MRHC Hosts Finnish Bird Carving Workshop September 28th

September 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) presents a Finnish Bird Carving Workshop Saturday, September 28th from 10:30 am-4:00 pm.

Instructor: Peter Pekka Olson. This workshop will focus on the decorative side of carving, and will feature a presentation based on Olson’s trips to
Finland. A master of Scandinavian-American carving crafts, Olson will teach participants how to carve an Onenlintu (“happy bird”) from cedar.

Pre-registration required. Fee: $45 + $5 materials fee. For more info visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 to register today.

This Heritage Craft Series workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or the MHC.

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