Please note changes in our open hours this holiday season: Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): 10am-4pm. Saturday, December 31 (New Years Eve): 10am-4pm. Regular gallery hours are Wed-Sat 12-6. Thank you and happy harlowdays!
Category Archives: Events
Harlow Handmade is a fundraiser event offering an attractive selection of locally crafted, limited edition Harlow Gallery merchandise. This display takes began December 7 and is on view inside our gallery window spaces while supplies last. Featured artisans include: The Potters House (ceramics), Maine Naturals (soap), Malley Weber (ceramics), Shipwreck Coffee, and the House of Bouton (textiles).
The first Second Sunday event of 2017 is postcard-making, lead by Margo Ogden, on Sunday, January 8 from 2-4. Make a postcard for the Harlow’s fundraiser show “Posted”, on view January 25-28, 2017. Draw, paint, collage, write a poem or mix it all together. Join your friends and fellow artists and create an artful card for this fun mini exhibition! The gallery will have the cards and basic materials available but feel free to bring your favorite tools or media.
The Harlow Gallery is launching a quarterly series of professional development opportunities for artists. To kick off the 2017 workshop series, Kerstin Gilg of the Maine Arts Commission (MAC) will speak about the Maine Arts Commission and the supports they offer to artists on Sunday, January 15th, from 2-3pm. A 30-40 minute presentation followed by Q & A. Learn and inquire about supports, grants and opportunities for artists. KVAA Members: Free | Non-Members: $5
Harlow Gallery presents “Jump Start your Journaling Practice”, a workshop lead by visual artist Ingrid Ellison on Sunday, January 29, from 11am to 3pm. This class is geared toward anyone, experienced or not, who wants to begin or continue working in a visual journal. Tuition is $75 per student (paid to Harlow Gallery) plus a $10 supplies fee (paid directly to instructor on the day of the event.)
We are celebrating Mardi Gras in Hallowell by offering 10% off all art purchases on Saturday, February 25th (12-6pm). Our current exhibition is the Venn Project, featuring paintings by local artists Pamela Hetherly, Anita Morrissey and Nancy Keenan Barron.
Harlow Gallery presents a two part workshop “Fast, Cheap and Easy: an Unorthodox Block Printing Primer”, lead by Scott Minzy. Learn the technique behind creating bold and striking prints in a class suitable for all levels of experience. The printmaking workshop is 7-9pm on Tuesdays and is split into two 4-week sessions. Tuition per session is $50 for members / $60 for non-members plus a $25 supplies fee.
Join Don and Eileen Kerr for a Second Sunday wire sculpture workshop on Sunday, February 12 from 2-4pm using simple tools and wire for ages 10 and up. At the completion of the session each participant may bring home a wire figure – which they will have made, and could be mounted on a base. All experience levels welcome.
Come in to the Augusta Chipotle on Thursday, February 16th between 12:00pm and 7:30pm. Bring in the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Harlow Gallery.
Save the date! Our friends across the street at Slates hosting a benefit concert for the Harlow on Monday, February 20th, beginning at 8:15pm. Tickets are $25. Performers include Anna Pillsbury, Jacob Allen, Robby Coffin, Katie Daggett, Marcia Gallagher, Bruce Mayo, and more.
March’s Second Sunday collage workshop, “Drawing with Torn-Paper Shapes”, is lead by Robin Brooks on Sunday, March 12 from 2-4pm. Robin states, “I love the idea of parents and children having the chance to work in the same room. Ideally there will be a parent table and a children’s table so there can be both proximity and independence.” All ages and experience levels are welcome.
After another successful and inspiring year of SECOND SUNDAY events, The Harlow Gallery is happy to announce that the series of free community art-related events has workshops scheduled through June 2017 and plans to continue the series throughout 2017. Mark your calendars and look forward to a variety of activities on the second Sunday of every month from 2-4PM at the Harlow Gallery. These events are free and open to the public. Some materials are provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own as well.
Harlow Gallery presents Pysanka Ukranian Egg Decorating, a workshop lead by Lesia Sochor on Sunday, April 2nd, from 2-4pm. Using a wax resist process, dyes, beeswax and a tool called a ‘Kistka’ create a beautiful multi-colored egg. Tuition is $15 for KVAA/Harlow Gallery members or $20 for non-members. This workshop is open to anyone ages 8 and up, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
In light of Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day on April 30, 2017, join us on Sunday April 9 from 2-4pm to learn about the rudiments of pinhole photography with Johanna Moore. Build your own camera and jump-start your adventures in analog photography. All welcome.
Art donations wanted from collectors, artists, and artisans.
Harlow Gallery presents Paper Cutting Around the World, a workshop lead by Leslie Miller on Sunday, April 30th, from 1-5pm. This workshop explores a true folk craft and investigates several forms of paper cutting as participants make the craft their own. Tuition for members is $40 adults/$35 kids, non-members $60 adults/$55 kids. This workshop is open to anyone ages 10 and up, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
May’s Second Sunday event, Extraordinary Embroidery lead by Maggie Muth, is on Sunday, May 21st from 2-4pm (skipping Mother’s Day.) Maggie Muth is the founder and director of Stitch HIVE in Portland Maine, an itinerant open maker space. Join Maggie and play with needle and thread, using cloth and unconventional materials. Learn how to make embroidery in unexpected ways. No experience necessary. All welcome.
Join us in historic downtown Hallowell on Saturday, October 29th to experience our 4th biennial Art at Home tour, a unique, self-guided house tour of local residences featuring personal collections, distinctive decor and more.
Harlow Gallery is closed on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours will resume Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26th (12-6pm.)
We are offering 20% off all art sales during the last day (Saturday, December 3, 12-6pm) of our current show “Doors: Art & Poetry from LINC & WSC”. We may not have any cute kittens or puppies looking for owners but we DO have a huge variety of great work looking for loving homes.
FEB. 3 - MAR. 11, 2017
MARCH SESSION BEGINS 3/14
SUN., MAR. 12, 2-4PM
MARCH 19-APRIL 2
MAR. 19 - APRIL 8
DEADLINE APR. 1 BY 11PM
SUN., APRIL 2, 2-4PM
SUN. APR. 9. 2-4PM
APRIL 12-22, 2017
SUN., APRIL 30, 1-5PM
SUN. MAY 21, 2-4PM
DELIVER ART JUNE 24 12-6PM
DEADLINE AUG. 1 BY 11PM