Summer Exhibitions are almost here
Our dedicated Install Crew which is made up of staff and our handiest of volunteers is hard at work hanging our Summer Exhibitions which open this Saturday, June 29. Come see their hard work and hundreds of beautiful works of art at the public reception from 2-5pm or any day between June 29 and September 29 from 10am-6pm. […]
Get your mojo workin’ (with this playlist)
In honor of our upcoming Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival (July 11-14), BIMA Cultural Programs Manager Jesse Ziebart put together this awesome YouTube playlist with music by featured artists:
Turn up your speakers (or headphones) and get your mojo workin’! […]
Support BIMA during Kitsap Great Give!
April 23 is Kitsap Great Give!
CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT BIMA DURING KITSAP GREAT GIVE!
Kitsap Great Give is an annual day of giving in which the community comes together to support the outstanding organizations across Kitsap working to build a vibrant world for us all!
BIMA relies on heavily individual donations from people like you! […]
Remembering Steve Charles
BIMA staff and board are sad to announce the passing of Steve Charles, an important and much-loved member of the BIMA family from the very beginning of the organization.
Steve Charles (Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian tribes) passed away December 7, 2018. Born in Ketchikan, Alaska on December 11, 1960, he grew up in Seattle and graduated from Ballard High School. […]
Q&A with artist Earnest D. Thomas
Featured in BIMA’s Black History Month exhibition, Identities: Past, Present & Future, artist Earnest D. Thomas is back for our Spring exhibition rotation with a solo exhibition entitled Identities in the John Kenyon Ellis Bistro Gallery on view now through June 9.
Learn more about Thomas and his work in this question and answer session. […]
BIMA puts Artist’s Books at center stage this spring with new DogEar Festival and Open Sesame Exhibition
BIMA is proud to announce a new arts festival, DogEar—a celebration of Artist’s Books, print works and paper arts that invites the audience to participate in the fun. This event happens in conjunction with the opening of BIMA’s Spring Artist’s Book exhibition, Open Sesame! The Magic of Artist’s Books Revealed. On March 2 and 3, […]
“MOMENTUM” returns to BIMA this spring
A rich tapestry of arts, culture & humanities programs
Described as “refreshingly edgy” and a “fresh interdisciplinary concept” when it debuted in 2018 Momentum Festival returns in March & April 2019 to light up Kitsap County with an immersive program designed to stimulate your senses. Spotlighting the talents of artists, poets, musicians, composers, filmmakers, […]