The Oneida County History Center in Utica has announced “Vintage Victorian Valentines & Drop-In Valentine Workshop,” a special exhibition featuring Victorian era and vintage valentines from the History Center collections, now open through March 5th.
A large selection, including some from the Proctor family, will be on display throughout the month of February in this pop-up exhibit. The collection spans the 1880s through the 1930s and contains a sampling of the “Golden Age” of valentines.
Children of all ages are invited to visit the History Center to make old-fashioned handmade cards. Art projects are designed for ages four and up.
The History Center is located at 1608 Genesee Street, in Utica, and is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information call (315) 735-3642 or visit the OCHC website.
Photo of Victorian era valentine provided.
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