March First Thursday Guide

Grab a shot and then head out.

This month, we are reinstating a classic Needmore tradition of posting a few stand-out First Thursday shows (most run from 6pm to 9pm tonight).

Museum of Contemporary Craft

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The Museum of Contemporary Craft is putting on a silent auction to benefit those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

724 NW Davis St. –  5 to 8 pm

Sonya Keliher-Combs, Gold Idiot Strings,  photo by artist

Sonya Keliher-Combs, Gold Idiot Strings,
photo by artist

Da-ka-xeen Mehner, Double-Headed Language Daggers, photo by artist

Da-ka-xeen Mehner, Double-Headed Language Daggers, photo by artist

The museum is also in the midst of a show featuring four contemporary Alaska Native artists whose “works question institutional methods of identifying Native heritage, examine their own mixed-race identities, and challenge perceptions and stereotypes about indigenous peoples.”

Physical Element

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Art and fashion join forces when when Physical Element “presents fashion looks that draw inspiration from modern artwork on display within the shop.”

416 NW 12th Avenue – doors 6 pm, presentation 7 pm

Timeshare Gallery

Timeshare Gallery‘s  is showcasing the second installment of See What Eye, a “multi-sensory exhibition of shapes in their natural habitat.”

328 NW Broadway Apt 114 - 6:30 pm 

Blue Sky Gallery

Prairie Penants, Image © John Kane

Prairie Pennants, Image © John Kane

Amara, Image © Adrain Chesser

Amara, Image © Adrain Chesser

Blue Sky Gallery is showcasing a collection, Pacific NW Photography Viewing Drawers, which houses ten photographs each from a group of photographers.

122 NW 8th Avenue – 6 to 9 pm

Hellion Gallery

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Finally, Antler is curating a show at Hellion Gallery (just a few short blocks from our studio). The show looks to be a spirited mix of artists and collaborations. Also, the space is fabulous; Hellion has fast become one of our favorite gallery stops.

19 NW 5th Avenue, #208 – 6 pm

Needmore Designs

Shots and Shots for First Thursday

Before you head out, stop by our studio and we’ll pour you a shot. Your choice: whiskey or espresso.

70 NW Couch Street, Suite 405 - 5 to 6:30 pm