"Scrimshanders: The History and Art of Scrimshaw" by David Lazarus

"Scrimshanders: The History and Art of Scrimshaw" by David Lazarus

Public Lecture

Image:
Whale's tooth, scrimshaw, 1850-1890, Ivory, black ink. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer, 1981.33

David Lazarus, artist and scrimshaw carver from Nantucket, gives a talk on scrimshaw carving, discussing everything from Nantucket’s extensive history of carving to modern ecological concerns over the importation of ivory and use of alternative materials. 

$5 general public, free for members
 
This event is in conjunction with the exhibition The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America.
 

Admission

$5 general public, free for members