For Teens

teen night logoTeen Night: BRICKS + STONES
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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 Bricks + Stones.


Community Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, December 2, 2017 Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m. (drop-in) Cost: $10 for 6 prints Instructors: BAM Education Department Explore the art of printmaking at the Boise Art Museum! This drop-in workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to make their own prints. Great for holiday gifts! Garner inspiration simple shapes and patterns in the exhibition Bricks and Stones. Allow one hour per print edition.  


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.