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January 2021

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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Making It Up as You Go with Ryan Jackson

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Thursdays, January 21, February 18, March 18 and April 15, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Online via Zoom If you have been yearning for a reason to laugh out loud, sign up for this class! You will not be disappointed! This is the perfect ‘after 2020’ occasion to not just snicker, but howl! You’ll be able to really bust out of your shell and have fun doing it. This class is back by popular demand and offered by Ryan Jackson, a…

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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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Making It Up as You Go with Ryan Jackson

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Thursdays, January 21, February 18, March 18 and April 15, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Online via Zoom If you have been yearning for a reason to laugh out loud, sign up for this class! You will not be disappointed! This is the perfect ‘after 2020’ occasion to not just snicker, but howl! You’ll be able to really bust out of your shell and have fun doing it. This class is back by popular demand and offered by Ryan Jackson, a…

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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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Edna St. Vincent Millay: Balancing Grief & Renewal

February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Online via Zoom  Celebrate the 129th birthday of Pulitzer Prize poet Edna St. Vincent Millay with Maine poets reading letters and poems that focus on Millay’s exploration of loss and renewal. Poets will also read their own poems in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, personal loss, and the threat of global climate change.  A hundred years ago, Millay began writing “Renascence” in 1911 when she was nineteen and caring for her ailing father in Kingman, Maine. "Renascence,” which moves between…

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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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Making It Up as You Go with Ryan Jackson

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Thursdays, January 21, February 18, March 18 and April 15, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Online via Zoom If you have been yearning for a reason to laugh out loud, sign up for this class! You will not be disappointed! This is the perfect ‘after 2020’ occasion to not just snicker, but howl! You’ll be able to really bust out of your shell and have fun doing it. This class is back by popular demand and offered by Ryan Jackson, a…

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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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Pysanka Demonstration with Lesia Sochor

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lesia Sochor is demonstrating egg decorating at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Friday, March 26 from 4 to 5 pmOnline via Zoom Learn the Ukrainian style of egg decorating--Pysanka--during this online demonstration!  The word Pysanka comes from the verb 'Pysati' which means to write. Designs are made by drawing (or writing) on an egg with a tool called a kystka. The traditional kystka is made from a wooden dowel with a copper funnel. It is heated in the flame of the candle, then dipped into beeswax and the designs flow from the tip onto…

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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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Making It Up as You Go with Ryan Jackson

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Thursdays, January 21, February 18, March 18 and April 15, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Online via Zoom If you have been yearning for a reason to laugh out loud, sign up for this class! You will not be disappointed! This is the perfect ‘after 2020’ occasion to not just snicker, but howl! You’ll be able to really bust out of your shell and have fun doing it. This class is back by popular demand and offered by Ryan Jackson, a…

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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

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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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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Plein Air Painting with Watercolor Series with Erica Qualey: Workshop 1

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Workshop 1: Creating Dynamic and Successful CompositionsWednesday, May 12 via Zoom, 10 am to 12 pm and 1 to 3 pmThursday, May 13 on location, 8 am to 12 pmFriday, May 14 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…

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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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