* 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.
Category Archives: SECOND SUNDAYS
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Sunday, October 8, from 2-4pm the Harlow Gallery hosts quilling, a SECOND SUNDAY event, lead by Louise Poirier Stickney. Join Louise in exploring the art of quilling, which consists of curling narrow strips of paper into circles. Form the circles into various shapes and use those shapes to create flowers, snowflakes, pictures, 3-D creations, and more This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
On Sunday, November 15, from 2-4pm the Harlow Gallery hosts The Art of Colored Pencil, a SECOND SUNDAY event, lead by Janice Norton. This event teaches participants how to use colored pencils in different ways, to achieve new levels of depth and feeling. Discover how to layer colors, add different types of pencils and mediums to create texture, depth, and liveliness. Colored pencils are an exciting medium; using them takes time and patience, but the result is very rewarding. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
On Sunday, December 10, from 2-4pm the Harlow Gallery will honor the memory of the late Ken Linaberry with a memorial beading session, a SECOND SUNDAY event lead by Tonya Gorman. Participants will have the opportunity to use beads from his collection which were kindly donated to the Gallery. This Second Sunday session will feature a demo of simple beading tools, supplies and techniques. This beading session is also great chance to create handmade gifts in time for the holidays. This event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. No registration necessary.
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.
JAN. 17 - MAR. 3
JAN. 26 - FEB. 24
DEADLINE: FEB. 19. 11:59PM
DELIVERIES DUE BY FEB. 24
FEB. 28-MAR. 4, 2018
SAT. MAR. 3. 9-12
MAR. 5-30, 2018
MAR. 11, 2-4PM
MAR. 17. 10AM-1PM
MAR. 24. 9AM-12PM
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 11:59PM
APRIL 8, 2-4PM
DEADLINE: AUG. 1, 11:59PM
160 Water Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
Except when we are between shows.
Also open by chance or by appointment.