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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

Reception: Tricia O’Neill – Martello Tower Project @ SOWA

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Free

Martello Tower Project Tricia O'Neill October 2 – March 29, 2019 Reception: March 1, 2019 Statement Martello Towers dot the coast of Dublin and then more sporadically the coast of Ireland. They have been in my peripheral vision since we first started visiting our family in Dublin fifty years ago. Though they have been ever-present it is only in the last few years that I have come to know more about the history and intended use of the Martello Towers. After deciding to document these beautifully situated…

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Gallery Tour with John Reuter

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Join artist John Reuter as he takes you on a personalized Gallery Tour on the closing day of his show "Shadows and Traces: The Photography of John Reuter." This event is free to Griffin Museum members, and is included in the cost of museum entry on the day for non-members. John Reuter was born in Chicago and raised in California and New York.  He attended undergraduate school at SUNY Geneseo and graduate school at the University of Iowa, receiving an…

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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 2 tickets left

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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Reception: Atelier 29, Mother Series, & Myths

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Join us for the reception for three shows: Photography Atelier 29 with various artists, Mother Series with Jennifer Georgescu, and Myths by Ralph Mercer. Reception will be followed by the Chervinsky Award and brief talk on March 10, 2019 6-6:15 PM.   © Darrell Roak Photography Atelier 29 - Tony Attardo, Carole Smith Berney, Becky Behar, Terry Bleser, Ann Boese, Dawn Colsia, Frank Curran, Tim H. Davis, Mark Farber, Dennis Geller, Sarah Gosselin, Janis Hersh, Tira Khan, Bruce Magnuson, Amy Pritchard, Astrid Reischwitz, Darrell Roak, Leann Shamash, Susan Swirsley, Amir Viskin and Jeanne Widmer. The Atelier is a course for intermediate and…

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Topics in Photography: Sense of Place – 10 session course with Emily Belz

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$325 – $375 Sold out

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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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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Celebrate the Griffin 2019

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Celebrate the Griffin! Join us on March 29, 2019, 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. Buffet Supper Open Bar Silent Auction Friday March 29, 2019 7-10pm Cocktail attire optional Tickets are $85 per person or $300 for 4. All seating is reserved; please specify the names in your party when ordering tickets.

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April 2019

ONLINE Course: Portfolio Development and Marketing Your Work With Karen Davis (Spring 2019)

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$225 – $275 8 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. April-May 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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Gallery Talk: Paula Riff

April 11 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Join us for a Gallery Talk with Paula Riff before the opening of Down Garden Paths. Shibui – Paula Riff The Japanese word “shibui” refers to a particular aesthetic of simple, subtle and unobtrusive beauty and it is this concept that reflects the spirit of this series, Shibui. An object of art that employs these characteristics may at first appear to be simple, but upon closer inspection the subtle details and textures balance that simplicity with a rich complexity. I create camera-less images using the processes…

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Reception: Down Garden Paths, Flora, and 9th Annual Self-Published Photobook Exhibition at Davis Orton Gallery and Griffin Museum

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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Join us for the reception for three shows: Down Garden Paths, Flora, and 9th Annual Self-Published Photobook Exhibition at Davis Orton Gallery and Griffin Museum. There will be a gallery talk with Paula Riff at 6:15 pm. © Vaugh Sills, "Jules Landry's Garden, St. James, Louisiana, 2005" Down Garden Paths: Craig J. Barber, Joan Lobis Brown, Jimmy Fike, Ivana Damien George, Emily Hamilton Laux, Marcy Palmer, Paula Riff, and Vaughn Sills https://griffinmuseum.org/show/down-garden-paths/ © Marcy Palmer, "Dancing Leaves", 24k gold leaf gilded vellum…

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Crosscurrents III – Mary Virginia Swanson: Finding Your Audience

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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For NESOP FACULTY, ALUMNI and STUDENTS and GRIFFIN MEMBERS: FINDING YOUR AUDIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS A CROSSCURRENTS LECTURE with MARY VIRGINIA SWANSON You’ve made the work, now what do you do with it? This seminar provides photographers interested in selling their personal work to collectors, licensing existing imagery as illustration or decor, or being commissioned to create new work for clients, with an overview on today’s diverse markets. Focusing on conducting effective research and employing targeted marketing strategies,…

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THE LIFE OF A PROJECT: From Concept to Presentation – a Seminar with Mary Virginia Swanson

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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$40 – $50 73 tickets left

THE LIFE OF A PROJECT: From Concept to Presentation A seminar with Mary Virginia Swanson A fully researched, beautifully crafted and wisely presented project can deeply impact viewers far beyond the initial engagement, be it presented online, in print or on exhibition walls.  When an idea for a new project takes hold, artists would be wise to consider the long view of the tasks ahead at the beginning of this journey to maximize support for you and appreciation for your project.…

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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 9 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 10 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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