Monthly Education Programs
1st Wednesday of each month | 10 a.m. – noon
Come make art together! Dress for mess. Drop-in, designed for children under 6 years of age. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with admission. BAM members FREE.
Activity Calendar – Toddler Wednesday
|September 4, 2019||Make a sculpture.|
|October 2, 2019||Create a collage.|
|November 6, 2019||Explore patterns.|
|December 4, 2019||Collage with yarn.|
|January 1, 2020||No program – BAM closed for New Year’s.|
|February 5, 2020||Make art with bubbles.|
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Admission by donation all day
BAM offers extended hours on the First Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. along with special programs including Studio Art Exploration and Art Answers. Admission and programs are by donation.
|Studio Art Exploration Sponsored by the Art4Moore Fund of Tides Foundation
Drop-in, 4 – 7 p.m.
Hands-on art making in BAM’s Education Studios. Drop-in designed for all ages. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Activity Calendar – Studio Art Exploration
Program Calendar – Art Answers
Art Break Tour
2nd Thursday of each month | 2 p.m.
Recharge with art and enjoy a 30-minute docent-led tour. Free with admission. BAM members FREE.
Upcoming Art Break Tours
|September 12, 2019||Margaret Jacobs: Steel Medicine|
|October 10, 2019||Wally Dion: Current|
|November 14, 2019||Outside the Lines|
|December 12, 2019||Ceramics and Textiles of the Southwest: Gifts of the Carley Collection|
|January 9, 2020||Impressionism in the Northwest|
|February 13, 2020||Ann Gardner|
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.
|Senior Tour | 2 p.m.
BAM invites senior citizens to participate in a free, docent-led tour featuring a BAM exhibition. Seating available.
Upcoming Senior Tours
3rd Sunday of each month | 1 – 3 p.m.
Join local artists and experts for afternoon demonstrations related to the exhibitions. Free with admission. BAM Members FREE.
Activity Calendar – Sunday Demo
|September 15, 2019||Metalworking: Anika Smulovitz|
|October 20, 2019||Quilting: Laura Reardon|
|November 17, 2019||Printmaking: Alexandra Velardes|
|December 15, 2019||Fiber Arts: Betty Hayzlett|
|January 19, 2020||Painting: Sherri Carter|
|February 16, 2020||Glassblowing: Zion Warne|
Family Art Saturday
Last Saturday of each month | Noon – 3 p.m.
Come make art together! Drop-in, designed for all ages. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with admission. BAM Members FREE.
Activity Calendar – Family Art Saturday
|September 28, 2019||Margaret Jacobs: Steel Medicine – Build a hanging sculpture.|
|October 26, 2019||Wally Dion: Current – Quilt with unusual materials.|
|November 30, 2019||Outside the Lines – Build and sculpt with clay.|
|December 28, 2019||Ceramics & Textiles of the Southwest: Gifts of the Carley Collection – Create designs with yarn.|
|January 25, 2020||Impressionism in the Northwest – Paint with texture.|
|February 29, 2020||Ann Gardner – Experiment with transparency and light.|
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!