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April 2021

Exploring Drawing Value with Whitney River

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Mondays, April 12, 26, May 3, and May 10, from 3 to 5 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom Bring your drawings to life as you refine your shading skills. In this class, students will gain confidence in drawing through a combination of fun exercises, quick sketches, and extended still lives. Shading with graphite requires us to slow down, focus, and allow ourselves to be completely present and aware of what we are perceiving. In this way, rendering and shading through…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2 with Erica Qualey

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Tuesdays, March 16, and 30; April 13, and 27 3:30 to 5:30 pm Eastern timeOnline via Zoom. Have you learned the basic watercolor skills but feel like you need a bit of guidance to bring your paintings to the next step? This class may be just what you are looking for!  Grab your paintbrushes and join our watercolor painting group! We will be painting our way through the winter blues. Erica will lead you through live, interactive watercolor paint-alongs, via…

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Possibilities with Watercolor with Erica Qualey

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Tuesdays, March 16, 23, 30, April 6, and 136 to 8 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom Time to dig out your paint brushes and get those creative juices flowing! Join Erica for a virtual watercolor workshop perfect for beginners and those with some experience but wanting to fine-tune their technique. Watercolor is a fun and beautiful medium to use and with the understanding of some basic skills can produce rich and illuminating paintings.  In this class, we will dig deep…

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“Musée des Beaux Arts”: An Ekphrastic Reading with Carl Little

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Online via Zoom beginning at 2 pm Eastern Time In honor of National Poetry Month, poet and art writer Carl Little will combine art and poetry in an aural/visual presentation. The reading of poems by Blake, W.H. Auden, Wislaw Szymborska, Rosanna Warren, William Carpenter and others will be accompanied by the artworks that inspired them, with Brueghel, Renoir, Audubon, and Hopper among the featured artists. In addition to numerous art books, Carl Little is the author of Ocean Drinker: New…

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Possibilities with Watercolor 2 with Erica Qualey

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 5 times

Thursdays, March 18, 25, April 1, 8 and 15 from 6 to 8 pmonline via Zoom Due to popular demand, we are offering a second class of Possibilities in Watercolor. This is the same class that is offered on Tuesdays here. Time to dig out your paint brushes and get those creative juices flowing! Join Erica for a virtual beginner watercolor workshop perfect as well for those with some experience but wanting to fine-tune their technique. Watercolor is a fun…

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Off the Page: A Workshop for Honing Skills for Poetry Performance with poet Martin Steingesser

April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Martin Steingesser will teach a poetry performance workshop at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Wednesdays, April 21, May 5, May 19, and June 2 from 3:30 to 5 pm (ET), On Zoom Did you know that the word for “Ear” & “Wisdom” are the same in Sumerian! In this “Off the Page” workshop, we will work toward a sense of pure awareness and natural embodiment when speaking our own or others' poetry, story, or dramatic work. Sessions will focus on exploring, discussing, and practicing skills in a traditional sense and in the spirit of…

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“Travels with Vincent: A Museum Conservator and Exhibition Adventures” with Sarah Fisher

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Online via Zoom How do the great master paintings you see in the wonderful temporary exhibitions here and around the world get to where they are going?  How are they safely packed? How are they protected from damage during travel?  And how does the lending museum know what conditions their prized paintings will meet in a far-off, temporary, exhibition space?  A pivotal figure in this process is the courier, often a conservator from the museum that owns the painting, who…

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Ecopoetry: Voices from the Earth in Crisis

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
John Paul Caponigro, Global Warming VI

A Farnsworth Art Museum Program for Earth Day Panel Participants: Carol Bachofner, John Paul Caponigro, Kathleen Ellis, Ellen Goldsmith, and Kristen Lindquist On line via Zoom Through the years, poetry has praised nature, the way painters have tried to capture the beauty of the landscape. With concerns about our environmental crisis, many poets are writing poems that warn and admonish. Poetry invades the mind and heart. The hope is that along with information from scientists the words of poets will…

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Exploring Drawing Value with Whitney River

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Mondays, April 12, 26, May 3, and May 10, from 3 to 5 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom Bring your drawings to life as you refine your shading skills. In this class, students will gain confidence in drawing through a combination of fun exercises, quick sketches, and extended still lives. Shading with graphite requires us to slow down, focus, and allow ourselves to be completely present and aware of what we are perceiving. In this way, rendering and shading through…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2 with Erica Qualey

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Tuesdays, March 16, and 30; April 13, and 27 3:30 to 5:30 pm Eastern timeOnline via Zoom. Have you learned the basic watercolor skills but feel like you need a bit of guidance to bring your paintings to the next step? This class may be just what you are looking for!  Grab your paintbrushes and join our watercolor painting group! We will be painting our way through the winter blues. Erica will lead you through live, interactive watercolor paint-alongs, via…

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May 2021

Exploring Drawing Value with Whitney River

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Mondays, April 12, 26, May 3, and May 10, from 3 to 5 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom Bring your drawings to life as you refine your shading skills. In this class, students will gain confidence in drawing through a combination of fun exercises, quick sketches, and extended still lives. Shading with graphite requires us to slow down, focus, and allow ourselves to be completely present and aware of what we are perceiving. In this way, rendering and shading through…

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Off the Page: A Workshop for Honing Skills for Poetry Performance with poet Martin Steingesser

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Martin Steingesser will teach a poetry performance workshop at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Wednesdays, April 21, May 5, May 19, and June 2 from 3:30 to 5 pm (ET), On Zoom Did you know that the word for “Ear” & “Wisdom” are the same in Sumerian! In this “Off the Page” workshop, we will work toward a sense of pure awareness and natural embodiment when speaking our own or others' poetry, story, or dramatic work. Sessions will focus on exploring, discussing, and practicing skills in a traditional sense and in the spirit of…

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Exploring Drawing Value with Whitney River

May 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Mondays, April 12, 26, May 3, and May 10, from 3 to 5 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom Bring your drawings to life as you refine your shading skills. In this class, students will gain confidence in drawing through a combination of fun exercises, quick sketches, and extended still lives. Shading with graphite requires us to slow down, focus, and allow ourselves to be completely present and aware of what we are perceiving. In this way, rendering and shading through…

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Off the Page: A Workshop for Honing Skills for Poetry Performance with poet Martin Steingesser

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Martin Steingesser will teach a poetry performance workshop at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Wednesdays, April 21, May 5, May 19, and June 2 from 3:30 to 5 pm (ET), On Zoom Did you know that the word for “Ear” & “Wisdom” are the same in Sumerian! In this “Off the Page” workshop, we will work toward a sense of pure awareness and natural embodiment when speaking our own or others' poetry, story, or dramatic work. Sessions will focus on exploring, discussing, and practicing skills in a traditional sense and in the spirit of…

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June 2021

Off the Page: A Workshop for Honing Skills for Poetry Performance with poet Martin Steingesser

June 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 7 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Martin Steingesser will teach a poetry performance workshop at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Wednesdays, April 21, May 5, May 19, and June 2 from 3:30 to 5 pm (ET), On Zoom Did you know that the word for “Ear” & “Wisdom” are the same in Sumerian! In this “Off the Page” workshop, we will work toward a sense of pure awareness and natural embodiment when speaking our own or others' poetry, story, or dramatic work. Sessions will focus on exploring, discussing, and practicing skills in a traditional sense and in the spirit of…

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July 2021

Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien: Summer 2021

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8, from 1 to 3 pm (ET), on Zoom Four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated in our study. This course is for experienced painters wishing to improve…

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August 2021

Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien: Summer 2021

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8, from 1 to 3 pm (ET), on Zoom Four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated in our study. This course is for experienced painters wishing to improve…

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September 2021

Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien: Summer 2021

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8, from 1 to 3 pm (ET), on Zoom Four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated in our study. This course is for experienced painters wishing to improve…

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October 2021

Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien: Summer 2021

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8, from 1 to 3 pm (ET), on Zoom Four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated in our study. This course is for experienced painters wishing to improve…

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