Events & Programs
Blue Sky Happy Hour with Portland Center Stage at the ArmoryTuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30pm - 7:30pmJoin us for a special Blue Sky night at the theaterTuesday, February 20
Kodachrome at Portland Center Stage
Happy hour at 6:30pm; play at 7:30pm
We are pleased to be partnering with Portland Center Stage to offer Blue Sky members and friends a $10 discount for tickets to Kodachrome. The evening will kick off at 6:30pm with a happy hour at Portland Center Stage, and time to explore The Color of Longing, curated by Exhibitions Manager Zemie Barr. Pulled from the Pacific NW Viewing Drawers, the exhibition reflects on the play’s themes of nostalgia, unrequited love and human frailty, using photographer’s for whom use of color is a conscious aesthetic choice.In Kodachrome, a photographer shows us a small town of Colchester through the lens of her photos. See Portland through the lens of local photographers in a gallery curated by our neighbors at Blue Sky Gallery. On Tuesday, February 20, meet some of the team from Blue Sky Gallery and peruse the gallery with some complimentary snacks and drinks.
Tuesday, February 20
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
For $10 off tickets to the play, use the code BLUESKY at checkout for any show through the run of Kodachrome February 3 — March 15*
*Promotional code valid on seating areas 1-3 only. Not valid on previously purchased tickets, student tickets or in combination with other discounts. Subject to availability.
Poems and Pictures: A Blue Sky Gallery DialogueThursday, February 22, 2018, 7pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7pm
Join us for this free event, with author Lois Leveen leading a conversation connecting how America is represented in Robert Frank’s photographs and in the work of a diverse group of twentieth-century U.S. poets.
Destruction DanceSunday, February 25, 2018, 7:30pm
Sunday, February 25 at 7:30pm at Blue Sky Gallery
(sliding scale, suggested donation of $15, no one turned away for lack of funds)
The performative dance destruction of the exhibition Robert Frank Books and Films 1947-2018 featuring dancers Lu Yim, Mike Barber, Suba Ganesan, Pepper Pepper, Meshi Chavez, and Linda Austin. The performance will begin at 7:30pm, with dancers sometimes working simultaneously in various areas of the gallery.
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW. Please register in advance! This event will likely fill up fast.
March 1st ThursdayThursday, March 1, 2018
Join us for an opening reception featuring two solo photography exhibitions by Zun Lee and Michal Cala. Artist Zun Lee will be in attendance.
Blue Sky will also be present for March 1st Thursday at the Armory with the pop-out exhibition The Color of Longing, from the 2017 Pacific NW Viewing Drawers. Curated by Exhibitions Manager Zemie Barr to complement the Portland Center Stage production Kodachrome, the exhibition reflects on the play’s themes of nostalgia, unrequited love and human frailty, using photographer’s for whom use of color is a conscious aesthetic choice.
[Use the code BLUESKY for $10 off tickets for the run of Kodachrome.]
NW Drawers Portfolio Walk + Print SaleSaturday, March 17, 2018, 3pm
Saturday, March 17 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Join Blue Sky Gallery for the final Portfolio Walk and Print Sale from the 2017 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers.
The Portfolio Walk is an excellent opportunity to speak with and look at the work of more than 20 photographers who are featured in the Drawers this year.