Art in Action!

Nov. 23 - 25, 2018 11:00am — 2:00pm | Add this to Calendar

Let your visit to the Museum spark your creativity!

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.


Fall/Winter 2018 Dates:

Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, 11/23 - Pointillism Painting: Experiment with color and mark making to create your own pointillist painting.
  • Sat, 11/24 - Shadow Puppets: Play with form and light to make cut paper shadow puppets.
  • Sun, 11/25 - Holiday Cards: Make artistic seasonal holiday cards using collage, printing and hand illustration techniques.

Winter Break - Week 1

  • Wed, 12/19 - Stitched Landscapes: Draw inspiration from Alfredo Arreguin's colorful paintings to stitch your own felt landscape.
  • Thurs, 12/20 - Printed Patterns: Design your own stamped pattern to create custom gift wrapping paper.
  • Fri, 12/21 - Soft Circuits: Light up your artwork by building electric circuits with the help of Bainbridge High School's Spartronics robotics team.
  • Sat, 12/22 - Bookmarks: Create a one of a kind art bookmark and learn cut paper, collage, and illustration techniques.
  • Sun, 12/23 - Amazing Animals: Be inspired by the work of Alfredo Arreguin and the natural world to make a wildlife collage.

Winter Break - Week 2

  • Wed, 12/26 - Watercolor & Ink: Explore artist Mike Biskup's artistic process by creating your own ink and watercolor paintings.
  • Thurs, 12/27 - Color Pencil Portraits: Create a portrait of someone special in your life, inspired by Alfredo Arreguin's portraits of his friends and family.
  • Fri, 12/28 - Kinetic Creations: Make artistic seasonal holiday cards using collage, printing and hand illustration techniques.
  • Sat, 12/29 - Pattern Collage: Be inspired by artwork on view to create patterned compositions using collage as a medium.
  • Sun, 12/30 - Stuffie Still Life Drawing: Hone your observational skills by drawing a pile of stuffed animals!

Drop-In | Free | 11am-2pm | Museum Galleries 

Questions? Contact Education Director, Kristin Tollefson at or 206.451.4004

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