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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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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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Members-Only Exhibition Preview

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
Robert Indiana, The Hartley Elegy Series: The Berlin Series, KvF VI, 1991

Join Farnsworth Director Christopher J. Brownawell and Chief Curator Michael K. Komanecky for a special members-only online event! Komanecky will lead Farnsworth members through all of our 2021 exhibitions including Women of Vision; Betsy Wyeth: Partner and Muse; Betsy's Gift: The Works of N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth; and Robert Indiana: The Hartley Elegies. Not a member yet? Now's a perfect time to join! Click on the button below and begin enjoying all of the benefits of membership—including this wonderful…

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Women of Vision Exhibition and Programming Kickoff

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Get ready for summer in Maine with a preview of what’s on this season at the Farnsworth. Hear more about special Patron’s programs to honor the Women of Vision. Enjoy a preview of the Women of Vision exhibition and book. There’s so much to look forward to this summer at the Farnsworth! This year the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Maine in America Award honors Women of Vision: thirteen visionary women who have made significant contributions to art and culture in Maine…

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Visual Art and the American Experience with Tuliza Fleming

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Join us to learn of the unique process of creating an art gallery and building an art collection for the National Museum of History and Culture with the Interim Chief Curator of Visual Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture   Tuliza Fleming is the Interim Chief Curator of Visual Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).  During her tenure, she played a critical role in building the Museum’s art collection, served…

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June 2021

Graphite Drawing with Whitney River

June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Mondays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3 to 5 pmon Zoom Back by popular demand! Suitable for beginning and intermediate drawers. Explore the fine art of rendering in value with an expert. 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…

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Plein Air Painting Watercolor Series with Erica Qualey: Workshop 2

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Workshop 2: Capture Light and MoodWednesday, June 9 via Zoom, 10 am to 12 pm and 1 to 3 pmThursday, June 10 on location, 8 am to 12 pmFriday, June 11 on location,  8 am to 1 pm This series consists of six intensive watercolor workshops where participants will be immersed in painting plein-air in watercolor. Each workshop can be taken individually, or as a series as each workshop has a different focus and subject matter.    This is a hybrid…

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Graphite Drawing with Whitney River

June 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Mondays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3 to 5 pmon Zoom Back by popular demand! Suitable for beginning and intermediate drawers. Explore the fine art of rendering in value with an expert. 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…

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Graphite Drawing with Whitney River

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Mondays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3 to 5 pmon Zoom Back by popular demand! Suitable for beginning and intermediate drawers. Explore the fine art of rendering in value with an expert. 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…

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Graphite Drawing with Whitney River

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Mondays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3 to 5 pmon Zoom Back by popular demand! Suitable for beginning and intermediate drawers. Explore the fine art of rendering in value with an expert. 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…

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Keeping a Nature Journal with Sherrie York

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Sherrie York Field Sketching

Three sessions: Wednesdays, June 30, July 7, and July 14 From 1 to 3 pm, Online via Zoom For many of us in the past year, time spent in nature helped to ease both our sense of isolation and our cabin fever. Keeping an illustrated journal or nature sketchbook can help us continue and deepen that experience, and maybe even regain some of the focus that has seemed so elusive. We will meet together online to build basic drawing and…

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July 2021

Keeping a Nature Journal with Sherrie York

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Sherrie York Field Sketching

Three sessions: Wednesdays, June 30, July 7, and July 14 From 1 to 3 pm, Online via Zoom For many of us in the past year, time spent in nature helped to ease both our sense of isolation and our cabin fever. Keeping an illustrated journal or nature sketchbook can help us continue and deepen that experience, and maybe even regain some of the focus that has seemed so elusive. We will meet together online to build basic drawing and…

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Wyeth Day—Betsy’s Gift: A Conversation with Jamie Wyeth

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
James Wyeth, Islander, 1975, Oil on canvas, 34 x 44 3/8 inches, Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum

Upon Betsy Wyeth's passing in 2020, the Farnsworth Art Museum received from her bequest twenty-seven works by three generations of Wyeth family artists: six by N.C., two by Andrew, and nineteen by Jamie. Together, they greatly enriched the museum's already strong holdings of their works, and at the same time demonstrate Betsy Wyeth's passion for collecting. Farnsworth Chief Curator Michael K. Komanecky will talk with Jamie Wyeth about his mother's collecting, and his impressions of the works she left to…

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Keeping a Nature Journal with Sherrie York

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Sherrie York Field Sketching

Three sessions: Wednesdays, June 30, July 7, and July 14 From 1 to 3 pm, Online via Zoom For many of us in the past year, time spent in nature helped to ease both our sense of isolation and our cabin fever. Keeping an illustrated journal or nature sketchbook can help us continue and deepen that experience, and maybe even regain some of the focus that has seemed so elusive. We will meet together online to build basic drawing and…

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13 Ways of Looking at a Poem – Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Monday & Wednesday, July 19 & 21, andMonday & Wednesday, July 26 & 28, from 10 to 11:30 amOnline via Zoom. A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring a wide range of possibilities for creating new poems. How does poetry allow us to break through thresholds and borders? What holds us back? What moves us forward? In this two-week workshop, we will explore thirteen ways to widen our ability to open new spaces and pursue new forms as they offer consolation…

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13 Ways of Looking at a Poem – Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Monday & Wednesday, July 19 & 21, andMonday & Wednesday, July 26 & 28, from 10 to 11:30 amOnline via Zoom. A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring a wide range of possibilities for creating new poems. How does poetry allow us to break through thresholds and borders? What holds us back? What moves us forward? In this two-week workshop, we will explore thirteen ways to widen our ability to open new spaces and pursue new forms as they offer consolation…

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13 Ways of Looking at a Poem – Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Monday & Wednesday, July 19 & 21, andMonday & Wednesday, July 26 & 28, from 10 to 11:30 amOnline via Zoom. A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring a wide range of possibilities for creating new poems. How does poetry allow us to break through thresholds and borders? What holds us back? What moves us forward? In this two-week workshop, we will explore thirteen ways to widen our ability to open new spaces and pursue new forms as they offer consolation…

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13 Ways of Looking at a Poem – Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Monday & Wednesday, July 19 & 21, andMonday & Wednesday, July 26 & 28, from 10 to 11:30 amOnline via Zoom. A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring a wide range of possibilities for creating new poems. How does poetry allow us to break through thresholds and borders? What holds us back? What moves us forward? In this two-week workshop, we will explore thirteen ways to widen our ability to open new spaces and pursue new forms as they offer consolation…

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August 2021

Now Or Never: Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Tuesday & Thursday, August  10,12, 17, and 19 from 10 am to 12 noon, On Zoom A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring poems that stop you in your tracks. What have you always wanted to write? A poem beginning with an absurd or outrageous assumption? A poem that starts and ends with the same two lines? A prose poem or a poem that shocks you? In this two-week workshop, we will explore new ways to think about what a poem can…

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Now Or Never: Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Tuesday & Thursday, August  10,12, 17, and 19 from 10 am to 12 noon, On Zoom A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring poems that stop you in your tracks. What have you always wanted to write? A poem beginning with an absurd or outrageous assumption? A poem that starts and ends with the same two lines? A prose poem or a poem that shocks you? In this two-week workshop, we will explore new ways to think about what a poem can…

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Now Or Never: Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Tuesday & Thursday, August  10,12, 17, and 19 from 10 am to 12 noon, On Zoom A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring poems that stop you in your tracks. What have you always wanted to write? A poem beginning with an absurd or outrageous assumption? A poem that starts and ends with the same two lines? A prose poem or a poem that shocks you? In this two-week workshop, we will explore new ways to think about what a poem can…

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Step by Step Watercolor—Level 1 with Erica Qualey: Back by popular demand!

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tuesdays, August 17, 24, 31 and September 7 from 6 - 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom This class is suitable for beginning watercolor painters who have perhaps picked up a brush, but don’t know where to go next. During each session, Erica provides step-by-step instructions on how to paint each beautiful scene in an easy and approachable way. Prior to the workshop, you will receive a .pdf of the underdrawing which you can trace or use as a guide to…

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Vera Bock, Book Designer and Illustrator: Her Beguiling Artistry, Her Adventurous Spirit—with Jane Bianco

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Online via Zoom Vera Bock studied wood engraving, heraldry design, and manuscript —illumination, and mastered a range of graphic processes used in making art for reproduction in designing and illustrating more than fifty books in her New York studio, employing techniques from relief printing to pen-and-ink drawing to wet-and-dry mixed media painting. She also illustrated magazines, and between 1936 and 1943 designed bold posters for the New Deal era Federal Art Project, on subjects ranging from civic services and labor,…

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Now Or Never: Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, happening 4 times

Kathleen Ellis

Tuesday & Thursday, August  10,12, 17, and 19 from 10 am to 12 noon, On Zoom A two-week, live ZOOM workshop exploring poems that stop you in your tracks. What have you always wanted to write? A poem beginning with an absurd or outrageous assumption? A poem that starts and ends with the same two lines? A prose poem or a poem that shocks you? In this two-week workshop, we will explore new ways to think about what a poem can…

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Once in a Blue Moon: Live Zoom Poetry Reading Hosted by Kathleen Ellis

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Online via Zoom Join members of the long-standing poetry workshops offered each summer by Kathleen Ellis as they share their work. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Step by Step Watercolor—Level 1 with Erica Qualey: Back by popular demand!

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tuesdays, August 17, 24, 31 and September 7 from 6 - 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom This class is suitable for beginning watercolor painters who have perhaps picked up a brush, but don’t know where to go next. During each session, Erica provides step-by-step instructions on how to paint each beautiful scene in an easy and approachable way. Prior to the workshop, you will receive a .pdf of the underdrawing which you can trace or use as a guide to…

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Women Artists at Work: A Conversation with Cig Harvey and Katherine Bradford

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Join us on Thursday, August 26, on Zoom for a lively conversation with two of our 2021 Women of Vision: artists Cig Harvey and Katherine Bradford. The program will be moderated by independent curator and former CMCA Director Suzette McAvoy. An artist whose practice seeks to find the magic in everyday life, Harvey’s work has been reviewed and featured in the New York Times, BBC, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, the Independent, and New York Magazine. She is the author of…

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Step by Step Watercolor—Level 1 with Erica Qualey: Back by popular demand!

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tuesdays, August 17, 24, 31 and September 7 from 6 - 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom This class is suitable for beginning watercolor painters who have perhaps picked up a brush, but don’t know where to go next. During each session, Erica provides step-by-step instructions on how to paint each beautiful scene in an easy and approachable way. Prior to the workshop, you will receive a .pdf of the underdrawing which you can trace or use as a guide to…

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September 2021

Robert Indiana: The Hartley Elegies with Michael K. Komanecky

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
Robert Indiana, The Hartley Elegy Series: The Berlin Series, KvF IV, 1990

Elegy: a song or a poem expressing sorrow, or lamentation for someone who is dead. Farnsworth Chief Curator Michael K. Komanecky will discuss a group of ten silkscreen prints by Robert Indiana, The Hartley Elegies. Created between 1989 and 1994 along with eighteen related paintings, they were inspired by a 1915 painting by the prominent American modernist Marsden Hartley did in Berlin in memory of his fallen friend and presumed lover, Karl von Freyburg, a German soldier who was killed in…

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Step by Step Watercolor—Level 1 with Erica Qualey: Back by popular demand!

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tuesdays, August 17, 24, 31 and September 7 from 6 - 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom This class is suitable for beginning watercolor painters who have perhaps picked up a brush, but don’t know where to go next. During each session, Erica provides step-by-step instructions on how to paint each beautiful scene in an easy and approachable way. Prior to the workshop, you will receive a .pdf of the underdrawing which you can trace or use as a guide to…

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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

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

September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 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 their…

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George Tice and Andrew Wyeth: Parallel Visions with Angela Waldron

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
George Tice Painted Lobster Buoys, Stonington,

Maine has a centuries-old history of attracting artists captivated by the state’s natural beauty and the quiet ethos of its hard-working inhabitants.  Over a period of many decades, nationally-renowned photographer George Tice and artist Andrew Wyeth were drawn to Maine, inspired by the state’s past, and a present that speaks to a sense of timelessness and the enduring qualities of honor and dignity in an honest days’ work. Through familiar scenes of the ordinary and everyday, Tice's and Wyeth's works are a testament to the essential connectedness of people to their…

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October 2021

Capturing Details with Graphite with Whitney River

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1 to 3 pmOnline via Zoom. This class is for anyone who wants to push their observational skills to a new level. Join graphite artist Whitney River as she shares her love of rendering detail in natural forms. In this four-week course, you will learn to combine close observation with improved pencils skills to achieve greater realism in your drawings. Through a variety of shading exercises, master copies, and original compositions, you…

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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

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

September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 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 their…

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Capturing Details with Graphite with Whitney River

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1 to 3 pmOnline via Zoom. This class is for anyone who wants to push their observational skills to a new level. Join graphite artist Whitney River as she shares her love of rendering detail in natural forms. In this four-week course, you will learn to combine close observation with improved pencils skills to achieve greater realism in your drawings. Through a variety of shading exercises, master copies, and original compositions, you…

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Capturing Details with Graphite with Whitney River

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1 to 3 pmOnline via Zoom. This class is for anyone who wants to push their observational skills to a new level. Join graphite artist Whitney River as she shares her love of rendering detail in natural forms. In this four-week course, you will learn to combine close observation with improved pencils skills to achieve greater realism in your drawings. Through a variety of shading exercises, master copies, and original compositions, you…

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Red Grooms, A Maximalist Extraordinaire with Dr. Judith Stein

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday, October 21 at 2 pm (ET)Online via Zoom A media master too varied for one art-historical label, Red Grooms (b. 1937) is an artist who takes the world too seriously not to be amused by it. We’ll explore Grooms’ unique career, including his early years in downtown New York, and the vital summer of 1964 when he painted and made movies in Maine with a community of creative friends.   Dr. Judith Stein is a writer and curator specializing in…

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Capturing Details with Graphite with Whitney River

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1 to 3 pmOnline via Zoom. This class is for anyone who wants to push their observational skills to a new level. Join graphite artist Whitney River as she shares her love of rendering detail in natural forms. In this four-week course, you will learn to combine close observation with improved pencils skills to achieve greater realism in your drawings. Through a variety of shading exercises, master copies, and original compositions, you…

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Step by Step Watercolor – Level 2+ with Erica Qualey

October 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm (Eastern Time)Online 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!   For those of you that have taken Level 1 and want a little more; and for those who have already taken Level 2 with Erica,…

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges with Erica Qualey

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time)Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group.  Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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November 2021

Painting with Andrew Wyeth: Techniques in Egg Tempera with Barbara Thomas

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Farnsworth teaching artist Barbara Thomast

Mondays, November 1, 8, 15, and December 6 (No classes on November 22 and 29 to accommodate the holiday), 10 am to 12 noon Online via Zoom  In this studio workshop, students will explore the medium of egg tempera, an ancient technique where egg yolk is added to pigment, creating a layered surface of paint that dries to a deep sheen. This is the painting technique used by Andrew Wyeth for more finished works. Over four sessions, Barbara will lead…

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Berenice Abbott—In Maine, with Susan Danly

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
Berenice Abbott, Prospect Harbor, 1966-1967,

Thursday, November 4, 2 p.m.Online via zoom. The Farnsworth Art Museum has one of the largest holdings of photographs by Berenice Abbott in Maine. In conjunction with Women of Vision in which Abbott's work is prominently featured, Susan Danly will provide an overview of Abbott’s connection to the state's distinctive place and people within the history of mid-20th century American art.  Currently an independent curator of American Art, Susan Danly (Ph.D. 1983, Brown University) has worked in museums across the country…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth: Techniques in Egg Tempera with Barbara Thomas

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Farnsworth teaching artist Barbara Thomast

Mondays, November 1, 8, 15, and December 6 (No classes on November 22 and 29 to accommodate the holiday), 10 am to 12 noon Online via Zoom  In this studio workshop, students will explore the medium of egg tempera, an ancient technique where egg yolk is added to pigment, creating a layered surface of paint that dries to a deep sheen. This is the painting technique used by Andrew Wyeth for more finished works. Over four sessions, Barbara will lead…

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Step by Step Watercolor – Level 2+ with Erica Qualey

November 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm (Eastern Time)Online 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!   For those of you that have taken Level 1 and want a little more; and for those who have already taken Level 2 with Erica,…

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges with Erica Qualey

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time)Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group.  Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

November 12 @ 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

September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 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 their…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth: Techniques in Egg Tempera with Barbara Thomas

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States
Farnsworth teaching artist Barbara Thomast

Mondays, November 1, 8, 15, and December 6 (No classes on November 22 and 29 to accommodate the holiday), 10 am to 12 noon Online via Zoom  In this studio workshop, students will explore the medium of egg tempera, an ancient technique where egg yolk is added to pigment, creating a layered surface of paint that dries to a deep sheen. This is the painting technique used by Andrew Wyeth for more finished works. Over four sessions, Barbara will lead…

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Step by Step Watercolor – Level 2+ with Erica Qualey

November 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm (Eastern Time)Online 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!   For those of you that have taken Level 1 and want a little more; and for those who have already taken Level 2 with Erica,…

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges with Erica Qualey

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Every two weeks on Tuesdays, October 26, November 9, November 23, December 7, from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time)Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group.  Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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Share the Wonder 2021: Week 1—Gift-making inspired by art

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Share the Wonder 2021, the Farnsworth Art Museum's winter celebration. Each week, beginning on Saturday, November 27, we will offer special Share the Wonder activities!Feel free to follow along in the Share the Wonder booklet, available for download on the main Share the Wonder page here. Special thanks to our primary sponsor for this event, The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Foundation. Additional funding provided by First National Bank. MAKE A PICTURE! Join Studio and Public Programming Coordinator, Jude…

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