For Your Valentine

New Haven, CT, January 17, 2012 — In the collection of the New Haven Museum’s Whitney Library, there are 30,000 printed works, 300 manuscript collections, architectural drawings, maps, broadsides, newspapers, scrapbooks, photographs, and microfilm. But valentines will be the focus of a special 1-hour workshop at the Museum on Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 pm. Children will read some of the valentine poems from the collection, including one written by Eli Whitney. Afterwards, children will create and decorate valentines of their own. Admission is free. Space is limited. Pre-register at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or Please note that this program is best for children over the age of 5. The Museum is also open to the public free of charge from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, February 3.

The New Haven Museum, founded in 1862 as the New Haven Colony Historical Society and currently celebrating its 150th Anniversary, is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue. For more information, please contact Michelle Cheng, Director of Education, at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or

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