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.


SPECIAL PARTNERSHIP | Thursday, March 1, 2018
on First Thursday in March BAM will be displaying The Saint John’s Bible–an illuminated manuscript created by contemporary artists—on loan from Saint Alphonsus. Learn more »


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 
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 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 6, 2018 View Pierre Daura: Fifty Fifty and create a self-portrait.
October 4, 2018 Join BOSCO artists for demonstrations and create your own work of art after viewing BAM’s exhibitions.
November 1, 2018 Explore Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle and create a drawing of a place that’s important to you.
December 6, 2018 Create a layered work of art inspired by A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass.
 


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 6, 2018 Visit the exhibition Pierre Daura: Fifty Fifty and explore the range of an artist’s lifework.
October 4, 2018 Visit with artists as part of a special Preview Night for BOSCO’s Open Studio Weekend.
November 1, 2018 View Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle and discuss the importance of drawing as a foundation of art making.
December 6, 2018 Learn about the properties of glass in A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass.