Tuesday, 02 February 2016 16:14

All ages Open Jam at Harlow Gallery

HALLOWELL On Sunday, Feb. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m., Hallowell's Cultural Committee is hosting the second All Ages Open Jam Session at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop Street in Hallowell led by Adam Soosman and Roger Sampson, both instructors at Musician's First Choice Music School.

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HALLOWELL - The Harlow Gallery's Annual Silent Art Auction returns Feb. 3-13 at 160 Water Street in Hallowell, offering spectacular deals on original art donated by local Maine artists and art collectors. You'll find paintings, pastels, sculpture, prints, photographs, crafts, artifacts, vintage and antique art This is a great way to start a new collection or add fresh artwork to your existing collection.

Open for bids Feb. 3-13, 12 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Saturday, Feb. 13, 12 - 4 p.m.; bidding ends at 4 p.m. sharp.

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HALLOWELL - The Harlow Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition of 2014. 'Implements' brings together four Maine artists who share a fascination with tools, utensils and industrial detritus, and who integrate these and other found objects into their artwork.

"Implements" will feature found object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price from Jan. 17 to Feb. 8, 2014 at the Harlow Gallery, located at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. The public is invited to meet the artists at an opening reception on Friday, Jan. 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. 

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HALLOWELL -- The Harlow Gallery in Hallowell has issued an open call for exhibition proposals for the 2014 exhibition season. The gallery has recently switched to a simplified paperless email submission process. Maine artists and arts organizations are encouraged to submit ideas for exhibitions in 2014. The deadline for submission is Oct. 1, 2013. The Harlow Gallery is a 501(c)3 membership based non-profit gallery founded 1963 at 160 Water Street in downtown historic Hallowell.

Maine artists or artists with a strong Maine connection are the primary focus, but proposals from outside the state will be considered. Please note there is no budget for travel or art shipping costs, and artists 'from away' would need to take full responsibility for transporting their work to and from Maine.

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HALLOWELL - In celebration of Youth Art Month the Kennebec Valley Art Association will present an exhibition of artwork by students from seven area high schools, including Cony, Gardiner, Hall-Dale, Kents Hill, Maranancook, Monmouth, Richmond and Winthrop. The exhibition will be on view March 15-30, 2013 at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. The public is invited to meet students and faculty at the opening reception on Friday, March 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. 

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Wednesday, 23 January 2013 13:22

Call for artists: Art2013

18th annual juried art show at the Harlow Gallery

HALLOWELL - The Kennebec Valley Art Association invites artist submissions to Art2013, the 18th annual juried show at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell. Art2013 is open to all Maine artists and also to artists with a strong connection to Maine. This year's jurors are Bob Keyes and Dan Kany, both arts writers at the Portland Press Herald.

Over $1,500 in cash prizes and gift certificates from area business sponsors will be awarded at an awards ceremony at the exhibition's opening on Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. Art2013 the exhibition will be on view May 10 to June 1, 2013 and is free and open to the public.

Original fine art in any media may be submitted, including hand pulled prints, photography and sculpture and fine crafts, including ceramics, glass and fiber art. Jewelry and clothing are not eligible. Each artist may submit up to three works of art. Entry fees ($25 for members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association, or $30 for non-members) are not refundable. The Harlow Gallery is owned and operated by the Kennebec Valley Art Association, membership-based 501(c)3 non-profit; jurying fees help offset the cost of organizing and presenting the juried show and are not refundable. Decisions of the jurors are final.

The deadline for electronic submissions is midnight on April 1, 2013. For a complete entry rules and instructions on how to enter Art2013, please visit the "artists opportunities section" on the Harlow Gallery website: The jurors will do a first review based on the digital submissions. Artists whose work they wish to consider for the final review will be asked to deliver their work to the Harlow Gallery April 27-29 for a final viewing of the actual work.

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HALLOWELL - On Sunday, Dec. 2, local artist Claudia Brahms will teach a printmaking workshop at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. The workshop time is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the cost is $40 for members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association or $45 for non-members, plus a $15 materials fee. To register for the workshop, contact the Harlow Gallery at (207) 622-3813 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Wednesday, 28 November 2012 15:35

Benefit art exhibition returning to the Harlow

HALLOWELL The Kennebec Valley Art Association invites the community to attend the opening reception of 8x10x100 on Friday, Nov. 30, 5-8 p.m. at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. 8x10x100 will be on view through Dec. 8. It is ending on the day of Christmas in Olde Hallowell Saturday, Dec. 8. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m., and special Sunday hours for this show only are noon to 4 p.m.

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Wednesday, 21 March 2012 17:06

Lunch with an Artist series

HALLOWELL The community has a lunch date with artists. The Harlow Gallery, SpinOff Studio and Spindleworks have teamed up to present Lunch with an Artist. Every fourth Wednesday, the public can bring lunch and chat with local artists.

'[Lunch with an Artist] developed out of a program we've been doing at Spindleworks, our big-sister program in Brunswickm' said Jonathan Price, team leader of SpinOff Studios. 'They kind of just started this event where they invited different artists in once in awile and would buy them lunch. They'd have a casual lunch and the artist would share their work and have a group discussion and you could learn about the artists and different mediums.'

They decided to kick off a similar program at SpinOff Studio in Hallowell, teaming up with the Harlow Art Gallery. The first lunch was with Scott Minzy in February and was so popular that there was standing room only. The March 28 lunch, which is being held at the larger Harlow Gallery features Hazel Mitchell, a children's book illustrator who resides in Maine. This goes hand-in-hand with the Harlow Gallery's Youth Art Month, with exhibits from students in grades K through 12.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2012 17:11

Buzz Briefs - 02/22/12

The Comedy Hour holds its second annual WERU benefit show

BREWER - Is cabin fever beginning to take its toll on you? Are the trials and tribulations of excessive darkness getting you down?

Help is on the way!

On March 9, from 7 to 9 p.m., The Comedy Hour will hold its second annual WERU Benefit LIVE Radio Show at the Next Generation Theatre in Brewer. Prepare for a night of hilarity in the dark of winter.

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