Introduction to Painting–CLASS FULL

November 7, 2017: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm ( Repeating Weekly on Thu )

Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017 Learn to paint quickly and confidently! Explore painting with the Boise Art Museum by learning from the Museum’s collection. This course will focus on using colors and water-based media (watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and ink) to… Read more »

Drawing and Printmaking

  Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Learn to sketch and create your own prints with the Boise Art Museum! Inspired by Boise Art Museum’s current exhibitions, students turn basic drawing techniques into polished… Read more »

Workshop: Ceramics

Saturday, August 12, 2017  |   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class. Work directly with a local artist who will lead participants through an introduction to ceramic processes. Participants will learn to both throw on a potter’s wheel and hand… Read more »

Workshop: Art for Early Learners | August 2 & 3, 2017

Learn to develop visual art projects that are fun for early learners and support your classroom curriculum! This workshop focuses on exploring art-making techniques and hands-on activities specifically adapted for early learners.   Time: Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education Cost: $60 (includes supplies &… Read more »

FULL – Workshop: Art and Language in the Classroom | July 31 & August 1, 2017

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL – Learn to connect visual art projects to your language arts curriculum! This workshop focuses on exploring a variety of art-making techniques and hands-on activities related to visual art, storytelling, identity, culture, writing, and imagination.   Time: Monday & Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator… Read more »

Building a Creative Mind Through Art and Science | July 24-28, 2017

Learn to develop visual art projects that connect to STEM curriculum! This class focuses on integrating art into the required classroom curricula through the creation of artwork and participation in innovative interdisciplinary activities related to geology, architecture, engineering, design, and creative problem-solving. Time: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator… Read more »

Teaching Across the Curriculum with Modern Art | July 10-14, 2017

Learn to actively engage students with works of art! This class focuses on integrating art into the required classroom curricula through the creation of artwork and participation in innovative interdisciplinary activities related to world history, identity, expression, interpretation, and famous Modern artists. Time: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator… Read more »

Art Adventures: My First Camp | June 19 – 23, 2017 | Ages 4-6

Longer than a class, but not an all-day experience, this unique “mini” camp is offered especially for younger students ready for their first BAM Art Camp! Camp participants will discover ceramics, drawings, sculptures, and other artwork from BAM’s current exhibitions. Each day will bring new activities and excitement with hands on art-making experiences and gallery… Read more »

Modern Mania | June 12 – 16, 2017 | Ages 4-12

Discover the artwork of modern masters! From Rothko to Rauschenberg, students will be inspired by artwork from the exhibition When Modern Was Contemporary and create works of art with a variety of materials and processes.  Ages 4-12 (students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.) Indicate morning or afternoon session when registering. Morning… Read more »

Sculpting Environments w/ Zoo Boise | August 7-11, 2017 | Ages 7 – 12

Explore sculptures, architecture, and habitats with the Boise Art Museum and Zoo Boise! BAM’s exhibition featuring artwork made from LEGO® bricks will guide environmental exploration and art making in this week-long camp. Students will learn about sculptures inspired by the natural world and animal habitats made by humans. Mornings will be spent at Zoo Boise… Read more »

Brick Bonanza | July 17 – 21, 2017 | Ages 7-12

Explore geometry, architecture, sculptural art, and more in this camp inspired by Sean Kenney’s artwork made from LEGO® bricks. Students will explore the artistic possibilities of simple shapes and basic blocks to create colorful works of art. $160 ($190 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Register Online »

Modern Masters: Breaking the Rules of Art | June 26 – 30, 2017 | Ages 7-12

Using modern masters like Rothko, O’Keeffe, and Pollock as inspiration, students will learn to break the rules of art! Participants will explore a variety of materials and processes as they discover ways in which artists simplified shapes and forms to share their ideas and opinions about the world around them. $160 ($190 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration… Read more »

The Building Blocks of Art |August 14 – 18, 2017 | Ages 4-12

Explore the artistic possibilities of simple squares and basic blocks using Sean Kenney’s artwork made from LEGO® bricks as inspiration.  Ages 4-12 (students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.) Indicate morning or afternoon session when registering. Morning Session: 9:00 a.m. – noon   -or-  Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. $75($90 non-members) Pre-registration… Read more »

ARTIST LAB – 2017 Idaho Triennial

In conjunction with the 2017 Idaho Triennial exhibition, BAM is hosting its first Artist Lab, which provides a physical and conceptual space for selected Triennial artists to explore new ideas in their work. The Artist Lab offers artists the opportunity to explore new techniques and engage with visitors, while providing visitors an opportunity to observe… Read more »

Watercolor Open Studio Session I

  Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, January 27, 2017 Explore watercolor painting with the Boise Art Museum. BAM’s open studio format combines basic techniques for beginners, refreshers for dabbling artists and helpful hints and tips for… Read more »

Watercolor Open Studio Session II

  Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, April 28, 2017 Explore watercolor painting with the Boise Art Museum. BAM’s open studio format combines basic techniques for beginners, refreshers for dabbling artists and helpful hints and tips for… Read more »

Workshop: Art and Movement Session II

Saturday, March 18, 2017  |   2:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $75 ($100 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class. Work with choreographer, dancer, and geneticist Page Wooller and explore site-specific movement. Inspired by the artwork of Geraldine Ondrizek and BAM’s Sculpture Court, this workshop gives participants the opportunity… Read more »

Workshop: Art and Movement Session I

Saturday, March 18, 2017  |   9:00 a.m. – noon $75 ($100 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class. Work with choreographer, dancer, and geneticist Page Wooller and explore site-specific movement. Inspired by the artwork of Geraldine Ondrizek and BAM’s Sculpture Court, this workshop gives participants the opportunity to… Read more »

Spring Break Camp: Media Madness

Spring Break Camp: Media Madness March 27 – March 31, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Ages: 7-12 $150 ($180 non-members) Pre-registration deadline:  Friday, March 24, 2017 In this week-long camp, students will explore a variety of media—from painting and sculpture to textile and fiber art. Students will visit exhibitions like Geraldine Ondrizek: Chromosome Painting, 2017… Read more »

Upcoming Senior Tours

September 20, 2017 Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain October 18, 2017 Cheryl K. Shurtleff: The Road is Wider Than Long November 15, 2017 Mapping the Past: Selections from the Thomas J. Conney Collection December 20, 2017 An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher    

Minidoka: Art and History in the Classroom

October 8, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | October 17, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. | November 9, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. $75 for full-time educators Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education Registration deadline: Friday, October 7, 2016 Explore art and history with the Boise Art Museum! This class offers teachers the opportunity to learn more about… Read more »

Community Printmaking Workshop

December 2, 2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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… Read more »

Family Workshop: Animation

Saturday, November 5, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (bring a snack or sack lunch) $45 ($60 non-members) Workshop fee includes one adult and one child ages 6-17 and materials for use during class Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Instructor: Jason Sievers, artist Make your own animated artwork!  Jason Sievers, a Boise-based designer and… Read more »

Introduction to Sketching/Bookmaking

Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2016  3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education Pre-registration deadline: Friday, October 28, 2016 Learn to make your own sketchbooks with the Boise Art Museum! Inspired by Boise Art Museum’s current exhibitions, students will practice basic drawing techniques in their very… Read more »

Artist Workshop: Floral Design

Saturday, August 6, 2016  |   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class. Work directly with a professional floral designer! Kyla Beutler will lead participants through the process of designing and creating artistic floral arrangements in conjunction with the exhibition Burchfield Botanicals.  No prior floral designing experience… Read more »

Watercolor Open Studio

  Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Explore watercolor painting with the Boise Art Museum. BAM’s open studio format combines basic techniques for beginners, refreshers for dabbling artists and helpful hints and tips… Read more »

Artist Workshop: Animated Film

Saturday, August 13, 2016  |   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class. Work directly with a professional artist who will lead participants through a film and animation workshop in conjunction with Laura Heit’s exhibition. No prior film making experience is necessary. Register online or at the… Read more »

Artist Workshop: Plein Air Painting – CLASS FULL

Saturday, June 18, 2016  |   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  CLASS FULL $45 ($60 non-members) Workshop fee includes all materials for use during class.   Work directly with a professional artist who will lead participants through watercolor painting “en plein air” in conjunction with the exhibition Burchfield Botanicals. Painting will take place outdoors in Julia Davis… Read more »

Origami Workshop Session I

Origami Workshop Friday, November 13, 2015 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. for Adults Instructor: Dr. Bernard Peyton, Artist $30 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Thursday, November 12, 2015 Work directly with an expert origami artist! Dr. Bernard Peyton has been an invited guest at origami conventions around the world. In addition to teaching at conventions, Dr…. Read more »

Educator Workshop Series: Fall 2015

Mondays, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. September 28 – November 30, 2015 NEW PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE FOR EDUCATORS! This hands-on course offers classroom teachers and their aides the opportunity to learn strategies for actively engaging students with works of art and to create their own artwork using a variety of media and techniques. This 10-session… Read more »

Drawing Open Studio

Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education Pre-registration deadline: Friday January 29, 2016 Explore drawing with the Boise Art Museum! Inspired by the Boise Art Museum’s current exhibitions, students will practice basic drawing techniques, and experiment with drawing tools. A variety of… Read more »

Origami Workshop Session II- CLASS FULL

CLASS FULL Origami Workshop Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00 a.m. – noon for Adults Instructor: Dr. Bernard Peyton, Artist $30 ($40 non-members) Pre-registration deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015 Work directly with an expert origami artist! Dr. Bernard Peyton has been an invited guest at origami conventions around the world. In addition to teaching at conventions,… Read more »

Art of Storytelling | June 6 – 10, 2016 | Ages 4-12

Explore how to tell stories with images using BAM’s Permanent Collection as inspiration. Ages 4-12 (students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.) Indicate morning or afternoon session when registering. Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – noon   -or-  Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration required. Pre-registration deadline: Friday, June 3,… Read more »

Nature Art | June 20 – 24, 2016 | Ages 4-12

Discover the botanical art of Charles Burchfield and create your own art inspired by nature. Ages 4-12 (students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.) Indicate morning or afternoon session when registering. Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – noon -or- Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration required. Pre-registration… Read more »

Art Adventures: My First Camp | June 13 – 17, 2016 | Ages 4-6

Longer than a class, but not an all-day experience, this unique “mini” camp is offered especially for younger students ready for their first BAM Art Camp! Camp participants will discover ceramics, drawings, sculptures, and other artwork from BAM’s current exhibitions. Each day will bring new activities and excitement with hands on art-making experiences and gallery… Read more »

Drawing Basics

Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $45 ($60 non-members) Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education Pre-registration deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015 Explore drawing with the Boise Art Museum. Inspired by the Boise Art Museum’s current exhibitions, students will practice basic drawing techniques and experiment with new drawing materials. A… Read more »

Teen Night: Film

13-19 year olds are invited to drop-in between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. Teens enjoy free admission to BAM as well as music, food, and a studio art activity related to the exhibition Laura Heit: Earth & Sky.

Studio Art Exploration

May 1, 2014: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the first Thursday of the month )

FIRST THURSDAY Sponsored by Macy’s 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. and Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers from 4 – 7… Read more »

Art Answers

May 1, 2014: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the first Thursday of the month )

FIRST THURSDAY Sponsored by Macy’s 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. and Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers from 4 – 7… Read more »

Activity Calendar – Studio Art Exploration

December 7, 2017: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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… Read more »

Program Calendar – Art Answers

December 7, 2017: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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…. Read more »

Community Bookmaking Workshop

Community Bookmaking Saturday, December 12, 2015 noon – 4:00 p.m.  (drop-in) $10 per book (includes one regular admission)  Explore the art of bookmaking at the Boise Art Museum! This drop-in workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for participants of all ages to make a blank-page, accordion book inspired by the exhibition Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities… Read more »

OSHER INSTITUTE PARTNERSHIP

Bookmaking at the Boise Art Museum Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016  |  2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education   Learn to paint quickly and confidently! Explore painting with the Boise Art Museum by learning from the Museum’s collection. This course will focus on using colors and water-based media (watercolor, gouache,… Read more »

Studio Art Exploration

Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation Art lovers of all ages and abilities re invited to drop in and explore art media in the Albertson’s Education Studio on the first Thursday of each month from 4 – 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation 

Art Break Tour

January 5, 2017: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ( Repeating Weekly on Thu )

Every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. enjoy a 30-minute talk presented by BAM Docents focusing on artwork found in the Museum’s exhibitions. Free with admission. BAM members FREE. Sponsored by the Da Vinci Art Guild More Programs for Adults »

Sunday Demonstration

June 15, 2014: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the third Sunday of the month )

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 the price of admission. BAM Members FREE.

Activity Calendar – Sunday Demo

December 17, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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… Read more »

Activity Calendar – Family Art Saturday

January 27, 2018: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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… Read more »

Upcoming Senior Tours

December 19, 2018: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

September 20, 2017 Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain October 18, 2017 Cheryl K. Shurtleff: The Road is Wider Than Long November 15, 2017 Mapping the Past: Selections from the Thomas J. Conney Collection December 20, 2017 An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher    

Activity Calendar – Toddler Wednesday

December 6, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.  

Toddler Wednesday

August 6, 2014: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the first Wednesday of the month )

Come make art together! The first Wednesday of each month, 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. Free with the price of admission. BAM Members FREE.

Especially for Seniors

March 19, 2014: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the third Wednesday of the month )

Seniors (62+) receive free admission all day on the third Wednesday of each month. Sponsored by Idaho Power Senior Tour | 2 p.m. BAM invites area senior citizens to a docent-led tour featuring a different BAM exhibition each month at 2:00 p.m. More Programs for Adults »

Art Answers | August 7, 2014

Explore the connections to nature found in Gail Grinnell’s artwork by talking with experts from Zoo Boise. BAM’s new Art Answers program is 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! Offered on the first Thursday… Read more »

Studio Art Exploration | August 7, 2014

Learn about Gail Grinnell’s sculpture by transforming a drawing into a three-dimensional work of art. Art lovers of all ages and abilities re invited to drop in and explore art media in the Albertson’s Education Studio on the first Thursday of each month. Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation. Admission by donation. No registration required.

Senior Tour

August 20, 2014: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the third Wednesday of the month )

BAM invites area senior citizens to a docent-led tour featuring a different exhibition each month.   Seniors (62+) receive FREE admission all day on the third Wednesday of each month. Sponsored by Idaho Power.

Ask a Docent

May 3, 2014: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ( Repeating Weekly on Sat )
June 5, 2014: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the first Thursday of the month )
June 5, 2014: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ( Repeating Monthly on the first Thursday of the month )

Have a question? Visitors are encouraged to talk with docents stationed in galleries throughout the Museum during the following times. Just look for the ‘Ask Me’ sign. First Thursdays Noon & 2:00 p.m. Every Saturday 2:00 p.m. Special Events Select times . Free with the price of admission. BAM Members are FREE. No registration required.

Family Art Saturday

November 25, 2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
December 30, 2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come make art together! Children accompanied by their adult friends are invited to drop in between noon and 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month for a hands-on art workshop. Recommended for children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult. Free with the price of admission. BAM Members are FREE. Sponsored by… Read more »

Art Break | July 31, 2014

Learn more about the exhibition Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power during a docent-led tour. Free with the price of admission. BAM Members FREE. No registration required.

Community Week: Craft Masters

Visit BAM all week for artist demonstrations inspired by Crafting a Continuum and current exhibitions. Then, join us for a special Family Art Saturday. All ages welcome Regular admission, BAM members always FREE No registration required. Daily Demonstrations  |  Drop in 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20          Printmaking Tuesday, July 22         Fiber Arts Wednesday,… Read more »

Studio Art Exploration | July 3, 2014

Explore Kara Walker’s process by making silhouettes out of cut and assembled paper. Art lovers of all ages and abilities re invited to drop in and explore art media in the Albertson’s Education Studio on the first Thursday of each month. Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation. Admission by donation. No registration required.

Art Answers | July 3, 2014

Talk to Todd Shallat, Ph.D., Director of the Center for the Study of Idaho History and Politics, and learn more about Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power. BAM’s new Art Answers program is a comfortable way for visitors of all ages to learn more about artwork, exhibitions, artists, and materials Just look… Read more »

Toddler Wednesday | July 2, 2014

Make silhouettes of paper inspired by Kara Walker’s artwork. Come make art together! The first Wednesday of each month, 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. Free with the price… Read more »

LET’S EXPERIMENT: Art and Science in the Classroom

Instructors: Terra Feast and Lucas Sheetz Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M/Tu/W) Cost: $55 (includes lunch) Credits: Register for one optional Boise State University professional development credit the first day of class. Class size is limited. Spaces fill early. (Deadline June 26, 2015) This workshop focuses on exploring a variety of media and hands-on activities… Read more »

INNOVATIVE ART: Tried and True Techniques XV- CLASS FULL

Instructor: Terra Feast and Lucas Sheetz Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cost: $75 (includes lunch) Credits: Register for two optional Boise State University professional development credits the first day of class. Class size is limited. * * * * CLASS FULL * * * * This class focuses on integrating art into the required classroom… Read more »

Moving Pictures | August 15 – 19, 2016 | Ages 4-12

Learn more about Laura Heit’s animated films, then create your own characters and set designs.  Ages 4-12 (students are grouped by age to provide individualized instruction and attention.) Indicate morning or afternoon session when registering. Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – noon -or- Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration required. Pre-registration deadline:… Read more »

Examining Nature w/ Zoo Boise | August 8 – 12, 2016 | CLASS FULL

Explore the many connections between plants and animals with the Boise Art Museum and Zoo Boise! BAM’s exhibition of botanical illustrations by artist Charles E. Burchfield will inspire wildlife exploration and art making in this week-long camp. Students will use a variety of materials to learn about scientific illustration and nature observation. Mornings will be… Read more »

Art Tales: Telling Stories with Images | July 18 – 22, 2016 | Ages 7-12

Learn how to create narratives with still and moving images. Students will use a variety of materials and processes as they explore ways in which artists incorporate elements of plot, character, and setting in their artwork. $150 ($180 non-members) Pre-registration required.  Pre-registration deadline: Friday, July 15, 2016

COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS: Beyond the Classroom XVI

Instructor: Terra Feast and Lucas Sheetz Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cost: $75 (includes lunch) Credits: Register for two optional Boise State University professional development credits the first day of class. Class size is limited. Spaces fill early. (Deadline June 26, 2015) This class focuses on providing teachers with experiences, materials, ideas, and resources from community… Read more »

First Thursday

January 2, 2014 ( Repeating Monthly on the first Thursday of the month )

FIRST THURSDAY 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. and Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers from 4 – 7 p.m. Ask a Docent Noon and 2 p.m. Have a question? Visitors are encouraged… Read more »

Watercolor Open Studio – Multiple Sessions

Session 2: Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2016 Session 3: Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Instructor: Terra Feast, Curator of Education $45 ($60 non-members) Pre-registration deadlines: Friday April 29, 2016, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Explore watercolor painting with the Boise Art Museum. BAM’s open studio format combines… Read more »

BAM Family Day

Saturday, February 25, 2017 Noon – 4:00 p.m. All Ages Regular admission, BAM Members are always FREE Families! Come to BAM Family Day and experience BAM’s current exhibitions through hands-on gallery activities, Family Activity Packs, artist demonstrations and studio projects. BAM Family Day has activities for all ages and BAM members get to enjoy the… Read more »

High School Portfolio Review

Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. High School students are invited to gather and open their portfolios to representatives from art and design colleges of the Northwest.  This is a unique opportunity for high school artists to receive individual feedback about their work from professional reviewers.  No RSVP required, but wait time… Read more »

BAM Teen Night: Meet an Idaho Triennial Artist

Thursday, March 20, 2014 13 – 19 year olds are invited to drop-in between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.  Teens enjoy free admission to BAM as well as music, food, and a studio art activity related to BAM’s exhibitions. Special Opportunity! Meet 2013 Idaho Triennial Artist Pamela DeTuncq.

Spring Break Camp: Creature Camp

Spring Break Camp: Creature Camp March 21 – March 25, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Ages: 7-12 $150 ($180 non-members) Instructor:  Lucas Sheetz, Associate Curator of Education Pre-registration deadline:  Friday, March 18, 2016 Artist Adonna Khare is known for artwork that depicts creatures in imaginative settings. Khare creates mural-sized drawing that give human characteristics to… Read more »