Lamont Gallery Events

Welcome to Bird Land

Michele L'Heureux

June 26 - October 13, 2018

We have a lot to learn from birds...


Reception - Welcome to Bird Land

Thursday, July 12, 4-6pm

Join us for an evening of birds and wonder! Meet artist, Michele L’Heureux and her collaborator Helen Popinchalk during this informal drop-in event. Light refreshments provided.



Exeter Summer Student Art Show

Wednesday, August 1, 5-7pm

Each year, Exeter Summer welcomes students from all over the world to campus. Come see the artistic achievements of these students during this annual exhibition.

The gallery will be open extended hours this night so you can visit Welcome to Bird Land as well.

Pastel Birds - Drawing Workshop

Thursday, July 19 & July 26, 4-6pm

Capture the breathtaking beauty of birds in Pastel with local artist Tif Farmakis-Day! This workshop will explore the many creative ways to draw your favorite songbirds. Using color, line, composition, texture and form, students will learn how to capture each bird’s unique physique and expression. Students may bring their own images of birds, though photos will be provided. Everyone will leave with a finished pastel drawing. Pastels and basic materials will be provided, including instructional handouts and tips.


All experience levels are welcome (ages 9 and older). This course is free but space is limited. Please RSVP to by July 13.


About the Instructor: Tif Farmakis-Day has an Associates degree in Journalism from Los Angeles Valley College and has worked independently writing and illustrating for various online publications and companies. In 2010, Tif earned her BFA in Illustration from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She is currently working as a freelance painter and illustrator, she creates intricate needle felted art, and is an instructor and employee at Exeter Fine Crafts.

Enjoy bird and nature-themed art? Visit Exeter Fine Crafts and the Seacoast Artists Association in downtown Exeter for wonderful works in watercolor, photography, pastel, wood, and more created by New England artists.

Luncheon and Artist Talk with Michele L’Heureux

Wednesday, September 26, 12:30-1:30pm

Join artist Michele L’Heureux in an exploration of Welcome to Bird Land. Learn about her love of birds and inspiration for this immersive exhibition.

All are welcome, lunch will be provided. This event is free but space is limited. Please RSVP to by September 18. 



Lamont Gallery, Frederick R. Mayer Art Center, Phillips Exeter Academy
20 Main Street, Exeter NH, 03833
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