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October 2020

BE POSITIVE BE PRODUCTIVE— A Mime & Music Family Workshop

October 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This program will take place on Zoom United States

BE POSITIVE BE PRODUCTIVE-Mime & Music Family Workshop Join up & tune in to Scot Cannon’s “LIVE”  BE POSITIVE BE PRODUCTIVE-Mime & Music Family Workshop. Scot will teach you how some of the basic mime illusions work. You will get to sing some of Scot’s songs about food & snacks just in time for Halloween. Oh, you will get to see Scot’s “Baby Guitar”, ukulele, some really terrible card tricks, eat invisible fruit and count cereal boxes. If you would like…

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November 2020

Step by Step: Watercolor with Erica Qualey

November 3, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 6, Oct. 20, November 3 and 17 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Zoom Grab your paint brushes and join our watercolor painting group! We will be painting our way through the winter blues. Via Zoom, Erica will lead you through live, interactive watercolor paint-alongs. She will share lots of tips and techniques to help you grow your watercolor skills. No experience is necessary. Open to all skill levels. During each session, Erica will provide step-by-step instruction on…

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By Popular Demand—Step by Step Watercolor Section 2

November 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 20, November 3, 17 and December 1 from 6 - 8 p.m. Online via Zoom To accommodate popular demand, this course of Step by Step Watercolor with Erica Qualey is the same class started on earlier in October. Grab your paint brushes 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session…

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Painting Forum and Master Class with Rob Pollien

November 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day First of the month, happening 4 times

Wednesdays, August 5, September 2, October 7 and November 4 from 3:30-5:30 pm Online via Zoom. Four 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 representational and non-objective color related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten and Zorn will be referenced, examined and incorporated in our study. Oil or Acrylic painters wishing to expand their control…

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Step by Step: Watercolor with Erica Qualey

November 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 6, Oct. 20, November 3 and 17 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Zoom Grab your paint brushes and join our watercolor painting group! We will be painting our way through the winter blues. Via Zoom, Erica will lead you through live, interactive watercolor paint-alongs. She will share lots of tips and techniques to help you grow your watercolor skills. No experience is necessary. Open to all skill levels. During each session, Erica will provide step-by-step instruction on…

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By Popular Demand—Step by Step Watercolor Section 2

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 20, November 3, 17 and December 1 from 6 - 8 p.m. Online via Zoom To accommodate popular demand, this course of Step by Step Watercolor with Erica Qualey is the same class started on earlier in October. Grab your paint brushes 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session…

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Transforming the Ordinary: Women in American Book Cover Design with Angela Waldron

November 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

This talk will take place online via Zoom at 2 p.m. Eastern Time The presentation Transforming the Ordinary: Women in American Book Cover Design examines the heyday of book cover design from the 1890s through the 1930s, a time of great artistic experimentation influenced by the aesthetics of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement.  During this period, women created thousands of book cover designs for the mass market, from simple one-color stamped designs to more elaborate multi-color designs,…

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Share the Wonder 2020: Comfort and Joy

November 28, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Beginning on Saturday, November 28, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present the 15th annual Share the Wonder Celebration. This year’s celebration, titled Share the Wonder 2020: Virtual Edition!, will feature a holiday-themed activity book as well as online activities centered on the theme of Comfort and Joy. You can download our Share the Wonder activity booklet here!

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December 2020

By Popular Demand—Step by Step Watercolor Section 2

December 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, October 20, November 3, 17 and December 1 from 6 - 8 p.m. Online via Zoom To accommodate popular demand, this course of Step by Step Watercolor with Erica Qualey is the same class started on earlier in October. Grab your paint brushes 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session…

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Eliot Porter: All the Wild Places—a Talk by Curator Jane Bianco

December 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elliot Porter, Path in Wood, Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 1981, 16 x 12-3/8 in. 2017.18.2

Offered online via Zoom After attending Harvard Medical School, Eliot Porter (1901-1990) gave up a career as a researcher and teacher in the biological sciences in order to devote himself to photography. His passion for nature, and particularly birds, led him to teach himself the dye transfer process of color film printing, in order to depict nesting birds in their environments. He became a pioneer in the artistry of  color landscape photography, and an advocate for the protection of fragile habitats, as he observed…

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Taking Care Of Rembrandt And Friends: Adventures In Painting Conservation with Sarah Fisher

December 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
Sarah Fisher will give a presentation at the Farnsworth Art Museum

This online talk will take place via Zoom at 2 p.m. Eastern Time This is the story of the conservation and treatment of fine art paintings, a story made more personal by tales and examples from the career of conservator Sarah Fisher who was the Head of Painting Conservation at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC for many years prior to retiring to Maine. Painting conservation is a fascinating combination of art, craft, and science, and has the…

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January 2021

Level 1 Watercolor Step by Step with Erica Qualey

January 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 5, 19; February 2 and 16, 3:30 to 5:30 pmOnline via Zoom Wondering where to start with watercolor? Have tried your hand, but are a bit discouraged? Then this class is for YOU! 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session to help you grow your watercolor…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2

January 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

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

Tuesday, January 5, 19, February 2, and 16Online 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques…

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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

January 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

Watercolor by artist Robert Pollien

Fridays, January 8, February 12, March 12 and April 9 (Second Fridays of the month), 1 to 3 pm Online via Zoom This class at the Farnsworth Art Museum, for experienced painters that want to increase their skillset, offers four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months. These will include 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…

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Adventures in Word and Image: A Generative Writing Salon

January 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Saturdays, January 16, February 20, March 20 Online via Zoom. Join local author and career educator, Jodi Paloni, for a generative writing salon inspired by visual images selected from current Farnsworth Art Museum exhibitions and the museum collection, paired with snippets of poetry and prose to spark curiosity and imagination. Participants will engage first in a “sudden prompt” to get the creative juices flowing, and then break to write “alone among others” for about 30 minutes. Finally, writers will share…

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Level 1 Watercolor Step by Step with Erica Qualey

January 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 5, 19; February 2 and 16, 3:30 to 5:30 pmOnline via Zoom Wondering where to start with watercolor? Have tried your hand, but are a bit discouraged? Then this class is for YOU! 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session to help you grow your watercolor…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

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

Tuesday, January 5, 19, February 2, and 16Online 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques…

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Fitz Henry Lane from Castine, Maine to San Diego, California with Dr. Derrick Cartwright

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
Derrick R. Cartwright is Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of Art, Architecture + Art History at the University of San Diego

Online via Zoom at 2 pm Eastern Time Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865) was the primary painter of New England's coastal landscapes during the mid-nineteenth century. The Farnsworth Museum possesses a fine group of the Gloucester-based artist's works. This talk will consider the work that Lane produced in Maine, with special attention to the images--oil paintings, drawings, and lithographs--he made in Castine, Maine during the 1850s. These images were freighted with meaning, both historical and personal.  One of those paintings, Castine…

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February 2021

Level 1 Watercolor Step by Step with Erica Qualey

February 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 5, 19; February 2 and 16, 3:30 to 5:30 pmOnline via Zoom Wondering where to start with watercolor? Have tried your hand, but are a bit discouraged? Then this class is for YOU! 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session to help you grow your watercolor…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

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

Tuesday, January 5, 19, February 2, and 16Online 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques…

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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

February 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

Watercolor by artist Robert Pollien

Fridays, January 8, February 12, March 12 and April 9 (Second Fridays of the month), 1 to 3 pm Online via Zoom This class at the Farnsworth Art Museum, for experienced painters that want to increase their skillset, offers four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months. These will include 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…

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Level 1 Watercolor Step by Step with Erica Qualey

February 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 5, 19; February 2 and 16, 3:30 to 5:30 pmOnline via Zoom Wondering where to start with watercolor? Have tried your hand, but are a bit discouraged? Then this class is for YOU! 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session to help you grow your watercolor…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 16, 2021

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

Tuesday, January 5, 19, February 2, and 16Online 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 ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques…

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Adventures in Word and Image: A Generative Writing Salon

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Saturdays, January 16, February 20, March 20 Online via Zoom. Join local author and career educator, Jodi Paloni, for a generative writing salon inspired by visual images selected from current Farnsworth Art Museum exhibitions and the museum collection, paired with snippets of poetry and prose to spark curiosity and imagination. Participants will engage first in a “sudden prompt” to get the creative juices flowing, and then break to write “alone among others” for about 30 minutes. Finally, writers will share…

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March 2021

Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

March 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

Watercolor by artist Robert Pollien

Fridays, January 8, February 12, March 12 and April 9 (Second Fridays of the month), 1 to 3 pm Online via Zoom This class at the Farnsworth Art Museum, for experienced painters that want to increase their skillset, offers four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months. These will include 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…

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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2 with Erica Qualey

March 16 @ 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

March 16 @ 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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Possibilities with Watercolor 2 with Erica Qualey

March 18 @ 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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Adventures in Word and Image: A Generative Writing Salon

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, happening 3 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Saturdays, January 16, February 20, March 20 Online via Zoom. Join local author and career educator, Jodi Paloni, for a generative writing salon inspired by visual images selected from current Farnsworth Art Museum exhibitions and the museum collection, paired with snippets of poetry and prose to spark curiosity and imagination. Participants will engage first in a “sudden prompt” to get the creative juices flowing, and then break to write “alone among others” for about 30 minutes. Finally, writers will share…

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Possibilities with Watercolor with Erica Qualey

March 23 @ 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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Empress of the Environment: Louise Nevelson at a Crossroad with Laurie Wilson

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow

Thursday, March 25, 2 pm Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom After two decades of creating celebrated wood sculptures - in 1965-1966 Nevelson turned to new materials, at first plastic and then metal. She also shifted from making work to be seen indoors to creating sculpture to be seen outdoors and began to title her works Atmospheres and Environments. Already seen as one of the Abstract Expressionists her new work qualified her as a Minimalist artist - a little recognized fact. Despite…

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Possibilities with Watercolor 2 with Erica Qualey

March 25 @ 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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Step by Step Watercolor Level 2 with Erica Qualey

March 30 @ 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

March 30 @ 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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April 2021

Possibilities with Watercolor 2 with Erica Qualey

April 1 @ 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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Art on the Air – a video drama series with Everyman Repertory Theatre

April 3 @ 8:00 am - April 4 @ 11:30 pm

Artemisia and Hildegard by playwright Carolyn Gage Available to be viewed from Saturday, April 3 at 8 am through Sunday, April 4 at midnight. To receive a link to view this program, you must register by Friday, April 2 at 5 pm. This 'Art on the Air' video drama series is produced in collaboration with Everyman Repertory Theatre. To receive a link to view this program, you must register by Friday, April 2 at 5 pm. Registrants will receive a link…

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Possibilities with Watercolor with Erica Qualey

April 6 @ 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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Possibilities with Watercolor 2 with Erica Qualey

April 8 @ 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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Painters’ Forum with Rob Pollien

April 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

Watercolor by artist Robert Pollien

Fridays, January 8, February 12, March 12 and April 9 (Second Fridays of the month), 1 to 3 pm Online via Zoom This class at the Farnsworth Art Museum, for experienced painters that want to increase their skillset, offers four oil or acrylic painting projects over four months. These will include 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…

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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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“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

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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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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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