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July 2020

Watercolor Plein Air – Advanced Beginner and Intermediate with Erica Qualey

July 6 @ 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

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 time for students to apply the…

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Field Sketching with Sherrie York

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Monday and Tuesday, June 29 and 30, and Tuesday, July 7 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. Observation is the core of instructor Sherrie York’s work, whether she is making a watercolor sketch of tidbits…

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Wyeth Day 2020—View from Brandywine: The Wyeths in Pennsylvania

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for the twelfth annual Wyeth Day, celebrating Andrew Wyeth's birthday, which was officially proclaimed as Wyeth Day in 2009, by Governor John Baldacci. This year, we have invited Virginia Logan and Tom Padon of the Brandywine River Conservancy and Art Museum, located in Pennsylvania, to speak about the extraordinary contributions of the Wyeth Family to the Brandywine region. Virginia Logan is the Frolic Weymouth Executive Director and CEO of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, the parent…

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Art Camp: Natural World and Illustration—Grades 7-9

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 9:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday – Grades 7-9 This two-day session, led by art instructor Jeremy Smith, is tailored for the young artist seeking expanded insight into nature’s array. During this session, artists will create work with a focus on: learning and practicing observational methods for illustrating nature’s clues with sensitivity gaining inspiration from connecting with the wonders of landscapes, backyard beauty, and animal habitatsengaging their imagination and natural curiosity about Maine’s flora and fauna Art Instructor Jeremy Smith credits his career as…

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The Night Sky & The Night Mind: Poetry workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

Monday and Wednesday, July 20 and 22 from 10 to 11:30 am A two-part ZOOM workshop exploring the night sky & the night mind. How does poetry allow us to speak for the universe we inhabit? In this two-week workshop, we will explore a wide array of art and poems that widen our perspective as they offer consolation and meaning in an impartial universe. Using the museum’s collection and diverse poetic styles, we will generate new poems for class critique…

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Watercolor Plein Air – Advanced Beginner and Intermediate with Erica Qualey

July 20 @ 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

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 time for students to apply the…

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Art Camp: Natural World and Illustration—Grades 4-6

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday - Grades 4-6 This two-day session, led by art instructor Jeremy Smith, is tailored for the young artist seeking expanded insight into nature’s array. During this session, artists will create work with a focus on: learning and practicing observational methods for illustrating nature’s clues with sensitivity gaining inspiration from connecting with the wonders of landscapes, backyard beauty, and animal habitatsengaging their imagination and natural curiosity about Maine’s flora and fauna Art Instructor Jeremy Smith credits his career as…

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Art Camp: Natural World and Illustration—Grades 7-9

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 9:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday – Grades 7-9 This two-day session, led by art instructor Jeremy Smith, is tailored for the young artist seeking expanded insight into nature’s array. During this session, artists will create work with a focus on: learning and practicing observational methods for illustrating nature’s clues with sensitivity gaining inspiration from connecting with the wonders of landscapes, backyard beauty, and animal habitatsengaging their imagination and natural curiosity about Maine’s flora and fauna Art Instructor Jeremy Smith credits his career as…

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The Night Sky & The Night Mind: Poetry workshop with Kathleen Ellis

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

Monday and Wednesday, July 20 and 22 from 10 to 11:30 am A two-part ZOOM workshop exploring the night sky & the night mind. How does poetry allow us to speak for the universe we inhabit? In this two-week workshop, we will explore a wide array of art and poems that widen our perspective as they offer consolation and meaning in an impartial universe. Using the museum’s collection and diverse poetic styles, we will generate new poems for class critique…

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Art Camp: Natural World and Illustration—Grades 4-6

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday - Grades 4-6 This two-day session, led by art instructor Jeremy Smith, is tailored for the young artist seeking expanded insight into nature’s array. During this session, artists will create work with a focus on: learning and practicing observational methods for illustrating nature’s clues with sensitivity gaining inspiration from connecting with the wonders of landscapes, backyard beauty, and animal habitatsengaging their imagination and natural curiosity about Maine’s flora and fauna Art Instructor Jeremy Smith credits his career as…

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Lecture by Richard Minsky: Modernism in American Book Cover Art, 1872-1930

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 25, 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Zoom From the 1870s to the beginning of The Great Depression Modernism came into American homes on book covers. The influence of Japanese woodcuts, the British pre-Raphaelite and Aesthetic movements, Art Nouveau, Impressionism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Futurism, and Social Realism all appeared on book covers years or decades before they showed in salons and galleries. Women artists who are the subject of the current Farnsworth Museum exhibition played a major part…

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Northeast Harbor Library Presents a Lecture: Women in American Book Cover Design

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Lecture by Farnsworth Registrar Angela Waldron presented online via Zoom 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, some which were stunningly…

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August 2020

Watercolor Plein Air – Advanced Beginner and Intermediate with Erica Qualey

August 3 @ 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

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 time for students to apply the…

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The Art of Urgency: Poetry Writing Workshop

August 4 @ 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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Painting Forum and Master Class with Rob Pollien

August 5 @ 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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The Art of Urgency: Poetry Writing Workshop

August 6 @ 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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From Zen to Ahh…Drawing with George Terrien

August 8 @ 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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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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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

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 historians and curators about topics pertaining to the histories of Mount Desert Island. The show's host, Tim Garrity is the society's historian and editor…

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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

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 20 years,…

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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

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 time for students to apply the…

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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

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 in honor of Betsy's recent passing.  The…

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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

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 in honor of Betsy’s recent passing. The…

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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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Creating Nansen’s Pastport

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Nansen Passport was a passport devised for stateless peoples and refugees in 1922 in post-Great War Europe by Norwegian polar explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen. Ironically, the unknown regions of the far north that Nansen explored in his youth are today directly connected with climate disruption and sea level rise as well as the far-reaching humanitarian issues that accompany them. How are Nansen’s creative solutions to the great humanitarian crises of his day relevant to the issues…

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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

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 in honor of Betsy’s recent passing The…

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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

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 in honor of Betsy’s recent passing The…

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October 2020

Drawing with Graphite Powder

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, October 6 and 13, 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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Step by Step: Watercolor with Erica Qualey

October 6 @ 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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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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Drawing with Graphite Powder

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, October 6 and 13, 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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To the Edge of What’s Possible: The Art and Life of Dale Chihuly with Henry Adams

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This talk will take place on Zoom at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Dale Chihuly is widely regarded as the world’s greatest living artist in glass. Again and again, he has invented ways to push forward the boundaries of glass as an art form, to produce things unlike anything seen before. Art Historian Henry Adams, who has been working for the last three years on a biography of Chihuly, will describe Chihuly’s forward-pushing creative process and the ways in which his…

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Step by Step: Watercolor with Erica Qualey

October 20 @ 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

October 20 @ 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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Crystal Bridges: Building the Collection with Christopher B. Crosman

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

This program will take place on Zoom at 2 p.m. Eastern Time Discover how, where and why the permanent collection of Crystal Bridges was created by its patron, Alice Walton. Crosman's talk will be illustrated with key examples in the collection ranging from the beginning of the American Colonial era to the present day.  Christopher Crosman is the founding chief curator of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.  He also served as executive director of the Farnsworth Art Museum (1988…

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Making It Up As You Go: The Art of Improvisation with Ryan Jackson

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

This program will take place on Zoom at 1 p.m. Eastern Time Ryan Jackson is back once again to expand your minds and fill your bellies with laughter! Engage in various improvisation games and prompts to improve your skills in storytelling, conversation, and interacting with others. You'll become experts on subjects you didn't know about before, and embrace your inner fool. Whether this is your first time, or you're already an old pro, come have some fun! Born and raised…

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Fall Family Festival – 2020 Virtual Edition!

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - October 31 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for our annual Free Fall Family Festival - 2020 Virtual Edition! From Friday, October 23 through Saturday, October 31, in response to current restrictions on large public gatherings, we will be hosting free remote activities and experiences geared especially for children and families! All are invited to join in the celebration of this beautiful, crisp time of the year. Pre-register and pick up your free Fall Family Festival Jack-O-Lantern Kit which includes everything needed to design and create a…

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BE POSITIVE BE PRODUCTIVE— A Mime & Music Family Workshop

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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BE POSITIVE BE PRODUCTIVE— A Mime & Music Family Workshop

October 31 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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