For Children

Toddler Wednesday  Sponsored by Target
1st Wednesday of each month | 10 a.m. –  noon Come make art together and listen to a story in the galleries! The first Wednesday of each month, anytime between 10:00 and noon, children under 6 years of age with an adult are invited to explore art media related to BAM’s exhibitions. Dress for mess! Free with admission.

Activity Calendar – Toddler Wednesday

January 3, 2018 Make a black-and-white collage.
February 7, 2018 Create fiber art with yarn.
March 7, 2018 Explore ways to paint.
April 4, 2018 Create a work of art that shines.
 May 2, 2018  Learn how to make a print.

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., Art Break Tour at 2 p.m., and Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers from 4 – 7 p.m.

Studio Art Exploration Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of Tides Foundation
Drop in 4 – 7 p.m.
Art lovers of all ages and abilities are invited to drop in and explore art media in the Albertson’s Education Studios.

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
Drop in 4 – 7 p.m.
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!

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.

Sunday Demonstrations
3rd Sunday of each month | 1 – 3 p.m.
Join local artists and experts for afternoon demonstrations and special hands-on experiences related to the exhibitions. The third Sunday each month from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Free with admission.

Activity Calendar – Sunday Demo

January 21, 2018 Drawing
February 18, 2018 Crocheting
March 18, 2018 Printmaking
April 15, 2018 Sculpting
 May 20, 2018  Painting

Family ART Saturday  Sponsored by Richard and Sondra Hackborn
Last Saturday of each month | Noon – 3 p.m. Children accompanied by their adult friends are invited to drop in any time between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month for a hands-on art workshop. This program is recommended for children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult.

Activity Calendar – Family Art Saturday

January 27, 2018 Visit Cheryl K. Shurtleff: The Road is Wider Than Long and create art based on something you collect.
February 24, 2018 BAM Family Day. A special day featuring hands-on gallery activities and art making projects inspired by BAM’s current exhibitions.
March 31, 2018 Visit An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher. and paint an abstract work of art.
April 28, 2018 Make a reflective work of art after viewing Heather Carson’s light sculptures.
 May 26, 2018  Create a work of art related to earth, air, fire, and water depicted in Consider the Source.