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Dia de los Muer...10:00 am—6:00 pm
Please bring a photo of a loved one for the altar (4"x4" or smaller).
Saturday, October 28
Thursday, November 2
October 29 - November 5
Thank you to our generous sponsor:
Thank you to our in-kind donors:
Safeway, Town & Country, Blackbird Bakery
Skull artwork by Zoe Dellinger & Maddison Bradford
In this podcast from out 2016 celebraion, BIMA Education Director Kristin Tollefson describes last year's festivities. Produced by Bainbridge Community Broadcasting.
Mindful Meditat...8:30 am—9:30 am
Please join us for a weekly mindful meditation practice, meeting on Thursday mornings in the BIMA Auditorium.Mindful meditation is a practice focused on breathing techniques and quieting one's thoughts. Meditation has been shown to support both pain and stress management. Read more about Steve and his experience here.Attendance is free of charge and drop-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.Questions may be directed to Kristin Tollefson, Education Director, at email@example.com or 206.451.4004.
First Fridays A...6:00 pm—8:00 pm
Join us during Downtown Bainbridge's First Fridays Art Walk. The art museum and Museum Store will be open extended hours 6pm - 8pm.
Trunk Show12:00 pm—4:00 pm
Noon-4pm | Museum Store | FREE
Join us for our November Trunk Show featuring jewelry by artist Judy H. Morgan. Inspired by looking at everyday objects in an extraordinary way, Judy’s work is not restricted by symmetry and uses simple lines and circles to deviate from the norm. Her pieces feature precious metals and gemstones such as topaz, peridot, freshwater pearls, lavender amethysts, garnets, and others. Shop the Judy H. Morgan trunk show on November 4 to take home a piece that will start conversations and inspire!
Meet the Artist...1:00 pm—3:00 pm
Meet the Artist is an informal opportunity to engage with our current exhibiting artists in the galleries. Ask questions and learn first-hand about their work, inspiration, and process.
Free. No registration required.
Saturday, November 4, 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, November 11, 1-3pm - Robert McCauley
Saturday, November 18, 1-3pm - Paul Polson (with painting demonstration)
Sunday, November 19 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, November 25 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Sunday, December 3, 1-3pm - - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, December 9, 1-3pm - Nadine Kariya
Saturday, December 16, 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, January 6, 1-3pm - Nadine Kariya
Saturday, January 13 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, January 27 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
smARTfilms: Ult...7:30 pm—9:30 pm
Join us Tuesday nights in the BIMA Auditorium for a curated selection of films.
Tickets: $10 Member, $12 Non-Member
Dinner seating in Bistro begins at 5:30pm. Reservations recommended - 206-451-4011.Auditorium opens at 7:00pmMovies at 7:30pm
"Mr. Altman makes movies the way other men go on binges — with an abandon that sometimes gets the better of him — and which should be preserved and protected."—Vincent Canby, The New York Times
Read curator Tova Gannana's essay on The Long Goodbye here.
Neo-noir film based on Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett, who co-wrote the screenplay for The Big Sleep in 1946.
SINGLE TICKETS HERE | SERIES PASS HERE
Read curator Tova Gannana's essay on McCabe & Mrs. Miller here.
Musical score composed by Leonard Cohen!
This unorthodox dream western by Robert Altman may be the most radically beautiful film to come out of the New American Cinema. It stars Warren Beatty and Julie Christie as two newcomers to the raw Pacific Northwest.
Read curator Tova Gannana's essay on 3 Women here.
This dreamlike masterpiece from Robert Altman careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal, resulting in one of the most unusual and compelling films of the 1970s.
Read curator Tova Gannana's essay on Nashville here.
Critically acclaimed and often included on “best films” lists, Robert Altman’s biting satire is both brilliantly subtle and epic in scale.
Read curator Tova Gannana's essay on Secret Honor here.
Based on the original play by Donald Freed and Arnold M. Stone, and starring Philip Baker Hall in a tour de force solo performance, Robert Altman’s Secret Honor is a searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.
Robert Altman has not really been away. Yet his new Hollywood satire titled "The Player" is so entertaining, so flip and so genially irreverent that it seems to announce the return of the great gregarious film maker whose "Nashville" remains one of the classics of the 1970's.
Artist's Book T...12:00 pm—1:00 pm
Please join us for one of our upcoming Book Talks featuring the works currently on display in the Sherry Grover Gallery. Either BIMA Founder and Book Arts Curator, Cynthia Sears, or a special guest will guide a showing of selected works outside the display cases, allowing viewers to see the movement and multiple dimensions so critical to the appreciation of the book arts.Book Talks meet in BIMA's Sherry Grover Gallery from 11am to 12pm on the following Saturdays: October 21- Diane JacobsNovember 4- Cynthia SearsNovember 18- Marshall WeberDecember 2- Cynthia SearsJanuary 6- Cynthia SearsJanuary 20- Jane CarlinDue to the sensitive nature of handling Artist's Books, participants are asked to wash and dry their hands prior to the meeting. Space is limited during these intimate gatherings and reservations are recommended. Please choose no more than two of the offered programs so that others may have a chance to participate. If you are unable to get a reservation for the event of your choice or would like to attend more than two, Amy Goldthwaite will be begin a waiting list two weeks prior to each Book Talk. Questions may be directed to Amy Goldthwaite, Gallery Host at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RESERVE YOUR SPOT.
Hosted Book Art...10:00 am—4:00 pm
Take a deeper look at the Sherry Grover Gallery artists book collection featured in the current exhibition. Hosts will be available in the Sherry Grover Gallery to show and discuss the books on display and answer your questions.
Free, no registration required.
Monday, November 13, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, November 15, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, November 29, 10 am-4 pm
Monday, December 4, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, December 6, 10 am-4 pmMonday, December 11, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, December 13, 10 am-4 pmMonday, December 18, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, December 20, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, December 27, 10 am-4 pm
Wednesday, January 3, 10 am-4 pmMonday, January 8, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, January 10, 10 am-4 pmMonday, January 15, 10 am-4 pmMonday, January 22, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, January 24, 10 am-4 pmMonday, January 29, 10 am-4 pmWednesday, January 31, 10 am-4 pm
Artist's Book T...11:00 am—12:00 pm
Workshops & Dem...1:00 pm—3:00 pm
Join painter Paul Polson to learn about his unique style of painting, using intense physical texture and smooth resist methods. His art is tactile, the thick layers of paint and visible brush strokes making for an interactive and exciting viewing experience. In spite of having developed his own innovative style, he is still influenced by the old painting masters as well as figure, landscape, and age-old painting techniques. By using time-tested methods and theories, he is able to create a visually and texturally stunning work that is still recognizably artistic.
Paul Polson was born and raised in Wyoming and was a prolific drawer and painter in his younger years. As a summer job he painted watercolor portraits on the Las Vegas Strip and attended the University of Wyoming during the school year. In 1988 he moved to Pioneer Square in Seattle and painted in a warehouse for three years before moving to Poulsbo where he continues to paint. Most recently, Polson has focused on oil paintings. Over the past four years he has also been a guest lecturer at the University of Washington, Northwest College of Art & Design (NCAD) and West Sound Academy (both in Poulsbo), and Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 1-3pm | Lovelace Gallery | Free
Questions? Contact Heather Griffin at email@example.com or 206.451.4017
In this workshop, participants will learn basic techniques for altering a book to use as a journal or sketchbook. These techniques include editing the content of a used book via cutting, pasting, gesso, and collage. Methods of creating pockets and cavities in the existing book structure will be demonstrated and discussed. These edited and altered books can then become a repository for personal experience via journal writing and collage. We will look at examples, discuss the nature and use of a journal that combines writing and collage, and create small collages on our newly altered book pages using the daily debris that fills (and quietly informs) our lives.Lou Cabeen is a Seattle artist who works with a range of media including maps, textiles, stitching and collage, all of which inform her work in bookarts. Making artist books allows her to fully explore the power of tactile experience in communicating her ideas. She uses cloth, paper and stitching in order to emphasize the tactile nature of private experience and to reveal the textures of subjective thought. Making altered books to use as journals and sketchbooks has been a private practice for many years, and a standard assignment in her University of Washington fiber and book arts classes. Her approach emphasizes the value of daily debris, the empowerment that comes from taking the discarded ephemera of our lives and using it to give shape, form, and meaning to our personal lives.You can view Lou's work in the current artist's book exhibition, Chapter 12: Taking Issue, in the Sherry Grover Gallery at BIMA through February 4, 2018.Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 10am-4pm | BIMA Classroom | All materials provided. We will have a selection of books to choose from, but you are encouraged to bring a used hardbound book on a subject of interest to you as well.
SOLD OUT. Please email Heather Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the wait list.
Community Craft...10:00 am—2:00 pm
3rd Sunday of each month, 10am-2pmBIMA Classroom
Community Craft-In is a free, hosted creative space at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Bring your own project to work on in our light-filled classroom. No materials provided.
All non-toxic media are welcome. BIMA will provide tables to spread out on. You’ll provide the energy for your fabulous project and clean up your workspace at the close of the day.
Bring a snack or lunch to eat while you’re working in the classroom or stop by the BIMA Bistro for something delicious.
No need to pre-register, just drop-in. For ages 15 and older.
Questions? Contact Heather at email@example.com or 206.451.4017
Closing Early10:00 am—4:00 pm
Closed10:00 am—6:00 pm
Art in Action!11:00 am—2:00 pm
Drop in and create while you're visiting the art museum! Join teaching artists in one of BIMA's light-filled galleries as they guide make-and-take art projects designed for all ages. No preregistration is necessary for this free program. Let your visit to the art museum spark your creativity!
Friday, November 24: Artist Trading Cards with Danielle GordonSaturday, November 25: Matchbox Dioramas with Danielle GordonSunday, November 26: Landscape Collage with Michele Soderstrom
Saturday, December 16: Paper Window Stars with Danielle GordonSunday, December 17: Mixed Media Animals with Erik PetersonMonday, December 18: Assemblage with Danielle GordonTuesday, December 19: Stuffie Still Life Drawing with Erik PetersonWednesday, December 20: Narrative Landscapes with Erik PetersonThursday, December 21: Paper Lanterns with Danielle GordonFriday, December 22: Greeting Cards with Michele SoderstromSaturday, December 23: Animal Collage with Michele SoderstromSunday, December 24: Pop Up Cards with Anneke Karreman (11am-1pm due to museum closing early)Tuesday, December 26: Drawing in Color with Michele SoderstromWednesday, December 27: Relief Printmaking with Michele SoderstromThursday, December 28: Animal Mash Ups with Michele SoderstromFriday, December 29: Formline Design with Erik PetersonSaturday, December 30: Narrative Landscapes with Erik PetersonSunday, December 31: Kinetic Sculptures with the Spartronics (11am-1pm due to museum closing early)Monday, January 1: Soft Circuits with the Spartronics
Questions? Contact Heather Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.451.4017