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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.

SECOND SUNDAYS: Recycled Robots

SECOND SUNDAYS: Recycled Robots

March’s SECOND SUNDAY event, Recycled Robots, is lead by Gayle Chung on Sunday, March 11, 2-4pm at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. Participants will build their own robots using recycled materials, and craft supplies. Some materials are provided, but participants have the option to bring their own too. Open to all ages and experience levels. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun, Moon, & Stars: A Collage Workshop w/ Robin Brooks

Sun, Moon, & Stars: A Collage Workshop w/ Robin Brooks

Saturday, March 17th | 10am-1pm | 100 Water Street. Join Robin Brooks for an enriching morning of collage exploration.  In this 3 hour workshop we will be using cut and torn paper, scissors, and paste or glue, to explore figure/ground relationships and to create our own unique collage compositions. This workshop is designed for all ages, 5 and up; artists and aspiring artists alike. Space limited, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Membesr: $20 | Non-Members: $25 | Kids: $10.

Crafting Ceramic Letters w/ Juliette Walker

Crafting Ceramic Letters w/ Juliette Walker

Saturday, March 24th | 9am-12pm | 100 Water Street. Join local ceramic artist Juliette Walker for a 3-hour workshop in crafting ceramic letters. Beginning with a brainstorming session, each participant will come up with words or phrases they would like to see out in their community, and sculpt out of clay. Juliette will then lead the group in crafting their own ceramic letters.  Juliette will photograph the letters around the town of Hallowell, and they will  become a part of an online social media exhibition to follow. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member: $30 | Non-Members: $35 | Kids 8-17: $20.

The Bookey Readings: Baron Wormser

The Bookey Readings: Baron Wormser

Baron Wormser will be reading from his new novel, Tom o’ Vietnam, Friday December 1, at 7:00 PM, at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, in Hallowell. Please join us for the final program of the 2017 Bookey Readings at the Harlow, in what promises to be an unforgettable evening with one of the region’s finest writers. Refreshments are served. A $3 donation is appreciated at the door to benefit the Harlow Gallery.

Art at Home 2017: East Winthrop

Art at Home 2017: East Winthrop

Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Art at Home is a unique, self-guided house tour of local residences featuring personal collections, distinctive decor and more. The participating homes/venues, all in East Winthrop, were selected to showcase not only their art collections, but also their relationships with their art, and the way art and living space are integrated in their personal spaces.

The Bookey Readings: Open Mic Night

The Bookey Readings: Open Mic Night

The Bookey Readings At The Harlow invites area poets to come and read their work during an open mic night at the Harlow Gallery on Friday, August 25, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm for poets to ‘sign in’ to read, with sign up ending promptly at 7pm.