Activities calendar

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 6:45pm

Blue Door Cinema Night is Back!
What: Calder, Sculptor of Air (Sculpture Documentary)
When: Saturday March 26th Doors Open 645pm/ Film Starts at 7pm (Run time 52min) / Discussion to follow film
$5 Donation

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 6:30pm

Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto traveled to 25 different countries around the world to collaborate with some of the world's most significant musicians, thinkers, artists, authors, actors, and scientists to explore the unity in diversity.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:45pm

Seraphine is the true story of Seraphine Louis (Yolande Moreau-Paris je t'aime, Amerlie), a

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 6:30pm

This cinema is a mesmerizing cinematic journey inside the world of the modern art legend and feminist icon. As an artist, Louise Bourgeois has been at work for six decades-but always on her own vigorously inventive and disquieting terms.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 6:30pm

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine is a mesmerizing cinematic journey inside the world of the modern art legend and feminist icon. As an artist, Louise Bourgeois has been at work for six decades-but always on her own vigorously inventive and disquieting terms.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 6:30pm

Art and Craft: Mark Landis has been called one of the most prolific art forgers in US history. His impressive body of work spans thirty years, covering a wide range of painting styles and periods. And while the copies could fetch impressive sums on the open market, Landis isn’t in it for money.

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 6:30pm

Friday, July 24th
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 6:30pm

Written and presented by renowned art critic, Robert Hughes, Crazy Like A Genius explores the world of Francisco Goya: charting his achievements as a court painter, satirist, and war reporter, as well as a topographer of the inner self - of madness, fear and despair.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 6:30pm

FRIDA is the triumphant film about an exceptional woman who lived an unforgettable life.
A product of humble beginnings, Frida Kohla earns fame as a talented artist
with a unique vision.
From her enduring friendship with her mentor and husband, Diego Rivera,

Blue Door Salon at ArtsWestchester's Gallery9

Blue Door Art Center is delighted to participate in celebrating
ArtsWestchester's 50th Anniversary, opening on the 9th floor
as part of its ArtBash Party. Come join the festivities and food samplings from the areas fine restaurants.
FMI ArtsWestchester.org

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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Joan Allen gives the performance of a lifetime as American icon, Georgia O'Keeffe.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 6:30pm
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 6:30pm

The collages and sounds of Romare Beardon, an extraordinary African-American artist, will be the Cinema inspiration
for an art work & wine evening at Blue Door.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 6:30pm

Blue Door Cinema presents a film about Tom Wesselmann who became one of the leading American pop artists of the 19660's, rejecting abstract expressionism
in favor of the classical representations of the nude, still life, and landscape. He created collages and assemblages

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:00pm

'Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder' is a feature-length abstract music/video ritual of thanksgiving in five parts: (1) a lament of surrender (Jerusalem's Secrets), (2) the reading of the lesson (Leur Songe de la Paix), (3) the celebration of the ritual (Evigt Droem), (4) the recitation of the cre

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 11:00am

An Evening WIth Quentin Crisp
Sunday 10/19 @11AM

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 11:00am

Before The Arab Spring
Saturday 10/18 @11AM at BLUE DOOR GALLERY

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Dali Dimension: Decoding the Mind of a GeniusFrom Freud's psychoanalysis and Einstein's theory of relativity, to the splitting of the atom, Dali was obsessed with the scientific discoveries of his time.

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

From his long-winding walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking
multicolored pools of flowers, Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate
masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature -
who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometimes

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 2:30pm

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) revolutionized the art of sculpture with his distinctive modernism, freeing sculpture from its stand and adding movement to the art itself.

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

Like a matador confronting a bull, the artist approaches his easel. As he wields his brush, the painting dances into being before our eyes.

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 8:00pm

Filmed over three years with unprecedented access, this documentary follows David Hockney as he returns to England after 25 years in Hollywood.

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

A powerful and intimate portrait, JOAN MITCHELL: PORTRAIT OF AN ABSTRACT PAINTER captures Mitchell's independent spirit and testifies eloquently to Mitchell's art.

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

This profile of Nigerian artist El Anatsui, whose meticulous use of bottle tops into massive, ornate sculptures has made him among the most celebrated artists of Africa, though he reportedly remains a question mark even to those closest to him.

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200 and became best friends with Andy Warhol.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 6:00pm

Monsieur René Magritte
A Film by Adrian Maben

New Sculpture for Yonkers Esplanade by Richard Pitts

This sculpture - Quixotic - has been in Washington Park for the last three years and has been moved to the Esplanade in October.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 6:00pm

Entr'acte (1924) The title of this film in English is "Intermission," and it was made to be shown during the intermission of a performance by the Ballet Suisse in Paris in 1924.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:00pm

Seth Carnes in person, to present cinematic work from his series ORE, and Poetics, his app just launched by Apple for the iPhone A screening of the cult classic by Banksy [or is it?] compliments an innovative and open-form approach to art/life + language.

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00pm

OUT of THIS WORLD:
Fantasy in the Films & Videos of
Matthew Barney & Ryan Trecartin

Art by the Water's Edge Workshop

Bring your family, children and teens welcomed, to participate in art activities bringing us closer to the river and estuary!

10:30 to 12:00 noon - Phylisha Villaneuva   SPOKEN WORD
The poetry writing workshop will use the theme “5 senses” to create powerful spoken work pieces.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

Three documentaries (28 minutes each)

ABOUT THE FILMS:

Romare Bearden: Visual Jazz
Hosted by Wynton Marsalis
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:00pm

It is a pleasure to present the first BLUE DOOR CINEMA screening on the third Friday of July. This series of monthly screenings will combine Guest Curated programs and presentations with visiting artists followed by discussion among the audience.