For Families

Toddler Wednesday  Sponsored by Target
10 a.m. –  noon
Come make art together! The first Wednesday of each month, anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., children ages 2-3 with an adult are invited to explore art media related to BAM’s exhibitions. Dress for mess! Bring a container if you would like something in which to carry home your artwork.

Activity Calendar – Toddler Wednesday

September 6, 2017 Paint in unexpected ways.
October 4, 2017 Learn to draw with charcoal.
November 1, 2017 Create a colorful map from memory.
December 6, 2017 Plan and construct an imaginary house.

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 the 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 7, 2017 Visit Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain and create a work of art inspired by your identity.
October 5, 2017 Join BOSCO artists for demonstrations and create your own work of art after viewing BAM’s exhibitions.
November 2, 2017 Create a map of an imaginary land.
December 7, 2017 Construct colorful 3-D structure.

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

September 7, 2017 Visit the exhibition Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain and talk with a local expert about art as therapy.
October 5, 2017  Visit with artists as part of a special Preview Night for BOSCO’s Open Studio Weekend.
November 2, 2017 Discover how maps have shaped history in Mapping the Past.
December 7, 2017  Learn about famous art collectors in An Intentional Eye.

Sunday Demonstrations
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 17, 2017 Learn about printmaking in conjunction with Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain.
October 15, 2017 Explore the artwork of Cheryl K. Shurtleff and discover how to draw with graphite.
November 19, 2017 Mapping the Past and discover how displaying geographic data is essential for land management.
December 17, 2017 Discover different types of sculpture in An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher.

Family ART Saturday  Sponsored by Richard and Sondra Hackborn
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 30, 2017 Visit Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain and create artwork inspired by your family.
October 28, 2017 Discover the artwork of Cheryl K. Shurtleff and create your own graphite drawings on pages of books.
November 25, 2017 Create an imagined artifact from the past.
December 30, 2017 Assemble a 3-D work of art.