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The Griffin Museum of Photography

June 2019

Fresh Perspectives from RISD: Stephen Foster, Viktor Hübner, and Izabela Jurcewicz

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Join us at the Griffin Museum of Photography to learn about three very fresh photography projects by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) 2019 Photography M.F.A. graduates. Stephen Foster presents The Eyes Beneath the Oak: © Stephen Foster The Eyes Beneath the Oak, a multimedia project, features a collection of mixed media artworks that speak to, without defining, the American black experience.  These artworks bring to the foreground the deliberate and systematic exploitation of black bodies, especially pertaining to the…

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Reception: Patio Life by Jamie Collins at WinCAM

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Griffin @ WinCAM, 32 Swanton Street
Winchester, MA 01890 United States
Free

Patio Life James M. Collins June 13 – September 17, 2019 Reception June 20, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 PM Bio James M. Collins has over 25 years of industry experience working as an award-winning graphic designer and commercial photographer working with clients large and small—from international corporations to local small businesses across a wide index of markets in the design and production of their corporate communications. His work has appeared for clients on billboards, brochures, catalogs, magazines, tradeshows, websites and…

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The Creative Control of Natural Light with Ossian Lindholm

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Taken from its Greek roots, the word "photography" literally means "Drawing with Light." One of the biggest challenges facing nature photographers is not only capturing natural light but how to use that light to convey our very personal experience of a place.  No two sunrises and sunsets are the same!  Because the most beautiful natural light usually behaves unpredictably, this "unique" light situation is also a perfect (and fleeting) opportunity to take mesmerizing and meaningful photographs. Since these precious moments of…

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July 2019

Online Course – Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work with Karen Davis

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$225 – $275 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. July-August 2019 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…

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Juror’s Gallery Walk/Talk: Julie Grahame

July 18 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Julie Grahame will give an informal jurors talk in the Main Gallery of the Griffin Museum on the 25th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition at 6:15 PM on July 18, 2019. Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo sites named by the British Journal of Photography and one of Life.com‘s top 20. She has represented the estate of Yousuf Karsh for licensing for 14 years. Grahame is an…

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Reception: 25th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free
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25th Annual Juried Members' Exhibition is on display in the Main Gallery of the Griffin Museum July 18 – September 1, 2019. The opening reception is July 18, 7-8:30 p.m. The opening reception is free to all. Juror Julie Grahame will be in attendance. A gallery talk by Julie Grahame will take place prior to the opening at 6 PM. Juror:  Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo…

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Curator-in-Residence: Portfolio/Website Reviews with Julie Grahame

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$40 Sold out

The Griffin Museum of Photography is pleased to offer portfolio or website review sessions with Julie Grahame, juror of the 25th Annual Juried Members' Exhibition. The review with Ms. Grahame will be 20 minutes long and costs $40, and is available to Griffin Museum members on a first-come, first-served basis. Please sign up below. Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo sites named by the…

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Divining the Personal: How to Bring Your Life to Your Projects – with Jennifer McClure

July 20 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$425 – $475 12 tickets left

Divining the Personal: How to Bring Your Life to Your Projects With Jennifer McClure July 20-21, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm This 2-day course will cover strategies for using your emotions and experiences as a basis for a compelling photographic journey. Whether you shoot portraits, landscapes or still lifes, the most important item in your toolkit is your unique point of view. Learn how to translate your interior narratives and passions into concrete photographs, focusing on subject matter, composition, lighting…

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Griffin Members Day Celebration

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

The Griffin Museum is having a day to celebrate its members! Celebration will include burgers and ice cream on the Winchester Rotary Terrace, yard games, and fun! More details to come, but SAVE THE DATE and please RSVP below. The event is free, but it is for Griffin Museum of Photography Members only!

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August 2019

Introduction to Drone Photography & Videography

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$200 – $230 5 tickets left

Do you want take your photography or videography to the next level or maybe you want to explore a new hobby or get ready for documenting your next vacation? Then, this Introduction to Drone Photography and Videography workshop is just for you! In this workshop, you will learn the basics to setting up a drone, intelligent flight features, aerial photography and shots as well as hands on experience where you will fly a drone. The entire workshop is taught by Certified…

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Workshop: Macro Photography

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$125 – $140 8 tickets left

James Collins 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 recommended. Flash is also…

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Free Fun Fridays

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States

Join us for FREE Exhibition Tours, Fun Photo Activities, Frosty Treats and More! Get creative and have some fun with our Photo Activities including a Sun Print station. Free Fun Friday sponsored by Highland Street Foundation. As a part of the Highland Street Foundation’s annual Free Fun Fridays initiative, visitors will have free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 30th to the Griffin Photography Museum, 67 Shore Road, Winchester, MA. Tour the Griffin's three exciting exhibitions on view: The 25th Juried Show  in…

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September 2019

Photography Atelier 31

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$595 – $645 12 tickets left
Photography Atelier

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 work.

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Topics in Photography: Exploring Photographic Styles – 10 session course with Emily Belz

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$325 – $375 Sold out

“Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them”—Elliott Erwitt This class is designed for students who want to explore and experience different types of photographic styles and subjects. Covering topics from landscape to portraiture to still life (and beyond!) students will be given weekly assignments and images will be critiqued in class. Class sessions will also include shooting exercises and lighting demos.…

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Advanced Photography Critique

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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“It is the job of artists to open doors and invite in prophesies, the unknown, the unfamiliar; it’s where their work comes from, although its arrival signals the beginning of the long disciplined process of making it their own”—Rebecca Solnit This class is designed for advanced photographers who have taken the Atelier at the Griffin multiple times (or its equivalent). Meeting approximately every other week, this critique-based class is for students who want to deepen their practice and are working on…

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A SLICE OF BOSTON HISTORY: Susan Wilson talks about “Heaven, By Hotel Standards: The History of the Omni Parker House”

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$7 – $12

What do Harvey Parker, Mark Twain, Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Dickens, Cybill Shepherd, Boston Cream Pie, French opera, Nathaniel Hawthorne, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, John Wilkes Booth, Ho Chi Minh, Willa Cather, Parker House Rolls, and Kevin Bacon all have in common? The iconic and historic Omni Parker House — the subject of photographer, author, and House Historian Susan Wilson’s fascinating slide lecture. The lecture will be followed by a book sale and signing of Susan’s newest book, Heaven, By Hotel Standards:…

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October 2019

Lecture and Book Signing: “Limitless Africans” by Mikael Owunna

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$8 – $12

'Limitless Africans' is a narrative photobook to be published in September 2019 by FotoEvidence documenting the narratives of over 30 LGBTQ African immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in 10 countries across North America and Europe. Published in the New York Times and captured by queer Nigerian-Swedish American photographer and Fulbright scholar, Mikael Owunna, the work provides an integrated look at precolonial African sexuality and contemporary queer African narratives to debunk the myth that it is 'un-African' to be gay. Join us at…

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Monthly Mentoring and Critique Program with Vaughn Sills (October 2019-May 2020)

October 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$500 – $550 5 tickets left

This mentoring and critique program is for photographers deeply engaged in their work and looking for a place to discuss their images and ideas in depth and define their goals and how to reach them. Participants will get to know each other and their colleagues’ work, critique new work at each meeting, and help each other make the most of their strengths in photography. The group will be led by Vaughn Sills, who has taught photographers at all levels to…

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November 2019

PARIS PHOTO 2019 with J. Sybylla Smith November 6-8, 2019. Pre-Planning Sessions on September 24 and October 22, 2019.

November 6 - November 8
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$550 – $650 5 tickets left

PARIS PHOTO 2019 with J. Sybylla Smith November 6-8, 2019 Explore Photography in Paris! $550 for Griffin members, $650 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 enjoying the fair and will be a major…

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December 2019

Paris Photo Review – with J. Sybylla Smith 

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$8 – $12

Paris Photo Review - with J. Sybylla Smith Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019 Location: The Griffin Museum of Photography, Main Gallery Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm Cost: $8 (Griffin Museum Members) $12 (Non-Members) Paris Photo, in it’s 23rd year, has secured a reputation for being the leading international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. Juried for the pertinence of their projects and their artistic diversity 190 exhibitors from 31 countries will participate. Host to an array of art book dealers the fair…

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