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Harlow news and press links

Here’s to the next 60 Years!

Here’s to the next 60 Years!

Dear Friend of the Harlow,   Thanks to you and to a very special community of supporters and new friends, we have had an outstanding year. Over the last twelve…

Sunday Hours Update

Sunday Hours Update

*We will be closed Sunday, September 16.
*We will be open Sunday, September 23.
*After that we will no longer be open on Sundays and will resume regular hours Wednesday-Saturday 12-6pm.

New Hours

New Hours

Now open Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm for Rock on the River outdoor concert series.

Give the Harlow a Lift!

Give the Harlow a Lift!

The Harlow recently relocated to a larger building after 55 years in our original space in downtown historic Hallowell. Because art is for everyone, this grassroots campaign will raise funds to install a wheelchair lift to the main gallery.

Art2018 Prize Winners

Art2018 Prize Winners

Presenting the award-winning artists for Art2018, the 23rd annual juried art show on view at 100 Water Street in Hallowell now through June 2, 2018.

MARCH HAPPENINGS 2018

MARCH HAPPENINGS 2018

Keep an eye out for our new series of “Harlow Happenings.” With our move it’s been hard to navigate the what’s, when’s, and where’s of all that is going on. Harlow Happenings is our way of visualizing a month at a glance. All of the programs listed here are also located on our website in more detail. Just use our search bar to find them. 

Announcing the Harlow Craft Shop, opening March 7th!

Announcing the Harlow Craft Shop, opening March 7th!

The Harlow Gallery is thrilled to announce their new year-round craft shop which opens to the public on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018. The Harlow Craft Shop is located in the upstairs of the Gallery’s new location at 100 Water Street in Hallowell. Hours are Wednesday-Saturday noon-6pm or by chance or appointment. A curated selection of locally handcrafted items will be for sale including pottery, woodworking, fiber and texiles, personal care, jewelry, books, prints, and more.

FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS 2018

FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS 2018

Keep an eye out for our new series of “Harlow Happenings.” With our move it”s been hard to navigate the what’s, when’s, and where’s of all that is going on….

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.

The Harlow/KVAA is Expanding!

The Harlow/KVAA is Expanding!

We have some very exciting news to share and wanted you, as a member and supporter of the Harlow Gallery/KVAA, to be among the first to hear. The Kennebec Valley Art Association is expanding! We just signed a lease for 100 Water Street, which is the large dark-red building at the intersection of Water, Winthrop and Front Streets. The board and staff are very enthusiastic about the potential the new space provides for expanded programming and increased visibility.

Congratulations to our Art Raffle 2017 Winner

Congratulations to our Art Raffle 2017 Winner

Congratulations to Maggie Warren, whose name was drawn as the winner of our art raffle fundraiser! Maggie won a custom painting by Hallowell artist Chris Cart; it will be her choice of a portrait of one or two people, or a painting of a home or business. The raffle drawing took place during Hallowell’s Woodstock Festival on Sunday, August 13th, 2017. Raffle proceeds pay the artist for his work, and support art programs at the Harlow Gallery, owned and operated by the Kennebec Valley Art Association, a membership-based 501(c)3 nonprofit since 1963.

Abe Goodale and Liza Stratton tie for People’s Choice Award!

Abe Goodale and Liza Stratton tie for People’s Choice Award!

Abe Goodale of Camden and Liza Stratton of South Portland tied for the People’s Choice Award by popular vote at the conclusion of Art2017 at Harlow Gallery in Hallowell; gallery visitors were invited to vote for their favorite work of art during the Gallery’s 22nd annual juried art show on view May 12 through June 24, 2017.

Fall 2017 SECOND SUNDAYS Schedule

Fall 2017 SECOND SUNDAYS Schedule

SECOND SUNDAYS, our series of free community art-related events, has events scheduled through the end of 2017 with plans to continue the series into 2018 as well. 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.

Art2017 Prize Winners

Art2017 Prize Winners

Announcing 2017’s award-wining artists for Art2017, our 22nd annual juried show which is on view May 12-June 24.

CSA II Update | May 2017

CSA II Update | May 2017

We’re excited to share our second official update on the Community Supporting Arts (CSA II) which includes a few images of the work our artists are working on as well as a few photos from farm visits showing the artists interacting with their farms. Enjoy!

CSA II Update | March 2017

CSA II Update | March 2017

Although in its early stages, the Community Supporting Arts (CSA II) project is now well underway. Plants are sprouting and ideas are forming. Artists are starting to visit their farms and develop their own bodies of work. Stay tuned for future updates.