For Teens

teen night logoTeen Night: GUARDIANS
Thursday, November 15, 2018
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 Matteo Pugliese: The Guardians.


Community Workshop: Collaged Cards

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018  |  Noon – 4:00 p.m. (drop-in)
Cost: $10 for a set of 6 cards
Explore the art of collage at the Boise Art Museum! This drop-in workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to make their own original collaged greeting cards. Great for holiday gifts! Allow one hour per set. All ages welcome. No pre-registration is necessary for this drop-in workshop. Organized by BAM’s Education Department and BAM’s Teen Volunteer Corps  


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.