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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 SearsMarch 17- Anne GreenwoodApril 7- Cynthia SearsApril 21- Sam Garriott AntonacciMay 5 Cynthia SearsMay 19- Patricia ChupaDue 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.
Questions may be directed to Amy Goldthwaite, Curatorial Associate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Showcase...6:00 pm—10:00 pm
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-10pContemporary 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 | 6:30-9pSummer 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.
Bistro Closed10:00 am—6:00 pm
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.
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.
Family Art Day ...10:00 am—2:00 pm
An extravaganza of hands-on art activities and fun for the whole family.
Located on the plaza outside the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.
Get crafty with your friends from:
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.
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.
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.
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"