The Museum will close early at 2 PM on June 9 & 10 for the BIMA Bash! The BIMA Bistro will be closed June 9 & 10.

smARTfilms: Art & Science – “McQueen”
Past Event

This series is designed to celebrate the curiosity and intellect of practitioners of the arts and sciences which help us see and understand our world – and our place in it. Join BIMA Education Director Kristin Tollefson and tj Faddis for these special films – and join the post-film discussion with local experts and thinkers.

Dinner seating in Bistro begins at 5:30 PM (Reservations recommended: 206.451.4011)
Auditorium opens at 7:00 PM
Movies begin at 7:30 PM

Featured Film – McQueen

2018 | 110 minutes

Fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his designs, this documentary is an intimate revelation of McQueen’s world. While the fashion world came to understand that it had a genius on its hands, they hadn’t a clue with what to do with him.

“Behind the provocations in his designs was clear humanity, his garments the unfiltered expressions of his emotions and ideas.” – Kyle Turner, Village Voice

See the trailer here.


May 14, 2019


Frank Buxton Auditorium



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