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Mindfulness Med...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.
Resonant Bodies...7:00 pm—10:00 pm
Resonant Bodies, the musical duo of trumpeter Stephanie Richards and percussionist Andrew Drury, performs at BIMA! The performers will be on hand afterward to chat and sign copies of their new CD THAW at a reception with snacks and drinks.
This will be Drury's first time performing on the island since graduating from BHS in 1983. He has subsequently carved a niche in international music circles with over 50 recordings and performances in 27 countries. "This is really meaningful--I'm super excited to play here again, and to re-connect and make new friends," says Drury. Drury was part of the Seattle jazz scene in the mid-90s before settling in New York and beginning to perform internationally. He also has led music residencies at Hyla Middle School, Suquamish Elementary School, Centrum, and was an artist in residence with the Washington State Arts Commission from 1995-'99.
Trumpeter Stephanie Richards grew up in Calgary, Alberta and now splits her time between New York and San Diego. She has worked with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Henry Threadgill and MacArthur "Genius" Anthony Braxton, and many others including David Byrne, Kanye West, The Pixies, the Kronos Quartet, Helmut Lachenmann, Laurie Anderson, Yoko Ono, and Bang On a Can's Asphalt Orchestra. She co-directs the Festival of New Trumpet with Dave Douglas and is also Assistant Professor at UC San Diego.
Cash Bar Open: 6 pmConcert: 7 pm
Admission: $15 advanced or $18 at the door. Reservations recommended.Tickets available here.For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eye on Artist L...4:00 pm—6:00 pm
Hear exhibiting artists speak about their work, inspiration, methods, and materials. Lectures are in the Auditorium, followed by a reception with food and drink either in the Bistro or one of the galleries.
Join us for a lecture featuring metalsmith Nadine Kariya, whose work is on exhibition in the Community Gallery at BIMA. Reception with light food and drink in the gallery will take place immediately afterward.
Kariya’s jewelry art retrospective reflects her decades of artistic visions and the times we have lived in. This master metalsmith shares forty years of art making, reflecting a variety of inspirations spanning from her Japanese-American heritage to contemporary designs and personal and political narratives.
Preregistration is strongly advised for this popular lecture series. General admission is pay-what-you-can at the door, with a suggestion of $5 for adults; students with valid identification are admitted free of charge.
Sun, Feb 4, 2018 | 4 PM | BIMA Auditorium | $5 suggested donation, students free
Hosted Book Art...10:00 am—4:00 pm
Take a closer look at the current show of Artist’s Books featured in the Sherry Grover Gallery. On selected days, hosts are available to answer your questions and guide you through the show. This is a great opportunity to explore these detailed and intricate, hand-made works of art and get a deeper understanding of the artists’ intent.
Free, no registration required.
smARTfilms: Fil...7:30 pm—9:30 pm
Join us Tuesday nights in the BIMA Auditorium for a curated selection of films.
Featured Films:January 9: Key Largo (1941) - SOLD OUTJanuary 16: Ace In The Hole (1951)January 23: Naked City (1948) - NEW DATEJanuary 30: Elevator to the Gallows (1958)February 6: Klute (1971)
Dinner seating in Bistro begins at 5:30 PM. (Reservations recommended - 206-451-4011.)Auditorium opens at 7:00 PMMovies begin at 7:30 PM
Series Pass: $42 Member | $50 Non-Member - SOLD OUTSingle Tickets:$10 Member | $12 Non-Member | FREE - Students w/ valid ID
A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.
SINGLE TICKETS HERE - SOLD OUT
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
SINGLE TICKETS HERE
New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.
*French w/ subtitles
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.
Meet Me at the ...10:30 am—12:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies is a unique film experience. Theme-based clips from classic and contemporary films are shown, followed by audience discussion and reminiscence guided by a moderator. Designed for people with memory loss and their care partners, this program can be enjoyed by all adults. This program is produced in partnership with the Frye Art Museum
Registration is not required for this free program. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. First-come, first-served.
February 9: ExplorationMay 25: AgingAugust 24: Pacific NorthwestNovember 9: Animals
10:30 AM - 12 PM | BIMA Auditorium | Free, $5 suggested donation
smARTfilms: Lov...7:30 pm—9:30 am
Series Pass: $42 Member | $50 Non-MemberSingle Tickets: $10 Member | $12 Non-Member | FREE - Students w/ valid ID
February 13 - Intimate Strangers (France)February 20 - Nora's Will (Mexico)February 27 - The Wedding Plan (Israel)March 6 - Everybody Loves Somebody (Mexico)March 13 - Let Yourself Go (Italy)
Dinner seating in Bistro begins at 5:30 PM. (Reservations recommended - 206-451-4011)Auditorium opens at 7:00 PMMovies begin at 7:30 PM
French with subtitles.
In this provocative love story masked as a suspense thriller, a beautiful Parisian woman opens the wrong door and steps into a dizzying psychological mystery that will forever change two lives. “A sophisticated fairy tale. It proposes that you can make an extraordinarily satisfying comedy without writing a single joke.” - Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine
SINGLE TICKETS | SERIES PASS
Spanish with subtitles.
When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, Jose is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest. He soon realizes he is part of Nora’s plan to bring her family back together for one last Passover feast. But she missed something - a mysterious photograph will lead to an unexpected outcome which will remind us that sometimes the greatest love stories are hidden in the smallest places. “In her feature film debut, Mexican writer/direct Mariana Chenillo has woven a genuine charmer, tartly funny and irreverent yet warm and poignant - a testament to enduring love.” - Toronto Star
SINGLE TICKETS | SERIES PASS
Hebrew with subtitles.
At age 32, Michal is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiance’s decision to call off the wedding with only 1 month notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal puts her trust in fate and continues with her wedding plans (booking the hall, shopping for the wedding dress), believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. “In a complicated role, the excellent Noa Koler exudes a flighty confidence: For all her nuptial-related anxieties, Michal is completely comfortable with who she is - another tipoff that this ordinary-sounding movie is actually pretty special.” - NY TIMES
English/Spanish with subtitles.
A successful, single, Los Angeles career woman asks her co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at a family wedding back home in Mexico. The snare occurs when her ex-boyfriend (whom the family always adored) shows up at the ceremony. EVERYBODY doesn’t re-invent the romantic comedy, but it manages to take this formula, shake it up a bit, and come up with something fresh and inventive. “Yes, the setup is commonplace, but the scenery is delicious, the dialogue refreshingly tart, and the keen supporting cast frisky and affecting.” - NY TIMES
Italian with subtitles.
Toni Servillo (THE GREAT BEAUTY) stars as a psychoanalyst who lives a comfortable and rather self-centered existence from his ex-wife, who lives in a flat on the same floor in his apartment building, and with whom he is still secretly in love. Instructed to lose some weight by his doctor, he obtains a Spanish personal trainer, Claudia, a single mother with an unhinged criminal ex-boyfriend, who tries to breathe new energy into his tired, predictable life.
Meet the Artist...2:00 pm—5:00 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, January 6, 1-3pm - Nadine Kariya
Saturday, January 13 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Saturday, January 27 from 1-3pm - Lucy Congdon Hanson
Wednesday, February 14, 2-5pm - Frank RenlieA special Thank the Artist event on Valentine's Day with artist Frank Renlie to celebrate a sweet ending to his solo exhibition Smile. Treats and refreshments will be provided for this special reception. Free.
Pop-Up Art & Cr...10:00 am—6:00 pm
Artists and artisans take over BIMA's first floor for a two-day shopping event! Join us for Suddenly Spring, a two-day art and craft pop-up sale presented. This sale will feature artists and artisans from across the Puget Sound region that work in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, wearable art, pottery, calligraphy, and more.
Featuring work by:
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.
Mid-Winter Break dates: February 17-25
Drop-In | Free | 11am-2pm | Museum Galleries
Questions? Contact Education Director, Kristin Tollefson at email@example.com or 206.451.4004
smARTfilms: Lov...7:30 pm—9:30 pm
Weaving Histori...10:00 am—6:00 pm
Weaving Histories is a week-long community collaboration to celebrate Black History Month. Activities take place at BIMA in partnership with several Kitsap County organizations including Living Arts Cultural Heritage Center, New Life Community Development Agency, Kitsap County African-American Historical Society, Emanuel Apostolic Church, and Bainbridge Island School District.
Museum visitors of all ages will enjoy visual art displays that weave three distinct histories:
A Night of CulturesFriday, Feb 23 | 6-9 pmAn evening of music, dance, and spoken word performances. Reservation strongly encouraged.
Community CelebrationSunday, Feb 25 | Open House: 3-6 pm | Special Program: 3:30-4:30 pmAn open house featuring roaming arts performances and visual art displays, as well as a formal program with greetings from regional dignitaries, music, dance, and more. Reservation strongly encouraged.
Art in ActionFebruary 22-25 | 11-2 pmArtists and cultural partners will host the art activities focused on Black History Month in this classic BIMA program. No reservation required.
All events are free and open to the public.
Dr. Vint Virga:...7:00 pm—9:00 pm
Presented by The Creative Residency at Bloedel Reserve
In this evening’s outreach event, Dr. Vint Virga will share readings from his book, The Soul of All Living Creatures, and stories from his years in practice as a veterinarian specialized in animal behavior working with a wide range of species—from wolves and whales to family pets—as well as introduce his next book in progress, which he is working on while at Bloedel Reserve.
For over thirty years, Dr. Vint Virga has been a distinguished practitioner in veterinary medicine, recognized for his insights into our relationships with animals. As the country’s leading veterinarian specialized in wildlife behavior, his expertise spans the animal kingdom from dogs and cats to wild species such as polar bears, leopards, wolves, and giraffes. In his practice as CEO of Veterinary Healing Arts, he works as an advisor on wildlife conservation, well-being, and behavior to wildlife preserves and refuges; zoological parks and gardens; animal care and welfare foundations; and federal agencies. He has served as an instructor at leading colleges and universities, as well as conservational, environmental, and animal symposia. He has been profiled in The New York Times and featured on NPR Fresh Air, ABC World News, National Geographic Explorer, and PBS Nature.
Dr. Virga’s first book, The Soul of All Living Creatures is a winner of the Silver Nautilus Award. As a writer, he posts a blog for Psychology Today and has contributed to Conjunctions, Biographile, Mind Body Green, and Books for Better Living. In recognition of his writing, he’s been awarded two MacDowell Fellowships, a Kendall Fellowship, and literary residencies at Yaddo, Brush Creek Arts Foundation, and Bloedel Reserve. Dr. Virga lives in New England with his wife, daughter, golden retriever, and two Norwegian forest cats.
7 pm | Free, Registration encouraged - REGISTER HERE
Weaving Histori...6:00 pm—9:00 pm
Presented in partnership with Living Arts Cultural Heritage Center, New Life Community Development Agency, Kitsap County African-American Historical Society, Emanuel Apostolic Church, and Bainbridge Island School District.
Join us for a night of music, dance, and spoken word performances as part of Weaving Histories, Living Arts Cultural Heritage Center and BIMA's celebration of Black History Month.
This special evening is a partnership between Bainbridge Island School District’s Multicultural Advisory Council, High School Native Club, and the Diversity Clubs at Bainbridge High School and Woodward Middle School, and Living Life Leadership mentoring program in Bremerton. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and reservations for strongly suggested. Light food and refreshments are provided.
Free | Reservation encouraged - RESERVE SEATS HERE
Imagined Realit...7:00 pm—9:00 pm
Yes, you CAN make this kind of stuff up! Come join Imagined Reality Improv on February 24th at our new venue, the Frank Buxton Auditorium at BIMA for an evening of laughs with no scripts and no safety net! Everything is made up on-the-spot from audience suggestions -- very similar to the short-form comedy of the "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" TV show.
Beer and wine will be available before the show, starting at 6 pm. All proceeds from pre-show refreshments go to benefit the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.All ages are welcome to attend the show, but we anticipate some PG-13 or similar content.
Bar: 6 pm | Seating: 6:30 pm | Performance: 7 pm
Tickets: $10 general admission | $7 students, seniors and military
Tickets available for purchase HERE.
Weaving Histori...3:00 pm—6:00 pm
Join us for an open house of Weaving Histories, Living Arts Cultural Heritage Center and BIMA's celebration of Black History Month.
This public event will feature roaming arts performances and visual art displays during the hours of 3-6 pm, as well as a formal program in the Buxton Auditorium from 3:30-4:30 pm including greetings from regional dignitaries, traditional music and dance from several cultural groups, words and offerings, and a closing by the Black History Gospel Choir, directed by Willi Mae Sharpe. Reservations are strongly suggested for the 3:30 PM program as space is limited. Light food and refreshments are provided.
After School Ar...2:30 pm—4:30 pm
You are invited to join BIMA's After School Art Club! Get inspired by the Museum's exhibitions and create your own works of art! Guided by instructor Isobel Coney, explore materials and techniques through a new project each day, including book arts, clay, portrait drawing, sculpture, and more in this popular early-release Monday after-school program for intermediate and middle school students.
After School Art Club takes place over five or six weeks on Monday afternoons from 2:30-4:30 PM in the Museum classroom. All materials are provided.
Feb 26-March 26 (5 weeks): REGISTER HEREApril 16-May 21 (6 weeks): REGISTER HERESept 24-October 29 (6 weeks): REGISTER HERE
Mondays | 2:30-4:30pm | Classroom | $125 (5 weeks) - $150 (6 weeks)
Questions? Contact Education Director, Kristin Tollefson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.451.4004