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January 2021

Ellen Cantor | Presentation/Reception about Mimi and her Purses

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $12 484 tickets left
leopard purse

On the walls of the Griffin Museum we are excited to have Ellen Cantor, and her series, Mimi and her Purses. Cantor will be in the Griffin Zoom Room for an online conversation about her creativity, influences and the background on how the series Mimi and her Purses was created.  Join us on January 21st at 7pm EST for this evening presentation. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. About Read More »

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Joe Wallace Reception/Artist Talk | Day After Yesterday : Portrait of Dementia

January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 494 tickets left
man holding face

We are thrilled to invite you to join us for a poignant, beautiful look at and conversation with Joe Wallace and his series, Day After Yesterday now hanging in the Lafayette City Center Passageway in downtown Boston. Join us on Sunday January 24th at 4pm for a conversation with Joe about his series and the beautiful portraits of people he has framed with his lens. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership Read More »

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Joe Greene | Concealed Artist Talk/Reception

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $12 492 tickets left
toy gun made of glass

Join us for a conversation with Joe Greene about his exhibition hanging on the walls of the Griffin, Concealed. Happening Thursday night January 28th at 7pm EST, Joe will discuss his creative path and how this series went from idea to vision. About the series  - Concealed  © Joe Greene, Glass Gun Webster defines concealed as “to place out of sight, to conceal evidence, carrying a concealed weapon, to prevent disclosure or recognition or conceal the truth”. At one time Read More »

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John Brook – Return to Riverrun | Panel with Lou Jones, Gary Samson, Jessica Roscio and Thom Adams

January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 236 tickets left
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Join us on January 31st at 4pm EST for a special panel discussion about the life and legacy of John Brook. As part of our current exhibition, Return to Riverrun  we invite you to spend a Sunday afternoon with Thomas Adams, Lou Jones, Jessica Roscio and Gary Samson.  This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. John Brook in Context  In a 1973 interview, Steven Trefonides, a Boston painter and photographer, described John Read More »

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February 2021

Artist Talk: Sama Alshaibi and Rania Matar

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00 – $10.00 497 tickets left
Images Gamer by Sama Alshaibi and Aya by Rania Matar

Rania Matar and Sama Alshaibi’s talk features the two artists discussing common and diverging themes in their respective photographic practices. Drawing on the duality of their own identities, both hailing from the Middle East and now living in the United States, their photographs intimately engage the complexity of Arab women’s representations through images. Their work explores the lives and experiences of women, through various layers of identity, social and political codes.   Featured images: Gamer, Albumen print, 21 h x Read More »

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Artists Book Talk: Fran Forman – “The Rest Between Two Notes”

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free – $10.00 482 tickets left
Book Cover The Rest Between Notes by Fran Forman

In this presentation, Fran Forman will describe the thinking behind her second major photobook, The Rest Between Two Notes, including the processes and the ups and downs of such a massive undertaking.  This unique book was published by Unicorn in 2020. At 224 pages with 110 plates, several essays and writings and an introduction by Paula Tognarelli,  it is exquisitely produced by Artron, which specializes in high-quality art books. By integrating her contemporary photography with historical periods and various settings from Read More »

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Master Class with Fran Forman: Challenging Reality with a Photo Montage (3 online sessions)

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$200.00 – $250.00 1 ticket left
Image to illustrate work by Fran Forman

Sorry, this course is sold out. Please email sue@griffinmuseum.orgcreate new email if you'd like to be put on a waiting list or notified of future classes. The Griffin Museum offers an interactive online course (via Zoom) on creating photo montage with photographer Fran Forman. Wednesdays February 10, 17, and 24  2021 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm EST © Fran Forman - Day 23 Master Class with Fran Forman: Challenging Reality with a Photo Montage Just as a photograph can record fragments of Read More »

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John Brook | Return to Riverrun – Panel with Thomas Adams, Szari Lewis Bourque, Jean Gibran, David Herwaldt and Pat Nelson

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 245 tickets left
man carrying woman

Join us on February 14th at 4pm EST for a special panel discussion about the life and legacy of John Brook. As part of our current exhibition, Return to Riverrun  we invite you to spend a Sunday afternoon with Thomas Adams, Szari Lewis Bourque, Jean Gibran, David Herwaldt and Pat Nelson.  This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. JOHN BROOK: AN ARTIST WITH A MESSAGE At the age of 5, Read More »

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Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work with Karen Davis (Feb/Mar 2021 – Online)

February 17 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
$240.00 – $290.00 5 tickets left
A photograph of a computer placed on a desk with a keyboard, mouse, eye glasses and pencil holder.

The Griffin Museum offers an interactive online class (via Zoom) regarding portfolio development and marketing your work with former Atelier instructor and gallerist Karen Davis. February - March 2021 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 work. Presentations, exercises and instructor-led, group critiques Read More »

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February Photo Chat Chat | Elizabeth Libert, Xuan-Hui Ng, George Nobechi and Andy Richter

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 240 tickets left
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It’s time to Photo Chat Chat! Join us February 18 at 7pm Eastern in the Griffin Zoom Room for a great conversation with four very different stories.  We are bringing together the talents of Elizabeth Libert, Xuan Hui Ng, George Nobechi and Andy Richter.  Our Photo Chat Chat is a monthly conversation bringing together four members of the Griffin community to share their work, ideas and creativity with a broader audience. We are thrilled to bring together these artists who Read More »

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Artist Talk: Laura McPhee

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$7.00 – $10.00 495 tickets left
Laura McPhee image Jungo Flats Humbolt County Nevada 2012

In this talk, you are invited to spend an hour in conversation with Laura McPhee looking through large format landscape photographs made over the last decade or so in the American west. Laura’s photographs provoke questions about our attitudes and beliefs about the earth we inhabit, questions sometimes environmental, sometimes cultural or geographical. Made with film and a large-format view camera, the photographs envelop time, both geologic and human.  A serpentine river cuts a deep meander in the land.  A Read More »

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Motion Still | Boston Camera Club Virtual Artist Reception

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free 500 tickets left
boy swirling sparks

Join us Saturday afternoon February 27th  at 4pm for a celebration of the selected artists of the online exhibition Motion Still. The 68 photographs in this exhibition Motion/Still are culled from a selection of over 300 photographs submitted by 66 photographers of the Boston Camera Club (BCC). The photographers included in this exhibition are: Ron Abramov, Nancy Ahmadifar, Richard Avis, Paul Baron, Bruce Barry, Kathy Barry, Erik Beck, Cliff Berger, Julie Berson, Hannah Cai, Susan Clare, Eldad Cohen, Matt Conti, Christopher de Souza, Alison Doherty, Thea Dougenik, Yair Egozy, Cindy Esposito, Ed Esposito, Laura Ferraguto, Fern Fisher, Marc Fogel, Erik Gehring, Murielle Gerard, Marc Goldring, Anna Read More »

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March 2021

Deepening Your Photographic Practice with Emily Belz

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$500.00 – $550.00 Sold out
Image by Dennis Geller

Sorry, this class is sold out. Do you find yourself questioning: How do I continue to grow as an artist?  How can I make photographs that are more intentional? How do I learn to identify and better articulate the ideas and concepts underlying my work? Is a long-term project the right fit for me? If so, this 10-week course taught by Emily Belz and her assistant, Dennis Geller, may be for you! Through photographic assignments, readings, and a few writing assignments, participants in Read More »

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Photography Atelier 34 with Molly Lamb (Online) Tuesday PM

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$595.00 – $645.00 2 tickets left
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The Photography Atelier 34 evening class is held on Tuesday evenings  from 6 pm  – 9 pm EST for 12 classes.  See dates below. Photography Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Molly Lamb. 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. The Atelier was conceived Read More »

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Photography Atelier 34 with Molly Lamb- Thursday AM (Online)

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$595 – $645 4 tickets left
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The Photography Atelier 34 morning class is held on Thursday mornings from 10 am – 1 pm EST for 12 classes.  See dates below. Photography Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Molly Lamb. 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. The Atelier was conceived Read More »

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Marc Goldring | At the Edge of the Pond Virtual Artist Reception

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 250 tickets left
mg branch reflection

We are pleased to be showcasing the work of Marc Goldring at our satellite gallery Griffin @ WinCam. At the Edge of the Pond is in Winchester's WinCam gallery 13 February thru 16 April, 2021. Join us on Thursday March 4th at 7pm EST for an evening reception and artist talk. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. About At the Edge of the Pond -  I’ve been walking around Read More »

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Jason Tannen | Weegee’s Naked City

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $12.00 493 tickets left
Weegee, “Their First Murder,” 1941, © International Center of Photography

Please join Jason Tannen for this in–depth talk that delves into Weegee’s life and time and presents his incredible archive of pictures. In today’s world, with a plethora of cameras, cellphones, laptops, and tablets, it’s remarkable if any activity, noteworthy or not, fails to be recorded and posted on social media. In the 1930s and 40s however, this ability to capture the highs and lows of human existence was distilled into one notable character: Weegee. Weegee was the alias for Read More »

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Andy Mattern | Average Subject Medium Distance – Virtual Artist Talk/Reception

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 250 tickets left
green with balls

We are pleased to have Andy Mattern in the Griffin Zoom Room on Friday March 12th for a conversation about his creative path, and his project Average Subject / Medium Distance on the walls of the Griffin Gallery from 20 February - 26 March, 2021. Join us Friday night March 12th at 7pm for this engaging talk about creativity and photography. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. About Average Read More »

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Envisioning the American Landscape – Spring 2021 – 9 sessions online

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$450.00 – $500.00 9 tickets left
Blue road and trees

Envisioning The American Landscape is a 9-session program designed for photographers who are interested in initiating, or currently working on, a body of work related to our relationship with the land - rural, urban, or suburban. The topic is intentionally broad to include diverse voices within a common theme. The American Landscape has been considered variously as a providential gift, a mythic wilderness, a spiritual embodiment, or a spiritless object to be tamed and exploited. It has been worshipped, built Read More »

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Camera and Vision: Begin to Create Photographs – 8 session course with Linda Haas (Spring 2021 online)

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$240.00 – $290.00 11 tickets left
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March 16 - May 11, 2021 online 8 Weekly Sessions, Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Eastern time) Meeting dates: March 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11 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 during class time. Technical considerations will share time with explorations of Read More »

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March Photo Chat Chat | Vikesh Kapoor, Fazilat Soukhakian, Tokie Taylor and Victor Yanez-Lazcano

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 248 tickets left
vyl - diona

It's time again for our monthly conversation with four photographers, the Photo Chat Chat! We bring together four members of the Griffin community to share their work, ideas and creativity with a broader audience. We are thrilled to bring together these artists who have unique perspectives on creativity and the world they inhabit. Join us on March 18th at 7pm EST for a visual treat and discussion of creativity. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get Read More »

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Patricia A. Bender | Euclidean Dreams Virtual Artist Talk/Reception

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $10 250 tickets left
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Patricia Bender's Euclidean Dreams are on the walls of the Griffin's Atelier Gallery in Winchester from 20 February thru 26 March, 2021 and we are thrilled to have her in the Griffin Zoom Room on Tuesday March 23rd at 7pm EST for a special evening conversation about the exhibition and her creative journey. This event is FREE to Griffin Members. Not a Member? Get more information about our Membership levels. About Euclidean Dreams   From the first day I began Read More »

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