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The Griffin Museum of Photography

August 2019

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 on August 30, 2019 for FREE Exhibition Tours, relaxing on our terrace, Frosty treats and more! Get creative and have some fun with our  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…

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September 2019

Reception: Photography Atelier 30, Janus Rising, and Miss Americana

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Reception for three shows: Photography Atelier 30, Various Artists September 5 – September 28, 2019 © Connie Lowell   Janus Rising, Sal Taylor Kydd © Sal Taylor Kydd   Miss Americana, Gordon Stettinius © Gordon Stettinius   Image © Betsey Henkels    

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Online Studio Course: Color and Composition – 12 Sessions with Rana Young

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$400 – $450 11 tickets left

Color and Composition is a 12-week online studio course that focuses on the development of creative and analytical skills through the intense study and application of color theory. This course will build a helpful foundation for photographers and artists of all discipines. This course emphasizes concepts such as saturation, value and hue sequencing in relationship to spatial illusion; color relativity and simultaneous contrast as factors in the mutable nature of color; color as a design element and its role in…

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Talk and Short Film Screening: Mary Engel, Director of Orkin/Engel Film and Photo Archive and Founder of the American Photography Archives Group (APAG)

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$8 – $12

Mary Engel, who is the Director of the Orkin/Engel Film and Photo Archive, and the Founder and President of the American Photography Archives Group (APAG),  will be at the Griffin on Monday September 9, 2019. She will share some personal stories about what it was like to be the daughter of Ruth Orkin and Morris Engel, photographers and filmmakers.  She will give a brief overview of their careers, and will discuss the beginnings of APAG and how the organization has  grown over…

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Photography Atelier 31 (12-classes, starting September 10 or September 11, 2019)

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - September 11 @ 9:00 am
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$595 – $645 18 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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Reception: In Your Mother Tongue: A Word and Image Dialogue

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Griffin Museum @ Lafayette City Center, 2 Ave de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111 United States
Free

In Your Mother Tongue: A Word and Image Dialogue June 29 – September 14, 2019 Reception September 14, 2019 4 -6 PM Image © Yvette Meltzer The idea behind this exhibition was to say that there are many ways of communicating. Some people do best with the written or spoken word. Others are visual communicators using pictures or signals to converse. We wanted a vehicle that would speak to this concept and sent out a call for entry for  an…

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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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Reception: DoubleTake – Griffin @ Greater Boston Stage Company

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greater Boston Stage Company, Atelier Gallery, 395 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180 United States
Free

DoubleTake Various Artists September 12 – November 13, 2019 Reception September 17, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 PM DoubleTake is co-curated by Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy of  What Will You Remember. The photographers included are: Karl Baden, Yorgos Efthymiadis, Bill Franson, Jackie Heitchue, Michael Joseph, Molly Lamb, Alysia Macaulay, Iaritza Menjivar, Eric Nichols, Astrid Reischwitz, Gail Samuelson and Joshua Sarinana. “What happens when you put two photographs together?  Combining individual images creates stories, both those intended by the artist and those imagined by the viewer.  When pictures are juxtaposed or layered,…

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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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Writing About Photography – 2-Session Workshop with Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$100 – $130 5 tickets left

Saturday, September 21, 2019 & Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00 – 11:30am Class Limit: 12 Why write about photography?  Just as an image frames a visual viewpoint, analytic writing offers unique and enriching perspectives on what we see.  Learn to view and write about photography more critically in this two-day workshop with “What Will You Remember” editors Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy. Through guided observation, discussion, writing exercises, and one-on-one instructor critiques, you will begin to develop your voice for…

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Cyanotype Workshop with Lindsey Beal – SOLD OUT!

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$50 – $65 8 tickets left

This event is SOLD OUT! Come celebrate the art of cyanotypes! 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…

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Artist Talks: Katalina Simon, Jeff Larason, and Lee Cott

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10

Join artists Katalina Simon, Jeff Larason, and Lee Cott, as they share their photography and their journey into the world of fine art photography with us. All three artists are Griffin Museum of Photography members and their work is included in the Atelier 30 Exhibition. Come and learn more! Image © Lee Cott    

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October 2019

Camera & Vision: Begin to Create Photographs – 8-session course with Linda Haas (Fall 2019)

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$240 – $290 10 tickets left

Camera & Vision: Begin to Create Photographs - 8-session course with Linda Haas October 8-December 10, 2019 8 Weekly Sessions, Tuesday morning from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Meeting dates: October 8, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10 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…

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Curator-in-Residence: Elizabeth Avedon

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$50 8 tickets left

The Griffin Museum of Photography is pleased to offer portfolio sessions with Curator-in-Residence, Elizabeth Avedon. The review with Ms. Avedon will be 20 minutes long and costs $50 and is available to Griffin Museum members on a first-come, first-served basis. Please sign up below. ELIZABETH AVEDON is a photography book and exhibition designer, independent curator and writer. She is a sought after consultant for photographers; editing, sequencing, and advising towards their exhibition, book, and portfolio projects. She serves as faculty…

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Workshop: Self-Publish and Design Your Own Photo Book with Elizabeth Avedon

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$300 – $350 14 tickets left

There is a rich history of self-published authors including Ernest Hemingway, Stephen King and Mark Twain. Now that artists are able to produce their own hardcover and softcover books online at a relatively low cost, self-publishing has become a popular alternative for photographers. This workshop will cover the basic principles of designing your own photography book. Drawing on over thirty years of experience, Elizabeth will demonstrate the bones of creating a successful photography book including: interior design decisions, editing, sequencing,…

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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

Sold Out! 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…

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On-line Course: Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work With Karen Davis (Fall 2019)

October 16 @ 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. October-November 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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Workshop: Achieving Stunning Photographs Creatively Using Natural Light

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$300 – $350 12 tickets left

Join Argentinian nature photographer, teacher and documentary filmmaker Ossian Lindholm for an immersive workshop to learn and practice using natural light in your travel and nature photography. Ossian leads photo tours in South America and teaches photography courses throughout the year. About the workshop: Many nature photographers view light as one of the most important features of an exceptional image. An everyday landscape with an exquisite light is often a more memorable photo than a breathtaking landscape without the benefit of…

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Gallery Talk: Susan Rosenberg Jones re Widow/er

October 24 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Widow/er Susan Rosenberg Jones October 24 – December 6, 2019 Reception October 24, 2019 7-8:30 PM Gallery Talk Susan Rosenberg Jones 6:15 PM Statement “There is nothing like the grief one experiences after a life partner passes away. When I lost my first husband in 2008, I searched for books and articles addressing this particular loss. I was looking for suggestions on coping techniques from others who’d been widowed. There wasn’t much. I remarried in 2012. After focusing on my…

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Reception: Allowed to Grow Old; Widow/er; and 100 Years, Age of Beauty

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Reception for three shows: Griffin Main Gallery Allowed to Grow Old, Isa Leshko   © Leshko, "Abe" Griffin Gallery Widow/er, Susan Rosenberg Jones Gallery Talk Susan Rosenberg Jones at 6:15 PM on October 24, 2019 © Susan Rosenberg Jones, "Clean Shaven"   Griffin Atelier Gallery 100 Years, Age of Beauty, Arianne Clément © Arianne Clément, "Marie - Berthe Paquette, 102 years old, Montreal, 2016"     Promo image © Isa Leshko, "Bessie, Holstein Cow, Age 20"

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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 3 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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Workshop: Introduction to Hand Coloring Black & White Photos

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$50 – $60 11 tickets left

An introduction to hand coloring black & white photos  – with Marshall Photo Oils The coloring book craze is going strong.  And paint bars are all the rage.  Let’s take this coloring – slash - painting craze one step further and create one-of-a-kind hand colored photographs! In this hands-on introductory two hour class, we will learn how to color black and white photographs by applying Marshall Photo Oils with Q-tips and cotton balls.    Whether you choose to add color to an…

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Artist Talk and Book Signing: Isa Leshko

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$8 – $15

The Griffin Museum is pleased to offer this artist talk in conjunction with Isa Leshko's show, Allowed to Grow Old. Isa will talk about the process of creating this work and her trajectory as an artist. The book, Allowed to Grow Old, will be available for sale and Isa will sign copies after the talk. Isa Leshko is an artist whose work examines themes relating to animal rights, aging, and mortality. Isa’s images have been been published in The Atlantic, The…

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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
$5 – $15

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: $10 (Griffin Museum Members) $15 (Non-Members) $5 (Full-time students) 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…

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