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Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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March 2020

From Single Image to Sequence: Beginning A Photography Project with Emily Belz

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$325 – $375 Sold out
Emily Belz holding a photography during a critique

“Thinking up a project and then making pictures that fit does not, in my experience, usually result in the best pictures. Most of the books I’ve published have started with just walking and photographing free of any plan.”                                     – Robert Adams For many photographers, the path from creating a single, compelling image to creating a series or body of work can be challenging to navigate. This class will work to demystify the process of beginning a photography project, and Read More »

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Writing About Photography Workshop (Three Sessions)

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$150 – $200 5 tickets left
Woman looking at photograph and writing

Why write about photography?  Just as an image frames a visual viewpoint, analytic writing offers context and perspective, influencing how we see.  Learn to view and write about photography more critically in this three-session workshop with “What Will You Remember” editors Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy. The first two sessions will meet as a group at the museum. The third session will be a one-on-one, half hour telephone meeting with one of the instructors. Through guided observation, discussion, writing exercises, Read More »

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Photography Atelier 32 – Tuesday Evenings (12 sessions)

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$595 – $645 6 tickets left
Students in critique mode

The Atelier class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 or Wednesday mornings from 9:30 – 12:30 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 Susan Green as Teacher Assistant. 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 Read More »

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Photography Atelier 32 – Wednesday Mornings (12 sessions)

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$595 – $645 2 tickets left
Students in critique mode

The Atelier class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 or Wednesday mornings from 9:30 – 12:30 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 Amy Rindskopf as Teacher Assistant. 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 Read More »

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Meet and Greet: Crista Dix, Associate Director, The Griffin Museum of Photography

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
Crista Dix

Come meet our new Associate Director, Crista Dix, all the way from the west coast! We will have an informal gathering, a bit of a Q&A, and a chance for the Griffin community to give Crista a warm welcome! Immediately following the meet and greet is the Atelier 31 Reception, so stay and celebrate great photography! BIO: Crista Dix is the new Associate Director of the Griffin Museum of Photography. She is also the Founder and Director of wall space Read More »

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Reception: New Shows at The Griffin Museum of Photography

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
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Join us for the opening reception for our four (4!) new shows at the Griffin Museum: Photography Atelier 31 Exhibition: Diana Cheren Nygren, Kathleen DeCarlo-Plano, Gabriel Garay, Cynthia Johnston, Sheryl Kalis, Naohiro Maeda, William Morse, Fern Nesson, Anne Piessens, Darrell Roak, Tony Schwartz and Jeanne Widmer Not Waving But Drowning, Michelle Rogers-Pritzl 10th Annual Self-Published Photobook Exhibition, 30 Various Photographers Single Figure, David Marlin   Cover Image © Michelle Rogers-Pritzl

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Laura Noble, Visiting Lecturer

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free – $7
portrait of a woman

Laura Noble will give her perspectives on working with women photographers in the UK and the specific strategies she has developed for promoting and giving women opportunities in a male dominated landscape. She has worked with graduates, artists that are early or mid-career as well as established artists. With the intake of students in the UK and Europe being approximately 85% female and only 15% of the industry is female, there is a huge disparity in representation, exposure and opportunity. Noble has Read More »

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Reception and Artist Talk: The Vessels of Late Petroleum Age (at WinCam)

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free
A vessel made of petroleum products

January 18 – April 16, 2020 March 19, 2020, 6:30-8:00 pm - Reception and Artist Talk Rick Wright practices photography as a malleable and sculptural medium. This Philadelphia photographer  inhabits the persona of a c. 4300 CE archaeologist: a scientist stumbling onto a cache of preserved vessels crafted out of an unknown synthetic material. This Dada series of catalogued “artifacts” explores how a future society might interpret contemporary plastic containers. The project is driven by Wright’s creative lens work; the Read More »

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Artists Talk: Dianna Cheren Nygren, William Morse, and Anne Piessens

March 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
close up of rocks with trees in background.

Join artists Dianna Cheren Nygren, William Morse, and Anne Piessens as they share their photography and their journey into the world of fine art photography with us. All three artists work is included in the Atelier 31 Exhibition. Come and learn more! Image ©  Anne Piessens  

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April 2020

Celebrate the Griffin 2020

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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disco balls

Join us on April 3, 2020, for a celebration of a Winchester classic, the Griffin Museum of Photography! A wonderful gathering of friends, helping raise money for the amazing activities and exhibits at the museum. This year's theme takes us back to the 70's. Pull out your bell bottoms and your disco shoes! Buffet Supper Open Bar Silent Auction More info coming!

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Artist Talk: Tara Sellios

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$8 – $12
Oculus implicitum by Tara Sellios

Tara Sellios'  visceral, highly detailed still life photographs are intensely planned and referential to art history.  Using an 8x10 camera, she shoots these arrangements to create dramatic, painterly photographs wrought with sensuality, lightness and darkness, and religious symbolism.   In this lecture, Sellios will speak about her process, including her research and influences and the preparatory work it takes to build the sculptural scene.                                 Read More »

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR PORTFOLIO REVIEW EXPERIENCE AND INVESTMENT

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Free – $40
Mary Virginia Swanson

The Griffin Museum is so pleased to offer this special presentation with Mary Virginia Swanson! Free for Griffin Members; $40 for Non-Members Participating in a portfolio review event is a commitment to yourself and your creative practice.  Do your homework, set reasonable goals and be well-prepared to make the most of your investment! In this evening lecture Mary Virginia Swanson will walk participants through the necessary steps towards a positive outcome, including: Choosing the right event for you and your Read More »

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Street Photography Course with Bill Franson, Spring 2020

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
$450 – $500 8 tickets left
Sign saying Beauty Way

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 Read More »

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New England Portfolio Reviews 2020 – April 24-26, 2020 – Registration Open!

April 24 - April 26
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
Photographers and Reviewers in dialogue

New England Portfolio Reviews are a great opportunity for established and emerging photographers to meet with curators, gallerists, educators, and other image professionals in the busy photography world. The Portfolio Walk and Portfolio Reviews are hosted in partnership with The Griffin Museum of Photography and the Photographic Resource Center. The Portfolio Walk on April 24th will showcase photographers with their portfolios for the public and the reviewers. Photographers need not be attending the portfolio reviews to participate. There will be Read More »

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May 2020

How to Find Art Collectors And Forge a Connection

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$140 – $190
Ivana George standing in front of two framed photographs

In this six hour workshop participants will develop their ideal collector avatar, learn where to find art collectors and generate a list of possible events that you can attend in the next three months to meet more art collectors.  You will learn how to find the names of local art patrons that are hiding in plain sight, where you never thought to look before. Participants will learn what to say and do when meeting art collectors at events, in your studio or Read More »

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