For Teens

teen night logoTeen Night: ANIMATION
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Drop in 5 – 8 p.m.

Teens ages 13 to 19 are invited to drop in and enjoy FREE admission to BAM as well as music, food, a studio art activity related to the exhibition Laura Heit: Earth & Sky.



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

January 5, 2017 Make a print similar to Roger Shimomura’s lithographs.
February 2, 2017 Create your own animation inspired by Laura Heit: Earth & Sky.
March 2, 2017 Explore Geraldine Ondrizek: Chromosome Painting and create artwork about personal traits.
April 6, 2017 Use Idaho as inspiration to create artwork like those of the artists in The 2017 Idaho Triennial.
May 4, 2017 Make a three-dimensional work of art similar to those seen in Selections from the Wilfred Davis Fletcher Collection.

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 5, 2017 Learn about Roger Shimomura’s artwork in Minidoka: Artist as Witness.
February 2, 2017  Learn about the space missions Laura Heit depicts in her animated installations.
March 2, 2017 Explore Geraldine Ondrizek’s artwork and discover the role of genetics in our daily lives.
April 19, 2017 Talk with a juror from the exhibition Higher Ground.
May 4, 2017 Visit our artist lab in conjunction with The 2017 Idaho Triennial. Also, come celebrate Idaho Gives with Boise's cultural organizations during a Cultural District Open House at BAM (4:30 - 7 p.m.).

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.