Win a custom painting by Hallowell artist Chris Cart, your choice of a portrait of one or two people, or a painting of a home or business. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. The drawing will take place during Hallowell’s Woodstock Festival on Sunday, August 13, 2017.
Category Archives: Events
On Wednesday, August 16 from 6-8pm the Harlow Gallery presents benefit lakeside concert and silent art auction. The event features vocalist Sami Stevens, a silent art auction, h’ors devours, and spectacular views of Lake Cobbosseecontee in East Winthrop. Tickets are $25 each or 2 for $40. Only a limited quantity will be sold.
The Harlow Gallery present James Breslin and Jim Mello who will read a selection of their poetry on Friday, August 18 beginning at 7pm. The event is part of The Bookey Readings at the Harlow, a series hosted by the Harlow Gallery. The public is invited to attend and experience an evening of spoken word in the setting of an art gallery. A $3 donation is appreciated at the door to benefit programming at the Harlow Gallery.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.)
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
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 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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!
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.
FRI. JUN. 22. 7PM
SAT. JUN. 23. 10AM-1PM
DELIVER ART BY JUNE 30
JUNE 30. 10AM-1PM
JULY 6-28, 2018
SAT. JULY 7. 10AM-1PM
SAT. JULY 14. 10AM-1PM
SAT. JULY 21, 12-2PM
SAT. JULY 28. 10AM-1PM
AUG. 3-SEPT. 1
SAT. AUG. 19. 10AM-3PM
DEADLINE: AUG. 1, 11:59PM
DEADLINE: SEPT. 1
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100 Water Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
Except when we are between shows.
Also open by chance or by appointment.