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FULL: Workshop: Beginners Watercolor w/ Kay Morris June 30

FULL: Workshop: Beginners Watercolor w/ Kay Morris June 30

Back by popular demand! Learn the basics in this three hour workshop, and spend your summer exploring this light and airy medium. Led by expert watercolor artist and Harlow member Kay Morris, this is an entry level watercolor course taught in a relaxed environment. This will be a small class, limited to six participants with lots of opportunity for one on one instruction and questions. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, register today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $40 | Non Members Tuition: $45.

Workshop: 3 Plate Monoprints w/ Kris Sader

Workshop: 3 Plate Monoprints w/ Kris Sader

Learn the technique of monotype printing with artist and instructor Kris Sader on Sunday, August 19, from 10am – 3pm at The Harlow. This workshop is open to anyone interested; whether experienced or novice. Space is limited to 10 participants, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $70 | Non Members Tuition: $75.

Harlow Craft Shop: Mother’s Day Sale

Harlow Craft Shop: Mother’s Day Sale

Get 15% off your purchase in the Harlow Craft Shop from May 2 -13, 2018 in celebration of Mother’s Day! The Harlow Craft Shop offers a curated selection of locally handcrafted items for sale including pottery, woodworking, fiber and texiles, personal care, jewelry, books, prints, and more. Shop hours are the same as the Harlow Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday noon-6pm and Sunday 12-4pm.

Gallery Talk w/ Robert Katz

Gallery Talk w/ Robert Katz

On Friday, April 27 at 6:30pm, The public is invited to attend a gallery talk with University of Maine at Augusta professor Robert Katz on artist Sasson Soffer and his work. The talk will highlight Katz’ personal experiences working with Soffer to curate a major outdoor exhibition of his sculptures at UMA in 1983. The talk will also include slides and video. During the talk, visitors can view Sasson Soffer: Monumental Dream, an exhibition of Soffer’s paintings, sculptures and works on paper. The exhibit is on view through April 28 at the Harlow.

SECOND SUNDAYS: Nature Journaling

SECOND SUNDAYS: Nature Journaling

April’s SECOND SUNDAY event, Nature Journaling, is lead by Andrea Lani on Sunday, April 8, 2-4pm at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. Come spend an afternoon creating a nature journal. In this workshop we will practice observing with all of our senses, learn some simple drawing techniques, and write prose and poetry. Open to all ages and experience levels. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bookey Readings: High School Student Poets

The Bookey Readings: High School Student Poets

The Bookey Readings at the Harlow opens their 2018 poetry series on Friday, April 13th at 7pm featuring high school students from two area schools, Winthrop and MSAD11 (Gardiner, W Gardiner, S. Gardiner, Randolph and Pittston). With the help of teachers Christine O’Brian of Winthrop and Rie Kittredge of MSAD11, students will perform poetry used both in the recent Poetry Out Loud competitions as well as their own poetry written in high school creative writing classes. Music will be part of the evening as well with guitarist, singer Patrick Shepard; a talented, well known performer in Central Maine. The public is invited to attend and enjoy a fun and lively evening of spoken word and music.

Workshop: Basic Beading w/ Tonya Gorman

Workshop: Basic Beading w/ Tonya Gorman

Join local jewelry artist Tonya Gorman as she leads a beginners beading workshop on Saturday, April 21st, from 10am-12pm. Tonya will talk a little about her background and creative process and then delve into a choice of one of two projects. Learn about color, bead placement, and finishing work. Participants will walk away with a beautiful, ready to wear creation! Children Ages 8 & up can participate but must be accompanied by an adult. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $30 Non Members Tuition: $35 Kids 8-17: $20

The Bookey Readings: Leonore Hildebrandt & Jenny Doughty

The Bookey Readings: Leonore Hildebrandt & Jenny Doughty

On Friday, May 18, beginning at 7pm, poets Leonore Hildebrandt and Jenny Doughty will be featured readers at The Harlow, located at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. Refreshments are served; A $3 donation is appreciated at the door to benefit The Harlow. Two musicians will perform during the evening, Ben Godsoe and Samantha Horn.

SECOND SUNDAY: Gelatin Printmaking

SECOND SUNDAY: Gelatin Printmaking

May’s SECOND SUNDAY is a printmaking event lead by Lisa Wheeler on Sunday, May 20, 2-4pm at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. Participants will explore gelatin printing, a low-tech, non-toxic, versatile, experimental hand printing process. Artists of all ages will work small and fast to create a collection of colorful monoprints layering color and pattern. Come with a sense of adventure and see what unfolds. Open to all experience levels. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Create & Take: Hand-Wrapped Yarn Eggs

Create & Take: Hand-Wrapped Yarn Eggs

Celebrate Spring by creating colorful and vibrant seasonal decorations in the Harlow’s new workshop space. Bring a box to carry home your creations, all other materials provided. All ages welcome. $5 per participant.

Workshop: Two Types of Paper w/ Cynthia Ahlstrin

Workshop: Two Types of Paper w/ Cynthia Ahlstrin

On Sunday, May 6 from 10am-4pm join Cynthia Ahlstrin, an award winning local artist who exhibits her work nationally for a workshop on hand designed paste paper and layered papermaking. The workshop will explore the exciting method of using pigment, paste and other media to create original hand designed decorative paper often used in book arts, collage and other arts. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $90 | Non Members Tuition: $95 | Kids 12-17: $75