Bonifas wooden boat brown-bag series: Chance to delve deeper

July 19, 2017  |  by Bonifas Arts Center

Bonifas Arts Center brown-bag presentations by Upper Peninsula history and boatbuilding leaders will continue on Wednesdays, July 26-Sept. 6, from noon to 1 p.m.

The free talks, open to all, at which guests bring their own lunch and learn while eating, focus on topics connected to the current “Wooden Boats Afloat: Stories of Traditional Boatbuilding in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula” exhibit. Questions are encouraged.

The series will feature Robert Grunst of St. Catherine University on July 26; Ryan Henninen of the Great Lakes Boat Building School on Aug. 2; Scott Peters of the Michigan Historical Center on Aug. 9; Larry Godfrey, birch bark canoe artist, on Aug. 16; Frederick Stonehouse of the Marquette Maritime Museum on Aug. 23; Russell Magnaghi, Northern Michigan (NMU) history professor, on Aug. 30; and Robert Archibald, also a NMU history professor, on Sept. 6.


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