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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

Workshop: Needle Felted Animals w/ Deb Arter

Workshop: Needle Felted Animals w/ Deb Arter

Saturday, April 14, 9:30-12:30. This workshop will be a fun and project based way to learn the basics of needle felting. Spend time with local artist Deb Arter, learning how to create a unique animal out of simple wool. Needle felting is easy to learn and especially relaxing in a group setting. Participants will each come home with something unique and handmade. All materials included. Children Ages 11 & up can participate but must be accompanied by an adult. Member Tuition: $40 | Non Members Tuition: $45 | Kids 11-17: $20

Workshop: Beginners Watercolor w/ Kay Morris May 26

Workshop: Beginners Watercolor w/ Kay Morris May 26

On Saturday, May 26, 10am-1pm join expert watercolor artist and Harlow member Kay Morris for 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. Using a simple palette of primary colors, learn about color mixing, brush stroke and become familiar with using watercolor paper. 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.

SECOND SUNDAYS: Personal Identity Sculpture

SECOND SUNDAYS: Personal Identity Sculpture

* UPDATE: THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL * To kick off the 2018 lineup of SECOND SUNDAYS, Rachel Hamlin will be leading Personal Identity Ceramic Sculpture on Sunday, January 14 from 2-4pm. Come work with artist Rachel Hamlin and use a variety of ceramic hand-building techniques to create a sculpture that symbolically or realistically represents your personal identity. This event will be the first SECOND SUNDAY event to be held at the Harlow Gallery’s new location at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. SECOND SUNDAYS are free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.

SECOND SUNDAY: Spring 2018 Schedule

SECOND SUNDAY: Spring 2018 Schedule

The Harlow Gallery announces their spring 2018 schedule of SECOND SUNDAY events to be held in their new location at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. SECOND SUNDAYS are community art-related events 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. SECOND SUNDAYS may have limited enrollment depending on the event.

SECOND SUNDAYS: Pencil Drawing, a Different Kind of Self-Portrait

SECOND SUNDAYS: Pencil Drawing, a Different Kind of Self-Portrait

February’s SECOND SUNDAY event is “Pencil Drawing: a Different Kind of Self Portrait”, lead by Wendy Burton on Sunday, February 11, 2-4pm at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. In this pencil drawing you’ll use your own things to represent you instead of your face. Free and open to all ages and experience levels. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. This event is at the new location: 100 Water Street in Hallowell.

Create & Take: Valentines

Create & Take: Valentines

Saturday, February 10th, 9am-12pm. 100 Water Street. Drop-in for a Valentine’s ‘Create and Take’ session. Make Valentines for coworkers, friends, classmates, family, or significant others. A variety of materials provided, including envelope-making instruction, various templates, and even some sweet treats. All ages welcome. No need to pre-register, just drop-in. $10 Adults | $5 Kids.

Annual Silent Art Auction

Annual Silent Art Auction

The Harlow Gallery’s annual Silent Art Auction returns February 28-March 4, 2018. Expect great deals on an exciting variety of art and artful objects to bid on. The 2018 Silent Art Auction marks the last official event to be held at the gallery’s original location at 160 Water Street before the gallery officially moves down the street to their new home at 100 Water Street.

Pysanka Workshop w/ Norma Ociepka

Pysanka Workshop w/ Norma Ociepka

Saturday, March 3rd, 10am-12pm. Join Norma Ociepka for a step-by-step guided tutorial in the traditional Ukrainian craft of Pysanka. Using wax, dyes and a real flame, create something beautiful in this magical tradition. This class has limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member: $30 | Non-Members: $35 | Kids 10-17: $20.