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01 Saturday

Artist's Book T...
11:00 am—12:00 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: 

March 3- Cynthia Sears
March 17- Anne Greenwood
April 7- Cynthia Sears
April 21- Sam Garriott Antonacci
May 5 Cynthia Sears
May 19- Patricia Chupa

Due 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 for these events 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, contact Amy Goldthwaite who will begin a waiting list two weeks prior to each of the talks.

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Questions may be directed to Amy Goldthwaite, Curatorial Associate at amygold@biartmuseum.org.

 

02 Sunday

Summer Showcase...
6:00 pm—10:00 pm

Multidisciplinary Artist Performance and Silent Auction Reception

Advanced tickets $20 / $25 Door (Full Access Pass)
available through http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3017219

This local talent packed showcase is followed by the first Annual "Arts in the Park" (AITP) free community event featured earlier that day from 11a-2p at Eagle Harbor Dock's Waterfront Park. AITP will showcase live en plein air artists creating their works live at this event within 4 hours. Artists donate their pieces to Arts Humanities Bainbridge (AHB), a 501c3 non-profit organization in supporting their Individual Artist Fund campaign.

This one stop shop showcase promises a rich variety of performances that allows a two ticket option for either the Showcase ($25) or just the Art In the Park Silent Auction reception party ($15pp). The reception includes a silent auction. Art auction preview starts at 6p with wrap up and winners announced at 8p.

Reception Only $15 | 6p-10p
Contemporary performances by Rick Barrenger and Gerald Braude; followed with vinyl DJ sets by, Sidecar spinning a mix of 60's Retro in the main gallery reception area.

Auditorium Pass Add $10 | 6:30-9p
Summer Showcase performances by local artists include photography slideshow to music compiled by the SoundArts Project featuring Alisa Steck, Thomas Maggiolino; Theater spotlight by Imagined Reality; 7 piece Jazz performance by Marvin Hoffert Jazz band, I AM Halo Multi-Media Visual and performing arts instillation. Showcase includes a 30m intermission at 7:30 for the silent art auction's last call.

 

03 Monday

04 Tuesday

Bistro Closed
10:00 am—6:00 pm

05 Wednesday

06 Thursday

Mindfulness Med...
8:30 am—9:30 am

with Steve Parsons

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 kristin@biartmuseum.org or 206.451.4004.

07 Friday

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. 

08 Saturday

Family Art Day ...
10:00 am—2:00 pm

Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art and Kids Discovery Museum 

An extravaganza of hands-on art activities and fun for the whole family.

FREE

Located on the plaza outside the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

Get crafty with your friends from:

  • Bainbridge Arts & Crafts
  • KiDiMu
  • Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
  • Islandwood
  • Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Bainbridge Island Studio Tour
  • Coates Design
  • Kitsap Regional Library
  • Valentinetti Puppet Museum

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09 Sunday

Museum Orientat...
1:00 pm—2:30 pm

Whether you are new to the museum or a returning guest, please join us for our Museum Orientation & Tour! This event is an opportunity to engage with key BIMA staff and guests about BIMA programs, events and Membership benefits. This complimentary event includes a museum tour led by Chief Curator Greg Robinson and light refreshments to follow.

To Register, fill out the form below. You will receive an email confirmation.  

 

10 Monday

11 Tuesday

12 Wednesday

GO Figure! Summ...
2:00 pm—4:30 pm

Drawing directly from the human figure is a wonderful way to hone your technical skills while exploring variations in lighting, poses, and settings. Join inspired artists, representing a wide range of ages, skills and abilities for this Portrait Session with a clothed model.

This six-week run of Portrait Sessions meets in the gallery at BIMA on Wednesday afternoons, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16 from 2-4:30pm. Please note that this is not an instructed course, but a self-directed, facilitated session. Participants will work at their own pace from clothed models; all skill levels welcome. 

Participants must provide their own drawing paper; some drawing media suitable for working in the galleries will be provided by BIMA. The sessions take place while the museum is open to the public and visitors are in the galleries.

Register HERE. 

Single, drop-in sessions are $15 each; a discounted 6-week series pass is $75. Cost includes the use of drawing materials and model and facilitator fees.

13 Thursday

Mindfulness Med...
8:30 am—9:30 am

with Steve Parsons

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 kristin@biartmuseum.org or 206.451.4004.

14 Friday

15 Saturday

Artist's Book T...
11:00 am—12:00 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: 

March 3- Cynthia Sears
March 17- Anne Greenwood
April 7- Cynthia Sears
April 21- Sam Garriott Antonacci
May 5 Cynthia Sears
May 19- Patricia Chupa

Due 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 for these events 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, contact Amy Goldthwaite who will begin a waiting list two weeks prior to each of the talks.

Reserve Tickets2

Questions may be directed to Amy Goldthwaite, Curatorial Associate at amygold@biartmuseum.org.

 

16 Sunday

17 Monday

18 Tuesday

19 Wednesday

GO Figure! Summ...
2:00 pm—4:30 pm

Drawing directly from the human figure is a wonderful way to hone your technical skills while exploring variations in lighting, poses, and settings. Join inspired artists, representing a wide range of ages, skills and abilities for this Portrait Session with a clothed model.

This six-week run of Portrait Sessions meets in the gallery at BIMA on Wednesday afternoons, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16 from 2-4:30pm. Please note that this is not an instructed course, but a self-directed, facilitated session. Participants will work at their own pace from clothed models; all skill levels welcome. 

Participants must provide their own drawing paper; some drawing media suitable for working in the galleries will be provided by BIMA. The sessions take place while the museum is open to the public and visitors are in the galleries.

Register HERE. 

Single, drop-in sessions are $15 each; a discounted 6-week series pass is $75. Cost includes the use of drawing materials and model and facilitator fees.

20 Thursday

Mindfulness Med...
8:30 am—9:30 am

with Steve Parsons

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 kristin@biartmuseum.org or 206.451.4004.

21 Friday

22 Saturday

23 Sunday

24 Monday

25 Tuesday

26 Wednesday

GO Figure! Summ...
2:00 pm—4:30 pm

Drawing directly from the human figure is a wonderful way to hone your technical skills while exploring variations in lighting, poses, and settings. Join inspired artists, representing a wide range of ages, skills and abilities for this Portrait Session with a clothed model.

This six-week run of Portrait Sessions meets in the gallery at BIMA on Wednesday afternoons, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16 from 2-4:30pm. Please note that this is not an instructed course, but a self-directed, facilitated session. Participants will work at their own pace from clothed models; all skill levels welcome. 

Participants must provide their own drawing paper; some drawing media suitable for working in the galleries will be provided by BIMA. The sessions take place while the museum is open to the public and visitors are in the galleries.

Register HERE. 

Single, drop-in sessions are $15 each; a discounted 6-week series pass is $75. Cost includes the use of drawing materials and model and facilitator fees.

27 Thursday

Mindfulness Med...
8:30 am—9:30 am

with Steve Parsons

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 kristin@biartmuseum.org or 206.451.4004.

28 Friday

CHiP Talks 2 C...
6:00 pm—8:00 pm

Event Title: CHiP Talks 2 at BIMA Auditorium

Event Date: Fri., July 28

Event Time: 6:00pm - 8:00 pm

Ticket Price: $10 at door

Kevin Tomlinson "crazywise"

Gwynn Lanning "to be ok"

Holly Christy "our many gifts"

29 Saturday

30 Sunday

31 Monday