First Thursday

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 
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

January 4, 2018 Create black-and-white artwork inspired by Cheryl K. Shurtleff.
February 1, 2018 Visit Jo Hamilton’s exhibition and create fiber art of your own.
March 1, 2018 Make a print similar to those seen in An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher.
April 5, 2018 Create a geometric sculpture inspired by Heather Carson.
 May 3, 2018  Make a collage using multiple materials.

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

January 4, 2018 Explore the artwork of Cheryl K. Shurtleff and discover the psychological benefits of creating.
February 1, 2018 Learn how artists use textiles to create contemporary art.
March 1, 2018 Discover types of paint in An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher.
April 5, 2018  Learn how different types of light are created in conjunction with Heather Carson: Sculpted Light.
 May 3, 2018  Talk with ceramicists about the properties of clay in Consider the Source.