Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Colebrook Public Library Presents: Faberge Imperial Easter Eggs

  • 04/12/2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • Tillotson Center Gallery

Scholar, artist and lecturer, Marina Forbes, will offer a unique interactive and beautifully illustrated presentation focusing on the life and remarkable work of master jeweler and artist, Peter Carl Fabergé. The program will feature a spectacular photo-tour of the Fabergé collections at the world famous museums and private collectors around the world. Emphasis is on the important role of egg painting in Slavic culture and on the unique development of this major art form from a traditional craft to the level of exquisite fine art under the patronage of the tsars. The fascinating history of these eggs and their role in the dramatic events of the last decades of Romanov rule in Russia and in the years following the Revolution will also be discussed by presenter Marina Forbes. Presenter Marina Forbes is a lecturer, historian and award-winning artist who has lectured extensively on traditional arts, history and the rich tapestry of Russian culture.

This program is free and open to the public For more info please call (603) 332-2255. 

Program sponsored by the Colebrook Public Library and NH Humanities Council

                                                          14 Carriage Lane

                                                                   Colebrook, NH 03576




                                   Office  Hours:   By appointment only. Please call 603-237-8576

                   Gallery Hours:   10am-1pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and by appointment


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