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Mission Statement

The mission of Out of the Blue Gallery is to organize, support, and present to the public at large the creative efforts of local artists, musicians, and more from our community. The gallery encourages artists of all backgrounds to share with us and celebrate the uniqueness they bring from different cultures, genders, ages and academic backgrounds. Artists of all abilities are given an opportunity to share in the expression of the arts and all of its varieties and forms; painting, music, dance, poetry, short story, acting or singing, and for these same artists to intermingle with those of different disciplines to better be able to grow and learn from each other. The Gallery’s purpose is to bring people together in an inspiring, supportive, and empowering environment.

We are currently raising funds for an impending relocation of the gallery. The gallery has been on Prospect Street, right outside of Central Square, for some time. It has served the community and artists alike as so much more than simply an art gallery. We need your help to keep this thing alive! There is a donation link on the right side. Please consider to help out. Every little bit will help make this move possible and successful.

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Creative Night Art Classes

earn all about painting..sharpen your skills
open your creative souls
have some fun meeting interesting people


Juleen Jones
dba the Artists Touch


every other wednesday starting August 6th
$20 per class

contact OOTB 617 354 5287
or Juleen 978 204 6168

class includes supplies !!

August 6th…landscape w/ water
August 20th…still life w/ flowers
September…abstraction 101
September 17th…collage and paint

cash check or charge

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Fluorescent Figure Drawing

August 28th
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Come get your drawing practice in with a professional figure model, rave style! A painted model assumes a variety of poses for artists to experiment with the figure under UV light.

5-10$ donation for attendance, additional tips for the model are both welcome and highly appreciated.
‘Cause, really, what’s better than a woman who glows in the dark?

The music, refreshments, and drawing supplies will be on us!!

Got extra UV lights? Send us a message!

Doors at 7:30 for early bird hangouts. Posing from 8pm to 9:30pm. Come and go as you please.

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Psychopomp…by Nefertara Hotep & Anubis pop

August 30th

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Mermaids and sharks
death and dark
we can swim in the sand
if only you will hold my hand
i will never ever let go

art and music
from another world


Nefertara Hotep
Ross Gronvold
Jesse Ray Hickman
Severity Stone


Anda Volley
Andrew Mello
Natawat Saralamba
Colby Drasher

there will be a BBQ..so bring some stuff to burn
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$5-$10 donation

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Chien Hwe’s Birthday Party Show !

August 31st

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1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e sponsored by Out of the Blue Art Gallery presents its first ever soul sessions at ZUZU, also Soul Sessions xix the Lotus Garden on Sunday, August 31st from 10pm-1am. Teaming with DJ Lotusound to kick off the beats for the dance party breaks, you will be see talent so fresh you’ll drool.

Chien Hwe’s Birthday !!

Lotuses bloom in the darkest and muddiest of waters. As Thich Nhat Hanh said, “no mud; no lotus.” No darkness; no light. No trials; no triumph.

My life to date has embodied this statement. All of the artists joining us to share with you their talent and passion are lotuses — it is NO EASY FEAT to make your dreams come true in this big, bad world. But this is how we do.

Lotusound will DJ the night during the dance party breaks with his beats and vibes, and check out this incredible roster of talent…

1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e with
Whitney Hoke
Leilani Ricardo
Amber Joy Layne
Chien-Hwe Carol Hong
Accordion Sandwich with Wisty Andres Julien Heller
Alshane Cfour Williams aka c4thebadwolf
Kramer Gibson people! Kramer Gibson.
Brian Mirage b-boy/contemporary/hip hop extraordinaire

and more!!!

Soul Sessions XIX the Lotus Garden
Sunday, August 31st.
10pm – 1am
ZuZu 474 Mass Ave

$10 at the door, $5 if you get inside the lights, or if you show up in a costume that you feel represents the theme!

Follow Soul Sessions on instagram – 1kvdsoulsessions
Follow 1 o o o v i r t u e s on facebook – /1ooovirtues
Like Soul Sessions
Like 1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e
Like Out of the Blue Art Gallery.
Like ZuZu


$10 door 21+

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Lottery which can potentially give OOTB a decent chunk of change

Host of the Dire Literary Series, held at the OOTB, Timothy Gager has a novel coming out very soon.

Bill Sloan Cover


He’s heading to San Diego, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Portland in October to tour it. He has started a gofundme site ( http://www.gofundme.com/bi975w ) to get him there, but is offering to give back half of what is donated to charity. It’s a way to feel good about this gofundme thing.

How can this help OOTB? The 50% charity portion will be up around $500. If people donate only five dollars, it will tip the scales for the drawing and that winner can give the prize to the gallery.

Every individual donation puts one chance in a drawing and the winner will be able to donate in their name to their favorite charity 50% of what is made (after the reward incentives).

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