BIMA to reopen Friday, February 19.
First and foremost, thank you so much for your ongoing support!
With the exciting announcement from Governor Jay Inslee’s office that the Northwest Region has been moved to Phase 2, we’re thrilled to announce that BIMA will be open daily 10am-5pm starting Friday, February 19.
We cannot wait to welcome you back into the galleries to explore our lineup of all-new exhibitions throughout the museum:
A group exhibition inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a focus on social justice and human rights.
- Paul Rucker: FOREVER
Thirteen new works in BIMA’s Permanent Art Collection from Paul Rucker’s FOREVER series honoring civil rights martyrs.
- Kimberly Trowbridge: Into the Garden
Featuring works developed over the past two years during Trowbridge’s Creative Residency at Bloedel Reserve.
- Water Is…
Group artist’s book exhibition exploring the theme of water.
- Selections from the Permanent Art Collection
We can’t wait to share our stunning exhibitions with you!
What to expect for your visit:
Masks and physical distancing will be required of all visitors and employees. The museum will be allow for up to 25% capacity throughout the building. Timed tickets or reservations are not required for visitors.
The reopening includes all galleries and the Museum Store. The BIMA Bistro will continue its popular Tuesday night take-out dinner service and will reopen for daily service at a later date. BIMA will continue to refocus programs to digital offerings—explore the website calendar for more information on upcoming online events.
How you can support BIMA:
BIMA relies on support from community members like you to continue to provide accessible arts experiences for all. Several thoughtful supporters have asked how they can support BIMA and its mission during this unprecedented time. Here are some ideas:
Renewing your membership. Not yet a member? Consider this a call to action and join the 1,800 other members who keep BIMA free for all. To renew or join, click here.
And of course, donations to the Museum are always appreciated.
Your support is greatly appreciated!