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Tommy Plane Postcard Printing - Youth Program

  • Sat, February 20, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tompkins Center for History & Culture - 110 North Tioga St, Ithaca NY 14850
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Registration

  • Please include child's first name and age for registration.

    Youth Programs are intended for children ages 3-12. Space in each program is limited and preference will be given to youth participants. Due to event capacity guidelines please have no more than one adult attend per child, and if possible one adult may register and supervise multiple children.

    All registrants will be contacted two days before the program, if you are unable to attend please contact community@thehistorycenter.net so your space may be offered to those on the waitlist.

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Kids (ages 4-12) & families are invited to learn about the Tommy Plane and how Ithaca was once a hub of early aviation industry! Laura Rowley of Illuminated Press will help children create their own prints and postcards with laser cut blocks using images from the Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation archives!

All participants will leave with three high quality greeting cards made with local printer and book artist Laura Rowley of Illuminated Press, printed on locally made Combat Paper by local artist Nate Lewis. Participants may also make and take home as many practice prints on scrap paper as they would like. Scrap paper will be provided, but participants may also bring items from home if they'd like to test how they print! 

WHEN: Saturday February 20th - Session 1 is from 10am-12pm, Session 2 is from 1pm-3pm

WHERE: CAP ArtSpace in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture on the Ithaca Commons

PRESENTERS: Z Van Nostrand (The History Center), Laura Rowley (Illuminated Press)

This FREE program is intended for kids ages 4-12. Participants must pre-register, preference for registrants will go to youth although we will accept a waitlist. Registration is limited to 10 children per session and all participants (regardless of age) must wear masks for the entire program. All materials will be sanitized between sessions. 

If you have registered but become unable to attend, please contact community@thehistorycenter.net so we can offer your space to others on the waitlist. 

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Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

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