Special Events

Art in the Park

September 7-9, 2018 | FRIDAY | SATURDAY | SUNDAY

SAVE THE DATE Art in the Park 2018 Friday | Saturday | Sunday September 7 - 9, 2018 Boise Art Museum’s Art in the Park is widely recognized as one of the premiere cultural events in the Northwest. This open-air festival, held on the weekend following Labor Day each September, provides visitors of all ages and interests with the opportunity to meet more than 200 artists and purchase their works. During the three-day event, Boise Art Museum presents a variety of contemporary arts and crafts along with an exceptional array of live entertainment, park performances, wonderful food and hands-on activities for children. Call to Sponsors – Take Part in a Community Tradition! Boise Art Museum is accepting sponsors for Art in the Park 2018, BAM’s largest community event and fundraiser. Sponsorships start at $2,500 and include substantial marketing benefits as well as a booth space in the park (sponsors cannot make direct sales during the event, solicit or accept donations, or duplicate BAM services such as hands-on art activities). Contact BAM's Development Manager at (208) 345-8330 ext. 26 or britney@boiseartmuseum.org for more information.

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Art of Fashion Show: MATERIAL

Saturday, April 21, 2018  |  6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Attend BAM's Art of Fashion Show: MATERIAL and watch as designers reveal their entries for the MATERIAL Design Contest. The audience votes for the winner. Art of Fashion Show: MATERIAL is inspired by the variety of art media on display in the exhibition Consider the Source. Purchase your tickets early for this popular event! Buy online or at the BAM Store. A benefit for BAM's education programs. This event is 18 and older.   The ART OF FASHION SHOW: MATERIAL is sponsored by

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Spring Break Hours | In addition to our regular hours, BAM will be open on Monday, March 27, 2017, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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Drawing Parallels Discussion Series, Part 3

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.

Join BAM as we pair artists with experts from diverse fields and ask them to connect seemingly disparate ideas by finding similarities between them. This three-part series, related to the exhibition Consider the Source, encourages a deeper appreciation of the choices artists make related to materials and a greater understanding of the ways in which science contributes to their work. TICKETS $10 BAM Members | $15 Non-members $10 for BSU Students & Faculty (with I.D.) Part 3: Out of the Blue Tuesday, May 8, 2018 An artist and a conservator share ancient secrets of pigment and paint. Darren Waterston, Artist » Rachel Howard, Conservator » Doors 5:30 p.m. | Program starts 6:00 p.m. | TICKETS » BSU Tickets » Part 2: Clear the Air Thursday, March 15, 2018 A photographer and a meteorologist talk about atmospheric qualities. Wendel Wirth, Photographer Elizabeth Padian, Meteorologist, National Weather Service, Boise office Part 1: Mud Matters Thursday, February 15, 2018 A ceramicist and a geologist discuss the important properties of clay. Dr. Matthew J. Kohn, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University Garth Johnson, Curator of Ceramics, ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University  

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