Join Mathew Scease at the Harlow on Sunday, September 10, from 2-4pm for a creative writing SECOND SUNDAY event. Mathew will start off with some very short, structured writing exercises, then provide prompts and ideas so that you can spend the bulk of the time writing on your own. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
Category Archives: SECOND SUNDAYS
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.
May’s Second Sunday event, Extraordinary Embroidery lead by Maggie Muth, is on Sunday, May 21st from 2-4pm (skipping Mother’s Day.) Maggie Muth is the founder and director of Stitch HIVE in Portland Maine, an itinerant open maker space. Join Maggie and play with needle and thread, using cloth and unconventional materials. Learn how to make embroidery in unexpected ways. No experience necessary. All welcome.
June’s Second Sunday is an introductory watercolor event lead by Kay Morris on Sunday, June 11 from 2-4pm. Through demonstrations and hands on experience, this event touches on basics for both drawing and watercolor. To become familiar with watercolor and how it reacts on paper, participants will focus on doing a simple still life. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels; it is geared more toward beginners.
July’s Second Sunday event is Paper Cut Painting, lead by Gayle Chung, on Sunday, July 9, 2-4pm. Create beautiful pieces of art with paper. Play with shapes, colors, and textures using cut paper to make art. Explore the versatility of paper and breaking the boundaries of the 2D surface. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
July’s Second Sunday event, poetry, lead by Claire Hersom, is on Sunday, August 13th, 2-4pm. What’s in a SECOND SUNDAY poetry event? Laughter, camaraderie, thought, beauty, creativity, discovery. Come join the fun with poet Claire Hersom and let your inner poet speak. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
November’s Second Sunday event, The Artist’s Book – It’s a Foldable World! lead by Cynthia Ahlstrin, is on November 13 from 2-4 at The Harlow Gallery. Learn to make beautiful multiple page book forms without the use of glue. No book making experience is necessary. All ages welcome.
The Harlow Gallery’s last Second Sunday event of 2016, Snowflakes, lead by Cassie Bouton, is on December 11, 2-4pm. Join us for a peaceful, calming, family-friendly activity amidst a busy and sometimes stressful season. Learn how to make basic cut-outs or more ornate and advanced paper cutting techniques. All ages welcome.
August’s Second Sunday event, “Spacial Dynamics and Mandalas: Exploring Space in Movement and Art” takes place Sunday, August 14 from 2-4pm and is lead by Rose Swan and Jeremy Clough.
All are invited to participate in August’s Second Sunday event, “Paper + Scissors = Incredible Paper Cuts” which takes place Sunday, September 11, from 2-4pm and is lead by Leslie A. Miller. Paper cuts are made by young and old almost all over the world. During this 2 hour event participants will investigate many forms of this craft and try various tools and papers.
June’s Second Sunday event, Sacred Dance with expressive arts therapist Maryam Mermey will be held Sunday, June 12th from 2-4pm.
On Sunday, July 10, from 2-4pm, all are invited to create Clay Figures using paper clay with ceramic artist Malley Weber.
Weaving Off the Loom with textile artist Jayson Hunt, will be held on Sunday, April 10th from 2-4pm. The public is invited to explore weaving with Jayson and learn simple weaving structures. Play with color and texture as you craft a simple strap, belt or band.
After a another successful and inspiring year of SECOND SUNDAY events, The Harlow Gallery is pleased to announce the fall 2016 line-up of the free community art-related events.
JULY 28-SEPT 2, 2017
FRI. AUG. 25.
SEPT. 8 - OCT. 21
FRI. SEPT. 15. 7PM
SUN. SEPT. 10, 2-4PM
SEPT. 22 - NOV. 10
SEPT. 30, 10-3
OCT. 14 & 15, 10-4
OCT 27-DEC 2
NOV. 10 - DEC. 16
160 Water Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
Except when we are between shows.
Also open by chance or by appointment.