Steve Davis named BIMA Bash! Honorary Chair
BIMA is delighted to announce that community activist and philanthropist—and founding Board Member—Steve Davis has accepted the role of Honorary Chair for BIMA Bash! 2019. The June event, comprised of two nights of parties and auctions, is the Museum’s largest fundraiser of the year—accountable for more than a third of the organization’s annual operating budget. Tickets go on sale in April at www.bimabash.com. […]
Alfredo Arreguín in Real Change
The award-winning Real Change weekly newspaper provides immediate employment opportunity and takes action for economic, social, and racial justice. BIMA is proud to be regularly covered in this special publication that values a just, caring and inclusive community, where people are no longer marginalized by racism and classism and have the means to live with dignity. […]
Support BIMA this #GivingTuesday to give art the power!
All children benefit from being exposed to art.
Providing accessible art experiences for all is at the core of BIMA’s mission. We are proud to offer FREE field trips to the art museum to students from across the Puget Sound region. Just this past year, we welcomed more than 2,100 students in our door on over 90 field trips. […]
BIMA’s ArtsGrowth Initiative offers something for every age and ability
BIMA invites learners of all ages to explore the power of contemporary art and craft through creative expression, active engagement, and inclusive dialogue.
Throughout the year, BIMA offers a wide variety of programs and educational experiences to connect you to the people, arts, and culture of the Puget Sound region. Whether you are attending a lecture, […]
Happy Thanksgiving from BIMA!
When it comes to reflections of gratitude here at BIMA, where do we start? With our amazing team of docents & volunteers – the more than 150 creative and interesting individuals who give their time and talent to keep this museum humming? With the rich regional tapestry of artists whose work graces the galleries? With the community who lights up this gathering space every day with conversation and conviviality? […]
Silent Film Comes to Bainbridge Island as BIMA presents the Frank Buxton Silent Film Festival
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in collaboration with the San Francisco Silent Film Festival (SFSFF) is proud to present the debut of the Frank Buxton Silent Film Festival, a two-day cinematic excursion exploring the pleasures, history and lost art of American silent film. Spanning classic comedies, dramatic features and rare cinematic treats, these film classics are brought to life with live piano or ensemble accompaniment and original scores. […]
BIMA’s (slowly) Growing Permanent Art Collection
At the heart of BIMA is the Permanent Art Collection (PAC). The PAC is a critical part of our mission as a collecting art museum. BIMA’s art collection includes both promised and realized gifts of contemporary art and craft—featuring artists from the Puget Sound Region. We include our art collection in our exhibition rotations, and also offer loans from the PAC to museums, […]