First Thursday

FIRST THURSDAY
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10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Admission by donation
BAM offers extended hours on the First Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. along with special programs including Ask a Docent at Noon and 2 p.m. and Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers from 4 – 7 p.m.

Ask a Docent
Noon and 2 p.m.

Have a question? Visitors are encouraged to talk with docents stationed in galleries throughout the Museum at Noon and 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Just look for the “Ask Me” sign.


Art Break Tour  Sponsored by the Da Vinci Art Guild
2 p.m.
Enjoy a 30-minute talk presented by BAM Docents focusing on artwork found in the Museum’s exhibitions at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.


Studio Art Exploration  Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation
4 – 7 p.m.
Art lovers of all ages and abilities re invited to drop in and explore art media in the Albertson’s Education Studio on the first Thursday of each month from 4 – 7 p.m.

Activity Calendar – Studio Art Exploration


September 7, 2017 Visit Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain and create a work of art inspired by your identity.
October 5, 2017 Join BOSCO artists for demonstrations and create your own work of art after viewing BAM’s exhibitions.
November 2, 2017 Create a map of an imaginary land.
December 7, 2017 Construct colorful 3-D structure.


Art Answers
4 – 7 p.m.

BAM’s new Art Answers program is a comfortable way for visitors of all ages to learn more about artwork, exhibitions, artists, and materials Just look for the ‘Ask Me’ sign in BAM’s galleries! Offered on the first Thursday of each month, visitors can stop by any time between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Art Answers features a different work of art every month.

Program Calendar – Art Answers


September 7, 2017 Visit the exhibition Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain and talk with a local expert about art as therapy.
October 5, 2017  Visit with artists as part of a special Preview Night for BOSCO’s Open Studio Weekend.
November 2, 2017 Discover how maps have shaped history in Mapping the Past.
December 7, 2017  Learn about famous art collectors in An Intentional Eye.