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October 2017

Lecture: “The Photo as Object” by Lindsey Beal

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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7$ - 12$

Part of FlashPoint Boston Festival. This event is hosted at The Griffin Museum of Photography. We think of the photograph as a framed print or digital image on a screen. However, early photography allowed the viewer to interact with a photographic object such as the daguerreotype or tintype.  Since the 1970’s, artists and photographers combine sculpture, installation, books and other methods with photography to create photographic objects. This hour-long lecture will present historical and contemporary photographers and artists working three-dimensionally.…

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Artist Talk and Book Signing: IMAGINARIUM; The Process Behind the Pictures with Claire Rosen

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Image: Spotted Eagle Owl No. 7261 © Claire Rosen Part of FlashPoint Boston Festival. This event will be hosted at Gallery Kayafas (450 Harrison Avenue @ 37 Thayer Street, Boston, MA 02118). Claire Rosen's images are featured on The Fence at SOWA during the festival. Award-winning artist, Claire Rosen will share her creative and production workflow for her elaborate photographic constructions. Rosen investigates universal truths while appealing to our desire for fantasy by creating worlds of anthropomorphic animals from elephants to owls to starfish, solitary…

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Beuford Smith – Acting Together: Photographing Black Lives

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lesley University, Maran Theatre at Wolfard Hall, 34 Mellen St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Free - 10$ 238 tickets left

Part of FlashPoint Boston Festival and recipient the 2017 "Culture of Legacy" Focus Award at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Beuford Smith will speak about his photographic work and his role as a key figure in promoting the work of Black photographers through his role as founder of Cesaire Photo Agency and a founder and chief photo editor of the Black Photographers Annual (1973-1981). Smith is one of the great social documentary photographers that emerged from the 1960s. Smith was a…

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FlashPoint Boston Portfolio Reviews and Portfolio Walk

October 21
25$ - 200$ 11 tickets left

FlashPoint Boston Portfolio Reviews and Portfolio Walk are great opportunities for emerging and established photographers to meet with curators, teachers, gallerists, collectors, and other image professionals in the busy New England photography world and beyond. The reviews will take place at Boston University at 808 Commonwealth Avenue. The entrance is on Essex St. on corner of  Essex St. and Commonwealth Ave. The reviews are on the 4th floor. Signage will direct you. More info to come. Portfolio Reviews: The Reviews will…

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Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work with Karen Davis – October 25 to November 29, 2017

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
225$

…. and for those not in our area (or unable to attend classes) the Griffin offers an interactive online class re portfolio development and marketing your work with former Atelier instructor and gallerist Karen Davis. October-November 2017 Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work With Karen Davis This interactive online course will provide you with guidance in a supportive environment as you develop your fine art photography portfolio and create essential documents and materials to prepare you to market and exhibit your…

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November 2017

Studio Lighting: Still Life with Mark Thayer

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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150$

Studio Lighting: Still Life will introduce attendees to the exciting world of manipulating light. You will learn about the tools of the trade and the myriad ways they can be coaxed into mimicking natural light or creating something that could only happen in the studio. You will discover the magic that happens when what appears to be a completely haphazard collection of tools results in an image of beauty and simplicity. Studio lighting is the craft that leads to artistic…

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Eyes on Owls: Who’s Watching You? Owls of the World

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free - 10$

Returning to the Griffin Museum!  Who’s watching you? Find out when Eyes On Owls presents a live owl program in conjunction with the Griffin Museum of Photography. This program is a hoot for everybody from grade K through adults.  All who attend are in for some fun with educational close-up views of these secretive birds of prey. Naturalist Marcia Wilson will present “Who’s Watching You? Owls of the World.” Wilson introduces the audience to owls found in New England as…

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PARIS PHOTO 2017 with J. Sybylla Smith

November 8 - November 10
Paris, France Paris, France + Google Map
200$ - 500$ 23 tickets left

Image: Le Petit Eiffel, 2013 © Arno Minkkinen PARIS PHOTO 2017 with J. Sybylla Smith November 8-10, 2017 Explore Photography in Paris! $450 for Griffin members, $500 for non-members Join independent curator and educator, J. Sybylla Smith, a Paris Photo veteran, on a guided experience of the world’s largest international photo fair. Paris Photo features 150-plus galleries, 30-plus publishers, the Aperture/Paris Photo PhotoBook Awards, Prismes, the large-format section, Platforms, a speaker series, and 300-plus book-signings. Planning is to key to…

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Artist’s Talk: Animals Make Me Human – Traer Scott

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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7$ - 12$

Join award winning photographer and author Traer Scott for a talk spanning her twenty year career which has included the publication of eight photo books as well as adventures photographing animals all over the world. Whether it’s shelter dogs, newborn puppies, exotic nocturnal wildlife, Asian elephants or even taxidermy, Scott’s work always centers around animals and encourages the need for activism, compassion and conservation.  Scott will share backstories from many of her most well known images, talk about process, inspiration and her…

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December 2017

Critical Conversations with Keith Johnson

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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15$ 14 tickets left

In art school, critiques are a frequent and important part of growth. But after school, artists often create in isolated environments and yearn for feedback on new work. The Griffin’s critical conversations are safe, honest, and constructive opportunities to share work-in-progress with other photographers. Keith Johnson is an educator, photographer, and consultant. Learn more about Keith Johnson at www.keithjohnsonphotographs.com.

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