Classes & Workshops

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

BAM’s studio art program encourages the creative abilities of all participants by offering experiences in a variety of art media which provide opportunities for making connections with BAM’s exhibitions. Through reputable artists and educators, we provide quality instruction for all ages in a small-class, non-competitive and enjoyable atmosphere.  Class size is limited to optimize learning.  Participants must pre-register to reserve a space as class size is limited.  Please dress for mess!

Building Drawing Skills


Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 2018
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Bryan Anthony Moore, Artist
$45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Friday, February 26, 2018
Explore drawing with artist Bryan Anthony Moore at the Boise Art Museum. A variety of styles, subjects, and formats will be introduced. No prior drawing experience is necessary.  All levels are welcome. Register Now»

Workshop: Fiber Art

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018  |   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class.
Work with fiber artist, Rachael Mayer and explore the many facets of textile art. This workshop gives participants the opportunity to work with a variety of artistic techniques associated with textiles and create a wall-hanging of your own. All levels are welcome. Register Now»

Watercolor Open Studio


  Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2018
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education
$45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018
Explore watercolor painting with the Boise Art Museum. BAM’s open studio format combines basic techniques for beginners, refreshers for dabbling artists and helpful hints and tips for seasoned painters.  No prior drawing or painting experience is necessary. Basic materials provided for use in class. Course combines demonstrations, discussions and individualized instruction. All levels are welcome. Register Now»

 

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WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES


EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN

BAM Full-Day Camps for Children

Add excitement to your child’s Spring Break or summer with a fun-filled day or week of art experiences. Camp is limited to 20 students for individualized attention and safety. Students should dress for messy activities and wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather. Bring a sack lunch, drink and water bottle each day. A Medical Information Card for each student will be mailed when the registration form is received. The student may attend only after the form has been completed, signed and returned to BAM. Children are required to be checked in and out of classes and camps at BAM by a parent or guardian each day.

Check out our new Spring Break Day Camps! Students can select from a variety of day camps designed to focus on one medium each day. Sign up for one or more individual days camps or the whole week!

Full-Week Spring Break Camp MEDIA MADNESS | March 26 – 30, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 26 - 30 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore a new medium every day through this week-long camp. Camp participants will spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring painting, drawing, sculpting, printmaking, and collaging.
$160 ($190 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

Monday Spring Break Painting Day Camp | March 26, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 26 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore painting for a day as they spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring the capabilities of this unique medium.
$35 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

Tuesday Spring Break Drawing Day Camp | March 27, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 27 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore drawing for a day as they spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring the capabilities of this unique medium.
$35 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

Wednesday Spring Break Sculpting Day Camp | March 28, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 28 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore sculpting for a day as they spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring the capabilities of this unique medium.
$35 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

Thursday Spring Break Printmaking Day Camp | March 29, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 29 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore printmaking for a day as they spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring the capabilities of this unique medium.
$35 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

Friday Spring Break Collaging Day Camp | March 30, 2018 | Ages 6-12

March 30 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students will explore collaging for a day as they spend time in the galleries and the studios exploring the capabilities of this unique medium.
$35 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018 Register Online »

 


BAM Half-Day Camps for Children

BAM’s studio art program encourages the creative ability of all participants by facilitating experiences in a variety of arts media and making connections with original works of art in BAM’s exhibitions. Through reputable artists and educators, we provide quality instruction for all ages in a small-class, non-competitive and enjoyable atmosphere. Children are required to be checked in and out of classes and camps at BAM by a parent or guardian each day.
Offered for students ages 4-12
Within each class, students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.

Check back summer 2018 for more details!

 


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