Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Poetry to the Earth

    Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Times: 6-7pm

    Venue: Wistariahurst Museum

    238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

    Contact:

    Marjorie Latham

    lathamm@ci.holyoke.ma.us

    413-322-5660

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    This lecture by Suzanne Flynt chronicles the extraordinary story of how Arts and Crafts transformed the western Massachusetts farming village of Deerfield into a leading crafts center. Deerfield's fabled history and rural surroundings created an ideal environment for the Arts and Crafts, a movement that encouraged a return to hand craftsmanship, simplicity of design, and honesty of materials. $7 general/ $5 members

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