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August 2017

Artists’ Talk: David Weinberg and Alyssa Minahan

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free

Join artists David Weinberg and Alyssa Minahan as they share their photography and their journey into the world of fine art photography with us. Both Weinberg and Minahan are Griffin Museum of Photography members and their work has been selected by Hamidah Glasgow to be part of The 23rd Griffin Museum Juried Exhibition - Ed Friedman Legacy. Come and learn more! Alyssa Minahan                 Alyssa Minahan is an artist and educator based in…

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Preparing for Portfolio Reviews with Aline Smithson

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$10 - $35 81 tickets left

Join Aline Smithson for a two-part session on preparing for portfolio reviews: Part I - Lecture on preparing for portfolio reviews from 9-10 am - $10. Open to all. Part II - Small group session to look at portfolios and get feedback in preparation for reviews. Participants will bring their portfolios and Aline will look at the work and discuss sequencing and articulation of the work, helping to  prepare participants' "elevator speech," come up with questions for the reviewers, and other…

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September 2017

Reception: Atelier 26 & John Chervinsky Scholarship Award & Scholarship Finalists

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free

Opening Reception on September 7, 2017 at the Griffin in Winchester. Main Gallery - Photography Atelier 26 Griffin Gallery - John Chervinsky Scholarship Award with Trish Capello Gahagan Atelier Gallery - John Chervinsky Scholarship Finalists with Vanessa Filley, Ville Kansanen, Wen Hang Lin, Katie Mack, Tiziana Rozzo, and Rebecca L. Webb.

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Artists’ Talk and Atelier Panel: Robert Avakian, Astrid Reischwitz, Gail Samuelson and Donna Tramontozzi

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
Bob Avakian

Join four artists who have benefited from the Photography Atelier program at The Griffin Museum of Photography: Robert Avakian, Astrid Reischwitz, Gail Samuelson and Donna Tramontozzi. Each artist will share a presentation of their work and there will be a panel discussion about the Atelier program and how it has impacted their development and trajectory as artists. This program is scheduled during the Atelier 26 Exhibition, which opens on September 7th. The next Atelier course, Atelier 27, will begin on…

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Artist’s Talk: Cuba in Transition with Cathryn Griffith

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$7 - $10

Artist and photographer Cathryn Griffith, who has made more than twenty trips to Cuba since 2003, will recount her personal experiences there as a working photographer and speak about the changes rapidly transforming the island. She will trace the evolution of her photography project, from a few snapshots to a published book and traveling exhibition. Cathryn's presentation will take the audience on a visual tour of Havana, where she has established friendships with some of the leading architectural, historical and…

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Topics in Photography: Sense of Place with Emily Belz, September 21-November 30, 2017

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$325 - $375 Sold out

“Sense of place is the sixth sense, an internal compass and map made by memory and spatial perception together.” – Rebecca Solnit 10 week class, beginning September 21st Thursdays 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Previous photography experienced required. Please contact the instructor with specific questions. Limited to 10 students. What characteristics make up a place? What makes a place notable, special, mysterious, nostalgic—in short, a place a photographer feels compelled to photograph? In this course we will…

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Basic Photography with Linda Haas – September 21 – November 9, 2017

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$240 - $290

Basic Photography with Linda Haas September 21 – November 9, 2017 8 Weekly Sessions, Thursday nights from 7:00 - 9:00 pm Griffin Museum of Photography Learn the techniques you need to communicate with your camera and how to take strong, effective photographs in this beginner course.  Different cameras (digital and traditional) will be addressed, and several practical demonstrations will be given in the classroom. Technical considerations will share time with explorations of photographic aesthetics. The emphasis of this course is color…

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Cyanotype Workshop to celebrate World Cyanotype Day with Lindsey Beal

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$50 19 tickets left

Come celebrate World Cyanotype Day!  We will have the cyanotype solution, you bring the 3-D objects, negatives and surface to print upon to make unique prints!  Using the magic of the sun, water and cyanotype chemistry, participants will learn to coat, expose and wash out their prints to take home, celebrating these beautiful blue prints.  Make sure to bring rubber gloves, clothing you don’t mind getting stained and a sense of experimentation.   Lindsey Beal is a photo-based artist in…

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October 2017

Making Work from the Archive: A Workshop on Working with Family History and Biographical Narratives

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$150 - $175 3 tickets left

Making Work from the Archive: A Workshop on Working with Family History and Biographical Narratives How do you form a work from an assorted collection of materials that you have been holding for years? This 1-day workshop will offer a process of developing imagery that combines texts, found materials, and photographs. Drawing upon an archive of ephemera and imagery can be starting point for making image based works that explore individual experiences and histories within a family, community or culture.…

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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 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 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 heroines,…

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

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$225 6 tickets left

…. 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
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$250 - $500 9 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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