Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 10:00 – 2:00pm

Understanding and Collecting Historic Photographs
Instructor: Jeremy Rowe

This 4-hour workshop will provide an introduction to collecting photographs and photographica. It will begin with an overview of photographic history for collectors, future collectors, and others interested in photography, and will address 19th and early 20th century photography including:

  • Cased images (Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Tintypes) – 1840 to1860
  • Early paper processes and albumen prints (cartes-de-visites Cabinet, boudoir cards and mounted photographs) – 1855 to 1900
  • Stereographs – 1855 to 1940
  • Vernacular photographs and snapshots – 1885 to 1940
  • Albums
  • Photographic Postcards – 1900 to 1940

Cameras, viewers, photographica and related ephemera will also be discussed.

In this workshop you will learn about sources and collecting organizations, and be shown real examples of the photographic processes through a hands-on session as well as a PowerPoint presentation. This workshop will be highly interactive and will include time for discussion of items brought by participants.

Cost: $75*
Note: Class limited to 20 students
You can registar (PDF or DOC) and print out the form to be mailed.

Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 2:00 – 5:00pm

Making Water-Based Monotypes
Instructor: Barbara Burton

This three-hour workshop is an introduction to making water-based monotypes. We will use a variety of pigments and plates to create unique images. It’s a great opportunity to learn some basic printmaking methods or to extend your current printmaking in a low toxic direction. We’ll explore an array of mark making tools and methods specifically for use with water-based media.

Cost: $75 (plus $20 material fee)*
Note: Class limited to 6 students
You can registar (PDF or DOC) and print out the form to be mailed.