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August 2020

Field Sketching with Sherrie York: August 2020

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Monday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 12 from 1 - 3 pm on Zoom A second round of Field Sketching! We'll get into more techniques and inquiry. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. Bio Sherrie…

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In Conversation: Farnsworth Chief Curator Michael K Komanecky and Author Christina Baker Kline

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join author Christina Baker Kline and Chief Curator of the Farnsworth Michael K. Komanecky as they discuss the painting Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth. The conversation will be moderated by art historian Carl Little on Monday, August 10 at 7 p.m. on Zoom in partnership with the Jesup Memorial Library. Kline will discuss her interpretation of the “Christina’s World” as an author and Komanecky will focus on the painting’s and Wyeth’s impact from the art world. This event is being…

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The Art of Urgency: Poetry Writing Workshop

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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A Live Zoom Workshop with Kathleen Ellis Tuesday and Thursday, August 4, 6, 11, and 13, 10-11:30 a.m.Live Zoom Poetry Reading on Tuesday, August 18, 4 p.m. In this two-week Zoom workshop with award-winning poet Kathleen Ellis, we will explore the relevance and urgency of poetry in a time of civil unrest, homelessness, personal loss, and global catastrophe. After viewing the current exhibit of Katharine Cobey’s fiber sculptures and discussing works by diverse contemporary poets, participants will generate four new…

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Drawing with Graphite Powder

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, August 4 and 11, 1-3 p.m. on ZOOM Graphite powder is a versatile black and white drawing medium that is both blendable and erasable, making it easy to capture smoothness and detail, make changes, and work both additively and subtractively. Join illustrator Elizabeth Ogle to learn the basics and the nuances of this unusual technique, as well as how to combine it with other media. Over the course of two sessions, attendees will create and draw from their own…

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Field Sketching with Sherrie York: August 2020

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Monday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 12 from 1 - 3 pm on Zoom A second round of Field Sketching! We'll get into more techniques and inquiry. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. Bio Sherrie…

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The Art of Urgency: Poetry Writing Workshop

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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A Live Zoom Workshop with Kathleen Ellis Tuesday and Thursday, August 4, 6, 11, and 13, 10-11:30 a.m.Live Zoom Poetry Reading on Tuesday, August 18, 4 p.m. In this two-week Zoom workshop with award-winning poet Kathleen Ellis, we will explore the relevance and urgency of poetry in a time of civil unrest, homelessness, personal loss, and global catastrophe. After viewing the current exhibit of Katharine Cobey’s fiber sculptures and discussing works by diverse contemporary poets, participants will generate four new…

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Chebacco Chats presents a Lecture by Farnsworth Curator Jane Bianco

August 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Eliot Porter (1901-1990) Rose Petals on the Beach, 1971 Color photograph Museum purchase, 1988.7 ©1990 Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas The August 13 edition of Chebacco Chats will feature art historian and curator Jane Bianco, who will talk about the work of photographer Eliot Porter. whose work is currently on view at the Farnsworth in the exhibition All the Wild Places which Jane Bianco curated. Chebacco Chats is a weekly webinar that features in-depth conversations with…

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Thinking Outside The Frame: An Improv Introduction

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Ryan Jackson Looking for a way to really bust out of your shell and have fun doing it? This is the class for you! Ryan Jackson will be instructing participants on the art of improvisation through various games, exercises, and theatre-based scene work. Be prepared to get on your feet, open your imaginations and laugh! Born and raised in Rockland, Maine, Ryan Jackson is a graduate of the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre. For the past…

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From Zen to Ahh…Drawing with George Terrien

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Saturdays, August 8 and 15, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Zoom Develop your approach and facility for sketching by observation.  Led by an architect who has sketched for decades, your pursuit of basic and advanced skills will create synergy among eye, hand, and mind, sharpening attention and memory, celebrating our surroundings. A practicing architect committed to education, professional responsibility, and social justice, George Terrien has served as the national presidents of NCARB and NAAB.  From founding a firm that…

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Watercolor Plein Air – Advanced Beginner and Intermediate with Erica Qualey

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 17, 2020

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Sampling of work by Erica Qualey Mondays, July 6 and 20, August 3 and 17, 1 -4 p.m. Over the four sessions, Erica will introduce you to concepts and techniques to help you begin recognizing the key elements in your surroundings that will create a successful painting. Sharing her process by discussion and demonstration, students will be able to paint along with Erica during each class, gaining techniques along the way. The class will meet every two weeks to allow…

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Make an Artist’s Book Using Leporello Binding with Elizabeth Ogle

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, August 18 and 25 from 1 - 3 p.m. on Zoom Join book artist and illustrator Elizabeth Ogle to create and decorate a concertina book using the Leporello binding style. This unusual binding is created by attaching folded page spreads back-to-back to create a continuous accordion shape. Over the course of two sessions, attendees will create and decorate a hard-cover artist’s book of their own. Previous bookmaking experience is recommended but not required. Elizabeth Ogle is a professional freelance…

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Brandywine River Museum of Art Presents a Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victoria Browning WyethPhotograph by Edwin Williams LLC Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth's paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art…

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Make an Artist’s Book Using Leporello Binding with Elizabeth Ogle

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, August 18 and 25 from 1 - 3 p.m. on Zoom Join book artist and illustrator Elizabeth Ogle to create and decorate a concertina book using the Leporello binding style. This unusual binding is created by attaching folded page spreads back-to-back to create a continuous accordion shape. Over the course of two sessions, attendees will create and decorate a hard-cover artist’s book of their own. Previous bookmaking experience is recommended but not required. Elizabeth Ogle is a professional freelance…

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Brandywine River Museum of Art Presents a Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victoria Browning WyethPhotograph by Edwin Williams LLC Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth’s paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art…

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September 2020

Painting Forum and Master Class with Rob Pollien

September 2 @ 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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Brandywine River Museum of Art Presents a Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victoria Browning WyethPhotograph by Edwin Williams LLC Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth’s paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art…

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Brandywine River Museum of Art Presents a Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victoria Browning WyethPhotograph by Edwin Williams LLC Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth’s paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art…

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October 2020

Painting Forum and Master Class with Rob Pollien

October 7 @ 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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November 2020

Painting Forum and Master Class with Rob Pollien

November 4 @ 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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