The Joy of the Lens
April 3 – May 5
Founded in 2010, Joy of the Lens is an annual juried photography exhibit which features original photographs by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Categories are as follows: Color, Black & White, and Linda’s Challenge: theme of “shadows” category . Sponsored by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library, the program is run by a committee of volunteers and chaired by our volunteer Gallery Coordinator, Connie Bailey.
Joy of the Lens Reception
Saturday, April 3, 1pm – 3pm
Join us in the Crooker Gallery to kick off our annual juried photography exhibit. The show will feature original photographs by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Refreshments will be served.
Joy of the Lens Photographers’ Talk
Saturday, May 5, 11am
Join us in the Crooker Gallery as we announce the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Award and the Friends’ Photo Lottery. The winning artists in all categories will talk about their work.
Friends’ Photo Lottery
In conjunction with The Joy of the Lens, the Friends are also holding the Friends’ Photo Lottery. If you join the Friends between now and May 5th you will automatically be entered into the lottery (current members are automatically entered), which will also be awarded on May 5th. The prize is this beautiful photograph titled “Rivers Meet” by Peter A. McCarthy.
Dues: $15 for individuals
$12 for Seniors
$25 for Families