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Silhouettes at Dickens

December 1, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


This year, bring home the gift of custom-made art for the holidays!

Patti Rishforth of Heart Paper Scissors will be making hand-cut silhouettes in the lobby of Galveston Arts Center from 10:00am-5:00pm* on Saturday, Dec 1, during Dickens on the Strand™, capturing you or your loved ones’ portrait in profile with just a few snips of her shears.

This economical yet elegant artform was popularized in the 1800’s when photography was not yet common but paintings were costly. Today, framed silhouettes retain a classic, even modern appeal and are often passed down from one generation to the next!

Skip the line: Call to make an appointment: 409-763-2403, Ext. 1004
Silhouettes start at $35 and you get two (R and L)
Visit the FAQ page at for more information: http://heartpaperscissors.com/faq/

*The artist will take a break during the 2:00 parade. Appointments afterward based on demand and interest.

Tickets to Dickens on the Strand™ are sold separately through Galveston Historical Foundation. Please visit www.galvestonhistory.org/events/dickens-on-the-strand/ for pricing, entry and other information.

Silhouettes at Dickens


December 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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