DRAWING FROM NATURE: ARTIST TALK AND WORKSHOP – GRETCHEN HALPERT

Nov 10, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Location

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101

Cost Free!

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Join local artist and scientific illustrator Gretchen Halpert of the Scientific Illustration Distance Program (SIDP) for this FREE two-part program! From 2 – 2:30 PM, Halpert will discuss her MJM exhibit against the backdrop of her career at the juxtaposition of art, science, and teaching. Then, from 2:30 – 4 PM, , Halpert will provide instruction to artists and budding artists ages 12+ on traditional drawing exercises, helping them hone their observation skills as they capture elements of the natural world on paper. Specimens and drawing materials will be provided; you are also welcome to bring your own.