First Thursday

1st Thursday of each month, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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 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

March 7, 2019 Explore Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 and make your own print.
April 4, 2019 Delve into 2D and 3D art making after visiting the 2019 Boise State University Biennial Faculty Exhibition.
May 2, 2019 Create a work of art inspired by Jae Yong Kim: Donut Ever Forget Me.
June 6, 2019 Visit Sarah Sense: Cowgirls and Indians and use paper and photographs to create your own weaving.
July 4, 2019 View Stephanie Wilde: Introspective and create a print with patterns and textures.
August 1, 2019 Explore Ceramics and Textiles from the Southwest: Gifts of the Carley Collection and create your own object.

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

March 7, 2019 Discover printmaking techniques in Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25.
April 4, 2019 Explore the 2019 Boise State University Biennial  Faculty Exhibition and speak to the artists about their processes.
May 2, 2019 Learn from a ceramicist about the glazing and firing processes in conjunction with Jae Yong Kim: Donut Ever Forget Me.
June 6, 2019 Speak to a weaver after exploring Sarah Sense: Cowgirls and Indians.
July 4, 2019 Learn about printmaking while examining the detailed artwork of Stephanie Wilde: Introspective.
August 1, 2019 Learn about different types of clay used in ceramics in conjunction with Ceramics and Textiles from the Southwest: Gifts of the Carley Collection.

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