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April 2020

Online – Artists Talk: Diana Cheren Nygren, William Morse, and Anne Piessens

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free – $10 58 tickets left
close up of rocks with trees in background.

We have moved this to an online forum! Please reserve your spot below.   Join artists Diana Cheren Nygren, William Morse, and Anne Piessens as they share their photography and their journey into the world of fine art photography with us. All three artists work is included in the Atelier 31 Exhibition. Come and learn more! Registration required. Free for members. We will email the online address to those who register for this event for the artist talks. Image ©  Anne Piessens Read More »

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Photo Chat Chat via the Zoom Room! (April 2020)

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free 81 tickets left
two men with long hair dancing

5 photographers, 10 minutes each, and time for Q&A afterwards! We don't chit chat. We Photo Chat Chat! Please sign up below to be in the audience! If you are interested in presenting your work, please email crista@griffinmuseum.org to let her know! This is our first virtual Photo Chat Chat, but we hope to make it a regular feature at The Griffin Museum of Photography!     Image: Finding Bright © Jaina Cipriano  

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Webinar – Artist Talk: Tara Sellios

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$8 – $12 85 tickets left
Oculus implicitum by Tara Sellios

We have moved Tara's talk to an online format! Webinar format! Space for a hundred, so sign up soon! Tara Sellios'  visceral, highly detailed still life photographs are intensely planned and referential to art history.  Using an 8x10 camera, she shoots these arrangements to create dramatic, painterly photographs wrought with sensuality, lightness and darkness, and religious symbolism.   In this lecture, Sellios will speak about her process, including her research and influences and the preparatory work it takes to build Read More »

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Cancelled-Street Photography Course with Bill Franson, Spring 2020

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$450 – $500 7 tickets left
Sign saying Beauty Way

What is “street photography”, what makes for a compelling “street” image, and how can we begin to define our own look and approach working in the street?  This course begins seeking to answer these questions by examining historical images, the photographers who made them, and the intellectual, cultural, and technical influences that affected the image-makers. These questions will continue to guide our investigation in the classroom and as we explore the streets in Winchester, Boston, and surrounding areas. Assignments are Read More »

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Writing About Photography Workshop (Online)

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 12:00 pm
$150 – $200 Sold out
Woman looking at photograph and writing

Saturday, April 25th, 2020  9:00am – 11:00am Sunday, April 26th, 2020  9:00am – noon Saturday, May 2nd, 2020  - Due by noon - Submission of written assignment for final private editing by one of the instructors via email Offered by Elin Spring & Suzanne Révy Why write about photography? Just as an image frames a visual viewpoint, analytic writing offers context and perspective, influencing how we see.  Learn to view and write about photography more critically in this online workshop with Read More »

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May 2020

Spring 2020 Critical Conversations: Hosted by Fran Forman

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$15 7 tickets left
Fran Forman by framed image

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. Bring your work in process to share with facilitator Fran Forman and other attendees, your questions and enough photographs to provide information for discussion with the group. The number of photographs you bring will vary depending Read More »

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How to Find Art Collectors And Forge a Connection

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$140 – $190
Ivana George standing in front of two framed photographs

In this six hour workshop participants will develop their ideal collector avatar, learn where to find art collectors and generate a list of possible events that you can attend in the next three months to meet more art collectors.  You will learn how to find the names of local art patrons that are hiding in plain sight, where you never thought to look before. Participants will learn what to say and do when meeting art collectors at events, in your studio or Read More »

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June 2020

The Photoville FENCE in Winchester

June 13 @ 7:00 am - August 27 @ 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Photoville FENCE

The Photoville FENCE is coming to Winchester from June 13, 2020 until August 27, 2020. This 8th edition of The Photoville FENCE in Winchester is unlike any past exhibition of this year-round public photography project, including the exhibitions we and others have presented on the fences of SoWA and around Boston over the years.This exhibition will take the form of Photo-Xs with a 10-foot diameter, one of Photoville’s customizable, modular and transportable systems to exhibit photography indoors and outdoors.  In Read More »

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The Festival for the Photoville FENCE in Winchester

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
trail of the installation

The Festival for the Photoville FENCE in Winchester will take place on June 13, 2020. The Photoville FENCE will be the backdrop for the Festival and will feature Winchester cultural institutions with presentations like Winchester Porchfest, tours of THE Photoville FENCE in Winchester, an evening light show, photo projections, lectures, photo shoots and art making for kids. The Winchester Farmers' Market will be open during the festival as well. The Festival is Free and open to the public with admission Read More »

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Macro Photography Workshop with James Collins

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$125 – $140 16 tickets left
close up of praying mantis

James Collins, photographer and Griffin Museum member, will be the instructor for this beginner/intermediate session. This workshop will focus on the techniques and challenges of macro photography and include a lecture and outdoor practice. Topics will include: equipment review, composition, lighting, field work, & post-processing. After shooting, we will return to the classroom for review. This workshop is geared to photographers who understand the basics of shutter speed, aperture, ISO and shooting in manual or aperture priority mode. A tripod is Read More »

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October 2020

Portfolio Review Strategy and Simulation Workshop with Paula Tognarelli

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 2 @ 4:00 pm
Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
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$200 – $250 8 tickets left
Portfolio Reviews

A 2-day workshop will take place at Lesley University. October 1, 2020, 10:00am - 5:00pm October 2, 2020 10:00am - 4:00pm Portfolio Reviews can be frightening if you have never participated in a review. Our aim at the New England Portfolio Reviews is to take away the fears and provide the tools and confidence to navigate any review session with any reviewer. This two-day workshop is designed to help you prepare and practice for your portfolio sessions. Through practice sessions Read More »

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New England Portfolio Reviews 2020 – Oct 2-4, 2020 (Registration Closed)

October 2 - October 4
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Photographers and Reviewers in dialogue

To those who will participate in the New England Portfolio Reviews We will be sending you an email and a link for payment for the reviews at a time to come. We are not rushing to do this as we have time still before the new review date. Let's all breathe now for a while and focus on being safe. We know who you are and how to reach you and trust me we will be in touch. Thank you Read More »

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NEPR (New England Portfolio Review) Portfolio Walk

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Free – $15
Photographers with portfolios on table

To those who will participate in the walk only: Thank you for your participation in the NEPR walk. As we get closer to the dates for the reviews we will be in touch to provide more information. We know who you are and how to reach you. Let's just breathe for a bit and focus on the events at hand. Be safe and know we will be in touch when we get to the other side. NEPR (New England Portfolio Review) Read More »

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