Buttons and Baubles: Victorian Heritage Handicraft Workshop

For Immediate Release
Date: October 18, 2016
Contact: Sydney L. Loftus, Executive Director

Re: Buttons and Baubles: Victorian Heritage Handicraft Workshop on Sunday, November 6 at Madison County Historical Society, please call to reserve your space. Registration required by October 28.

Buttons and baubles photo

Button and Bauble tree created by Pamela Vogan Lynch.

Come join us for Buttons and Baubles: Victorian Fancywork workshop for adults and children aged 9 years and up from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm on Sunday, November 6.  Participants will be creating a framed Holiday tree or wreath fashioned from old buttons, costume jewelry, and other found object ephemera. Materials will be provided, however participants are encouraged to bring special items out of their own button jars, costume jewelry and/or bead collections to personalize their work.

Artist, Educator, Pamela Vogan Lynch will lead the workshop. Mrs. Lynch is a professional artist and retired Director of Art for the Oneida City School District with 35 years of experience in art education. The workshop will be held at the Madison County Historical Society on November 6 from 1:30 pm- 3:30 pm. The cost for the workshop is $14. Registration is required by October 28. For more information please contact MCHS at 315-363-4136, 315-361-9735, or history@mchs1900.org. The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida.  The society continues to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance Madison County’s heritage. The historical society’s headquarters are housed in an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.