Category Archives: Events

SECOND SUNDAYS: Drawing with Torn-Paper Shapes

SECOND SUNDAYS: Drawing with Torn-Paper Shapes

March’s Second Sunday collage workshop, “Drawing with Torn-Paper Shapes”, is lead by Robin Brooks on Sunday, March 12 from 2-4pm. Celebrate spring; come create and experiment with paper collage. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration necessary. All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Spring 2017 Schedule of SECOND SUNDAY Workshops

Spring 2017 Schedule of SECOND SUNDAY Workshops

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 Handmade: Limited Edition Harlow Goods

Harlow Handmade: Limited Edition Harlow Goods

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).

SECOND SUNDAYS: Postcard-Making

SECOND SUNDAYS: Postcard-Making

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.

Workshop: Jump-Start Your Journaling Practice w/ Ingrid Ellison

Workshop: Jump-Start Your Journaling Practice w/ Ingrid Ellison

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.)

Professional Development Workshop: MAC Info Session

Professional Development Workshop: MAC Info Session

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

10% Off – Sat., Feb. 25 (Hallowell Mardi Gras)

10% Off – Sat., Feb. 25 (Hallowell Mardi Gras)

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.

Workshop: Pysanka Ukranian Egg Decorating w/ Lesia Sochor

Workshop: Pysanka Ukranian Egg Decorating w/ Lesia Sochor

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.

SECOND SUNDAY:  Pinhole Photography

SECOND SUNDAY: Pinhole Photography

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.

The Bookey Readings: Martin Steingesser & David Moreau

The Bookey Readings: Martin Steingesser & David Moreau

The Bookey Readings at the Harlow kicks off their 2017 poetry reading lineup with two of Maine’s most distinguished performance poets, Martin Steingesser and David Moreau. All are invited to enjoy a dynamic evening of poetry on Friday, April 14 beginning at 7pm.. Refreshments are served, and a $3 donation is appreciated at the door to support operating costs at the Gallery.

CLOSED. Call for Art Donations: Silent Auction

CLOSED. Call for Art Donations: Silent Auction

The Harlow Gallery is seeking art donations from collectors, artists, and artisans for their annual Silent Art Auction, open for bids April 12-15. Donations can be delivered to 160 Water Street in Hallowell anytime during open hours (Wed-Sat 12-6pm) through April 8th or contact the gallery to make an appointment; 207-622-3813 or kvaa@harlowgallery.org.

Workshop: Paper Cutting w/ Leslie Miller

Workshop: Paper Cutting w/ Leslie Miller

Harlow Gallery presents Paper Cutting Around the World, a workshop lead by Leslie Miller on Sunday, April 30th, from 11am-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.

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

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!

Art At Home Tour October 29

Art At Home Tour October 29

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.

Gallery Closed Thanksgiving Day

Gallery Closed Thanksgiving Day

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.)

20% Off Your Art Purchase on Dec. 3

20% Off Your Art Purchase on Dec. 3

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.

SECOND SUNDAYS: Who Says You’re Not a Poet?

SECOND SUNDAYS: Who Says You’re Not a Poet?

“Who Says You’re Not a Poet?, lead by Bob McLaughlin, is on Sunday, October 9 from 2-4pm and is open to all ages and experience levels. “If you think you can’t write poetry, October’s Second Sunday is for you. Forget everything you think you don’t know, and just show up. Can’t spell? Forget it. Not so good with grammar? Forget it. Don’t know any poetic forms? Forget that, too. All you need is your big bag of experiences and unique way of seeing the world. The rest will take care of itself. You might even have fun.” – Bob McLaughlin

The Bookey Readings: Lee Sharkey & Glenn Morazzini

The Bookey Readings: Lee Sharkey & Glenn Morazzini

The Bookey Readings at the Harlow presents two award-winnng Maine poets, Lee Sharkey and Glenn Morazzini, on Friday, October 21, beginning at 7pm. Refreshments are served and a $3 donation is appreciated at the door to support programming at the Harlow Gallery. Join us!

Paul Betit Presents “Let Me Tell A Story”

Paul Betit Presents “Let Me Tell A Story”

On Sunday, November 6 at 1pm the Harlow Gallery presents Brunswick writer Paul Betit, who will talk about his new book Let Me Tell A Story. Let Me Tell A Story is quite a departure from the military crime fiction novels Betit has written in the past. A mix of short fiction and memoir, it is a collection of first-person stories that take place over a 60-year period. There will be time for a question and answer session afterward and light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public with a suggested $3 donation to support Programming at the Gallery.

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Volunteer Appreciation Party

This event is open to anyone who has volunteered at the Harlow Gallery this past year or is interested in learning about volunteer opportunities. This year’s Volunteer Appreciation Party on Sunday, November 13, from 11-1 at the Daniel Cony Weston House, home of the Elsie & William Viles Foundation in Augusta. RSVP Requested.