What’s BIMA’s Staff Reading in Quarantine?
In celebration of the Art Speaks online festival, we asked our staff what they’ve been reading while at home for the past few months. Check out the long list of titles the BIMA crew has been enjoying below!
Looking to get a copy of one of the books? We recommend ordering through our friends at Eagle Harbor Books or Bookshop.org to support local independent bookstores! […]
Art Speaks, Dreams, Soars Playlist
A diverse collection of spoken word pieces and musical interludes from emerging artists and legends of today and days past, curated by DJ Sidecar (Gary Bedell).
About DJ Sidecar
Gary Bedell is a graphic designer, silk screener, and vinyl DJ residing and creating on Bainbridge Island, Washington. In 2016 he got back into spinning records after taking a 30 year break from stints being a DJ at Skate King and KBCS 91.3 community radio. […]
Playlist inspired by Anna Teiche: Fragments
As a curator, I have always had the impulse to combine music inspirations with an artwork to add another layer of experiencing and connecting to the translation of an art exhibition. Anna Teiche’s solo exhibition Fragments transmits a language of music through immersive colors and patterns counterbalanced with the human figure. Anna describes much of her painting practice as inspired through her community of music and dancing. […]
Need a jazz fix? We’ve got you covered!
Some of the jazz enthusiasts on staff here at BIMA have been really hurting for a jazz fix and we figured you might be too!
While we can’t get together to enjoy some swingin’ music together, we thought we’d put together a playlist of some of our jazz favorites to get your weekend hoppin’!
We hope you’re staying safe at home and we can’t wait to have you back at the museum for a great concert sometime in the future! […]
First of all, thank you for your continued support of BIMA!
BIMA has made the difficult decision to temporarily close its galleries, bistro, and store. In response to the Governor’s directives intended to stop the spread of coronavirus, BIMA feels a social responsibility to its guests, staff, volunteers, and the greater community to do what it can to help slow the outbreak. […]
Warm up your winter with this hot playlist from BIMA!
❄️ Happy Holidays from BIMA! ❄️
We’re so grateful to have you as part of the BIMA family.
As a gift to you and yours this holiday season, BIMA’s staff put together a mix tape of some of our favorite tunes to warm up the long winter ahead!
From all-time favorites to wedding first dances, nostaligic jams to songs that just have a us grooving right now, […]
Within/Earshot Jazz Fest 2019 is a wrap!
BIMA’s Within/Earshot Jazz Festival is over, but I’m still applauding. Bravo to the musicians, educators, filmmakers, organizers, sponsors, partners, artists, and jazz fans who filled the museum with excitement, buzz and some of the most mind-bending programming BIMA has seen all year long.
Here are a few highlights from Within/Earshot 2019:
Johnaye Kendrick launched us into Within/Earshot 2020 with her improvised jazz standards and ambitiously arranged original compositions. […]