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January 2020

Camera & Vision: Begin to Create Photographs – 8-session course with Linda Haas (Winter 2020)

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$240 – $290 8 tickets left
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January 22-March 11, 2020 8 Weekly Sessions, Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Meeting dates: January, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, and March 4, 11 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 Read More »

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February 2020

Reception: Paris Visone, For Real (at Greater Boston Stage Company)

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greater Boston Stage Company, Atelier Gallery, 395 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180 United States
Free
Mom lying on couch with a dog on her chest

Show dates: November 16 – February 6, 2020 Closing Reception February 6, 2020 6:30-8:00 pm The publication of For Real marks the first time that Visone’s photographs appear in a book, showcasing her incredible work that bridges the gap between commercial photography and fine art. The book consists of 61 images with a foreword by noted photographer Cig Harvey. For Real presents intimate portraits of famous musicians and Visone’s own family, blurring the lines between private life, fame and public persona. In her photographs, Read More »

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On-line Course: Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work With Karen Davis (Winter 2020)

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$240 – $290 8 tickets left
A photograph of a computer placed on a desk with a keyboard, mouse, eye glasses and pencil holder.

…. 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. February-March 2020 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 Read More »

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Reception: Sora Woo – Life Companion (Greater Boston Stage Company)

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greater Boston Stage Company, Atelier Gallery, 395 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180 United States
Free
A woman looks at her husband's photograph

Show dates: February 8 – April 16, 2020 Statement This series has been made over three years, while I was visiting home, South Korea, for summer and winter break. My grandmother was attending to the care of my grandfather who suffered from dementia. They were married for sixty years, each other’s lifetime companions, and then my grandmother became the caregiver whose work was unrelenting. These photographs reflect their bond, but also my grandmother’s struggle and fatigue. Their world was centered Read More »

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March 2020

From Single Image to Sequence: Beginning A Photography Project with Emily Belz

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$325 – $375 Sold out
Emily Belz holding a photography during a critique

“Thinking up a project and then making pictures that fit does not, in my experience, usually result in the best pictures. Most of the books I’ve published have started with just walking and photographing free of any plan.”                                     – Robert Adams For many photographers, the path from creating a single, compelling image to creating a series or body of work can be challenging to navigate. This class will work to demystify the process of beginning a photography project, and Read More »

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Reception: City Streets by Jim Lustenader (Griffin at SOWA)

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Griffin at SOWA, 530 Harrison Ave
Boston, 02118 United States
Free
It is raining and a man on bicycle rides in the street with a white umbrella. He passes parked cars. As he is moving he is slightly blurred.

February 5 – March 24, 2020 March 6, 2020 (Reception) I am a street photographer because street has a special cinematic character that I love, combining elements of photojournalism, documentary and pure surprise to catch unguarded moments in a way that lets viewers relate on a humanistic level. And because there are few things more interesting than human nature in action. I look for the “click point” in a simple, evocative situation — the visceral second that speaks to the heart Read More »

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Writing About Photography Workshop (Three Sessions)

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$150 – $200 9 tickets left
Woman looking at photograph and writing

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 three-session workshop with “What Will You Remember” editors Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy. The first two sessions will meet as a group at the museum. The third session will be a one-on-one, half hour telephone meeting with one of the instructors. Through guided observation, discussion, writing exercises, Read More »

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Photography Atelier 32 – Tuesday Evenings (12 sessions)

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$595 – $645 7 tickets left
Students in critique mode

The Atelier class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 or Wednesday mornings from 9:30 – 12:30 for 12 classes each. See dates below. Photography Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Meg Birnbaum and her TA. Participants engage in supportive critical discussions of each other’s work and leave with a better understanding of the fine art industry and with an ability to edit, talk about and sequence their own Read More »

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Photography Atelier 32 – Wednesday Mornings (12 sessions)

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$595 – $645 6 tickets left
Students in critique mode

The Atelier class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 or Wednesday mornings from 9:30 – 12:30 for 12 classes each. See dates below. Photography Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Meg Birnbaum and her TA. Participants engage in supportive critical discussions of each other’s work and leave with a better understanding of the fine art industry and with an ability to edit, talk about and sequence their own Read More »

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Reception: The Vessels of Late Petroleum Age (at WinCam)

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
A vessel made of petroleum products

January 18 – April 16, 2020 March 19, 2020 (Reception) Rick Wright practices photography as a malleable and sculptural medium. This Philadelphia photographer  inhabits the persona of a c. 4300 CE archaeologist: a scientist stumbling onto a cache of preserved vessels crafted out of an unknown synthetic material. This Dada series of catalogued “artifacts” explores how a future society might interpret contemporary plastic containers. The project is driven by Wright’s creative lens work; the objects taking on new form, expression, Read More »

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Reception: Primary Source (Lafayette City Center Passageway)

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Griffin Museum @ Lafayette City Center, 2 Ave de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111 United States
Free
A cab driver passes a large wall mural of a women

67 Various Photographers October 20 – March 24, 2020 March 22, 2020 4-6 PM (Reception) Primary Sources are documents that were created by witnesses or first recorders of events. We’ve come to expect that photographs are reliable and reveal the truth about moments in time. It has been said that photographs do not lie, however we all know they can. But so can a written record. A photograph can be altered through manual and digital means. The validity of a Read More »

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April 2020

Save the Date! 2020 New England Portfolio Reviews – April 24-26, 2020

April 24 - April 26
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Photographers and Portfolio Reviewers in dialogue

New England Portfolio Reviews are a great opportunities for established and emerging photographers to meet with curators, gallerists, educators, and other image professionals in the busy photography world. The Portfolio Walk and Portfolio Reviews are hosted in partnership with The Griffin Museum of Photography and the Photographic Resource Center. The Portfolio Walk on April 24th will showcase photographers with their portfolios for the public and the reviewers. Photographers need not be attending the portfolio reviews to participate. There will be a Read More »

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