Join us on February 4, 18 and March 4 for a cozy cup of coffee and lively lectures sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company!
February 18 (1pm to 3pm): Sharing Traditions: Presenter, Arielle Hessler, “The Colorful History of Pigments and Poisons.” Colors and their uses have a fascinating history in human culture. Arielle Hessler is a Preservation Technician and Bookbinder at Stony Brook University will present “The Colorful History of Pigments and Poisons”. This journey through time and space includes many backstories about colors through the millennia. From indigo and woad to lead and arsenic, discover how natural materials were transformed into such coveted colors along with the often unintended consequences of their use.