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.  Waste Land was Oscar nominated for Best Documentary in 2011 and has received a total of 27 awards and 11 award nominations. Run time: approximately 90 minutes

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April 2018

Movie Series – Loving Vincent

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Slater Auditorium,

Courtesy of IMDB: In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent Van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.  Loving Vincent has received critical acclaim having been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Animated Film and received a total of 8 awards and 36 nominations. Run time: approximately 90 minutes

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