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The Griffin Museum of Photography

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67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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March 2019

Photography Atelier 30

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - June 5 @ 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$595 – $645

Photography Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Meg Birnbaum and assistant Julie Williams-Krishnan. 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: Sense of Place- Section II – 10 session course with Emily Belz

March 14 @ 9:30 am - May 30 @ 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$325 – $375 5 tickets left

Sense of Place “Sense of place is the sixth sense, an internal compass and map made by memory and spatial perception together.” – Rebecca Solnit What characteristics make up a place? What makes a place notable, special, mysterious, nostalgic—in short, a place a photographer feels compelled to photograph? In this course we will explore the topic of sense of place in photography in depth. Beginning with assignments that blend photographic techniques (composition; light; the frame) and genres (landscape; portraiture; interiors/exteriors),…

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April 2019

Artist Talk and Book Signing: “Another Way of Looking at Love” with Janelle Lynch

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$7 – $12

The Griffin Museum of Photography is delighted to host Janelle Lynch. She will share her project and book, Another Way of Looking at Love (Radius Books, 2018). In Another Way of Looking at Love, the landscape is explored as a metaphor for our yearning to be connected, while considering the personal, societal, and environmental consequences of disconnection. From 2015-2018, Janelle Lynch (born 1969) used the 8×10 camera to create natural still lives. Her process included placing the camera in unique vantage points…

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Street Photography Course with Bill Franson – April-June 2019

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$450 – $500 2 tickets left

What is “street photography”, what makes for a compelling “street” image, and how can we begin to define our own look and approach working in the street?  This course begins seeking to answer these questions by examining historical images, the photographers who made them, and the intellectual, cultural, and technical influences that affected the image-makers. These questions will continue to guide our investigation in the classroom and as we explore the streets in Winchester, Boston, and surrounding areas. Assignments are…

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May 2019

Critical Conversations with Fran Forman

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$15 4 tickets left

In art school, critiques are a frequent and important part of growth. But after school, artists often create in isolated environments and yearn for feedback on new work. The Griffin’s critical conversations are safe, honest, and constructive opportunities to share work-in-progress with other photographers. Bring your work in process to share with facilitator Fran Forman and other attendees, your questions and enough photographs to provide information for discussion with the group. The number of photographs you bring will vary depending…

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Artist Talk with Tony Schwartz: Mountain Gorillas Versus Pygmies in Uganda

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $7

Join Griffin Museum member, Tony Schwartz, as he discusses his photography as it relates to ecotourism, gorillas, and the survival of an indigenous people in Uganda. In Africa, efforts to protect endangered animals frequently have negatively impacted people living traditional lifestyles in those areas. The Batwa Pygmies resided for millennia in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of southwestern Uganda, along with Mountain Gorillas.  In 1992, the government evicted them; the forest had been designated a World Heritage Site and national park,…

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Curator’s Walk and Talk: Paula Tognarelli re Down Garden Paths (for Griffin Members Only)

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Join Griffin Museum's Executive Director and Curator, Paula Tognarelli, as she gives a guided walk and talk around the show, Down Garden Paths. The show includes work by the artists Craig J. Barber, Joan Lobis Brown, Jimmy Fike, Ivana Damien George, Emily Hamilton Laux, Marcy Palmer, Paula Riff, and Vaughn Sills. This event is free and for Griffin members only. Please register below. Bio: Paula Tognarelli is the Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. Ms. Tognarelli is responsible…

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Portfolio Walk: Boston Camera Club

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Join us at the Griffin Museum of Photography for a Portfolio Walk designed to showcase the work of the Boston Camera Club Members. Each participant from the Boston Camera Club will showcase their work for the photographic community, the art community and the public. It is a great chance to meet Boston photographers, see (and maybe buy!) some compelling photography, as well as see the current exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Come join us for an evening of…

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June 2019

Lecture: “The Photographer in the Garden” with Jamie Allen

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$15 – $20

From famous locations to the simplest home vegetable garden, from worlds imagined by artists to vintage family snapshots, The Photographer in the Garden (Aperture and George Eastman Museum, 2018) traces the garden’s rich history in photography and delights readers with spectacular images. At this talk, Jamie M. Allen, Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Associate Curator in the Department of Photography at the George Eastman Museum and author of the book's essay, will explore the relationships between photography, botanical images, and the…

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Concept Aware® Workshop with J. Sybylla Smith 

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 2:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$225 – $250

Concept Aware® Workshop with J. Sybylla Smith  Griffin Museum of Photography June 8, 2019 from 10 am - 3 pm June 9, 2019 from 10 am - 2 pm Summary This two-day workshop focuses on eight specific practices within the creative process that take an idea and/or inspiration and develop it into a unique style, a project and ultimately a body of work. Learn the critical thinking skills that will strengthen your own personal visual language, increase your awareness of…

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Creating Narratives: ZEKE magazine and the representation of Roma

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free

Are the inherent requirements of a “good photograph” at odds with the requirements to accurately portray history and creating a narrative of minority subcultures. This panel will begin with a presentation of images in the Roma & Traveller issue of ZEKE magazine and then look at how documentary photography can be used to either confirm or break down stereotypes of groups outside the majority culture A presentation and panel discussion with: Margareta Matache: Roma rights activist, director of the Roma…

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July 2019

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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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 10 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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