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!

Introduction to Painting–CLASS FULL


Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28 2017
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
$45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017
Learn to paint quickly and confidently! Explore painting with the Boise Art Museum by learning from the Museum’s collection. This course will focus on using colors and water-based media (watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and ink) to create dynamic and realistic artwork. Basic techniques will be introduced and students will be encouraged to experiment with a combination of materials. No prior painting or drawing experience is necessary. All levels are welcome. Materials will be provided at the course.  Register Now»

Community Printmaking Workshop


Saturday, December 2, 2017 Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m. (drop-in) Cost: $10 for 6 prints Instructors: BAM Education Department Explore the art of printmaking at the Boise Art Museum! This drop-in workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to make their own prints. Great for holiday gifts! Garner inspiration simple shapes and patterns in the exhibition Bricks and Stones. Allow one hour per print edition.  

 

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WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES

Community Printmaking Workshop


Saturday, December 2, 2017 Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m. (drop-in) Cost: $10 for 6 prints Instructors: BAM Education Department Explore the art of printmaking at the Boise Art Museum! This drop-in workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to make their own prints. Great for holiday gifts! Garner inspiration simple shapes and patterns in the exhibition Bricks and Stones. Allow one hour per print edition.  

EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN

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 Spring 2018 for more details!


BAM Full-Day Camps for Children

Add excitement to your child’s Spring Break or summer with a fun-filled 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 back after the new year for details about our full-day Spring Break Camp!


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