Interview with Jay Sugarman of NewTV's "Museum Open House" and Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA

Jon Horvath
January 9, 2020 - March 1, 2020

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© Amani Willett. All rights reserved.
© Walker Pickering's Installation

Barbara Diener
January 9, 2020 - March 1, 2020

© Barbara Diener's Installation

Sora Woo
February 8 - April 16, 2020
Reception February 19, 2020 6:30 - 8:00 PM

© Sora Woo. All rights reserved.

Jim Lustenader
February 5, 2019 - March 24, 2020
Reception March 6, 2020 6-8 PM

© Jim Lustenader. All rights reserved.

Rick Wright
January 18, 2020 - April 16, 2020
Reception Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:30 - 8:00 PM

© Rick Wright. All rights reserved.

67 Various Photographers
October 20, 2019 - March 24, 2020
Reception March 22, 2020

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Virgil DiBiase
October 24, 2019 - March 1, 2020

© Virgil DiBiase. All rights reserved.
The Photography Atelier 31 exhibiton features the photographs by Kathleen DeCarlo-Plano, Gabriel Garay, Cynthia Johnston, Sheryl Kalis, William Morse, Maeda Naohiro, Fern Nesson, Anne Piessens, Darrell Roak, Tony Schwartz and Jeanne Widmer.

For the 10th Annual Self-Published Photobook Exhibition, jurors Karen Davis and Paula Tognarelli chose  30 Photobooks   to be exhibited at the Griffin Museum.

Not Waving But Drowning  is a look inside an Evangelical marriage. These images show the truth of a life lived in the confines of oppressive gender roles, cult-like manipulation, and the isolation of Fundamentalism.

This live interactive online course, with Karen Davis, will provide you with guidance in a supportive environment as you develop your fine art photography portfolio and create essential documents and materials to prepare you to market and exhibit your work. 
Learn to view and write about photography more critically in this three-session workshop with
What Will You Remember editors Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy.
The Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Meg Birnbaum and her teacher's assistant Cynthia Johnson.
The Atelier is a portfolio and project building course for emerging to advanced photographers taught by Meg Birnbaum and her teacher's assistant Amy Rindskopf.
Come meet our new Associate Director, Crista Dix, all the way from the west coast! We will have an informal gathering, a bit of a Q&A, and a chance for the Griffin community to give Crista a warm welcome!
Tara Sellios’ visceral, highly detailed still life photographs are intensely planned and referential to art history.
Photo courtesy of the artist
and Gallery Kayafas
In this evening lecture Mary Virginia Swanson will walk participants through the necessary steps towards a positive portfolio review outcome.
Photo by Paul Ratje  
What  is  “street photography”, what makes for a compelling “street” image, and how can we begin to define our own look and approach working in the street?
This ticket is only for those who do NOT intend to do any portfolio reviews. Those submitting to the portfolio review will receive entry to the walk with their application fee.
A great opportunity for established and emerging photographers to meet with curators, gallerists, educators, and other image professionals in the busy photography world. See reviewers

"Let your images shine with Museum Quality prints from Digital Silver Imaging. Choose from true Silver Gelatin B&W Prints or any of our Hahnemühle and Canson® Fine Art inkjet papers." 

Go to DSI's "Order Prints" page or contact DSI about using WeTransfer or DropBox if you’re sending more than 8 files.

Use Promo Code NEPR2020. Be sure to order by Friday, April 3 to ensure your prints will be ready in time for your review !”
In this six hour workshop participants will develop their ideal collector avatar, learn where to find art collectors and generate a list of possible events that you can attend in the next three months to meet more art collectors.

The  Buy a Brick Program is back at the Griffin due to popular demand by our audience .

Once we have accumulated enough orders we will process a bulk order of engraved bricks to be placed into the Griffin's walkway that leads to the  Winchester Rotary Terrace . There's plenty of room and we welcome your tribute inscriptions. 
  • Photographer, Sunjoo Lee gives $2,500 for the Griffin's educational scholarships. To date now four scholarships have been awarded for education classes.

  • Mary Virginia Swanson is coming to the Griffin in early April on the 6th to give a talk on preparing for portfolio reviews. She will also meet privately with our Photography Atelier Student group and critique with me at the membership group review critique on April 7, 2020.

  • Alexa Dilworth will jury the Griffin's 26th Juried Exhibition. Call for entry coming soon. Alexa and Aline Smithson will be at the opening reception on July 18th and hold a workshop/program on July 19th. More to come on that.

  • Crista Dix has accepted the Associate Director position at the Griffin Museum and will arrive in Winchester in late February. She's driving across country. We have a Meet and Greet Crista event on March 15th.

  • We have just hired our new part-time facility rental monitor. Welcome Dole Galvin to the Griffin.

  • Errin Mahoney, a candidate for her Masters in Arts Administration at Boston University, begins an internship at the Griffin Museum on the third week in February.

  • Elizabeth Dourian, a photography major at Endicott College, will intern at the Griffin this coming summer.

  • Our Celebrate the Griffin Gala is April 3, 2020

  • We've formed an Exhibition Installation Committee. Our first members of this committee are Diane Bennett, Susan D'Arcy Fuller and Sally Chapman. Iaritza Menjivar has asked to be included on this committee too. This committee will be involved with the exhibition process as much as they wish to be. Are you interested? Get along well with others? Take great care with precious objects? Reliable? Then write a letter of interest to our Executive Director stating what it is that interests you about this opportunity. And thank you.

  • Are you interested in sponsoring our programs and events. Ads in our newsletter? Give our executive director a call.