For Families

Toddler Wednesday
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 5, 2018 Draw a self-portrait
October 3, 2018 Build a sculpture of a person
November 7, 2018 Create an image of your home
December 5, 2018 Make art you can see through
 
 

FIRST THURSDAY 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


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


September 6, 2018 Visit the exhibition Pierre Daura: Fifty Fifty and explore the range of an artist’s lifework.
October 4, 2018 Visit with artists as part of a special Preview Night for BOSCO’s Open Studio Weekend.
November 1, 2018 View Construction, Deconstruction, and Abstraction: The Art of James Castle and discuss the importance of drawing as a foundation of art making.
December 6, 2018 Learn about the properties of glass in A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass.
 
 

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


Family ART Saturday
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.