Category: Hallowell

Kennebec Valley Art Association announcement and upcoming shows

When I assumed the presidency of the Board of Directors in July, I did not imagine that I would lock the Harlow for the last time on November 30. I did so with a mixture of sadness and relief. Like many of you, I grieve the loss of our gallery. However, we still have our […]

Art-A-Thon 2022

  The Harlow invites Maine artists to participate in our upcoming Art-a-thon. Artists are invited to create art together in celebration of art and community from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30. Artists are welcome to create at the Harlow or at home and share their process. All mediums, shapes, and sizes welcome! At […]

Open Create: Bring Your Own Art Project

  Calling all artists! Come create at the Harlow every other Thursday at 6 p.m. The Harlow will provide music, space and a supportive atmosphere. Bring your own supplies and any project you’d like to work on. All adult artists, regardless of skill level, are welcome. All non-toxic mediums welcome. Come draw, paint, knit, embroider, […]

Youth Art Month at the Harlow: March 2022

In celebration of art educators and art students, the Harlow is delighted to host the following free events for Youth Art Month. FAMILY ART DAY 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12 Join Harlow artist members and staff for a day of family-friendly arts and crafts. Drop by anytime to join the art-making. All ages […]

A note from the Harlow president

Dear Harlow Members and Friends, I hope this hello finds you and your family well following a mild and snowless weekend! Had you heard that the estate of Andrew Wyeth recently sold some of their island properties to Colby College? Much like on these islands and in Cushing, Andrew and his wife Betsy often “collaborated.” […]

Call for Art: “The Red Thread of Fate: A Juried Fiber Exhibition”

The Harlow invites artists to submit artwork to “The Red Thread of Fate: A Fiber Exhibition.” The exhibition will be on view Jan. 28 to Feb. 26, 2022 at 100 Water Street in Hallowell with an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m.  “The Red Thread of Fate: A Fiber Exhibition” […]

Call for Art: Illuminations

The Harlow invites artist members and Spindleworks artists to submit one piece of art responding to the theme of “Illuminations” for its upcoming annual Members’ + Spindleworks Show and Sale on view Dec. 3 to Jan. 8. The theme is open to the artists’ interpretation. This opportunity is open to current members of the Harlow/Kennebec […]

Chinese Peasant Artists of Huxian and Jinshan at the Harlow

Beginning in the 1950s, encouraged by the populist vision of Mao Zedong, Chinese peasants began to create colorful, imaginative, deceptively simple, and yet remarkably sophisticated art. These Chinese peasants’ art became internationally famous in the 1980s, leading to the creation of more than 50 schools of such artists throughout China. The two most famous of […]

MCA Lighting Showcase at the Harlow

Maine Crafts Association Lighting Showcase will be on view from Sept. 29 to Oct. 30 at the Harlow, with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. In April, the MCA created “The Light at the End of the Tunnel,” a sourcing and informational guide for Maine-made lighting. The Harlow is pleased to partner […]

‘art + gender’ exhibit on view at the Harlow

The Harlow is celebrating artists whose work explores and engages with gender issues, gender identity and gender equity in the art world. The show “art + gender” runs Aug. 6 to Sept. 11 and includes work that addresses the broader social and political questions and contexts that intersect with gender identity.  The criteria for participation […]