Monthly Education Programs
1st Wednesday of each month | 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
|March 6, 2019||Make your own stamp.|
|April 3, 2019||Create a drawing.|
|May 1, 2019||Decorate a paper donut.|
|June 5, 2019||Create a collage with a pattern.|
|July 3, 2019||Paint a picture with dots.|
|August 7, 2019||Play with clay.|
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
Program Calendar – Art Answers
3rd Sunday of each month | 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
|April 21, 2019||No Demo—BAM closed for Easter|
|May 19, 2019||Ceramics|
|June 16, 2019||Collage|
|July 21, 2019||Drawing|
|August 18, 2019||Ceramics|
Family Art Saturday
Last Saturday of each month | 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
|March 30, 2019||Visit Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 and create a print edition.|
|April 27, 2019||Create your own sculpture after visiting the 2019 Boise State University Biennial Faculty Exhibition.|
|May 25, 2019||Create a work of art inspired by Jae Yong Kim: Donut Ever Forget Me.|
|June 29, 2019||Create a multi-layered collage inspired by Sarah Sense: Cowgirls and Indians.|
|July 27, 2019||Explore the work of Stephanie Wilde and create a painting.|
|August 31, 2019||Investigate the Carley Collection and create a work of art with different types of lines.|
Especially for Seniors Sponsored by Idaho Power
3rd Wednesday of each month | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Seniors (62+) receive free admission all day on the Third Wednesday of each month.
|Senior Tour | 2 p.m.
BAM invites area senior citizens to a docent-led tour featuring a different exhibition each month.
Upcoming Senior Tours
Art Break Tour
Every Thursday | 2 p.m.
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.
ASK A DOCENT
ART ADVENTURE GUIDES
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA 11-16-0430-16.
FAMILY ACTIVITY PACKS
Available any time you visit the Museum! BAM offers activity packs for families with children ages 4-12 to use as they explore the Museum’s exhibitions. Includes games, stories, and more!