80th Anniversary Community Celebration

Saturday, June 24, 2017  | 8 AM – 8 PM (drop-in)

Join in the fun as the Boise Art Museum marks its 80th anniversary year with a Community Celebration. Throughout the day, special guests will help visitors honor the occasion with artist demonstrations, performances, art making, gallery talks, and birthday treats!  The first 80 guests will receive a commemorative gift.

Free with price of admission  (BAM Members FREE)

Drop-in—no RSVP required.


8:00 a.m. BAM Opens –  80 gifts for the first 80 people
Coffee and donuts
9:00 a.m. Gallery Activities – 2017 Idaho Triennial
10:00 a.m. BAM history tour with Melanie Fales, Executive Director
Studio Projects – Create birthday messages for BAM
11:00 a.m. Exhibition tour with Nicole Herden, Curator of Art
Artist Demo
Noon Build with Idaho LUG – Bricks and Stones
1:00 p.m. Artist tour – 2017 Idaho Triennial
Gallery Activities – An Intentional Eye
2:00 p.m. 80th Anniversary coloring pages with Jennifer Kau
Artist Lab: Pete Kutchins
3:00 p.m. Gallery Activities – When Modern Was Contemporary
Birthday treats
4:00 p.m. Learn about what Boise was like when BAM was born
5:00 p.m. A birthday toast for BAM
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Music from the 80’s for BAM’s 80th
8:00 p.m. Goodnight, BAM!