For Children

Toddler Wednesday  
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


December 5, 2018 Make art you can see through.
January 2, 2019 Paint a picture of an everyday object.
February 6, 2019 Explore patterns.
March 6, 2019 Make your own stamp.
April 3, 2019 Create a drawing.
May 1, 2019 Decorate a paper donut.


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., 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


September 6, 2018 View Pierre Daura: Fifty Fifty and create a self-portrait.
October 4, 2018 Join BOSCO artists for demonstrations and create your own work of art after viewing BAM’s exhibitions.
November 1, 2018 Explore Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle and create a drawing of a place that’s important to you.
December 6, 2018 Create a layered work of art inspired by A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass.
 


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


December 6, 2018 Learn about the properties of glass in A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass.
January 3, 2019 Visit Charles Gill: Observatory and speak with the artist about his inspiration.
February 7, 2019 Visit with a designer and learn how patterns and textures add interest to surfaces.
March 7, 2019 Discover printmaking techniques in Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25.
April 4, 2019 Explore the BSU Faculty Biennial 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.

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


September 16, 2018 Painting
October 21, 2018 Metalworking
November 18, 2018 Collaging
December 16, 2018 Glassblowing
 
 


Family ART Saturday  
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


September 29, 2018 Visit Pierre Daura: Fifty Fifty and create a still life composition.
October 27, 2018 Discover Matteo Pugliese: The Guardians and create your own warrior.
November 24, 2018 Explore Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle and make an animal construction out of found materials.
December 29, 2018 Work with transparent materials in conjunction with A New State of Matter:  Contemporary Glass.