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Postcard Exhibit At Boston Museum of Fine Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postcard from the early 1900s

These days, opening your mailbox to find a handwritten letter or card amidst so many catalogs, come-ons and bills feels like spotting a ten dollar bill on the sidewalk – an unexpected moment of joy.

So it might be hard to imagine an era when a mania for postcards – buying, sending and collecting them – reigned across much of the globe.

But this is the epoch that a delightful exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston unveils. What makes “The Postcard Age: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection” all the more… read more.

 

THE POSTCARD AGE Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection, through April 14 at the Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617-267-9300, www.mfa.org.

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Programs Announced for 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the program schedule for the new year:

February 4 – Presentation on Barber Shop collectibles by Doug Nicot

March 4 – Member Night – All members are asked to bring one of their favorite postcards to show and discuss

April 8 – A presentation about postcards of Wayne County by John & Mary August Boogaard

May 5 (Sunday) – Summer Picnic – Details and location to be announced

October 20 – Annual Postcard Show & Sale – Sunday from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lunch will be available.  The Magee Fire Department which is just off NYS Thruway Exit 41. FREE for all club members. Admission just $3.00 for non-members.  Dealer tables are still available. Please call Michael at 585-377-1885 for details.