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A few years ago, the Arthur Griffin Museum of Photography was part of a national exhibit called The Photoville Fence.  That has morphed into a different exhibit and Museum Director Crista Dix is looking for photographs from Winchester residents.

For the second year, “Our Town” will assemble a collection of artwork that “celebrates everyday life in our town of Winchester,” according to the Griffin website.

Photo by Alex Li

According to Dix, “The photos don’t have to be taken of or in Winchester—they could be of Winchester residents doing something out of town.”  The main goal, she says, is to “give anyone with a camera phone, point and shoot, or SLR a chance to showcase things they love about Winchester. There’s no barrier to entry. You don’t have to be professional, but passionate about seeing the world around you. If you are young or old, show us your vision.  We want to see what you see, even a kid on their way to school snapping a picture of turtles.”

Photo by Janice Eyden

The photographs will be displayed on the construction fence at the Winchester Town Common from June to September 2024, as well as in an online format. Residents can submit photos through April 28 by using the online form



Winchester celebrates Memorial Day 2024

Winchester celebrates Memorial Day 2024

In her winning essay, McCall Middle School student Sophia Zuniga said Memorial Day is important to her “because people fought and lost their lives for us.” It is also important because her father, Dan Zuniga, was one of those who fought, though fortunately he came home to his family. “My