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July 2020

Photo Chat Chat – July 2020 (Online)

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Sold out

It’s the July installment of our series of photographers on photography, Photo Chat Chat!  Join our moderator Julie Williams-Krishnan and our photographers as they discuss their creativity across a broad spectrum of photographic styles and ideas. We are thrilled to present four photographers from our Annual Juried Show.   © Yorgos Efthymiadis, "Rusty Door" Yorgos Efthymiadis presenting work from his series The Place I Want to Take You.   © Leslie Jean-Bart, "The Prayer" Leslie Jean-Bart, our Arthur Griffin Legacy Award Read More »

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Reception (online) -26th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free 22 tickets left
figure walking along beach

26th Annual Juried Members' Exhibition Juried Photographers July 18 – August 30, 2020 Join us for an online reception for the 26th Annual Juried Members' Exhibition! Please register in advance below. The sixty photographers that will participate in the 26th Juried Exhibition are: Terry Barczak, Ken Beckles, Anne Berry, Jen Bilodeau, Christa Blackwood, Sally Bousquet, Cody Bratt, Judy Brown, Annette Burke, Jo Ann Chaus, Sarah Christianson, Richard Cohen, Cathy Cone, Margo Cooper, Benjamin Dimmitt, Yvette Marie Dostani, Yorgos Efthymiadis, Madge Evers, Nicholas Fedak II, Fehmida Chipty, Dennis Geller, Carol Glauber, Kylie Harrigan, Bootsy Holler, Leslie Jean-Bart, Rachel Jessen, Paul Johnson, Loli Kantor, BK Kelley, Lee Kilpatrick, Sandra Klein, David Kulik, Eric Read More »

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Workshop: Text + Image: Shifting Perceptions with Alexa Dilworth and Aline Smithson (Online)

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$20 – $30
Man and woman on a bed with words underneath their picture

The Griffin Museum of Photography is delighted to offer this workshop with two photography powerhouses, Alexa Dilworth  and Aline Smithson, as part of our programming to accompany the 26th Annual Juried Members Exhibition. Text + Image: Shifting Perceptions examines the relationships between images and texts in a photobook or as part of a photographic project. Words create another layer of description, sometimes as a respite from images and sometimes as a way of elevating and complicating photographs. The skillful combination of Read More »

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Online: Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work With Karen Davis (Summer 2020)

July 22 @ 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.

The Griffin Museum offers an interactive online class regarding portfolio development and marketing your work with former Atelier instructor and gallerist Karen Davis. July-August 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 your work. Presentations, exercises and instructor-led, group critiques will help you refine Read More »

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Curators’ Talk: Alexa Dilworth and Paula Tognarelli Discuss the 26th Annual Juried Members Exhibition (Online)

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $7 22 tickets left
Four Children Looking at a Solar Eclipse

We invite you to join us for a special online walkthrough and conversation between creative forces showcasing our 26th Annual Members Juried Exhibition. Our Executive Director, Paula Tognarelli, and the Curator of our 26th Member's Exhibition, Alexa Dilworth discuss the concepts and creativity behind the choices Ms. Dilworth made to create this beautiful show. Spanning the United States, the selected artists live from coast to coast and everywhere in between. Many will be joining us from their home, and be Read More »

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Reception (Online): From Single Image to Sequence

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 17 tickets left
Graduate in garden

This online exhibition features the photographs of ten artists who have spent the last 15 weeks together as part of the Griffin Museum’s workshop From Single Image to Sequence taught by Emily Belz with assistance from Dennis Geller. As the state of Massachusetts shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, these artists met online to share and critique their images, pictures that explored topics ranging from family history and ancestry, to self portraits and still lifes, to the empty streets of Read More »

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Portfolio Review Strategy and Simulation Workshop with Paula Tognarelli (Online)

July 25 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250 Sold out
Portfolio Reviews

A 2-day workshop via Zoom. July 25, 2020, 10:00am - 5:00pm July 26, 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 (NEPR) 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 of actually engaging Read More »

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August 2020

2020 Member’s Exhibition | Christa Blackwood, Cody Bratt & Eleonora Ronconi in conversation

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free 59 tickets left
woman in red

We are thrilled to present three artists from our 26th Annual Members Exhibition, curated by Alexa Dilworth.  Join us for a great conversation between three talented artists, Christa Blackwood, Cody Bratt & Eleonora Ronconi.  Each artist will be talking about their creative path, and discuss the image that Alexa selected for inclusion in our summer exhibition. Each of these artists received an Honorable Mention for their creativity.   © Christa Blackwoord, "Boy Play, Blake with Roses"     Christa Blackwood Read More »

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August (Online) Photo Chat Chat | Members Exhibition Edition

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 68 tickets left
people behind bars

It is Photo Chat Chat time! This is our 26th Member's Juried Exhibition Edition, showcasing four of our Honorable Award winners. These images captured the eye of the our juror, Alexa Dilworth. Ken Beckles, Dennis Geller, Rachel Jessen and Jerry Takigawa are the featured artists in this edition of the chat. Each artist has a 10 minute presentation then a q&a follows the presentations.   © Ken Beckles, "Blue Green" Ken Beckles     © Dennis Geller, "Mists of Time" Dennis Read More »

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Artist Talk: John Willis – Combining Social Documentary Photography and Community Engagement (Online)

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$8 – $12 74 tickets left
Man in blanket with teepee in background

Historically there are many easily arguable reasons photographers should choose to make work of their own lives rather than tell stories of others. During divisive times, I struggle to find means of acknowledging my place and respecting others. At the same time, I want to learn while broadening my horizons and collaborating with others to build bridges between communities, while still respecting ethical processes and storytelling. This talk will attempt to share my thinking while showing some of the project work I have produced, Read More »

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Envisioning The American Landscape – 9-Session Course (online)

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$450 – $500 Sold out
Cyanotype landscape and urban landscape

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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2020 Member’s Exhibition | McCarthy, Nichols & Niles in Conversation

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free 72 tickets left
woman under flowered tree

This is our second in a series of conversations we have with the talented artists from our Members Exhibition on the walls until the end of August. We are thrilled to present three artists from our 26th Annual Members Exhibition curated by Alexa Dilworth.  Join us for a great conversation between three talented artists, Margaret McCarthy, Nancy Nichols and Dale Niles.  Each artist will be talking about their creative path, and discuss the image that Alexa selected for inclusion in our Read More »

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September 2020

Lightroom Classic Workflow – 8 session course with Sue Anne Hodges (Fall 2020) – Online (Evening)

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$400 – $450 9 tickets left
Lightroom Before and After example

We have 4 spaces available for this class! Contact us at the museum for more information and to purchase a spot.  We added a daytime class from 10 am - 1 pm ET on the same dates! After you’ve made the image, what happens once the image is in your computer is one of the most important steps in your work. Adobe Lightroom will help you get the most out of your images and create an organized workflow. The first Read More »

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Atelier 33 – Tuesday Evening Class (Online)

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$595 – $645
Students in critique mode

The Atelier class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern (online) or Thursday mornings from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Eastern (at the Griffin Museum if allowed, or online if Covid-19 restrictions still apply) 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 Teaching Assistant. Participants engage in supportive critical discussions of each other’s work and leave with Read More »

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